Canon family letters, photographs, and clippings
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Canon family letters, photographs, and clippings

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Canon family.
Title: Canon family letters, photographs, and clippings
Dates: 1912-1923
Extent: 0.051 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0957

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists mainly of letters to Mr. and Mrs. James S. Canon and Mrs. E.W. Canon from London, Taunton, Yeovil, Woodhall Spa, England and from County O'Meath, Ireland. They contain information about the history of the Hazzard (Hassard) family and the location of the family home in England. Two of the letters concern the history of the Thornton family. The Canons lived in Guyton and Savannah, Georgia at the time these letters were written. Included in the collection is an unidentified photograph of a group of soldiers in camp. There are three newspaper clippings about the Hazzard family in England; photocopies of the clippings are filed with the originals.

Index Terms

Canon, E. W., Mrs.
Canon, James S.
Canon, James S., Mrs.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Hassard family.
Hazzard family.
Letters (correspondence)
Thornton family.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Canon family letters, photograph, and clippings, MS 957, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Acquired, 1973.


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.

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1Letters, photograph, and clippings, 1912-1923