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Ida Mae McDonald Perry scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS860f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a copy of The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book in which McDonald recorded her fourth year at Girls High School. The book has sections with class photographs, class officers, class prophecies, graduation invitations, graduation programs, jokes and frolics, gown photos, and press notices. McDonald used the book as a scrapbook, adding newspaper clippings, notes from friends, event programs, drawings, and photographs of her and her classmates to the book.


  • 1916


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Ida Mae McDonald Perry (1897-1991) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Frank I. McDonald (1858-1927) and Ida Palmer McDonald (1866-1949). She had five siblings, Harry Alexander (1888-1958), Maurice Daniel (1893-1924), Laura (1901-?), Francis I. (1904-1997), and Marion (1910-?). In 1916 she graduated from Girls High School. Later, she married Marion G. Perry (1898-?) and they had one son, Louis P. (1925-?). Additional biographical information about Ida Mae McDonald Perry has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2011

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Ida Mae McDonald Perry scrapbook
Hallie Lonial
April 2019
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