George Fawcett collection on the history of the Savannah Sugar Refinery
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George Fawcett collection on the history of the Savannah Sugar Refinery

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Fawcett, George.
Title: George Fawcett collection on the history of the Savannah Sugar Refinery
Dates: 1982-1991
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 2346

Biographical/Historical Note

George Fawcett is a resident of Savannah, Georgia. He worked as the senior vice president of operations at the Savannah Sugar Refinery until his retirement in October 1991. He was also a director of the Trust Company Bank in Savannah, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains five volumes compiled in 1991 covering the history of the Savannah Sugar Refinery in Savannah, Georgia from 1916 to 1991. Included within this collection are three volumes which detail the history of the company from 1916 until 1991; one volume detailing the history of the land of the Savannah Sugar Refinery; and one volume containing original plan photographs from 1917-1930. All of these volumes have been embossed with Fawcett's name. Also included is a program from the refinery's 65th Anniversary Jubilee in 1982.


Index Terms

Local histories.
Photographs.
Savannah Sugar Refinery (Ga.)
Sugar trade--Georgia--Savannah.

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.


Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.