Laurent DeGive collection
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Laurent DeGive collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: DeGive, Laurent, 1828-1910
Title: Laurent DeGive collection
Dates: 1853-1863
Quantity: 2.1 linear ft. (one oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS483

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about Laurent DeGive has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a certificate and document given Laurent DeGive by the Belgian government, as consul for Belgium in Atlanta, Georgia, and a gravestone rubbing.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History
DeGive, Laurent, 1828-1910
Diplomatic and consular service, Belgian--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Laurent DeGive collection, MSS 483, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1978


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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



MSS OS box 5.29Certificate to Laurent DeGive in August 1853, from the Belgian government; certificated for appointment as Counsul of Belgium at Atlanta, signed by President James Buchanan, February 13, 1860; document presented by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Belgium upon his appointment as Consul of Belgium in Atlanta, October 21, 1863; and gravestone rubbing from gravestone of DeGive family member., 1853-1863