Savannah Festival Association administrative records
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Savannah Festival Association administrative records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Savannah Festival Association (Ga.)
Title: Savannah Festival Association administrative records
Dates: 1913-1923
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 0688

Scope and Content Note

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.


Index Terms

Administrative records.
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Minute books.
Pageants--Georgia.
Photographs.
Programs (documents)
Savannah Festival Association (Ga.)
Scrapbooks.
societies--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from Edith D. Johnston, Secretary of the creating body.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Savannah Festival Association administrative records, MS 688, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Edith D. Johnston, date unknown.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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

Container List

 
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.
 

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1Items 2-18: Papers of the Savannah Play Festival Association, 1913-1916
Programs of the first two May Festivals, 1913, 1914; Correspondence, 1914-1916.
 

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2Items 19-23: Papers of the Community Christmas Tree and Festival Association, 1915-1918
Constitution; carols sung at the Community Christmas Tree, 1915-1918.
 

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3Items 24-48: Correspondence, etc. of the Savannah Festival Association, 1919 March-May
Regarding the Centennial pageant; list of members included.
 

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4Items 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.
 

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5Items 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.