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Sage family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS599

Scope and Content

This collection contains annual accounting ledgers, correspondence, United States Navy flight logs, and a scrapbook. Dr. Daniel Y. Sage's account ledgers cover his medical practice, 1931-1940. Correspondence consists of reports sent by the Creditors Mercantile and Adjustment Agency, a collections agency, following up on claims submitted by Dr. Sage. Also included are Daniel Y. Sage, Jr.'s Naval flight logs, 1941-1945, when he was stationed at Pensacola, Florida, where he received training. He was also stationed at Atlanta, Georgia; Port Columbus, Ohio; and Fort Worth, Texas. There are also memorandums from the Naval Air Transit Service Command in Brooklyn, New York, about Daniel Y. Sage, Jr.'s additional duties as a ferry pilot. The collection also contains Charlotte V. Sage's scrapbook, 1935-1936, from her time at the King-Smith Studio School. The scrapbook contains newspaper wedding announcements; invitations; matchbooks; Christmas cards; correspondence; photographs; and event programs.


  • 1923-1945


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Daniel Yale Sage (1885-1963) was born in Gainesville, Georgia, and graduated from the University of Georgia in Athens, in 1906. In 1910, he graduated from the Atlanta School of Medicine and established a medical practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Sage was the president of the Ansley Golf Club 1930-1933. He married Irene Ingram (1889-1976) and had two children: Daniel Y. (1915-1970) and Charlotte V. (b. 1918). Daniel Y. Sage, Jr. also attended the University of Georgia and was a Navy pilot during World War II. Charlotte graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta in 1935 and attended the King-Smith Studio School in Washington, D.C., where she was a member of the Omega Beta Chi sorority.


1.96 linear ft. (two document cases, one half document case, and one oversize box)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1988

Separated Materials

All visual arts materials have been separated from the collection and are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.

Sage family papers
Laura Starratt
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305