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Hardwick family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS909f

Scope and Content

This collection contains documents from John Wesley and Betsy Mae Hardwick. Materials include club membership cards, a Masonic degree, and a Girl Scout handbook. The bulk of the membership cards are from two Masonic temples, the Yaarab Shrine and the Piedmont Lodge. Of particular note is Betsy Mae Hardwick's notebook that she used to record the Girl Scout badges that she earned.


  • 1912-1947, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

John Wesley Hardwick, Jr. (1907-1982) was born to John Wesley (1870-1945) and Maud C. Hardwick (1875-1955) in Atlanta, Georgia. Hardwick served in the United States Army in the 44th Infantry during World War II. He married Betty M. Hardwick (1919-1991) and they had one daughter, Betty (Betsy) Mae Hardwick (1940-1953). Additional biographical information has not been determined.


4 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1991

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Hardwick family papers
Allison Maier
June 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