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Savannah (Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Ann E. Lewis Georgia Magazine photograph and postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS230
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs collected by Ann Lewis during her tenure as editor of Georgia Magazine. Photographs include Georgia state parks and monuments, historic sites, the Georgia coast, golf courses, and scenic vistas including the North Georgia mountains, Stone Mountain, and Callaway Gardens.
Dates: approximately 1906-1970, undated

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history transcriptions

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Identifier: ahc.MSS994
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection is comprised of eleven interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original audio recordings for each interview, and a CD access copy of each. The interviews with Billy Jones and Ginny Boyd are part of the Maria Helena Dolan collection (1999.142)
Dates: 1997, 2004-2005

Clippings of Civil War illustrations

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1030
Scope and Content This collection contains pages and clippings of illustrations from Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, and Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War, also called Harper's History of the Great Rebellion. Pages are dated between 1862-1868 with many undated clippings. All contain illustrations depicting Civil War scenes. Illustrations...
Dates: 1862-1867, undated

Francis Lawton Mobley Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1008
Scope and Content The bulk of the collection is a series of letters from Lt. Francis Lawton Mobley to his wife, Rhoda Gaskins Mobley during his time of service in the Civil War. Lt. Mobley illustrates daily camp life for his wife and reports on his general health and well-being. In most letters he reports his current location and the various ailments afflicting the men in his regiment. The most common ailments mentioned were "Brain" fever, chills, measles, mumps, and diarrhea as well as battle field wounds. ...
Dates: 1861-1916, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1862

Georgia Bicentennial Commission documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS833f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to the Georgia Bicentennial Celebration, and includes a budget report, event programs, meeting minutes, plaque design plans, and speech drafts. There is also correspondence between Mrs. Joseph R. Lamar (Clarinda) and other members of the executive board with the English Speaking Union in London inviting the descendants of the original 71 trustees to the celebration. In addition, there are pamphlets with information on the English Speaking Union and...
Dates: 1921-1934

Mathews and Joor family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS219f
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal letters from Ann (Mathews) Joor, the daughter of John Mathews, about the death of "Edward" and from William Joor about a troublesome slave. There are receipts from William Joor and Jonathan Cooper about the transfer of the slave from Savannah, Georgia, to Charleston, South Carolina. Also included are business letters between John Mathews and his cousin, Optimus Hughes, about the sale of James Island.
Dates: 1816-1848, undated

Ransone family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS863f
Scope and Content This collection documents the lives of three generations of the Ransone family. It contains high school and college graduation programs, World War II ration documents, insurance receipts, and business cards. Also included are the books Songs of a Day by Frank L. Stanton and Around the World in Sixty Days by Robert Hecht. The collection includes pamphlets for Atlanta attractions such as Stone Mountain and the Lyric Theatre,...
Dates: 1887-1973, undated

William R. Mitchell Jr. photograph collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS222
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs documented and collected by William R. Mitchell, Jr that appeared in his books, lectures, and architectural studies. The photographs were taken in various Georgia cities including Atlanta, Savannah, Thomasville, Roswell, and Albany. The images are of residential homes and apartments, furnished interiors, historic buildings, parks, streetscapes, churches, and Edward Vason Jones's 19th Century America exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Dates: 1889-1986, undated