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J.E. Mellett Jr. photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahcVIS369

Scope and Content

This collection contains black and white photographs of construction scenes in downtown Atlanta by J.E. "Ned" Mellett Jr. They were submitted to the 1949 Atlanta Historical Society Historical Photographic Exhibition in partnership with the Dixie Camera Club under the category "construction." Additional photographs include scenes of Atlanta Zoo and activities such as tennis, baseball, and swimming in Piedmont Park, Grant Park, and Lakewood Park.

Dates

  • 1949-1950

Creator

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

J.E. "Ned" Mellett Jr. (1919-2008?) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Lutie Mellett (1900-1985) and J.E. Mellett Sr. (1889-1968), president of electrical contracting firm J.M. Clayton Company. Mellett Jr. was a corporal and aerial photographer in the United States Army during World War II. Additional biographical information about J.E. Mellet Jr. has not been determined.

Extent

32 image(s) (32 black and white photographic prints)

Language

English

System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1949

General

This collection was previously catalogued as MEL.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2019.
Subtitle
ahc.VIS369
Author
Kate Daly
Date
December 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
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