Samuel Russell and Julia Colquitt Bridges papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS1165
Scope and Content
This collection contains genealogy records, letters, programs, and newspaper clippings about the Bridges family, primarily Samuel Russell, Jr. Included are the military papers of Samuel Russell Bridges from World War II. Of particular note is Mrs. Bridges' guest book which was signed by President Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924).
- 1907-1991, undated
- Bridges, Samuel Russell (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Samuel Russell Bridges, Jr. (1911-1997) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Samuel Russell Bridges, Sr. (1875-1960) and May Eugenia Pagett (1883-1953). In 1933, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Emory University. In 1937, he married Julia Dunning Colquitt (1917-1994), who was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Walter Terry Colquitt (1874-1937) and Julia E. Dunning. They had five children: Dianne, Terry, Bob, Tom, and David. Bridges served as a second lieutenant in the military during World War II. After the war, he worked as a salesman for the Piedmont Life Insurance Company and served as the president for the Atlanta Life Underwriters Association.
0.0417 linear ft. (one document case)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1992, with subsequent additions
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Samuel Russell and Julia Colquitt Bridges papers
- Allison Maier
- June 2019
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.