Raymond V. Harris collection of Savannah Training School for the Blind records
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Raymond V. Harris collection of Savannah Training School for the Blind records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Harris, Raymond V., approximately 1881-1943.
Creator: Savannah Training School for the Blind (Ga.)
Title: Raymond V. Harris collection of Savannah Training School for the Blind records
Dates: 1930-1931
Extent: 0.3 cubic feet (1 folder, 1 tube)
Identification: MS 0710

Biographical/Historical Note

The Savannah Training School for the Blind was incorporated in May 1931, for the purpose of vocational training for blind persons. Dr. Raymond V. Harris was the first chairman of the Corporation.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the minutes, by-laws, and other papers of the Savannah Training School for the Blind. Included are a book of certificates for aid, support, and membership, including a certificate to Dr. Raymond V. Harris, as well as the charter of the Georgia Association for the Blind, Savannah Chapter, dated 1930. The certificate bears the signatures of the charter members. These papers were the property of Dr. Raymond V. Harris.


Index Terms

Blind--Employment.
Bylaws (administrative records)
Harris, Raymond V., approximately 1881-1943.
Minutes (administrative records)
Savannah Training School for the Blind (Ga.)
Vocational education--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from the creator's daughter.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Raymond V. Harris collection of Savannah Training School for the Blind records, MS 710, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Louise Harris Lane, 1968.


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

 

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1Minutes of the organization meeting, 1931 May 21
 

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2Minutes of the first meeting of the trustees, 1931 May 21
 

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3Bylaws of Savannah Training School for the Blind
 

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4Book of certificates for aid, support, and membership
5 certificates were sold; stubs lists purchasers. Certificate No. 5 to Dr. Raymond V. Harris laid in.
 

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5Charter of the Georgia Association for the Blind, Savannah Chapter, 1930 January 22
Bears signatures of charter members.