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Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association

Collection number: ahc.MSS1039

Scope and Content

This collection contains Buckhead Business Association letters of incorporation, organizational charts, membership lists, and meeting minutes. The collection also contains correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to the BBA's involvement in community improvement projects and Bill Patterson as president of the association.


  • 1970-1977, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Bill (William H.) Patterson was a businessman in Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1970s. Patterson served as Vice-President of the Trust Company of Georgia and was also the manager of the Buckhead branch of the Trust Company of Georgia. Patterson was married with two daughters, Mary Pat and Miriam Patterson. He was an active member of the Buckhead Business Association (BBA), Kiwanis Club, and the Buckhead Fifty Club. Patterson was elected President of the BBA in 1973. Additional biographical information about Bill Patterson has not been determined.

The Buckhead Business Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes cultural, civic, social, economic, and business achievement, and "actively contributes to the vitality of the greater Buckhead community." The BBA is a private, membership-based, not-for-profit organization. Additional historical information about the Buckhead Business Association has not been determined.


0.4 linear ft. (one document case)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1992

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection and are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.

Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association
Carla Ledgerwood
February 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
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