Publications Researched at GHS

Below is a brief list of publications where the author(s) have used the unique materials in the Georgia Historical Society’s collection to present their interpretation of history, society, events, and individuals.

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Bell, Malcolm. Major Butler’s Legacy: Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1987.


Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America.Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, 1998.


Boney, F.N. Slave Life in Georgia: A Narrative of the Life, Sufferings and Escape of John Brown, a Fugitive Slave. Savannah: Beehive Press, 1972.


Boyd, Kenneth W. The Historical Markers of North Georgia. Atlanta: Cherokee Publishing Co., 1993.


Bragg, William Harris. De Renne: Three Generations of a Georgia Family. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1999.


Brandon, Josephine Hart. Pages of Glory: Georgia’s Documentary Heritage. Savannah: Georgia Historical Society, 1998.


Brown, Russell K. Our Connection with Savannah: History of the First Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters, 1862-1865. Macon: Mercer Universtiy Press, 2004.


Bullard, Mary R. Cumberland Island: A History. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005.


Calonius, Erik. The Wanderer: The Last American Slaveship and the Conspiracy that Set Its Sails. New York, St. Martin’s Press, 2006.


Campbell, Jacqueline Glass. When Sherman Marched North from the Sea: Resistance on the Confederate Homefront. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.


Cashin, Edward J. Governor Henry Ellis and the Transformation of British North America. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1994


_______. Lachlan McGillivray, Indian Trader: The Shaping of the Southern Colonial Frontier. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1992.


_______. William Bartram and the American Revolution on the Southern Frontier. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2000.


Ciucevich, Robert A. Tybee Island: The Long Branch of the South. Charleston: Arcadia Press, 2005.


Clark, Murtie June. Colonial Soldiers of the South, 1732-1774. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company,1983.


Coleman, Kenneth. Colonial Georgia: A History. New York: Scribner, 1976.


D’Alonzo, Mary Beth. Streetcars of Chatham County: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society . Charleston: Arcadia Press, 1999.


Davis, Harold E. The Fledgling Province: Social and Cultulral Life in Colonial Georgia, 1733-1776. Chapel Hill: Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1976.


Davis, Robert Scott. Ghosts and Shadows of Andersonville: Essays on the Secret Social Histories of America’s Deadliest Prison. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2006.


Dick, Susan E. and Mandi D. Johnson. Savannah, 1733-2000: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society. Charleston: Arcadia Press, 2001.


Ferguson, T. Reed. The John Couper Family at Canon’s Point. Macon: Mercer Universtiy Press, 1994.


Flanders, Ralph Betts. Plantation Slavery in Georgia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1933.


Fleetwood, Rusty. Tidecraft: The Boats of South Carolina, Georgia and Northeastern Florida, 1550-1950. Tybee Island, Ga.: WBG Marine Press, 1995.


Fraser, Walter J. Savannah in the Old South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2003.


Freeman, Ron. Savannah: People, Places and Events. Savannah: Ron Freeman, 1997.


Frey, Valerie, et al. Voices of Savannah: Selections from the Oral History Collection of the Savannah Jewish Archives. Savannah: Savannah Jewish Archives, 2004.


Gallay, Alan. The Formation of a Planter Elite: Jonathan Bryan and the Southern Colonial Frontier. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1989.


Granger, Mary, ed. Savannah River Plantations. Savannah: Georgia Historical Society, 1947.


Green, Venus. “A Preliminary Investigation of Black Construction Artisans in Savannah from 1820-1860.” Master’s thesis, Columbia University, 1982.


Gunther, Justin. Historic Signs of Savannah: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2004.


Jackson, Harvey H. Lachlan McIntosh and the Politics of Revolutionary Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1979.


Jackson, Harvey H. and Phinizy Spalding, eds. Forty Years of Diversity: Essays on Colonial Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1984.


Johnson, Charles J. Mary Telfair: The Life and Legacy of a Nineteenth-Century Woman. Savannah: Frederick C. Beil, 2002.


Johnson, Whittington B. Black Savannah, 1788-1864. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1996.


