|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Screven, Frank B., (Buchanan), 1862-1912.|
|Title:||Frank B. Screven letter to Miss Gordon|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Franklin Buchanan Screven (1862-1912) was a planter, born in Athens, Georgia to George Proctor Screven and Ellen Buchanan Screven. He was the grandson of Dr. James P. Screven and of Admiral Franklin Buchanan of the Confederate Navy. Franklin B. Screven was educated at Winchester, Virginia.
He returned to Savannah, Georgia at age 17 and became a rice planter at Mifflin, Chatham County. Subsequently, he became superintendent of Southern States Phosphate and Fertilizer Company, helping to design its plant east of Savannah.
He married Elizabeth Stiles of Malbone, Bartow County, Georgia.
This collection contains one letter on two pages, written by Frank B. Screven to a recipient named Miss Gordon, likely a member of Juliette Gordon Low's family. In the letter, he discusses her upcoming plans for the winter season and the possibility that she may soon travel to England.
Frank B. Screven letter to Miss Gordon, MS 2048, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Girl Scout National Council, 1980.
Collection is open for research.
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