Mary Savage Jones Anderson memoir
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Mary Savage Jones Anderson memoir

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Anderson, Mary Savage Jones, 1873-1958.
Title: Mary Savage Jones Anderson memoir
Dates: 1933
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1346

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Savage Jones Anderson (1873-1958) was the daughter of George Fenwick Jones (1841-1876) and Anna Wylly Habersham (1849-1888). Mary Anderson lived in Savannah, Georgia, with her husband, Clarence Gordon Anderson, Jr. (ca. 1873-1961).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a typescript of Mary Savage Jones Anderson's memoir, "Days Beyond Recall," of her childhood in Savannah and at Avon Hall (White Bluff, Chatham County, Ga.) with her grandparents, William Neyle Habersham (1817-1899) and Josephine Habersham Habersham. This manuscript was written for her young great-nieces, Bessie Dixon (later Mrs. John Hurst Purnell) and Josie Dixon (later Mrs. Robert Johnson III).

Index Terms

Anderson, Mary Savage Jones, 1873-1958.
Habersham, William Neyle, 1817-1899.
Savannah (Ga.)--History.
Vernonburg (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator's niece.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Mary Savage Jones Anderson memoir, MS 1346, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mary C. Lain, 1979.


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: Memoir, "Days Beyond Recall." Savannah, Ga., 1933 ( 17.0 p. ) (Typescript.)