|Title:||Julius Edel collection|
|Quantity:||1.0 Linear feet (1 document box stored on side)|
Herman Myers, a prominent member of the Jewish community in Savannah, was mayor of that city during the 1890s.
James McDivitt and Edward H. White were both astronauts on the Gemini 4 and Apollo 9 space flights.
The collection consists of a series of autographed letters, most typed on letterheads, from assorted legislators and businessmen such as Dean Rusk (on University of Georgia Law School stationery - 1972), William H. Taft (on White House stationery - 1909), Herbert Hoover (on personal stationery - 1917), Franklin D. Roosevelt (Governor of New York letterhead - 1932), Dwight D. Eisenhower (personal stationery - 1962), James McDivitt and Edward H. White (NASA stationery - 1965), among others. Also included in this collection is David J. Goldberg's Masters Thesis - The Administration of Herman Myers as Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, 1895-97 and 1899-1907.
Arranged by record type.
Julius Edel collection, 1909-1973, 1981. MS 3420. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.