Henderson family scrapbook
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Henderson family scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Henderson family.
Title: Henderson family scrapbook
Dates: 1889-1972
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (1 oversize volume)
Identification: MS 2354

Biographical/Historical Note

The Henderson family operated one of Georgia's oldest funeral homes on Drayton Street in Savannah, Georgia, established in 1847.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a scrapbook with materials on the Henderson family of Savannah, Georgia. Specifically this scrapbook refers to the funeral home business, Henderson Brothers funeral home, run by the Henderson family since 1847. Included are clippings with advertisements and articles regarding their business and some of their accounts from 1889 to 1972.


Index Terms

Accounts.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Funeral homes--Georgia--Savannah.
Henderson family.
Scrapbooks.
Undertakers and undertaking--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.