|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Buckley, Henry M., d. approximately 1980.|
|Title:||Henry M. Buckley collection on the Solomon family|
|Extent:||4.6 cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 folder)|
No biographical information on Henry M. Buckley is available.
Alexander Perry Solomon, Sr. (fl. 1869-1932) was a stationer, printer, and wholesale paper dealer in Savannah, Georgia, during the 1880s. He later became president and treasurer of the Tybee Artesian Water, Ice, and Lighting Co. at Lovell's Station on Tybee Island. He owned a significant amount of residential and commercial real estate rental properties in Savannah and Tybee Island. He was a member of several organizations, including the Amphion Mandolin and Guitar Club, the country Club of Savannah, the English Speaking Union, the Jewish Education Alliance, and Congregation Mickve Israel. He also held several offices, including the Board of Directors for the Savannah Audubon Society, president of the YMHA in 1894, and a foreman of the June 1926 term superior court grand jury. His residence was at Liberty hall, on the Isle of Hope; he also had a country home (originally owned by Arthur Wesley, Sr.) called Wellesley Manor on Grimble Point. His parents were Henry and Sarah Alexander Solomon; sisters Georgia B. Oppenheimer of Savannah, Mrs. Adolph Berg, and Mrs. Fred A. Davis of New York; and brother, Fred Solomon of Savannah. His wife was Carrie Solmon, their daughter was Mrs. I.H. Friedman of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., and their son was Alexander Perry Solomon, Jr.
Alexander Perry Solomon, Jr. (fl. 1905-1906) operated a building and repair company called Tybee Contracting Co., on Tybee Island. In 1956, he was the owner of Sea Coast Building Supply Co. at 2nd and Butler Avenue, Savannah Beach. He was also the Chief of the Savannah Beach Fire Department. His first wife, Mary R. Solomon, died on August 20, 1921; his second wife was Blanche Solomon. He had a son named Edmund Solomon and a daughter named Anne Solomon.
This collection consists of materials on the Alexander Perry Solomon family, collected by Henry M. Buckley. Included are personal and business information for both A.P. Solmon, Sr. and Jr., and is divided into three series: the A.P. Solomon, Sr. papers, 1916-1933; and the A.P. Solomon, Jr. papers, 1907-1956; and photograph album, 1933. The folder containing the photograph album is noted as "VM" (visual materials) in the collection inventory.
This collection was originally part of a larger group of materials accumulated by Henry M. Buckley, found in his house after his death. It is not known how or why he accumulated the papers.
Material was found in the Wylly family home, previously owned by Henry M. Buckley.
[item identification], Henry M. Buckley collection on the Solomon family, MS 1663, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of the Wylly family, 1984.
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.
SERIES 1:: Alexander Perry Solomon, Sr. papers, 1916-1933
|This series contains both personal and business information, including address books, day books (including work reports, visitors, weather, newspaper clippings, receipts, greeting cards, invitations); ledgers (water and property rentals and other financial information); scrapbooks (newspaper articles, invitations, cards); miscellaneous loose documents; and two books entitled "Layne Pump Record for Pump No. 9363, Installation Plan," 1939.|
|1||1-3||Address books, 1916, 1919, undated|
|4-8||Day books, 1916-1920|
|2||1-5||Day books, 1920-1922|
|1||Papers removed from day book, 1922, (vol. 5)|
|6-8||Day books, 1923-1924|
|3||1-5||Day books, 1924-1927|
|4||1-6||Day books, 1927-1930|
|5||1-6||Day books, 1930-1933|
|4-8||Water and plumbing, 1917-1928|
|1||Papers removed from water and plumbing ledger, 1927-1929, (vol. 8)|
|2||Indenture, property sale, 1923|
|4-5||Layne pump record for Pump No. 9363, Installation plan, 1939|
SERIES 2:: Alexander Perry Solomon, Jr. papers, 1907-1956
|This series contains both personal and business information, including day books (work reports, newspaper articles); and ledgers (financial records).|
|8||1-2||Day books, 1921, 1939|
|1||Papers removed from ledger, 1907-1919, (vol. 3)|
|1||Papers removed from ledger, 1931-1936, (vol. 1)|
|2||Papers removed from ledger, 1932, (vol. 2)|
|3-5||Ledgers, 1936-1939, 1946, 1949|
|3||Papers removed from ledger, 1949, (vol. 5)|
SERIES 3:: Photograph album, 1933
|This series contains a photograph album composed of photographs taken by Carrie Solomon, postcards, and newspaper clippings.|
|1||Photograph album, 1933|