Georgia Foster Fawcett indentures
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Georgia Foster Fawcett indentures

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Fawcett, Georgia Foster, 1897-1993.
Title: Georgia Foster Fawcett indentures
Dates: 1882-1941
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0247

Biographical/Historical Note

Georgia Foster Fawcett was born in Camden County, Georgia in 1897. She spent the majority of her life in Savannah, Georgia where she died in December 1993. Fawcett was actively involved in Savannah as a member of the Colonial Dames of America, the Savannah Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was the director of the Savannah Soldiers Social Services, which later became the USO. She was a participant in the early preservation movement and served as a hostess for many years at the Andrew Low House.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes eight indentures referring to Lot 79, Gaston Ward dated 1882-1885, Lot 35, Gaston Ward dated 1899, and Lot 12, Walthour Subdivision, Wilmington Island dated 1941.

Index Terms

Fawcett, Georgia Foster, 1897-1993.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Georgia Foster Fawcett indentures, MS 247, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Georgia Fawcett, 1967.


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.


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