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Sally Spalding Funkhouser photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS380

Scope and Content

This collection contains portrait photographs of the Spalding and Foster families, including Sally Funkhouser's father, John Schaffner Spalding, Spalding Foundry Company president and deacon of Atlanta's Second Baptist Church. Of note is a portrait of her grandfather, Albert Theodore Spalding (1831-1921), who was deacon of the Second Baptist Church prior to John. Included are portraits of relatives and friends, such as Ellen Rinhoff, John Spalding's cousin, and Tom McGuire. There is also a drawing titled Greek Slave by artist Tom Powell.


  • approximately 1865-1895, undated


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

Sally Spalding Funkhouser (1910-1988) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to John Schaffner Spalding (1875-1943) and Mary Connally Spalding (1877-1953). She married Dr. William Littel Funkhouser Jr. (1907-1993). Additional biographical information about Sally Spalding Funkhouser has not been determined.


21.0 image(s) (20 black and white photographic prints and one black and white drawing)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977

Related Archival Materials

William L. Funkhouser papers, MSS 47, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Related Archival Materials

Mary Connally Spalding photographs, VIS 339, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Related Archival Materials

Mary Connally Spalding papers, MSS 46, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

General note

This collection was previously catalogued as SSF.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2020.

Sally Spalding Funkhouser photographs
Kate Daly
March 2020
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Language of description note
This finding aid was written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305