Albert Claessens scrapbook
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Albert Claessens scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Claessens, Albert, b. 1890.
Title: Albert Claessens scrapbook
Dates: 1915-1918
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 1249

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Claessens (b. 1890) was a Belgium immigrant to the United States. He and his wife, Agnes, lived in Savannah, Georgia where Albert worked as a carpenter for Helmly Furniture Company.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a scrapbook created by Albert Claessens. The scrapbook follows the progress of World War I through illustrated news clippings.

Index Terms

Claessens, Albert, b. 1890.
Clippings (information artifacts)
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Albert Claessens scrapbook, MS 1249, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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



1Item 1: Scrapbook, 1915-1918