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1 Title:   Savannah sewage disposal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   circa 1900  
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An undated three-page manuscript, probably from the turn of the twentieth century, relating in detail several suggestions for the disposal of sewage in Savannah. As in any coastal community, this was a very real problem to the area and a potential health hazard, so effective programs had to be established to contain the situation.
 
  Identifier:   ms1398  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Roger S. Durham Journeys transcript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Durham, Roger S.  
  Dates:   1978  
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The collection consists of Journeys: a true story of the blocade on the Georgia Coast in its first year 1861-1862, number 3 of seven copies of a typescript by Roger S. Durham. Journeys follows the story of the Rev. Charles C. Jones family.
 
  Identifier:   ms1433  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Camillus J. Dismukes Colonial Georgia Newspaper Notices manuscript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dismukes, Camillus J.  
  Dates:   1970  
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The collection consists of a type manuscript titled Colonial Georgia Newspaper Notices, Commercial Advertisers in the Georgia Gazette, 1736-1776, compiled and edited by Camillus Dismukes, 1970. The manuscript quotes from commercial advertisers in the Georgia Gazette from 1763-1776. Included is a list of reports that serves as a guide to produce shipped from Savannah.
 
  Identifier:   ms518  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Thomasson de Lamassée letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   De Lamassée, Thomasson  
  Dates:   1827 October 13  
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The collection consists of one letter, dated October 13, 1827, written by Thomasson de Lamassée in Savannah, Georgia to the Superintendents for Public Health at Marseilles. He describes the local conditions surrounding the yellow fever outbreak in the Savannah area, including the lack of precautions by citizens, poor ventilation in homes, and the lack of monitoring of the disease by authorities. He indicates that he has shared with local doctors the idea that the disease is the result of local conditions, and not contagious.
 
  Identifier:   ms3809  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   De Renne, Wymberley Wormsloe, 1891-1966  
  Dates:   1880-1970  
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The collection consists of the papers of Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne and the members of his family, especially Mrs. De Renne and their son Kentwyn. Materials that cover all family members include over seventy years of family correspondence and general materials such as clippings, accounts, invitations, and notebooks. Mrs. De Renne's materials are mainly administraive in nature and reflect her interests and can be found among the series for the Association of Georgia Artists and the Garden Club of Georgia. Kentwyn De Renne's materials include correspondence from the 1940s-1950s and miscellaneous materials. A large amount of material can be found in the financial materials section which has not described beyond year spans. Additionally there is a series for Inigo De Renne, and a small amount of images and miscellaneous relating to the family's activities.
 
  Identifier:   ms1788  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Craig Barrow family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow, Craig, 1876-1945  
  Dates:   1766-1985  
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The collection consists of correspondence, genealogical information, writings, financial papers, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, deeds, and transcripts and copies of historical documents. Much of the Craig Barrow correspondence deals with his involvement with the Savannah Boxing Commission, Savannah Golf Club, Central of Georgia Railway, and the University of Georgia Alumni Society. The family correspondence contains letters regarding the Barrow property called the Home Place in Oglethorpe County, Georgia. There is much emphasis on Savannah, the Wormsloe estate, and Georgia history in both printed material and photographs. A large section of the financial papers concerns the real estate owned by the Barrows in Savannah and details the sale, rental, and management of the properties.
 
  Identifier:   ms3090  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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