William Schley collection, 1852-1857.


William Schley collection, 1852-1857.

The collection consists of a daguerreotype of Schley and his wife which is historically important, particularly because of its unique photographic technique. In addition, there are two letters to Dr. William K. Schley of Columbus, from E. B. Hook, dated 1852, and a bank draft signed to him by Joseph Clarke of Columbus, Georgia.

5 items (0.1 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7322855

University of Georgia Main Library

Related Entities

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Hook, E. B.

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Schley, William, 1799-1824

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Schley, William, 1786-1858

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William Schley (1786-1858) was born in Frederick County, Maryland on December 15, 1786. In childhood he moved with his parents to Georgia and attended academies in Louisville and Augusta. He was admitted to the bar in Augusta in 1812, served as a judge, as a member of the Georgia Assembly, and as a representative from Georgia in Congress 1833-1835. At the time of his death (November 20, 1858) he was president of the Georgia Medical College at Augusta. He was author of a celebrated law book calle...

Clarke, Joseph F. (Joseph Francis)

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Joseph Clarke was a Lexington, Ky. taxpayer. From the description of Clarke, Joseph 26 August 1865 Paper. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 50984894 ...