Jane A. and Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. collection of Leadership Savannah records
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Jane A. and Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. collection of Leadership Savannah records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Feiler, Edwin J., 1935-
Creator: Feiler, Jane Abeshouse, 1936-
Title: Jane A. and Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. collection of Leadership Savannah records
Dates: 1964-1984
Extent: 2.5 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Identification: MS 1835

Biographical/Historical Note

Leadership Savannah is a program designed to improve the already evidenced talents of leaders and potential leaders from the Savannah, Georgia area who are active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, and other community based organizations. Leadership Savannah is a one year program that inspires leadership growth by providing the learning experiences with talented speakers and seminars that will lead to a better understanding of the community by the attendees. This organization strives to develop effective community leaders who will then work to strengthen their own communities.

Edwin J. Feiler, Jr., born in Savannah, Georgia is married to Jane Abeshouse Feiler. Edwin Feiler served three terms as president of Leadership Savannah during the late 1970s and Jane Feiler served as chairman during the early 1980s.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, agendas, memorandums, seminar reports, articles, financial records, and other program materials relating to the yearly programs held by Leadership Savannah from 1964 to 1984 to enrich local community leaders. This collection makes up the organizational records held by Jane A. and Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. as president and chairman of Leadership Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.


This collection is arranged into 3 boxes:

Box 1: Correspondence, agendas, seminar materials, memorandums, articles, 1964-1979

Box 2: Articles, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, 1979-1981

Box 3: Executive committee, financial, and programming notebooks, 1976-1977, 1982-1984

Index Terms

Agendas (administrative records)
Civic leaders--Georgia--Savannah.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Community leadership--Georgia--Savannah.
Financial records.
Leadership Savannah.
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


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