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Mary and Richard Slack advertising papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS740f

Scope and Content

This collection includes advertisements for Atlanta Paper Company, Southern Mills Inc., Spratlin, Harrington and Thomas Insurance Company, and Irvindale Farms Dairy.


  • 1943, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Richard John Slack graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and was the head of advertising in the Southeast for Fairchild Publications, a company based in New York. He designed the advertisements and postcards for Southern Mills and Atlanta Paper Company. Mary Knox Pulliam Slack was also a graduate of the University of Missouri and worked as a free-lance advertising designer in Atlanta. She designed the brochures for Spratlin, Harrington, and Thomas Insurance Company, and Irvindale Farms Dairy. Additional biographical information has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2007

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2017.

Mary and Richard Slack advertising papers
Kelley Warrington
February 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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