Screven House receipts
New Search | Return to Search Results | View/Save/Print PDF

Screven House receipts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Screven House (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Screven House receipts
Dates: 1868
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1078

Biographical/Historical Note

The Screven House was a boarding house until the 1850s when it was turned into a hotel by James P. Screven. It reached its peak of fame during the Civil War, but it lasted until its demolition in 1911. It stood on the southeast corner of Bull and Congress streets.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a photocopy of two receipts for room and board at the Screven House, one to Mrs. Peters and the other to Orion Frazer. Both are dated July 11, 1868.

Index Terms

Business enterprises--Georgia--Savannah.
Georgia--Description and travel.
Receipts (financial records)
Savannah (Ga.)
Screven House (Savannah, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Screven House receipts, MS 1078, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. W. Spencer Connerat, 1974.


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: Screven House receipts for room and board, 1868 July 11
One to Mrs. Peters and the other to Orion Frazer. Positive photocopies of both on one page.