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Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records

Collection number: ahc.MSS511

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records including its constitution and by-laws, correspondence, membership lists, and newsletters. Also included are information on the guild's activities, blacksmithing techniques, and construction of the forge and workshop. There is also a folder on the Artist-Blacksmith Association of North America which contains its constitution and by-laws, a newsletter, and correspondence.


  • 1974-1988, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

The Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild was organized by Alex Bealer in 1973. It was a non-profit volunteer organization whose purpose was to carry on the blacksmithing methods of the 1840s in a shop adjacent to the Tullie Smith House restoration on the grounds of the Atlanta Historical Society. Additional historical information about the Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild has not been determined.


0.209 linear ft. (one half document case)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1984

Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records
Sue VerHoef
June 2012
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