Daughters of the American Revolution, Georgia State Society Historic Spots Committee historical essays
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Daughters of the American Revolution, Georgia State Society Historic Spots Committee historical essays

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Georgia State Society.
Title: Daughters of the American Revolution, Georgia State Society Historic Spots Committee historical essays
Dates: before 1973
Extent: 0.35 cubic feet (9 folders)
Identification: MS 1075

Biographical/Historical Note

The Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society, was founded on October 11, 1890. Its objectives (per the NSDAR website) are to "perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence...to carry out the injunction of Washington in his farewell address to the American people, 'to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge, thus developing an enlightened public opinion...' and to cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions of American freedom, to foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty."


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists primarily of materials relating to historic spots in Georgia. It is arranged alphabetically by county. It was compiled by Mrs. Rena F. Travis, state chairman, Historic Spot Committee, Daughters of the American Revolution, Georgia. Also included is information on Georgia's Great Seal and ship keels and knees made from Georgia oak.


Index Terms

Appling County (Ga.)--History.
Baker County (Ga.)--History.
Baldwin County (Ga.)--History.
Banks County (Ga.)--History.
Barrow County (Ga.)--History.
Bartow County (Ga.)--History.
Bibb County (Ga.)--History.
Brooks County (Ga.)--History.
Bryan County (Ga.)--History.
Bulloch County (Ga.)--History.
Burke County (Ga.)--History.
Butts County (Ga.)--History.
Camden County (Ga.)--History
Campbell County (Ga.)--History.
Carroll County (Ga.)--History.
Chatham County (Ga.)--History.
Clarke County (Ga.)--History.
Coffee County (Ga.)--History.
Coweta County (Ga.)--History.
Crawford County (Ga.)--History.
Crisp County (Ga.)--History.
Daughters of the American Revolution. Georgia State Society.
DeKalb County (Ga.)--History.
Decatur County (Ga.)--History.
Early County (Ga.)--History.
Effingham County (Ga.)--History.
Elbert County (Ga.)--History.
Essays.
Fulton County (Ga.)--History.
Georgia--History.
Glynn County (Ga.)--History.
Hall County (Ga.)--History.
Hancock County (Ga.)--History.
Hart County (Ga.)--History.
Henry County (Ga.)--History.
Houston County (Ga.)--History.
Irwin County (Ga.)--History.
Jackson County (Ga.)--History.
Jasper County (Ga.)--History.
Jeff Davis County (Ga.)--History.
Jefferson County (Ga.)--History.
Jones County (Ga.)--History.
Laurens County (Ga.)--History.
Liberty County (Ga.)--History.
Lowndes County (Ga.)--History.
Lumpkin County (Ga.)--History.
Marion County (Ga.)--History.
McDuffie County (Ga.)--History.
McIntosh County (Ga.)--History.
Monroe County (Ga.)--History.
Montgomery County (Ga.)--History.
Muscogee County (Ga.)--History.
Newton County (Ga.)--History.
Pulaski County (Ga.)--History.
Putnam County (Ga.)--History.
Randolph County (Ga.)--History.
Richmond County (Ga.)--History.
Rockdale County (Ga.)--History.
Screven County (Ga.)--History.
Spalding County (Ga.)--History.
Stewart County (Ga.)--History.
Sumter County (Ga.)--History.
Tattnall County (Ga.)--History.
Terrell County (Ga.)--History.
Thomas County (Ga.)--History.
Toombs County (Ga.)--History.
Troup County (Ga.)--History.
Turner County (Ga.)--History.
Union County (Ga.)--History.
Walton County (Ga.)--History.
Warren County (Ga.)--History.
Washington County (Ga.)--History.
Wayne County (Ga.)--History.
Whitfield County (Ga.)--History.
Wilkes County (Ga.)--History.
Wilkinson County (Ga.)--History.
Worth County (Ga.)--History.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from the son of Rena F. Travis, state chairman of DAR, Georgia State Society Historic Spots Committee and compiler of materials.

Preferred Citation

item identification], Daughters of the American Revolution, Georgia State Society Historic Spots Committee historical essays, MS 1075, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of William L. Travis, 1973.


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

 

Fldr

1Historical sketches and historic places ( 41.0 items. )
Counties included: Appling, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Bibb, Brooks, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Butts.
 

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2Historical sketches and historic places ( 46.0 items. )
Counties included: Camden, Campbell, Carroll, Chatham, Clarke, Coffee, Coweta, Crawford, Crisp.
 

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3Historical sketches and historic places ( 40.0 items. )
Counties included: Decatur, DeKalb, Early, Effingham, Elbert, Fulton.
 

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4Historical sketches and historic places ( 57.0 items. )
Counties included: Glynn, Hall, Hancock, Hart, Henry, Houston, Irwin, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jones.
 

Fldr

5Historical sketches and historic places ( 32.0 items. )
Counties included: Laurens, Liberty, Lowndes, Lumpkin, McDuffie, McIntosh, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Muscogee, Newton.
 

Fldr

6Historical sketches and historic places ( 27.0 items. )
Counties included: Putnam, Pulaski.
 

Fldr

7Historical sketches and historic places ( 44.0 items. )
Counties included: Randolph, Richmond, Rockdale.
 

Fldr

8Historical sketches and historic places ( 32.0 items. )
Counties included: Screven, Stewart, Spalding, Sumter, Tattnall, Terrell, Thomas, Toombs, Troup, Turner.
 

Fldr

9Historical sketches and historic places ( 29.0 items. )
Counties included: Union, Walton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Whitfield, Wilkes, Wilkinson, Worth. Also includes information regarding Georgia's Great Seal and ship keels and knees made from Georgia oak.