Georgia Historical Society
Coastal Scottish Heritage Society (Savannah, Ga.)
|Title: ||Coastal Scottish Heritage Society records|
1.0 cubic feet
|Identification: ||MS 1628|
The Coastal Scottish Heritage Society was founded in Savannah, Georgia in 1979. Its objective was to promote interest in and preserve the traditions of the members' Scottish heritage. Membership is open to anyone of Scottish heritage age 18 or older with an emphasis on families. The club's newsletter, "The Thistle Missile," was originally published quarterly, but is now published bi-monthly. The club is still currently in existence.
This collection contains organizational files of the Coastal Scottish Heritage Society, Savannah Georgia, from its founding in 1979 to 1997. The first box deals with the club's history, bylaws, rosters, membership records, and newsletters. The second box contains financial information, minutes of board meetings, minutes of general membership meeting, and correspondence. Folders 8-11 in the second box also contain Scottish genealogies that were created by club members.
Material was acquired from creator.
[item identification], Coastal Scottish Heritage Society records, MS 1628, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Coastal Scottish Heritage Society, 1997.
Collection is open for research.
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.
|1||1||Origins of the Coastal Scottish Heritage Society|
|3||Rosters, 1979-1997 October|
|6||Newsletter, "The Thistle Missile", 1979 October-1986 February|
|7||Newsletter, "The Thistle Missile", 1986 April-1990 December|
|8||Newsletter, "The Thistle Missile", 1991 January-1997 October|
|2||1||Minutes - Board Meetings, 1979 June-1989 June|
|2||Minutes - Board Meetings, 1989 September-1996 September|
|3||General Membership Meeting Minutes, 1980 February-1997 July|
|4||Financial files, 1979 December-1998 February|
|includes treasurer's reports.|
|5||Health and Welfare Reports, 1990-1997|
|6||Miscellaneous information and Correspondence, 1980-1996|
|7||Social Information and Correspondence, 1982-1997|
|includes notices for annual meeting and programs for the annual Robert Burns Supper.|