NORWOOD, THOMAS M. (THOMAS MANSON), 1830-1913.
Thomas M. Norwood papers, 1859-1874

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Norwood, Thomas M. (Thomas Manson), 1830-1913.
Title: Thomas M. Norwood papers, 1859-1874
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 289
Extent: .125 linear ft. (1 partial box)
Abstract:Correspondence written by Thomas Manson Norwood, a graduate of Emory College, Confederate soldier, and member of Congress.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Source unknown, 1955.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Thomas Manson Norwood papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by MRD, July 1956.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Thomas Manson Norwood (1830-1913) was graduated from Emory College in 1850 and admitted to the bar at Forsyth, Ga. in 1852. He served in the Georgia Assembly and in the Confederate Army. He was the first Democrat from the South seated in the U. S. Senate after the Civil War. He served in the House of Representatives 1885-1889 and in the U. S. Senate 1871-1877. He was the author of three books: Plutocracy, or American White Slavery; Mother Goose Carved by a Commentator, and a satire in verse of eight cantos on the political situation under McKinley.

Thomas Manson Norwood (1830-1913) was graduated from Emory College in 1850 and admitted to the bar at Forsyth, Ga. in 1852. He served in the Georgia Assembly and in the Confederate Army. He was the first Democrat from the South seated in the U. S. Senate after the Civil War. He served in the House of Representatives 1885-1889 and in the U. S. Senate 1871-1877. He was the author of three books: Plutocracy, or American White Slavery; Mother Goose Carved by a Commentator, and a satire in verse of eight cantos on the political situation under McKinley.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of seven letters written by Thomas Manson Norwood from 1859-1874. Included in the seven letters are two to Charles Colcock Jones and a couple that relate to his service in the United States Senate.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.


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1 1 Norwood to John C. Rivas, Editor Cm. Globe and Appendix, December 9, 1859
1 1 Norwood to C.L. Pascal, November 25, 1871
1 1 Norwood to Mr. Merchant, March 8, 1872
1 1 Norwood to C.C. Jones, January 23, 1873
1 1 Norwood to J. McDonald, April 4, 1873
1 1 Norwood to C.C. Jones, November 11, 1873
1 1 Norwood to Maj. Poor, [March] 5, 1874
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