Unidentified banking and railroad scrapbook
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Unidentified banking and railroad scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Unknown.
Title: Unidentified banking and railroad scrapbook
Dates: circa 1851
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 0951

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This scrapbook, kept by an unknown person, includes clippings of recipes, medicinal cures and poetry. The inside front cover is a clipping with names of officers and directors of banks and railroads. Planters' Bank Central Rail Road and Banking Company, Mechanics Bank of Savannah, Savannah Albany and Gulf Rail Road, and Augusta and Waynesboro Rail Road Company are pasted in a ledger. Some of the pages without pasted clippings are printed records of "Wood Up" and "Wood Down" with "1851" at the top. Many of these pages have notes written in pencil of passenger and freight shipments on the Central Rail Road.

Index Terms

Banks and banking.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Traditional medicine.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Unidentified banking and railroad scrapbook, MS 951, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Acquired from Stuart Miller, 1960.


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: Scrapbook, circa 1851