Julius Edel collection

Julius Edel collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Edel, Julius
Title: Julius Edel collection
Dates: 1909-1981
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (1 document box stored on side)
Coll. Number: ms3420

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

Astronauts--United States--Correspondence.
Jewish mayors--Georgia--Savannah.
Legislators--United States--Correspondence.
Letterheads--United States--Specimens.
Masters theses.
Myers, Herman
Presidents--United States--Correspondence.
Signatures (names)
University of Georgia. School of Law. -- Faculty--Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Julius Edel collection, 1909-1973, 1981. MS 3420. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11David Goldberg's thesis, The Administration of Herman Myers as Mayor of Savannah, Georgia
2Scrapbook containing letters from various political figures, 1909-1973