Solomons Company records
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Solomons Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Solomons Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Solomons Company records
Dates: 1900-1965
Extent: 2.0 cubic feet (1 box, 11 volumes)
Identification: MS 1989

Biographical/Historical Note

The Solomons Company was founded in 1845 by Abraham A. Solomons, an apothecary and druggist from Georgetown, South Carolina. Since 1913, this drugstore was located at 337 Bull Street in Savannah, Georgia. Over the years, this drugstore evolved into a wholesale and retail seller of prescription drugs, a soda fountain, and an ice cream parlor. It was one of the oldest drugstores in the country until its closure in 1981.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains ledgers, charters, bylaws, stock certificates, minutes, postcards, leases, bills of sale, and clippings of the Solomons Company in Savannah, Georgia from 1900 to 1965.


This collection is arranged into 1 box, 11 volumes:

Box 1: Correspondence, charters, bylaws, leases, bills of sale, stock certificate records, stockholder meeting minutes, postcards, clippings, 1919-1965

Volume 1: Ledger, 1904

Volume 2: Ledger, 1915-1917

Volume 3: Ledger, 1917-1922

Volume 4: Ledger, 1922-1925

Volume 5: Ledger, 1925-1933

Volume 6: Ledger, 1933-1942

Volume 7: Ledger, 1942-1955

Volume 8: Stock certificates, 1900-1931

Volume 9: Stock certificates, 1906-1908

Volume 10: Stock certificates, 1920-1939

Volume 11: Stock certificates, 1939

Index Terms

Bills of sale.
Bylaws (administrative records)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Ledgers (account books)
Letters (correspondence)
Minutes (administrative records)
Savannah (Ga.)--Drugstores.
Solomons Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Stock certificates.

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.