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Robert D. Klein Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS127

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of buildings in the commercial district of downtown Atlanta, and in an outlying area which is presently known as Midtown. The collection includes views of the Empire Building on Broad Street (later named Citizens and Southern National Bank Building), the Hurt Building on Hurt Plaza, Rich’s Department Store on Broad Street, the Ruralist Press Building located on Hunter Street, and Peachtree Apartments (later named Hotel Peachtree Manor) located on Peachtree Street. Some of the photographs were taken by Edgar Orr Studios of Atlanta, Georgia.


  • circa 1920 -1925


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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/Biographical History

No biographical information is available for Robert D. Klein.


5 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

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

Acquisition Information

Gift of Robert D. Klein, 1979 (1979.262).

General Physical Description note

5 black and white photographic prints

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2006.

Robert D. Klein Photographs, circa 1920 -1925ahc.VIS 127
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
July 2009
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Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305