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Kate Helen Suber Thompson scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS1145

Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook created by Kate Thompson with materials from the Beta Chapter of the Delphian Society in Atlanta and Thompson’s daughter, Katherine. Materials include chapter documents and correspondence, as well as documents and newspaper clippings about Katherine’s education, particularly at Girls High School in Atlanta. In addition, this collection contains newspaper clippings of literary excerpts, news stories, and short pieces on motherhood. Of special note is a newspaper article about a Girls High School debate regarding women’s suffrage, a signed picture of Billie Burke, a newspaper image of blackface performers, and a list of styles and architectures of the buildings and residences in Atlanta.


  • 1869-1988, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Kate Helen Suber (1898-1979) was born in Ben Hill, Georgia, to Robert Jefferson Suber (1860-1947) and Nellie Agnes Barrett (1872-1907). Shortly after her birth the family moved to Atlanta. She married Thomas Henry Thompson and they had two children: Thomas Henry, Jr. (1917-1983) and Katherine. In Atlanta, Suber served as the secretary of the Beta Chapter of the Delphian Society, a national organization dedicated to promoting women’s education in the United States.


0.209 linear ft. (one half document case)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2002

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2018.

Kate Helen Suber Thompson scrapbook
Meredith Jones
June 2018
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