Georgia League of Historical Societies administrative records
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Georgia League of Historical Societies administrative records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia League of Historical Societies.
Title: Georgia League of Historical Societies administrative records
Dates: 1967-1971
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (10 folders)
Identification: MS 1212

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia League of Historical Societies was organized in October, 1967. It was composed of representatives of historical societies and agencies in Georgia. At its meetings, activities of the member organization were discussed and plans for the promotion of history studies were made. It published the GLHS Newsletter which contained reports of the activities of the League and its member organizations, and which was distributed to members and non-member subscribers. The Georgia League of Historical Societies ceased to function around 1975.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of administrative records for the Georgia League of Historical Societies kept by John W. Bonner, Jr., Treasurer of the League. It includes a treasurer's report from 1968-1970, correspondence, membership lists from 1968-1971, notices of meetings from 1967-1971, completed forms containing information on the member organizations, financial records, the GLHS Newsletter from 1969-1970, clippings, and pamphlets regarding the Georgia historical agencies. Also included, as addenda, are the constitution, by-laws, and a program of the Fall 1968 meeting.

Index Terms

Administrative records.
Bylaws (administrative records)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Georgia League of Historical Societies.
Letters (correspondence)
Official reports.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from the collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Georgia League of Historical Societies administrative records, MS 1212, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of John W. Bonner, Jr., date unknown.


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



1Treasurer's Report, 1968-1970 ( 4.0 items. )


2Correspondence, 1968-1971 ( 4.0 items. )


3Membership lists, 1968-1971 ( 30.0 items. )


4Notices of Meetings, 1967-1971 ( 17.0 items. )


5Completed forms. Information on the member organizations ( 23.0 items. )


6Blank forms ( 6.0 items. )


7Financial records, 1969-1971 ( 17.0 items. )


8 GLHS Newsletter, 1969-1970 ( 5.0 items. )


9Printed materials ( 17.0 items. )
One clipping and pamphlets re Georgia historical agencies.


10Constitution, by-laws, and program of fall meeting, 1968 October 18 ( 3.0 items. )