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Rosalie Howell photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS335

Scope and Content

This collection contains images of the residence of Judge Clark Howell (Rosalie Howell's grandfather) and the Howell family. Also included are photographs of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation and the Evan Park Howell School in Atlanta, Georgia. Of special note are images of the graveside and floral designs from Clark Howell's funeral at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta.


  • approximately 1868-1954


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is 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

Rosalie Howell (1877-1970) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Evan Park Howell (1839-1905) and Julia Adelaide Erwin Howell (1843-1906). Evan Park Howell was Mayor of Atlanta from 1903 to 1905, an early telegraph operator, a Confederate Army officer, and the editor-in-chief of the Atlanta Constitution from 1876-1905. Evan and Julia had six other children: Clark Howell (1863-1936), Albert Howell (1866-1933), Effie Park Howell Foreman (1870-1943), Ida Erwin Howell McAliley (1873-1943), Adelaide Howell (1879-1957) and Evan Howell (1881-1934). Rosalie Howell attended West End Academy, Washington Seminary, and Agnes Scott College, and studied library science at the Carnegie Library in Atlanta. She worked as a Red Cross nurse during World War I, which earned her the Croix de Guerre from the French Government. After the war, Howell worked as a librarian in the 2nd Corps of the U.S. Army on Governor's Island, New York and travelled extensively.


33 image(s) (26 black and white photographic prints and seven cabinet cards)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1954

Related Archival Materials

Rosalie Howell papers, MSS 119, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center


VIS 335 was previously catalogued as RHO.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2018.

Rosalie Howell photographs
Timothy Cole Hale
October 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305