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Louis M. Nunn papers

Identifier: L1977-20

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Louis M. Nunn papers,1956-1975, contain programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, reports, rosters, resolutions, certificates, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1956-1975


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

Oversized Materials stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Biographical Notes about Louis M. Nunn

Louie Matthew Nunn was a Savannah alderman, school board member and union official. He was a native of Mitchell and lived in Savannah. He worked as a business manager for the Carpenter's Union for 31 years. He served as a Savannah city alderman from 1962-1964. He was a member of the Carpenter's Local Union No. 256, Alee Temple Shrine, the Bacon Park Senior Blitz and a Mason. He was a former member of Board of Public Education and had served on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple and the Learners Sunday School Class. He was a past president of the Building Trades Council and was a lieutenant colonel, Aide De Camp on the governor's staff during the administration of S. Ernest Vandiver in 1959.


0.1 Linear Feet (in 5 folders)

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Louie Matthew Nunn was a member of the Carpenter's Local Union No. 256 (Savannah, Georgia) and served as the local's business manager for 31 years. His papers include correspondence, invitations and programs, newspaper clippings, and speeches, 1956-1957.


The papers are arranged by material type.

Off-Site Storage

Oversized Materials stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Louis M. Nunn, September 1977.

Separated Materials

During processing, oversized newspaper clippings (1958) were separated to Southern Labor Archives Oversize Collection and stored off-site. Consult Special Collections for access.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Gernazian at the file level, March 16, 1978. This collection guide was created from a legacy finding aid. The inventory's contents and storage locations of separated materials (if applicable) were not verified at that time.

Louis M. Nunn:
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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