Tucker, Henry H. (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898

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Henry H. Tucker came to Georgia in 1842. In 1846, he was admitted to the state bar, but turned to religion when his newlywed wife died. After study at Mercer, he was ordained a Baptist minister. After the war, Tucker edited the Christian Index, then was elected president of Mercer (1866-1871). During his tenure, the school moved from Penfield to Macon. After several years in Europe, Tucker returned to accept the President's post at the University of Georgia. After leaving UGA, Tucker became owner and editor of the Christian Index. Henry H. Tucker -- University of Georgia Presidents' Exhibit, Hargrett Library http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett (Retrieved March 24, 2009)

From the description of Henry Holcombe Tucker diary, 1857. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 355149691

Henry Holcombe Tucker (1819-1898) clergyman, educator, President of Mercer, and Chancellor of the University of Georgia (1874-1878), resident of Athens and Atlanta, Georgia.

From the description of Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries, 1870, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476533

Henry H. Tucker came to Georgia in 1842. In 1846, he was admitted to the state bar, but turned to religion when his newlywed wife died. After study at Mercer, he was ordained a Baptist minister. After the war, Tucker edited the Christian Index, then was elected president of Mercer (1866-1871). During his tenure, the school moved from Penfield to Macon. After several years in Europe, Tucker returned to accept the President's post at the University of Georgia. After leaving UGA, Tucker became owner and editor of the Christian Index. -- Henry H. Tucker. University of Georgia Presidents' Exhibit, Hargrett Library http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett (Retrieved March 24, 2009)

From the description of Diaries of Henry Holcombe Tucker, 1854-1875. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 459793987

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894. Joseph Emerson Brown papers, 1885. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Tucker, Henry H. (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898. Henry Holcombe Tucker diary, 1857. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Brown, Elijah A. Elijah A. Brown papers, 1875. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Mitchell, William L. (William Letcher), 1805-1882. William L. Mitchell family papers, 1819-1901. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Tucker, Henry H. (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898. Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries, 1870, 1877. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Tucker family. Tucker family bills and correspondence, 1877-1899, undated 1889-1899. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894. Joseph E. Brown papers, [ca. 1861-1890]. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Tucker, Henry H. (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898. Diaries of Henry Holcombe Tucker, 1854-1875. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
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associatedWith Brown, Elijah A. person
correspondedWith Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894. person
associatedWith Mercer University. corporateBody
associatedWith Mitchell, William L. (William Letcher), 1805-1882. person
associatedWith Tucker family. family
associatedWith University of Georgia. corporateBody
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Georgia--Athens
Athens (Ga.)
Georgia
Penfield (Ga.)
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Birth 1819

Death 1898

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