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Guide to the Captain William Royal Journal and Account Book, 1867-1883
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  • Overview of the Collection
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  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Captain William Royal Journal and Account Book
    Dates: 1867-1883
    Identification: SC/WRJ
    Creator: Royal, William
    Physical Description: 0.20 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: Captain William Royal was a local official in southeast Georgia from the mid-1860s to mid-1880s. He kept a journal and account book in which he detailed his work with the African-American and white communities in the immediate aftermath of the US Civil War. He writes about attending a meeting for the establishment of a school for African-American children, and attending other meetings of local African-Americans. He also traveled around the region, especially to Blackshear in Pierce County, Georgia, but also to Waresboro, Coffee County, and Savannah, among other locations, to hear complaints regarding illegal bondage of African Americans following the war, and other matters.

    Biographical Information:

    Captain William Royal was a local official in Georgia from the mid1860s to mid-1880s.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Diaries

    Personal Name:

    Royal, William, Captain

    Topical Term:

    Slavery -- United States -- Personal narratives

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Captain William Royal Journal and Account Book , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Scope and Contents

    Captain William Royal was a local official in southeast Georgia from the mid-1860s to mid-1880s. He kept a journal and account book in which he detailed his work with the African-American and white communities in the immediate aftermath of the US Civil War. He writes about attending a meeting for the establishment of a school for African-American children, and attending other meetings of local African-Americans. He also traveled around the region, especially to Blackshear in Pierce County, Georgia, but also to Waresboro, Coffee County, and Savannah, among other locations, to hear complaints regarding illegal bondage of African Americans following the war, and other matters.