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Carl T. Sutherland scrapbooks

Identifier: ahc.MSS788

Scope and Content

This collection consists of five scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, photographs, and letters concerning City of Atlanta personnel and the events affecting the city's Personnel Department, including the World War II years. They also contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and letters on the 81st Infantry Division, Army Reserves. General Sutherland's military career during World War II is not chronicled in these scrapbooks.


  • 1939-1971


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Carl T. Sutherland was the first Director of Personnel of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, beginning in 1939. He helped set up the department but left in 1941 to serve in the Army. General Sutherland came back to the Personnel Department, again as Director, from 1946-1971. Sutherland was also a Major General in the United States Army Reserves in command of the 81st Infantry Division, which was based in Atlanta. He was a member of the Reserve Officers Association.


5.75 linear ft. (five oversize boxes)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1990

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.
Carl T. Sutherland scrapbooks
Josh Hogan
February 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 the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305