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Nancy Downing scrapbook on Eleonore Raoul Greene

Collection number: ahc.MSS932f

Scope and Content

Downing created this scrapbook as a memorial to Eleonore Raoul Greene. It contains copies of her suffrage exercises, thank you letters, newspaper articles, and letters documenting her work with the Atlanta League of Women Voters.


  • 1964-1977, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Eleonore Raoul Greene (1888-1983) was born in New York to an Atlanta family. She was educated at Emory University School of Law, director of the Atlanta League of Women Voters, one of Atlanta's first female attorneys, and a sufragette. In addition, Greene was an accomplished horseback rider and won many competitions. In 1928 ahe married Harry L. Greene and they had three children: Victoria Greene (1931- ?), Eleanore R. Greene (1935- ?), and Harry L. Greene, Jr. (1932- ?). Nancy Downing (1910-1993) was a friend of Greene, and was the daughter of Walter T. Downing (1865-1918), the architect who designed the Raoul family home.


1 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1997

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Nancy Downing scrapbook on Eleonore Raoul Greene
Rebecca Grieco
October 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