Van Jones Martin photographs
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Van Jones Martin photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Martin, Van Jones.
Title: Van Jones Martin photographs
Dates: 1974-1983
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Identification: MS 1376

Biographical/Historical Note

Van Jones Martin is a native of St. Simons, Georgia and has been documenting art and architecture throughout coastal Georgia with his photography and publishing company since 1972. He collaborated with Mills B. Lane IV, photographing impressive antebellum buildings for the Beehive Press series, The Architecture of the Old South. In 1978, he formed Golden Coast Publishing Company to publish and produce books which focus on the architects and architecture of the South.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photographs taken by Van Jones Martin from 1974 to 1983 during his collaboration with Mills B. Lane IV for their publications on architecture in Savannah, Georgia. Majority of the photographs in this collection are identified by the address of the building.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 5 boxes:

Box 1: Photographs of exteriors of buildings on the following streets in Savannah, Ga.: Abercorn, Alice, Anderson, Barnard, Bolton, Broad, Bull, Congress, Drayton, Duffy, Gordon, Henry, Oglethorpe, circa 1974-1983

Box 2: Photographs of exteriors of buildings on the following streets in Savannah, Ga.: Gaston, Gwinnett, Gordon, Habersham, Hall, Hartridge, Henry, Howard, Huntingdon, Taylor, Tattnall, circa 1974-1983

Box 3: Photographs of exteriors of buildings on the following streets in Savannah, Ga.: Huntingdon, Jones, Liberty, Lincoln, Montgomery, Nicoll, Park, Price, Tattnall, Taylor, Waldburg, Whitaker, circa 1974-1983

Box 4: Photographs of exteriors of buildings on the following streets in Savannah, Ga.: Abercorn, Barnard, Bay, Broad, Broughton, Bryan, Bull, Charlton, Congress, Gordon, Habersham, Harris, Hartridge, Houston, Hull, Jefferson, Jones, Liberty, Lincoln, Montgomery, Oglethorpe, Perry, President, Price, Rivers, St. Julian, State, Tattnall, Whitaker, Williamson, York, circa 1974-1983

Box 5: Photographs of unidentified exteriors and interiors of buildings in Savannah, Ga., circa 1974-1983


Index Terms

Architecture--Georgia--Savannah.
Historic buildings--Georgia--Savannah.
Martin, Van Jones.
Photographs.
Savannah (Ga.)--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Processing information

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Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.