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Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock) 1831-1893

Overview
Works: 323 works in 800 publications in 2 languages and 12,481 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Biography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Sermons  Registers (Lists)  Personal narratives  Genealogy  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Former owner, Other
Classifications: E78.G3, 975.8
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Negro myths from the Georgia coast, told in the vernacular by Charles C Jones( Book )

26 editions published between 1888 and 1969 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antiquities of the southern Indians, particularly of the Georgia tribes by Charles C Jones( Book )

36 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long a classic of southeastern archaeology, Charles Jones's Antiquities of the Southern Indians was a groundbreaking work that linked historic tribes with prehistoric "antiquities." Published in 1873, it predated the work of Cyrus Thomas and Clarence Moore and remains a rich resource for modern scholars. Jones was a pioneer of archaeology who not only excavated important sites but also related his findings to other sites, to contemporary Indians, and to artifacts from other areas. His work covers all of the southeastern states, from Virginia to Louisiana, and is noted for its insights
The history of Georgia by Charles C Jones( Book )

18 editions published between 1883 and 2003 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The siege of Savannah by the fleet of Count d'Estaing in 1779 by Charles C Jones( Book )

8 editions published between 1874 and 1970 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dead towns of Georgia by Charles C Jones( Book )

27 editions published between 1878 and 2008 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical sketches of the delegates from Georgia to the Continental Congress by Charles C Jones( Book )

17 editions published between 1832 and 2009 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gullah folktales from the Georgia coast by Charles C Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1888, Charles Colcock Jones Jr. published the first collection of folk narratives from the Gullah-speaking people of the South Atlantic coast, tales he heard black servants exchange on his family's rice and cotton plantation. It has been out of print and largely unavailable until now. Jones saw the stories as a coastal variation of Joel Chandler Harris's inland dialect tales and sought to preserve their unique language and character. Through Jones' rendering of the sound and syntax of nineteenth-century Gullah, the lively stories describe the adventures and mishaps of such characters as "Buh Rabbit," "Buh Ban-Yad Rooster," and other animals. The tales range from the humorous to the instructional and include stories of the "sperits," Daddy Jupiter's "vision," a dying bullfrog's last wish, and others about how "buh rabbit gained sense" and "why the turkey buzzard won't eat crabs."
Memorial history of Augusta, Georgia. From its settlement in 1735 to the close of the eighteenth century by Charles C Jones( Book )

17 editions published between 1890 and 1981 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monumental remains of Georgia. Pt. 1 by Charles C Jones( Book )

16 editions published between 1861 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical sketch of Tomo-chi-chi, mico of the Yamacraws by Charles C Jones( Book )

24 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The siege of Savannah in 1779, as described in two contemporaneous journals of French officers in the fleet of Count d'Estaing by Charles C Jones( Book )

23 editions published between 1874 and 2013 in English and French and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical sketch of the Chatham artillery during the Confederate struggle for independence by Charles C Jones( Book )

25 editions published between 1867 and 2013 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old South Addresses delivered before the Confederate Survivor's Association in Augusta, Georgia, on the occasion of its ninth annual reunion on Memorial Day, April 26, 1887 by John Brown Gordon( Book )

3 editions published between 1887 and 1960 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and services of Commodore Josiah Tattnall by Charles C Jones( Book )

13 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors' Association, in Augusta, Georgia : at its third annual meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1881 by Charles C Jones( Book )

19 editions published between 1880 and 2002 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The siege of Savannah in December, 1864, and the Confederate operations in Georgia and the third military district of South Carolina during General Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea by Charles C Jones( Book )

8 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jones' work hoped to "perpetuate the Confederate memories connected with the march of General Sherman," as many of the books published following the end of the Civil War were told from the perspective of the victors
A roster of general officers, heads of departments, senators, representatives, military organizations, etc., etc., in Confederate service during the war between the states by Charles C Jones( Book )

13 editions published between 1876 and 1990 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of the last days, death and burial of General Henry Lee by Charles C Jones( Book )

11 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggestions on the religious instruction of the Negroes in the Southern States; together with an appendix containing forms of church registers, form of a constitution, and plans of different denominations of Christians by Charles C Jones( Book )

2 editions published between 1847 and 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reprint of article originally published in 1847 by the Presbyterian Board of Publication
 
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Gullah folktales from the Georgia coast
Alternative Names
Charles Colcock Jones

Charles Colcock Jones Amerikaans historicus (1831-1893)

Colcock Jones, Charles 1831-1893

Jones, C. C. 1831-1893

Jones, C. C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893

Jones, C. C. Jr

Jones C. Charles jr.

Jones, Charles C.

Jones, Charles C. 1831-1893

Jones, Charles C. Jr

Jones, Charles Colcock 1831-1893

Languages
English (345)

French (1)

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The dead towns of GeorgiaGullah folktales from the Georgia coast