John M. Burrell scrapbook
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John M. Burrell scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Burrell, John Marion.
Title: John M. Burrell scrapbook
Dates: 1873-1876
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0113

Biographical/Historical Note

John Marion Burrell was a clerk with C.E. Stults and Company, Savannah, Georgia, from 1874-1892. In 1893 he went to work for Nelson Whisky as their southern agent.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by John Marion Burrell from 1873-1876. Of interest in the scrapbook are some articles, "The Indians Leap; a Legend of Beach Island" (South Carolina), a notice for the Baker Debating Society of Savannah Boys High School, and "The Jaunt of Junk or the Grand March to Effingham."

Index Terms

Baker Debating Society (Savannah, Ga.)
Burrell, John Marion.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from a family member.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], John M. Burrell scrapbook, MS 113, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Roy H. Lively, 1956.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Separated Material

Artifacts were separated and cataloged with the Georgia Historical Society Artifacts Collection. View digital images of artifacts at the end of this collection inventory or search the Digital Image Catalog for further information.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

A-0113-001 John Marion Burrell’s Savannah Cadet ribbon, circa 1875 View online.
A-0113-002 John Marion Burrell’s Republican Blues of Savannah ribbon, 1808 View online.
A-0113-003 Atlantic and Gulf Rail Road Company ribbon, in memorial of Richard Dennis Arnold, 1876 View online.