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Charles E . Troutt Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS116

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains photographs taken by commercial photographer Charles E. Troutt, presumably for his clients. Included are images of commercial buildings, government buildings, private residences, private clubs, colleges and universities, aerial views, and street scenes in various neighborhoods in Atlanta.


  • 1951-1969, undated


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Administrative History

Charles E. Troutt was a commercial photographer who worked in Atlanta from approximately 1951 to 1969. Additional biographical information has not been determined.


245 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged in two series (1) Buildings (2) Atlanta Scenes. Within each series, the photographs are organized alphabetically.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Some of the images in this collection are located in cold storage (CS) as indicated in the descriptive inventory. Patrons must allow 24 hours after retrieval of cold storage item(s) before viewing material.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles E. Troutt, 1962, 1965, 1966 (1962.020,), (1965.038), (1966.060)

General Physical Description note

Extent: 245 black and white and color prints

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.

Charles E. Troutt Photographs ahc.VIS 116
An Inventory of His Photographs at the Kenan Research Center of the Atlanta History Center
Inventory prepared by Helen Matthews
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305