Therrell House construction documents
Scope and Content
This collection contains invoices, letters, and bills gathered during the construction of James Hamilton Therrell's home, located at 3101 Habersham Road in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia.
- Therrell, James Hamilton (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
James Hamilton Therrell (1907-1965) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Daniel Therrell (1868-1958) and Marie Therrell (1875-1958). In 1927, he graduated from Emory University and in 1930, Emory Law School. In 1931, he married Vinita Anderson (1908-2004) and they had three children: Vinita Therrell Leake (1942-1990), Marie Therrell Astin (1943-2013), and Alexander Anderson Therrell (1946-). Therrell was the director of the Atlanta Housing Authority from 1942 until 1952 and served as the Executive Assistant to the Attorney General prior to his death in 1958.
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Therrell House construction documents
- 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.