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Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad land grant documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS935f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a binder of official documents issued by the United States War Department concerning land-grant equalization between the federal government and railroad companies. Also included is a map of land grant and bond-aided railroads.


  • 1937-1945


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad Company was reorganized from the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad in 1926. The railroad was headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with lines that ran throughout the Southeast. In 1946 the railroad was absorbed into the Atlantic Coast Line. Additional historical information about the Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad Company has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1996

Related Archival Materials

Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection, VIS 123, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Atlanta Birmingham & Coast Railroad land grant documents
Rebecca Grieco
November 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