Harvey Dan Abrams photographs of Medora Field Perkerson
Collection number: ahc.VIS155
Scope and Contents of the Records
The photographs in this collection relate to Atlanta author Medora Field Perkerson. The earliest images, a photograph from 1924, shows Ms. Perkerson seated in the center with other members of the Atlanta Journal Sunday Magazine, including Margaret Mitchell. Other photographs show Medora Field Perkerson seated with her mother reading Who Killed Aunt Maggie? in 1939; a photograph of her arrival at the 1940 premiere of the movie Who Killed Aunt Maggie? with her husband Angus Perkerson, and a photograph seated at her desk after revealing her identity as “Marie Rose” in 1947. Other images include Senator Richard B. Russell reading White Columns in Georgia in 1952 and the state historical marker at Lindale, Georgia in 1961 honoring Medora Field Perkerson in 1961.
- circa 1924-1961
- Abrams, Harvey Dan (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.
Biographical information on Harvey Dan Abrams has not been determined.
Arrangement of the Papers
This collection is alphabetical according to titles supplied by staff.
Gift of Harvey Dan Abrams, 1966 (1966.063).
General Physical Description note
6 black and white photographic prints
Collection processed in 2007.
- Abrams, C. H.
- Abrams, J. K.
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine (Firm)
- Field, Mary Abrams
- Grant, E. P.
- Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949
- Perkerson, Angus
- Perkerson, Medora Field
- Photography -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Portrait photography
- Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard)
- Scoggin, Robert Lee
- Smith, Jack
- Harvey Dan Abrams Photographs of Medora Field Perkerson, circa 1924-1961ahc.VIS 155
- Inventory prepared by Helen Matthews
- August 2009
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