George Washington Collier papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS602f
Scope and Content
This collection contains a handwritten autobiography of George Washington Collier and includes Collier family history. Included is a transcription of the writings.
- Collier, George Washington (Person)
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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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
George Washinton Collier (1813-1903) was born to Meredith Collier and Elizabeth Gray, one of fourteen children. In 1823 he moved with his family to DeKalb County, Georgia. One of his early jobs was to carry mail betweeen Decatur, Georgia and Allatoona, Georgia. He continued his career with the postal service by eventually becoming Postmaster of Atlanta. He owned a large amount of land in the Atlanta area including Five Points. He owned a general store and built the Aragon Hotel in 1892.
- George Washington Collier papers
- February 2013
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- Finding aid is written in English.