Wilson, Benjamin J.
- Existence: 1823 - 1896
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS208
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin J. Wilson consist primarily of business records from Alabama and Georgia. The bulk of the collection contains receipts and letters written as part of his business in and around Atlanta in the years 1864 and 1896. There are some personal records and family information with one folder of miscellaneous clippings collected by his wife. Other family members mentioned in these papers include his sons: John B. Wilson (1875-1881), Robert E. Wilson, Will Wilson (d. 1898) Philip D....
Collection number: ahc.VIS142
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of photographs consist of three generations of Wilson family members, including the images of grandchildren: Caverly, Bessie and Benjamin Wilson Tye; the children of Carrie Wilson Tye and John L. Tye. There are also several unidentified photos. An additional oversize file contains a map, property survey of Fulton County, near Westend, pertaining to the Riddle v. Wilson court case that is part of MSS 208.
Dates: circa 1870-1930
Collection number: ahc.VIS307
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Wilson and Tye family members, including Benjamin J. Wilson; Elizabeth H. Wilson; John L. Tye, Sr.; John L. Tye, Jr.; Carrie Wilson; and Mary Potts Wilson. Of note is a photograph of the Wilson family home at 266 Gordon Street (renamed Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard) in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1870-1890, undated