Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907.


Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938. Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907.

Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907.

The collection consists of three letters dated 1907, two of which were directed to George Foster Peabody from Edward E. Hale and Frank Boas regarding study of the Cherokee Indian language. The third letter is from Mr. Peabody to Chancellor David C. Barrow, University of Georgia, enclosing the two former letters. A photocopy of Hale's biography from an unknown source is included.

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University of Georgia. International Student Life Office (corporateBody)

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Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938 (person)

George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...

Boas, Frank (person)

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"David Barrow Jr. served as chancellor of the University of Georgia from 1906 to 1925, a position roughly analogous to the modern presidency of that institution... David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. was born in 1852 in Oglethorpe County, where his father, David C. Barrow Sr., was a leading planter and a trustee of the university... Barrow was educated at the University of Georgia, receiving both a B.S. and a degree in engineering in 1874. After trying the law and geological surveying, he became in turn a...