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Robert Lee Avary papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS16

Scope and Content

This collection consists of business papers, Methodist church papers, political papers, family records, and materials relating to Confederate veterans.

Dates

  • 1881-1958

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Robert Lee Avary was born in DeKalb County to Dr. James Corbin Avary and Susan Frances Carr Avary. He was educated at Decatur Academy, Neel's Military Academy, Emory College, and Atlanta Law School. In 1900 he married Janie Stephens and had two children; Robert Lee Avary, Jr., and Stephens Archer Avary. As well as being a lawyer, Robert Lee Avary was also a public speaker and worked in the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Extent

2 linear ft. (3 document cases, 2 oversize boxes)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1965
Title
Robert Lee Avary papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by
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:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040