Anne Green letters
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Anne Green letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Green, Anne, 1899-1979.
Title: Anne Green letters
Dates: 1971-1975
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0920

Biographical/Historical Note

Anne Green was an author who lived in Paris, France most of her life. She was born on November 11, 1899 to Edward Moon Green and Mary Hartridge Green in Savannah, Georgia. Her family moved to France shortly after her birth. Anne is the granddaughter of Charles Green, a well-known cotton merchant who was the first owner of the Green-Meldrim house in Savannah, Georgia. She died in 1979.


Scope and Content Note

These five letters from Anne Green to Mrs. Daniel Denny concern the construction of her grandfather's house, the Green-Meldrim house in Savannah, Georgia, which was finished in 1853 and is now the parish house of St. John's Church. The letters were written from Paris, France between December 11, 1971 and June 20, 1975. Three of the letters are photocopies. All of the letters provide information about the workmen who built the house, the architect of the house, and restoration work on the house.


Index Terms

Architects.
Denny, Daniel, Mrs.
Green, Anne, 1899-1979.
Green-Meldrim House (Savannah, Ga.)
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Georgia--Savannah.
House construction.
Letters (correspondence)
Norris, John S., 1804-1876.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The original recipient of these letters donated them to the Georgia Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Anne Green letters, MS 920, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Daniel Denny, 1975.


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: Anne Green letter to Mrs. Daniel Denny. Paris, France, 1971 December 11 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding book in Anne Green's possession which contains the names of workmen who built her grandfather's house, the Green-Meldrim house, in Savannah, Georgia.
 
Item 2: Anne Green letter to Mrs. Daniel Denny. Paris, France, 1972 January 5 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding building of her grandfather's house and restoration work on the house.
 
Item 3: Anne Green letter to Mrs. Daniel Denny. Paris, France, 1974 February 22 ( 1.0 p. )
Photocopy. Thanks for the clipping on the Green-Meldrim house.
 
Item 4: Anne Green letter to Mrs. Daniel Denny. Paris, France, 1974 May 6 ( 1.0 p. )
Photocopy. Regarding architect of her grandfather's house and receiving a visitor from Savannah.
 
Item 5: Anne Green letter to Mrs. Daniel Denny. Paris, France, 1975 June 20 ( 1.0 p. )
Photocopy. Regarding copybook which contains names of workmen who built her grandfather's house.