|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Golson, Hugh Stiles.|
|Title:||Hugh Stiles Golson research materials on Laurel Grove Cemetery|
|Extent:||1.0 cubic feet (1 box, 2 slide tray boxes)|
Hugh Stiles Golson is a native of Savannah, Georgia and is a retired public school teacher who taught history and historic preservation. He is also the former Chairman of the Savannah-Chatham Board of Public Education. He began to focus community attention on Laurel Grove Cemetery in 1987, and in 1992 formally organized the Society for the Preservation of Laurel Grove. Golson also is a lecturer and author and specializes in the history of Chatham County.
This collection contains research materials collected by Hugh Stiles Golson on the Laurel Grove Cemetery from 1991 to 2004. Included are photographs, two slide trays with images of the cemetery, a CD with scans of historical photographs of Ku Klux Klan members in the cemetery from the early 1900s, newsletters, and clippings, and lecture notes from his presentation to the Society for the Preservation of Laurel Grove.
This collection is arranged into 3 boxes:
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