French Benevolent Society minute book
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French Benevolent Society minute book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: French Benevolent Society (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: French Benevolent Society minute book
Dates: 1871-1884
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0266

Biographical/Historical Note

The French Benevolent Society was organized in Savannah, Georgia, on September 26, 1871. It was composed of persons of French descent and its purpose was for aiding needy persons of French descent.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the minute book of the French Benevolent Society of Savannah, Georgia. The first set of minutes contains the list of organizing members. The minutes from 1871 to July 3, 1879 are in both French and English on opposite pages. The remainder of the minutes is entirely in French. The minutes contain tributes to deceased members.

Index Terms

French Americans.
French Benevolent Society (Savannah, Ga.)
French--United States.
Minute books.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], French Benevolent Society minute book, MS 266, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Morgan, 1959.


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.