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Willcox family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1148

Scope and Content

This collection contains family correspondence; a copy of the Atlanta Journal and other newspaper clippings; eyesight and speedwriting examination sheets; a composition notebook; a notepad; and a recipe book containing handwritten recipes, newspaper and magazine clippings, and a pamphlet with dietary recommendations from the Atlanta branch of Pat Walker’s Figure Perfection Salons, International. This collection also contains materials pertaining to specific members of the Willcox family, such as event programs and invitations; Daniel Willcox’s papers from a Charles Atlas fitness course; and Charles Willcox's financial papers from the Atlanta bank, Citizens and Southern National Bank.


  • 1923-1986, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Charles Langdon Willcox (1875-1949) was born in South Carolina to John Woodson Willcox (1850-1920) and Lovie Virginia Mobley (1855-1900). His wife, Mae Hendricks Daniel (1883-1959), was born in Georgia to Robert Gray Daniel (1860-1934) and Beulah Pauline Dwelle (1858-1948). Willcox and Mae had three children: Marie (1903-?), Charles (1909-?), and Daniel. In 1924, Marie graduated from the Mount Vernon Seminary School in Washington, D.C. Additional biographical information about the Willcox family has not been determined.


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, 2003

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 2018.

Willcox family papers
Meredith Jones
July 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