Jones, Carmie, ed. Historic Savannah: A Survey of Significant Buildings in th Historic Districts of Savannah. Savannah: Historic Savannah Foundation, 2005.


Keber, Martha. Seas of Gold, Seas of Cotton: Christophe Poulain DuBignon of Jekyll Island. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2002.


Killion, Ronald G. and Charles T. Waller. Georgia and the Revolution. Atlanta: Cherokee Publishing Co., 1975.


Knight, Lucian Lamar. Georgia’s Landmarks, Memorials and Legends. Atlanta: Lucian Lamar Knight, 1913.


Kole, Kaye. The Minis Family of Georgia 1733-1992. Savannah: Georgia Historical
Society, 1992.


Lambert, Frank. James Habersham: Loyalty, Politics and Commerce in Colonial Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005.


Lane, Mills. Savannah Revisited: History and Architecture. Savannah: Beehive Press, 2001.


Lawrence, Alexander. Storm over Savannah: The Story of Count D’Estaing and the Siege of the Town in 1779. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1951.


Levy, B.H. Mordecai Sheftall: Jewish Revolutionary Patriot. Savannah: Georgia Historical Society, 1999.


Lockley, Timothy James. Lines in the Sand: Race and Class in Lowcountry Georgia, 1750-1860. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001.


McCash, June Hall. The Jekyll Island Cottage Colony. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.


_______. Jekyll Island’s Early Years: From Prehistory through Reconstruction. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005.


Morgan, Chad. Planter’s Progress: Modernizing Confederate Georgia. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005.


Pavich-Lindsay, Melanie. Anna: The Letters of a St. Simons Island Plantation Mistress, 1817-1859. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2002.


Piechochinski, Mary Elizabeth. Men of Iron, Men of Stone, Feet of Clay. Savannah: Oglethorpe Press, 2006.


_______. Once upon an Island: The Barrier and Marsh Islands of Chatham County, Georgia. Savannah: Oglethorpe Press, 2003.


Pryor, Elizabeth Brown. Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee through His Private Letters. New York: Viking, 2007.


Rauers, Betty. Sojourn in Savannah. Savannah: Printcraft Press, 1984.


Russell, David Lee. Oglethorpe and Colonial Georgia: A History, 1733-1783. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland and Co., 2006.


Singleton, Theresa A. “The Archaeology of Afro-American Slavery in Coastal Georgia: A Regional Perception of Slave Household and Community Patterns.” Ph.D. diss., University of Florida, 1980.


Smedlund, William S. Camp Fires of Georgia’s Troops, 1861-1865. Lithonia, Ga.: Kennesaw Mountain Press, 1994.


Smith, Gordon Burns. Morningstars of Liberty: The Revolutionary War in Georgia, 1775-1783 Volume One. Milledgeville, Ga.: Boyd Publishing, 2006.


Smith, Julia Floyd. Slavery and Rice Culture in Low Country Georgia, 1750-1860. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1985.


Steel, Edward M. T. Butler King of Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1964.


Stegeman, John F. Caty: A Biography of Catharine Littlefield Greene. Providence: Rhode Island Bicentennial Foundation, 1977.


Sullivan, Buddy. Georgia: A State History. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.


Sweet, Julie Anne. Negotiating for Georgia: British-Creek Relations in the Trustee Era, 1733-1752. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005.


Thomas, Clarence. My Grandfather’s Son: A Memoir. New York: Harper, 2007.


Waring, Joseph Frederick. Cerveau’s Savannah. Savannah: Georgia Historical Society, 1973.


Wood, Betty, ed. Mary Telfair to Mary Few: Selected Letters, 1802-1844. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007.


_______. Women’s Work, Men’s Work: The Informal Slave Economies of Lowcountry Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995.


Wood, Virginia Steele and Mary R. Bullard, eds. Journal of a Visit to the Georgia Islands of St. Catharines, Green, Ossabaw, Sapelo, St. Simons, Jekyll and


     Cumberland, with Comments of the Florida Islands of Amelia, Talbot and St. George, in 1753 . Macon: Mercer University Press, 1996.