Harold A. Waters scrapbook
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Harold A. Waters scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Waters, Harold A.
Title: Harold A. Waters scrapbook
Dates: 1947-1972
Extent: 0.17 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 1247

Biographical/Historical Note

Harold A. Waters was an attorney in Savannah, Georgia. He was very involved with the American Legion, specifically in the area of mental health. He was a member of the American Legion, George K. Gannam Post, #184 in Thunderbolt, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a scrapbook about the American Legion assembled by Harold A. Waters from 1947-1972. Included in the book are two letters written to Mr. Waters, one by Richard B. Russell and one by J. Edgar Hoover.

Index Terms

American Legion.
Disabled veterans.
Hoover, J. Edgar, (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
Russell, Richard B., (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971.
Waters, Harold A.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Harold A. Waters scrapbook, MS 1247, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Harold A. Waters, 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

Volume 1: Scrapbook. Savannah, Georgia, 1947-1972