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Bowdon (Ga.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

W. C. Adamson letter

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0071
Overview Letter written by W. C. Adamson, U.S. Representative from Georgia and United States Customs Court judge, on May 26, 1927.

Bowdon College collection

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Identifier: LH-0052
Overview Bowdon College was founded in 1857 and was Georgia’s first coeducational institution and fifth chartered institution of higher education. Despite continual economic hardships, the college survived until the Depression when it was forced to close in 1936.

Confederate States of America Army, Infantry, Cobb's Legion, Company B muster roll

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0025
Overview The Cobb's Legion Infantry, Company B, of the Confederate States of America, otherwise known as the "Bowdon Volunteers" was formed in 1861 by Charles A. McDaniel, the founder and first president of Bowdon College.

Frances Barrow Jackson collection

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0084
Overview Photographs and other materials pertaining to the Barr, Barrow, Jackson, Lovvorn, and Morris families from Bowdon.