University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the E. L. Harvin Essays, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harvin, E. L.
Title: Harvin, E. L., 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.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in 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 He wrote several unpublished articles on a variety of social and political topics in Georgia, including slavery, political parties, and presidential elections.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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Harvin, E. L. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Party (Ga.) -- History -- 19th century.
Subjects
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1852.
Secession -- Georgia.
Places
Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Georgia -- Politics and government.
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. L. Harvin Essays, undated, 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 Papers

 

Inventory

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2R35 Essays, undated