Frank C. Stanton collection of Savannah Olympic Support Council records
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Frank C. Stanton collection of Savannah Olympic Support Council records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Stanton, Frank C.
Title: Frank C. Stanton collection of Savannah Olympic Support Council records
Dates: 1991-1996
Extent: 1.5 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Identification: MS 1935

Biographical/Historical Note

Frank C. Stanton is a retired business executive in Savannah, Georgia. He is active in the community and served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Savannah Olympic Support Council for the 1996 Olympics and was the chairman for the 1996 Rolex Golden Spinnaker Ball, a benefit gala for the United States sailing team.

The Savannah Olympic Support Council (SOSCO) was formed in 1991 to help support the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in organizing the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. SOSCO played a major role in the planning, staging, and fundraising of the Olympic yachting events that were held in Savannah, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains records collected by Frank C. Stanton during his tenure as Secretary-Treasurer of SOSCO from 1991 to 1996. Included within this collection are artifacts, maps, correspondence, clippings, financial records, lists, and invitations all relating to SOSCO's involvement in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and the 1996 Rolex Golden Spinnaker Ball, which was held to raise funds for the U.S. sailing team.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 2 boxes:

Box 1: Paperweight, pins, polo shirt, clippings, correspondence, maps, financial records, checkbook, invitations, and lists regarding the 1996 Summer Olympics, SOSCO, and the 1996 Rolex Golden Spinnaker Ball, 1991-1996

Box 2: Reports, correspondence, financial records, 1991-1996


Index Terms

Artifacts (object genre)
Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games.
Checkbooks.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Financial records.
Invitations.
Letters (correspondence)
Maps (documents)
Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)
Olympics--Planning.
Savannah Olympic Support Council (Ga.)
Stanton, Frank C.
Yacht racing--Georgia--Savannah.

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.


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.