Freeman Valentine Walker hurricane narrative
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Freeman Valentine Walker hurricane narrative

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Walker, Freeman Valentine, 1860-1933.
Title: Freeman Valentine Walker hurricane narrative
Dates: circa 1911-1933
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0829

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a narrative, written by Freeman Valentine Walker, in the third person about the events surrounding a hurricane in the Bluffton, SC area, August 27-28, 1911. This hurricane marked the end of rice cultivation in the South Carolina low country. It is unclear when the narrative was written.

Index Terms

Bluffton (S.C.)
Hurricanes--South Carolina--Beaufort.
Narratives (document genres)
Walker, Freeman Valentine, 1860-1933.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Freeman Valentine Walker 1911 Bluffton (S.C.) hurricane narrative, MS 829, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Anna Colquitt Hunter, 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

Item 1: Account of a 1911 hurricane in the Bluffton, SC area, undated ( 29.0 p. )