Daughters of the American Revolution, Bonaventure Chapter scrapbooks and charter
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Daughters of the American Revolution, Bonaventure Chapter scrapbooks and charter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Bonaventure Chapter (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Daughters of the American Revolution, Bonaventure Chapter scrapbooks and charter
Dates: 1925-1964
Extent: 2.35 cubic feet (9 volumes, 1 oversize frame)
Identification: MS 1507

Biographical/Historical Note

The Bonaventure Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was organized on April 18, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia. The name of Bonaventure was selected in honor of Josiah Tatnall, Jr., Governor of Georgia. Bonaventure Plantation was Tatnall's birthplace, childhood home, home in later life, and his last resting place.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of nine scrapbooks of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Bonaventure Chapter, of Savannah, Georgia. Also included is the Charter of the Chapter, 1929. The charter is framed.


Index Terms

Charters.
Daughters of the American Revolution. Bonaventure Chapter (Savannah, Ga.)
Scrapbooks.
societies--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creating organization.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Daughters of the American Revolution, Bonaventure Chapter scrapbooks and charter, MS 1507, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Bonaventure Chapter, date unknown.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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

Container List

 

Volume

1Scrapbook, 1925-1928
 

Volume

2Scrapbook, 1933-1936
 

Volume

3Scrapbook, 1936-1937
 

Volume

4Scrapbook, 1944-1946
 

Volume

5Scrapbook, 1948
 

Volume

6Scrapbook, 1950-1951
 

Volume

7Scrapbook, 1958-1959
 

Volume

8Scrapbook, 1964
 

Volume

9Scrapbook, undated
 

Item

1Charter of the Chapter, 1929 August 15 ( 1.0 p. )
Oversize, framed.