|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Bond, James Sullivan, approximately 1872-1963.|
|Creator:||Savannah Rifle Association (Ga.)|
|Title:||James Sullivan Bond collection of Savannah Rifle Association papers|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
The Savannah Rifle Association was organized in 1875 to encourage "rifle shooting and the use of rifles of the most approved patterns." Beginning in 1935 the association held an annual South Atlantic Small Bore and Pistol Championship match. James Sullivan Bond (ca. 1872-1963) was president of the Association for several years.
This collection consists of papers kept by James Sullivan Bond pertaining to the Savannah Rifle Association. Included are the by-laws and regulations of the association, 1878 and 1908, a scorecard belonging to Bond, 1921, "Pistol Classification Rule Changes," 1947, and clippings, including a clipping from the Savannah Morning News, 1937, giving the history of the association.
Material was acquired from a member of the creating organization.
[Item identification], James Sullivan Bond collection of Savannah Rifle Association papers, MS 706, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of J. Sullivan Bond, 1955.
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: Bylaws and Regulations of the Savannah Rifle Association, 1878|
|Item 2: Bylaws and Regulations of the Savannah Rifle Association, 1908|
|Item 3: Score card, J. Sullivan Bond, 1921|
|Item 4: Pistol Classification Rule Changes, 1947|
|Item 5: Clipping from Savannah morning News, 1937 October 13|
|Giving the history of the Savannah Rifle Association, with a picture of the "1897 Georgia Seagirt team."|
|Items 6-10: Clippings, Undated|
|Regarding the Association.|
|A-0706-001 Gold medal of the Savannah Rifle Association engraved with the names of winners View online.|