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Enid Bryan and John Stephens papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS876f

Scope and Content

This collection contains material collected by Enid Bryan Stephens and John Calhoun Stephens. Items include a driver's license, diploma, certificates, ordinations, programs, stickers, and a newspaper clipping. The collection also includes a program from the Nightingale play, war maps for the European and Pacific Theaters, and a copy of "Saddler's Railroad Time Book for the Use of Engineers and Firemen."


  • 1930-1980, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Enid Bryan Stephens (1913-1996) was born in Mayo, Florida, to Edward Bryan (1886-1952) and Lillie Stephens Bryan (1885-1973). She graduated from Chamblee High School in 1930. During World War II, she became a registered nurse and served in the United Service Organizations (USO). After World War II, she was active in the DeKalb County division of the Democratic Party, married John Calhoun Stephens (1916-1985), and had one daughter, Anne (1951-). John Calhoun Stephens (1916-1985) was born in Augusta, Georgia, to John C. Stephens (1888-1964) and Lillian Stephens (1896-1976). He earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1937 and his Master of Arts in 1938 from Emory University. In 1950, he received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. Stephens served as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Emory University and was an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Church, serving on the Diocese of Atlanta.


3 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1995

Description Control

The collection was processed in 2019

Enid Bryan and John Stephens papers
Allison Maier
May 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