|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||John Rourke and Sons Co. (Savannah, Ga.)|
|Title:||John Rourke and Sons Co. ledger|
|Extent:||0.15 cubic feet (1 volume)|
John Rourke (1837-1932) was a prominent ironmaster in Savannah. He and his son, James A. Rourke, began the foundry around 1880 and continued the business until approximately 1953. John Rourke and Son Co. specialized in novelty iron and brass works. Mr. Rourke was active in many community affairs, and his 4th of July celebrations were famous for their patriotism and splendor.
This collection consists of a ledger from John Rourke and Sons Co. of Savannah, 1895-1896.
[item identification], John Rourke and Sons Co. ledger, MS 1218, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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.
|Volume 1: Ledger. Savannah, Ga., 1895-1896|
|Accounts of John Rourke and Sons Co.|