Savannah (Ga.) gold bonds
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Savannah (Ga.) gold bonds

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Savannah (Ga.)
Title: Savannah (Ga.) gold bonds
Dates: 1909-1959
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0685

Biographical/Historical Note

Savannah, Georgia, was founded in 1733 by a group of colonists from England, led by James Edward Oglethorpe. King George II chartered the colony in 1732.

During the early twentieth-century, Savannah was the national leader of the paper-pulp and food processing industries.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of ten city bonds given to the Georgia Historical Society. They are for funding gold bonds and are for $1,000 each. Issued in 1909, these bonds were voided in 1959.

Index Terms

Bonds (negotiable instruments)
Georgia--Economic conditions.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Georgia--Politics and government--1951-
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Savannah (Ga.) gold bonds, MS 685, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mayor and Alderman W.L. Mingledorff, Jr., 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.


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

Container List

Items 1-10: Funding gold bonds, each for $1,000
Issued Jan. 2, 1909; voided 1959.