Tomochichi Club account book
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Tomochichi Club account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Tomochichi Club (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Tomochichi Club account book
Dates: 1900-1903
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 1245

Biographical/Historical Note

The Tomochichi Club (circa 1890-1910) was a social organization in Savannah, Georgia. It was housed in the Savannah Volunteer Guards' building and many of the soldiers were the clubs principle members. The club offered a bar, bowling alley, and a swimming pool. Around 1910, the club changed its name to the Savannah Volunteer Guards Club and no longer permitted outside members.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one account book for the Tomochichi Club in Savannah, Georgia. In addition to financial transactions by the club, the book contains loose pages of stock coupons for the bowling alley.

Index Terms

Account books.
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Tomochichi Club (Savannah, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Tomochichi Club account book, MS 1245, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Exchange with Stuart Miller, 1959.


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

Volume 1: Account book. Tomochichi Club, Savannah, Georgia, 1900-1903