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Elizabeth Kimbell papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS869

Scope and Content

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, booklets, invitations, Pi Pi Sorority membership list, a short story, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains information regarding dances, parties, debutantes, fraternities, Washington Seminary, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Emory University, all in Atlanta, Georgia.


  • 1926-1931, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Elizabeth Kimbell, daughter of Earl Kimbell and Elizabeth Davis, grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and kept a scrapbook of her many activities. Kimbell was a social young woman, attending many dances and fraternity functions. She was a student at Washington Seminary and a member of Pi Pi Sorority. After marrying Lewey Caldwell Perry on December 19, 1931, she moved to Chicago, Illinois.


1.5 linear ft. (1 half document case; 1 oversize box)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993
Elizabeth Kimbell papers
Josh Hogan
August 2013
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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