Holton Mastin diaries, 1997-1998
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 collection also contains papers documenting his service as President of the Atlanta Historical Society. The collection includes newspaper clippings from The North Side News, the Metropolitan Herald, and the Atlanta Constitution. The newspapers provide information about Alexander's activities with the Republican Party and his involvement in other civic affairs, including placement of historical markers about John C. Calhoun and James Oglethorpe. This collection contains certificates issued to Alexander to plead and practice before the United States Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia and membership and charter from the American Legion for Fulton County, Post Department of Georgia No. 134.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 2.711 linear ft. (seven document cases)