University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

E. L. Harvin Essays



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harvin, E. L.
Title: E. L. Harvin essays
Dates: undated
Abstract: A typescript of six essays composes the E. L. Harvin Essays, undated, documenting Harvin's research on mid-19th century Georgia.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02826
Extent: 1 volume
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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 He wrote several unpublished articles on a variety of social and political topics in Georgia, including slavery, political parties, and presidential elections.


Scope and Contents

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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Index Terms

Personal Names
Harvin, E. L.
Corporate Names
American Party (Ga.)
Subjects
Kansas-Nebraska Act (United States)
Politics and government
Presidents--Election
Secession
Places
Georgia
United States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. L. Harvin Essays, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2R35 [SRH1230011610] Essays, undated