|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Savannah Festival Association (Ga.)|
|Title:||Savannah Festival Association administrative records|
|Extent:||0.5 cubic feet (1 box)|
This collection consists of records of the Savannah Festival Association and its predecessors, the Savannah Play Festival Association and the Community Christmas Tree and Festival Association. Included are the minute book of the Savannah Play Festival and Community Christmas Tree and Festival Associations, 1915-1919, as well as "A Brief history of the Savannah Festival Association" by Edith D. Johnson. The collection contains programs from pageants and productions, photographs of Centennial Pageant participants and a scrapbook, 1913-1923.
Material was acquired from Edith D. Johnston, Secretary of the creating body.
[item identification], Savannah Festival Association administrative records, MS 688, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Edith D. Johnston, date unknown.
Collection is open for research.
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.
|Item 1: Minute book of the Savannah Play Festival Association and the Community Christmas Tree and Festival Association, 1915-1919|
|Contains "A Brief History of the Savannah Festival Association," by Edith D. Johnson.|
|1||Items 2-18: Papers of the Savannah Play Festival Association, 1913-1916|
|Programs of the first two May Festivals, 1913, 1914; Correspondence, 1914-1916.|
|2||Items 19-23: Papers of the Community Christmas Tree and Festival Association, 1915-1918|
|Constitution; carols sung at the Community Christmas Tree, 1915-1918.|
|3||Items 24-48: Correspondence, etc. of the Savannah Festival Association, 1919 March-May|
|Regarding the Centennial pageant; list of members included.|
|4||Items 49-51A: Programs, 1919|
|Programs of the Historical Festival and pageant and of The Soldier's Daughter, given under the auspices of the Savannah Festival for the Savannah Senior High School, April 26, 1919; sketches of stage settings for The Soldier's Daughter, by Mark Sheridan; an A Pageant of Thanksgiving, given under the auspices of Savannah Festival Association and S.H.S. Parent-Teacher Association, b faculty and students of Savannah Senior High School.|
|5||Items 52-87: Photographs of participants in costume of the Centennial Pageant|
|Names of persons and parts portrayed in backs of photographs. A few scenes from the pageant are included.|
|Item 88: Scrapbook|
|Clippings regarding the Savannah Play Festival Association, the Community Christmas Tree and Festival Association, and the Savannah Festival Association, 1913-1923.|