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William P. Harden papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS137f

Scope and Content

This collection contains military orders, a newspaper clipping, as well as business letters that Dr. Harden received. Included are a summons before an unidentified medical board for his appointment as a surgeon, a letter countermanding transfer orders, a letter about legal issues with Lew Stewart, and a letter to "Jessie" about her education.

Dates

  • 1862-1885

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Dr. William Preston Harden (1821-1885) was born to Claudine Antoinette and Dr. Robert Raymond Harden. Dr. Harden acted as a surgeon during the Civil War, serving in the Empire Hospital and the General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He married Sara Jane Murray. Additional biographical information about Dr. William Preston Harden has not been determined.

Extent

1 folder(s)

Language

English

General

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.
Title
William P. Harden papers
Author
Paul Crater
Date
June 2012
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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