William Jonathan Northen papers
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William Jonathan Northen papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Northen, William J., (William Jonathan), 1835-1913
Title: William Jonathan Northen papers
Dates: 1856-1907, undated
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS259f

Biographical/Historical Note

William Jonathan Northen was born in Jones County, Georgia in 1835. He graduated from Mercer University in 1853, became a teacher, and then served as Governor of Georgia from 1890-1894.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes telegrams, speeches, and research papers by William Jonathan Northen. Included are speeches on race relations in the South, the teaching profession, agriculture, religion, immigration, and other topics. Also included is a telegram from Booker T. Washington about a speaking engagement.

Index Terms

Georgia--Politics and government
Georgia--Race relations.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Jonathan Northen papers, MSS 259f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Container List



1Papers, 1856-1907, undated