H. Sol Clark article
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H. Sol Clark article

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Clark, H. Sol, 1906-
Title: H. Sol Clark article
Dates: 1977
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1177

Biographical/Historical Note

H. Sol Clark (1906-2003) was a prominent lawyer in Savannah, Georgia and served as a judge in the Georgia Court of Appeals. He was the first Hebrew to serve on an appellate court in Georgia and first Savannah resident to serve on the Court of Appeals of Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a copy of the article Seventy Years of Service: A History of the Georgia Court of Appeals written by H. Sol Clark in January 1977. The article was going to be published as a pamphlet by the Georgia Court of Appeals. A revised version of the article is available online at http://www.gaappeals.us/history/. In addition to the article there is a list of justices that have served on the court since its inception to 1977, and a bibliography.

Index Terms

Clark, H. Sol, 1906-
Georgia--Politics and government.
Georgia. Court of Appeals.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], H. Sol Clark article, MS 1177, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Herman W. Coolidge, 1977.


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.

Publication Note

This article has been revised and is available online at the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia website. http://www.gaappeals.us/history/ Accessed August 23, 2007.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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1Item 1: Article Seventy Years of Service: A History of the Georgia Court of Appeals by H. Sol Clark, 1977 January ( 21.0 p. )