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City Logo 1885
Seal of the City of Savannah, from 1885 City Marshal letterhead
City of Savannah Government
A History of the City Government of Savannah, Ga., from 1790 to 1901
Compiled from Official Records by Thomas Gamble, Jr., Secretary to the Mayor, Under Direction of the City Council, 1900.

Index of Mayors and Aldermen, 1790-2012
City of Savannah Administrations, 1790-2012
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives

George W. Tiedeman (1861-1935), Mayor of the City of Savannah 1907-1913
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2007

History & Highlights of the City of Savannah's Council-Manager Form of Government, 1954-2004
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2004

Municipal Slavery: The City of Savannah's Ownership of Enslaved People
Prepared by Lacy Elizabeth Brooks, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 2014

Historic City Properties
Savannah City Hall Centennial Research Project:
The Birth of City Hall, 1903-1906
A Century of History, 1906-2006
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2006

Thomas Gamble Building History
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2004

Cluskey Embankment Stores
Interpretive panels prepared by Rita Elliott for the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2014

Broughton Municipal Building History
Excerpts from "Lot 6, Third Tything, Reynolds Ward, Savannah, Georgia" compiled by Amy Galovic, Savannah College of Art & Design, 2002.

City of Savannah Water Works Pump House Building History
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2005

Park and Tree Department Headquarters Building History
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2006

Savannah Fire Department Engine House No. 7 Building History
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2006

The Savannah Pharmacy, 1914-2007
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2009

The Monuments and Fountains of Savannah
Prepared by Dorothy H. Stewart, Armstrong State College, 1993

City Infrastructure
City Cisterns, 1830-1848 
Prepared by Kacie Alaga, Savannah College of Art & Design, 2014 

Savannah Infrastructure Documents Analysis Project
Savannah College of Art & Design, "Research Methods in Architectural History," Spring 2015
Includes: Fire Hydrants and Water Mains; Municipal Wharves; Rope Walk; Street Lighting; Wells and Pumps; and 19th-century Landscaping of the Squares

Savannah Neighborhoods
Historic Benjamin Van Clark Neighborhood: Trolleys to Today
Prepared for the City of Savannah, Cultural Affairs Department, 2004

Community History
World War II on the Savannah Waterfront; Wartime Production and Service in Savannah
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2008

Chatham County Military Service in World War II
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2009

John Holbrook Estill (1840-1907), President of the Evergreen Cemetery Company (1880-1907)
Prepared by the City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives, 2007