Juliette Gordon Low letter
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Juliette Gordon Low letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Low, Juliette Gordon, 1860-1927.
Title: Juliette Gordon Low letter
Dates: 17 April 1923
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2157

Biographical/Historical Note

Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon Low (1860-1927), nicknamed "Daisy," was born in Savannah, Georgia to William Washington Gordon, II (1834-1912) and Eleanor "Nelly" Lytle Kinzie Gordon (1835-1917). She married an Englishman, William Mackay Low and spent the majority of her adulthood in England.They had no children. In 1912, after observing the Girl Guides of Great Britain, she started a group of Girl Scouts in Savannah, Georgia and went on to found the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one letter dated April 17, 1923 from Mrs. Juliette Gordon Low to Mr. Robinson of the Park and Tree Commission, in which she askes him to come look at an ailing magnolia tree on her property.

Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.). Park and Tree Department.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.