Savannah Chess Association (Ga.) record
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Savannah Chess Association (Ga.) record

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Knorr, Louis, 1825-1903.
Creator: Savannah Chess Association (Ga.)
Title: Savannah Chess Association (Ga.) record
Dates: 1873
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0684

Biographical/Historical Note

The Savannah Chess Association was organized in Savannah, Georgia, in February 1872.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an account of Tournament No. 3, dated April 1, 1873. Signed by Louis Knorr, Chairman of the Committee, the account includes a list of prominent Savannahians who played in the tournament.

Index Terms

Georgia--Social life and customs.
Knorr, Louis, 1825-1903.
Records (documents)
Savannah Chess Association (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Savannah Chess Association (Ga.) record, MS 684, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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.


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

Container List

Item 1: Account of Tournament NO. 3, 1873 April 1 ( 3.0 p. )
Signed by Louis Knorr, Chairman of Committee; lists prominent Savannahians as playing in tournament.