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Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Collection

Artist/Creator

Augusta Chamber of Commerce

Date

1908-2009

Description

Five Boxes, Seven Ledgers, and Two Scrapbooks of Augusta Chamber of Commerce Material dating from 1908 to 2009

Finding Aid is as follows:

Box 1 (16 Folders):

Constitution and By-Laws 1950-1990; By-Laws Amendments 1970s; Copies of Incorporation Papers 1910-1973; History of the Chamber of Commerce 1974; Annual Reports 1928-1959; Annual Reports 1960-65; Annual Reports 1966-69; Annual Reports 1970-76; Annual Reports 1977-1989; Annual Reports 2002-03; Annual Meetings 1956-1964; Annual Meetings 1965-69; Annual Meeting 1970; Annual Meeting 1971; Annual Meeting 1972; Annual Meeting 1973;

Box 2 (17 Folders):

Annual Meeting 1974; Annual Meeting 1975; Annual Meeting 1976; Annual Meeting 1977; Annual Meeting 1978; Annual Meeting 1979; Annual Meeting 1980; Annual Meeting 1981; Annual Meeting 2004; Development Authority 1973; Forward Augusta Meeting Minutes 1971-73; Forward Augusta Meeting Minutes 1974; Forward Augusta Meeting Minutes 1975; Forward Augusta Meeting Minutes 1976; Greater Augusta Chamber Foundation Meeting Minutes and By-Laws 1974; Augusta Vision Project 1996; Chamber of Commerce Wall of History 1993-2000;

Box 3 (18 Folders):

Committee of 100 Constitution and By-Laws 1957; Committee of 100 Resolutions 1958-1962; Committee of 100 Board of Directors 1956-1971; Committee of 100 Membership 1955-1966; Committee of 100 Registration of a Corporation 1956; Committee of 100 Annual Reports 1958-1964; Committee of 100 Newsletters 1959; Committee of 100 History; Committee of 100 Charters 1955; Committee of 100 Newspaper Clippings 1961-68; Committee of 100 Meeting Minutes 1953-57; Committee of 100 Meeting Minutes 1958-59; Committee of 100 Meeting Minutes 1960-61; Committee of 100 Meeting Minutes 1962-63; Committee of 100 Meeting Minutes 1964-65; Committee of 100 Meeting Minutes 1966-69; Committee of 100 Budgets 1956-1967; Committee of 100 Income & Expenses 1957-1969

Box 4 (7 Folders):

Committee of 100 Financial Statements 1956-59; Committee of 100 Financial Statements 1960-63; Committee of 100 Financial Statements 1965-69; Committee of 100 Audit Reports 1957-59; Committee of 100 Audit Reports 1960-65; Lester Moody File, correspondence publications and clippings 1951-72; Newspaper Clippings 1936-2003;

Box 5 (5 Folders and other material)

Augusta Histories and Reference Information 1940-1953; Augusta Resource Material (pamphlets, brochures, and other publications)1900-1973; Booklet - South Carolina Pension Abstracts of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Indian Wars; Chamber of Commerce Publications 1943-2009; Photograph Folder 1 - (Chamber Members, Events, etc.); Photograph Folder 2 - (1936 Flood) ; Greater Augusta Chamber Foundation Seal

Ledgers:

Ledger 1 - Meeting Minutes for individual committees of the Augusta Chamber of Commerce from March 19, 1906 to September 5, 1907

Committees Include: Executive, Directors, Home Industry, Transportation, Georgia-Carolina Fair Association, Industrial Parade, Education, Immigration, Parks and Boulevards, Manufactures and New Enterprises, among others.

Ledger 2 - Meeting Minutes for individual committees of the Augusta Chamber of Commerce from September 9, 1907 to March 31, 1909

Committees Include: Directors, Home Industry, Transportation, Education, Immigration, Confederate Veterans, Hospitals, Subscribers, among others.

Ledger 3 - Meeting Minutes for the Augusta Chamber of Commerce from October 12, 1926 to February 27, 1931

Topics covered include various agricultural issues as well as city advertising and tourism.

Ledger 4 - Meeting Minutes for the Augusta Chamber of Commerce from December 1, 1938 to March 24, 1941.

Topics covered include lobbying for a military camp (Camp Gordon) and the Clarks Hill Project.

Ledger 5 - Meeting Minutes for the Augusta Chamber of Commerce from November 17, 1958 to November 8, 1962

Topics include the Savannah River and Lester Moody's retirement letter.

Ledger 6 - Meeting Minutes for the Augusta Chamber of Commerce from February 1, 1956 to November 10, 1958.

Topics covered include the change of Camp Gordon into Fort Gordon.

Ledger 7 - Meeting Minutes for the Augusta Chamber of Commerce from January 21, 1964 to June 17, 1969.

Topics covered include the Committee of 100, Augusta Magazine taking over for Building Augusta and the Augusta Town House.

Scrapbooks - Photograph scrapbooks used as a marketing tools promoting the city of Augusta. Contains a presentation on Augusta and photographs of local amenities.

Credit Line

Donated by the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce

Location

Storage

Object ID

2012.042

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