E. L. Harvin Essays
E. L. Harvin researched and wrote about the history of antebellum Georgia. He wrote several unpublished articles on a variety of social and political topics in Georgia, including slavery, political parties, and presidential elections.
A typescript of six essays composes the E. L. Harvin Essays, undated, documenting Harvin's research on mid-19th century Georgia. The essays concern the political and social history of Georgia from 1849 through 1861, including the impact of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the presidential election of 1852, secession, slavery, and the Know Nothing Party (later renamed the American Party) in Georgia.
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E. L. Harvin Essays, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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