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Eugene Muse Mitchell papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS158

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, speeches and articles, student records, professional papers, and scrapbooks related to Eugene Mitchell.


  • 1872-1944


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Eugene M. Mitchell was born on October 13, 1866 in Atlanta, Georgia to Russell Crawford Mitchell and Deborah Margaret Sweet Mitchell. He attended Ivy Public School and Means High School in Atlanta and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1885 and received his law degree from the school in 1886, the same year he was admitted to the Georgia Bar Association. He was the organizer and president of that organization, and was also a member of the Young Men's Library Association, the Carnegie Library, the Atlanta Board of Education, Atlanta Historical Society, and Mitchell & Mitchell Law Firm. He was the father of novelist Margaret Mitchell.


0.6 linear ft. (1 document case, 1 half document case)



Description Control

Collection processed in 1979.

Eugene Mitchell papers
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January 2012
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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