Georgia Historical Society collection of Arthur Joseph Funk papers
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Georgia Historical Society collection of Arthur Joseph Funk papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia Historical Society.
Title: Georgia Historical Society collection of Arthur Joseph Funk papers
Dates: 1962-1968
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2031

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur Joseph Funk (1898-1975), educator and politician was born in Savannah, the son of Sebastian Funk (d. 1925) and Jane (Wilson) Funk (1868-1937). He taught at Savannah High School (1920-1938), and was the principal of Commercial High School (1939-1953). In 1960 he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives where, until his retirement in 1970, he fought against needless spending of tax money. Alongside these careers, Mr. Funk’s pursued a long term interest in radio technology, Georgia history, and camellia culture.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, a certificate, and a passport of Arthur Joseph Funk from 1962 to 1968. Items in this collection were collected by the Georgia Historical Society from unknown sources and originally filed in the Georgia Historical Society's Biography Files. In 1998, the items were removed from the Biography Files and accessioned as an archival collection.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Funk, Arthur Joseph, 1898-1975.
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.