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Lynwood Jester papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS841f

Scope and Content

This collection contains documents from Lynwood Jester's personal and professional life. Included is an invitation to join the United Daughters of the Confederacy, programs from her children's junior high graduations, and a pamphlet from the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. There are also programs from Lynwood Jester School of Art recitals (typically held at the Georgia Masonic Temple), her pupils' performance events, a promotional brochure explaining her course offerings, and a letter of recommendation from her supervisor at the Atlanta School of Oratory and Expression.


  • 1911-1968


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Lynwood Waters (1884-1975) was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She married Robert Charles Jester (1869-?), and they had a son Robert Charles Jester Jr. (1917-2000) and a daughter Carolyn Woodfin Jester (1918-2007). Jester was a dance teacher; she first worked as an instructor at the Atlanta School of Oratory and Expression and later opened her own school, the Lynwood Jester School of Dance. Further biographical information about Lynwood Jester has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2005

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
Lynwood Jester papers
Hallie Lonial
March 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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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