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Boys High School (Atlanta, Ga.)

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Boys' High School collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS364
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of materials pertaining to the Boys High School. The bulk of the collection is newspaper clippings and class reunion documents such as programs and minutes.
Dates: 1907-1947, undated

Douglas G. MacRae papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1129
Scope and Content This collection consists of materials about MacRae's teaching career, including correspondence, manuscripts, speech transcripts, and news clippings. Of particular interest is MacRae’s critical writing against “career education,” the movement in the 1970s in the United States Department of Education away from a general education and toward training grade school and high school students for a career and vocation.
Dates: 1964-1986, undated

Elijah A. Brown, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS38
Scope and Content These papers consist of business and personal papers, including correspondence and financial records of Elijah A. Brown, Sr. and some of Elijah A. Brown, Jr. In addition, ther are papers pertaining to several Brown Family members, including Governor Joseph E. Brown, Julius I. Brown, and Marcus J. Brown.
Dates: 1826-1965, undated

Lawshe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS235
Scope and Content This collection spans three generations of the Lawshe Family, the bulk of the materials concentrate on John Zimmerman Lawshe. Much of the attention is given to the personal activities of John Lawshe as a graduate of Boy’s High School and the New York Homeopathic College, and his activities as a Mason in Atlanta. Documents include the commencement program for Boys’ High, 23 June 1875; and copies of obituaries and death announcements documenting John Lawshe’s activities. John’s wife, Willie James...
Dates: 1875-1965

Robert E. Shivers documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS675f
Scope and Content This collection contains directory report of alumni from Boys High School for their 50th reunion, and a newspaper clipping.
Dates: 1949, 1974

William Everhart Cunningham diaries

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS830f
Scope and Content The collection contains two diaries written by William Everhart Cunningham. In his entries he describes his participation in various sports at the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), his sister's move to Agnes Scott College, and his reaction to his father's death in 1908. Also included in the collection is a postcard from his father.
Dates: 1901-1909