University of Georgia
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS483f
Scope and Content Dr. Jackson used this journal for a variety of purposes over three decades. Starting from one cover the reader finds sections of daily remarks, extensive word studies, a "Daily Journal of Gardening," laundry lists, a reading list on history, and "Facts about the Garden at Henry's Mt...". Turning the volume over and starting from the other cover reveals a "List of Flowers & Plants found at Athens & in its vicinity." The collection also contains a copy of a hand drawn sketch and notes...
Dates: 1790, 1801-1833
Collection number: ahc.MSS494f
Scope and Content This collection contains an autograph book brought by Joseph B. Jones of Herndon, Georgia to the University of Georgia, informally known at the time as Franklin College after its first building, in Athens.The autograph book contains the signatures including David William Lewis who went on to become the President of North Georgia Agricultural College. Another signer was John LeConte who helped to modernize the curriculum at the college.
Collection number: ahc.MSS330f
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and newspaper clippings, including a letter from E. A. Angier to Judge Emory Speer regarding Franklin College (a nickname for the University of Georgia after one of its buildings) and giving support to the Athens alumni; a letter from "Harold" to "Old Boy" (Carl Goldsmith) about men going overseas to fight in World War I.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1142
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, legal documents, and political writings, including text of speeches and letters to the editor of local newspapers that reflect Henry Alexander's activism in the Republican Party during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Legal and professional documents include Alexander’s affiliation with the American Bar Association, correspondence to the General Assembly and with the Fifth District of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs. The...
Dates: 1900-1973, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS222
Scope and Contents of the Records The majority of this collection documents the professional activities of Dr. Joseph Jacobs, and his son Sinclair Jacobs as proprietors of Jacobs' Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the official records of Jacobs' Pharmacy are samples of labels for products, a notebook and loose papers containing formulae for medicines and cosmetics, product catalogs, copies of Jacob's Monthly Magazine, and official correspondence. The collection also contains personal items of Joseph and Sinclair Jacobs,...
Dates: 1878-1977, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS253
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Collection number: ahc.MSS545
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, land deeds, legal documents, military documents, programs, invitations, and scrapbooks pertaining to the Kontz family. Of particular interest is an 1859 slave receipt as well as Christian Kontz' 1848 formal statement of intent to become a citizen of the United States and his 1866 certificate of citizenship. Also of interest is correspondence between Kontz and the War Department regarding the use of the Kontz residence as headquarters of the Third...
Dates: 1847-1940, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS33
Scope and Content This collection documents the Atlanta urban environment, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s, through cityscapes, aerial views and scenes of individual buildings as the city underwent a period of building and growth. The arrival of the city's first professional sports team, the Atlanta Braves, is documented. Also included in the collection are scenes pertaining to Southern politics including local, state and presidential races. A wide variety of Georgia agriculture and industry is...
Collection number: ahc.VIS342
Scope and Content This collection contains images of and about Dr. Crawford Williamson Long and his family that were compiled by Piromis H. Bell. Also included are photographs of monuments in honor of Long with his family.
Dates: 1871-1937, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS863f
Scope and Content This collection documents the lives of three generations of the Ransone family. It contains high school and college graduation programs, World War II ration documents, insurance receipts, and business cards. Also included are the books Songs of a Day by Frank L. Stanton and Around the World in Sixty Days by Robert Hecht. The collection includes pamphlets for Atlanta attractions such as Stone Mountain and the Lyric Theatre,...
Dates: 1887-1973, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1015
Scope and Content This collection contains corporate records of Southline Press, and includes advertising and administrative records, published articles, and research files. Advertising records include advertising copy, sales records, advertising rates, and sales invoices. Administrative records contain budgets, contracts, reader surveys, and correspondence of Southline publisher Todd Evans. The remainder of the collection consists of drafts and copies of articles published in...
Dates: 1959-1988, undated; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988
Collection number: ahc.MSS888
Scope and Content This collection consists of sports programs (baseball, football, and basketball), media guides and newspapers, predominantly from the University of Georgia and Georgia Institute of Technology, but also including, among others, Louisiana State University, Georgia Southern University, the University of Tennessee, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Atlanta Braves.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1110
Scope and Content This collection contains material collected by and about Tom Watson Brown. There are reviews and critiques of the television documentary The Murder of Mary Phagan that aired on NBC in 1988; speeches given by Brown at the Confederate Memorial Day service in Stone Mountain, Georgia in 1978, and about the Leo Frank trial, given in 1982; and an assortment of tickets from sporting and entertainment events primarily from the Atlanta area.
Dates: 1933-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1996