Georgia Historical Society collection of stereographs
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Georgia Historical Society collection of stereographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia Historical Society.
Title: Georgia Historical Society collection of stereographs
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1920
Extent: 0.65 cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 folder)
Identification: MS 1361-SG

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Historical Society was founded by Richard D. Arnold, William Bacon Stevens, and Israel K. Tefft, all Savannah residents. It was chartered in 1839 by the Georgia General Assembly. The headquarters of the Georgia Historical Society is located in Savannah.


Scope and Content Note

This is an artificial collection created by the Georgia Historical Society by compiling stereographs from various sources into a single collection. It is unknown when this collection was created, but most of the materials were processed during the 1980s. The stereographs are arranged by subject matter. Subjects include agriculture; animals; buildings; dwellings; street views; events; geographic locations; industry; military; monuments and memorials; occupations and employment; people; and transportation. Unless noted, these images are of people, places, and subjects in Savannah, Georgia.

This collection includes a folder of negatives; they are restricted from patron use.


Index Terms

Agriculture--Georgia--Savannah.
Animals--Georgia--Savannah.
Georgia Historical Society.
Historic buildings--Georgia--Savannah.
Negatives (photographic)
Persons--Georgia--Savannah.
Stereographs.
Transportation--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Georgia Historical Society collection of stereographs, MS 1361-SG, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Various and unknown.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Negatives are restricted from patron use.

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.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

SERIES 1:: Agriculture

Box

Fldr

11Cotton
2Rice
Plantations

Box

Fldr

13Hermitage
4Miscellaneous
 

SERIES 2:: Animals

Box

Fldr

15Animals
 

SERIES 3:: Buildings

Churches

Box

Fldr

16Christ Church
7First African Baptist Church
8St. John's Episcopal Church
9City Exchange
10Court House
11Hospitals - Telfair Hospital
Hotels

Box

Fldr

112Marshall House
13Pulaski Hotel
14Screven House
15Masonic Hall
16Merchants' Exchange, City Market
 

SERIES 4:: Dwellings

Box

Fldr

117Bulloch-Habersham House
18Champion-McAlpin House
19DeRenne House
20Green-Meldrim House
21Hull-Stoddard-Barrow House
 

SERIES 5:: Street views

Box

Fldr

122Abercorn Street
23Bay Street
24Broughton Street
25Bull Street
26Factors' Walk
27Houstoun Street
28Liberty Street
29Jones Street
30Oglethorpe Avenue (South Broad Street)
31St. Julian Street
32Miscellaneous
 

SERIES 6:: Events

Box

Fldr

133Tableaux
34Theatrical performance
 

SERIES 7:: Geographic locations

Cemeteries, Savannah

Box

Fldr

135Bonaventure
36Colonial
37Laurel Grove
38Unidentified
Cities and towns

Box

Fldr

21Atlanta
2Catoosa Springs
3Savannah
4West Point
5Counties, Bartow (Devil's Den)
Islands

Box

Fldr

26Isle of Hope
7Tybee Island
8Parks, Forsyth Park
Public squares, Savannah

Box

Fldr

29Chippewa Square
10Franklin Square
11Johnson Square
12Madison Square
13Monterey Square
14Oglethorpe Square
15Telfair Square
16Wright Square
17Waterfalls, Tallulah Falls
 

SERIES 8:: Industry

Box

Fldr

218Construction (sewer)
19Naval stores
 

SERIES 9:: Military

Box

Fldr

220Armories, Chatham Artillery (Wright Square)
Forts

Box

Fldr

221Fort McAllister
22Fort Pulaski
22aOglethorpe Barracks
 

SERIES 10:: Monuments and memorials

Box

Fldr

223Confederate monument
24Gordon monument
25Green monument
26Pulaski monument
 

SERIES 11:: Occupations and employment

Box

Fldr

227Chimney sweeps
28Fishing, net making
29Hunting
30Weaving
31Wood chopping
 

SERIES 12:: People

Box

Fldr

232Identified
33Unidentified
 

SERIES 13:: Transportation

Box

Fldr

234Canals
35Carts and wagons
36Harbors
37Roads
Vessels

Box

Fldr

238 Marion
39 Tuskawhill
40 Victoria
41Miscellaneous
 

SERIES 14:: Negatives

These negatives are restricted from patron use.

Box

1Negatives
RESTRICTED