Caroline M. Clarke photographs of the Candler family
Collection number: ahc.VIS376
Scope and Content
This collection contains photographs of the Candler family, who were related to Caroline M. Clark on her mother's side. This collection includes a photograph of Martha Candler with seven of her sons: Milton (1837-1909), Ezekiel (1838-1915), Noble (1841-1887), William (1847-1928), Asa (1851-1929), Warren (1857-1941), and John (1861-1941). Another photograph features Asa Candler with his wife, Lucy (1878-1919), and their children: Asa Jr. (1880-1953), Lucy (1883-1962), William (1890-1936), Charles (1878-1957), and Walter (1885-1967). Also included are photographs of John (1841-1906) and Laura McKoy (1844-1932), an image of a painting of congressman Charles Murphey (1799-1861), and postmortem portraits of an unidentified infant.
- Approximately 1840-1890
- Kuhns Photographic Studio (Atlanta, Ga.) (Organization)
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.
Caroline M. Clarke (1906-1994) was born in Georgia to Samuel (1875-?) and Claude McKinney (nee Candler) (1877-1972). She married Oscar T. Clarke (1899-1958) and had one daughter, Louise H. Reaves (1933-?). Caroline Clarke served as director of the Dekalb County Public Welfare Department from 1944 to 1972. Following her retirement, she authored two books: The Story of Decatur, 1823-1899 and The Story of the Decatur Presbyterian Church, 1825-1975.
10 image(s) (10 black and white photographs)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was previously catalogued as CLK.
This collection was reprocessed in 2020.
- Candler, Asa Griggs, 1851-1929
- Candler, Charles Howard
- Candler, Ezekiel
- Candler, John
- Candler, Martha
- Candler, Milton Anthony
- Candler, Walter
- Candler, Warren A. (Warren Akin), 1857-1941
- Candler, William
- McKoy, John
- McKoy, Laura
- Murphey, Charles
- Portrait photography
- Portraits, American -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Postmortem photographs
- Caroline M. Clarke photographs of the Candler family
- Kate Daly
- February 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.