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Carlyn Fisher papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS770

Scope and Content

The collection contains materials pertaining to Carlyn Fisher's artistic career as a painter, as well as her chronicling of numerous other artists from the southeastern United States. Other items in the collection include newspaper clippings magazine articles, correspondence, and information regarding other artists and their works.


  • 1961-1982, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Carlyn Fisher is an artist and critic from the Atlanta, Georgia, area. She organized many artistic and theatrical events in and around Atlanta during the late 1960s and the 1970s. In addition to her artistic pursuits, she wrote many articles on artistic events. She was also involved with writing The Arts in Georgia which is a report to the Georgia Art Commission and was founded by the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities.


2.5 linear ft. (1 document case; 1 half document case; 1 oversize folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.

Carlyn Fisher papers
Josh Hogan
May 2014
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