Savannah Bicycle Club minute book and clippings
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Savannah Bicycle Club minute book and clippings

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Savannah Bicycle Club (Ga.)
Title: Savannah Bicycle Club minute book and clippings
Dates: 1884-1885
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1123

Biographical/Historical Note

The Savannah Bicycle Club was organized on February 7, 1884. The first officers were: W.W. MacKall, President; A.H. MacDonnell, Vice-president; W.A. Turpin, Captain; John Furton, Lieutenant; J.R. Saussy, Jr., Bugler; and U.H. McLaws, Secretary/Treasurer.

Scope and Content Note

This book contains minutes and excursions of the Savannah Bicycle Club from February 7, 1884 to January 15, 1885. Newspaper clippings pertaining to their activities are also included. Members of the Savannah, Atlanta, Macon, and Columbus, Georgia Clubs are listed in the back of the volume.

Index Terms

Athletic clubs--Georgia--Savannah.
Atlanta Bicycle Club (Ga.)
Bicycle racing--Georgia--Savannah.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Columbus Bicycle Club (Ga.)
Macon Bicycle Club (Ga.)
Minute books.
Savannah Bicycle Club (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Savannah Bicycle Club minute book and clippings, MS 1123, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Rita Trotz, 1978.


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: Minute book and clippings, 1884-1885