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Forward Arts Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS915

Scope and Content

These scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence and other papers to document the history of the Forward Arts Foundation since it moved into the Swan Coach House.


  • 1967-2002


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

The Forward Arts Foundation refurbished the Swan House garage and servants quarters on the grounds of the Atlanta Historical Society. The building was named the Swan Coach House and the Foundation moved in 1967. The Foundation was founded to benefit visual arts projects of the High Museum of Art and to support the Atlanta Historical Society. The Forward Arts Foundation runs a gift shop, art gallery and restaurant to raise money. These scrapbooks were put together by a committee chaired by Anne Carr (Mrs. Julian Carr) in 1997. Additional scrapbook were constructed in later years.


8.335 linear ft. (5 oversize boxes)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2016.

Forward Arts Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) scrapbooks
Josh Hogan
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