Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs
Collection number: ahc.VIS125
Scope and Contents of the Records
This collection is comprised of images of the early development of Ansley Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer. Mr. Solon Zachery Ruff, who was the development’s civil engineer, can be seen, along with images of the home of Amos Rhodes (now Rhodes Hall). Mr Ruff is identified as “papa” on some of the images. One of the images is of an auction of lots in Ansley Park.
- McCarty, Adelaide Ruff (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.
Adelaide Ruff McCarty was probably a relative, and perhaps the daughter of Solon Zachery Ruff, the civil engineer who was responsible for laying out Ansley Park, in Atlanta, Georgia. Ansley Park was developed by Edward P. Ansley between 1904 and 1913. It is located north of downtown Atlanta and west of Piedmont neighborhood encompasses approximately 275 acres.
Arrangement of the Papers
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Gift of Adelaide Ruff McCarty, 1963 (1963.17).
General Physical Description note
6 black and white photographic prints
Collection processed in 2006.
- Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs, 1905ahc.VIS 125
- Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
- July 2009
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