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Jane Peacock research materials

Collection number: ahc.MSS1121

Scope and Content

This collection contains manuscripts, research materials, correspondence, book layouts, design notes, and newspaper clippings. Most of the material relates to Margaret Mitchell, the book Gone With The Wind, as well as its movie adaptation, and Peacock's research.


  • 1966-1988, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Jane Bonner Peacock (1926-?) was born in Atlanta and attended the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia. Her husband was Lamar Peacock (1920-2009). Together they had three children: Helen Peacock Wade, Linda Peacock Gossage, and Lamar Bonner Peacock. Jane Peacock served as a historian for the Atlanta Town Committee of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia. In 1989 she published A Dynamo Going To Waste through Peachtree Publishing Ltd. The book included a collection of letters to and from Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949), author of Gone With The Wind.


0.417 linear ft. (one document case)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1991

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2017.

Jane Peacock research materials
Joshua Whitfield
June 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