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Series I: Department of Parks, City of Atlanta records, 1905-1954, undated


Scope and Content

This series contains minutes, correspondence, clippings, and a report which provide details of the operations of the Department of Parks. Much of the material was produced or collected by George I. Simons, General Manager of the Parks Department. Clippings provide information on the Atlanta Zoo (later Zoo Atlanta), the Atlanta Cyclorama, and various parks. Of particular note is a report by Simons which describes the history of the Atlanta park system and provides an assessment of parks as of 1952.


  • 1905-1954, undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


2.79 linear ft. (one half document case and two oversize boxes)


From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305