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Antebellum and Civil War Collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS645
Scope and Contents of the Records This is a collection of documents, most of which chronicle the history of the American Civil War, particularly the Atlanta Campaign. In addition, there are several documents which reflect the history of the Antebellum South, including African American slavery. The collection includes letters, diaries, special orders, pardons, requisitions, poems, pamphlets, newspapers, personal narratives, biographies, circulars, broadsides, muster rolls, currency, bibles, research papers, and other private...
Dates: 1832-1935, undated

Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS375
Scope and Content

This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.

Dates: 1866-1977

Civil War Confederate cartes de visite collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS206
Scope and Content

This collection contains twenty-six cartes de visite of Confederate generals and politicians. Generals include Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest among others. Politicians include images of President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Alexander Stephens as a young man. There is also an image of Emperor Napoleon III of France.

Dates: undated

DuBose family collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of the DuBose family and the historical Civil War items they collected. The personal papers pertain to geneaology, correspondence, and DuBose Jr.'s military service in the United States Navy. Also included are manuscripts and presentations written by members of the DuBose family as well as many collected from others about the Civil War.These papers document the DuBose family's interest in the Civil War. There is...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

DuBose family visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS198
Scope and Content This collection contains artwork, images, and maps collected by the DuBose family. The artwork pertains to Civil War historical sites and scenes and includes etchings, engravings, drawings, and paintings. Much of the artwork was done by Wilbur G. Kurtz (1882-1967), a family friend, historian, writer, and artist. There are original photographs from the Civil War era in a variety of formats, such as cartes de visite, tintypes, and albumen prints. Photographic subject matter includes military...
Dates: 1783-2007, undated

James L. Bell papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS848f
Scope and Content This collection documents the life of James L. Bell and Bell family genealogy. Included are letters to Bell from William J. Hilburn, a fellow soldier; Captain Charles K. Maddox, under whom both Bell and Hilburn served during their military service; Walter A. Wiley; and A. T. Spalding, a pastor at Second Baptist Church in Atlanta. There is also research on the Bell family, gathered by James L. Bell’s great-granddaughter Edith H. Cook, that traces the family back to the 18th century. Cook also...
Dates: 1876-1983, undated

Myra Sheetz Harper letter

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Collection number: ahc.MSS404f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a typescript and transcription of a letter written to Myra Sheetz Harper from Marion M. Hite, secretary to General Robert E. Lee, from headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia, Chaffins Bluff on the James River, on October 2, 1864.

Dates: 1864

Samuel L. Roe family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS715f
Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of letters written by Samuel L. Roe and C.W.G. Roe while the brothers were serving in Company H, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, during the United States Civil War. The letters describe troop movements; weather conditions; rations; the lack of adequate shoes, clothing, and pay; and other details regarding living and battle conditions during the war. Of particular interest are comments in the letters about taking "Yankee" prisoners, religious...
Dates: 1841-1875, undated

United Daughters of the Confederacy collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS765
Scope and Content

This collection includes records of organizational activities of the Georgia division and of several Atlanta chapters.

Dates: 1849-1979

Walter McElreath Papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS154
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, manuscripts, handwritten notes, and pamphlets. The bulk of the collection contains McElreath's writings; research; rough drafts; a play for the Atlanta Centennial celebration; manuscripts of books and articles; and newspaper notices about his publications. Also included are notes and articles about Gertrude Stein and George Bernard Shaw. Newspaper clippings cover topics such as the Atlanta Centennial in 1948; the...
Dates: 1879-1963, undated

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...
Dates: 1859-1972, undated

William McElreath Branham photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS291
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of Branham family members, including: Walter McElreath at age 40; J.N. McEachern and his wife; and Emmett and May McElreath, law partner and brother of Walter McElreath. Of special note is a profile image of Robert E. Lee, believed to be signed by him.

Dates: approximately 1935, undated

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 5
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 4
DuBose, Beverly M., 1918-1986 3
Georgia. Militia 3
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 3
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Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 3
Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlanta Historical Society 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 7th 2
DuBose, Beverly Means, 1886-1953 2
DuBose, Duffie (Frances Henley Woodruff), 1919-2015 2
Dubose, Beverly Means 2
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 2
Ladies' Memorial Association 2
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 2
McElreath, Walter 2
Morgan, John Hunt 2
Allen family 1
Andervount, Jacob 1
Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association 1
Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company 1
Baptist Banner (Newspaper) 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Bell family 1
Bell, James L. 1
Bragg, Braxton 1
Brandon, H. L. 1
Branham, William McElreath 1
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell) 1
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 1
Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois 1
Civil War Round Table, Atlanta 1
Cobb, Howell 1
Coca-Cola Company 1
Collins, Ellis 1
Confederate States of America. Army 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 15th. Company H 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 6th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Volunteers, 14th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Volunteers, 63rd 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Sharpshooter Battalion, 4th 1
Confederate States of America. Ordnance Bureau 1
Cook, Edith Harber, 1918- 1
Copeland, Stephan W. 1
Cox, John C. 1
Davis, Larkin 1
De Havilland, Olivia 1
Demere, Jane Jones 1
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Felton, Rebecca Latimer 1
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Georgia (Ironclad) 1
Georgia. General Assembly 1
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Harper, Myra Sheetz 1
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Johns, Ephram H. 1
Johnston, Albert Sidney 1
Jones, E. W. 1
Junior League of Atlanta 1
Kerksis, Sydney C. 1
Kirby-Smith, Edmund 1
Kurtz, Annie Laurie Fuller, 1884-1946 1
Kurtz, Annie Laurie, 1921- 1
Kurtz, Annie Rachel Pye, 1895-1985 1
Kurtz, Eugene 1
Kurtz, Wilbur, 1912-1991 1
Leigh, Vivien 1
Leyden, Austin 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Linscott, Harry 1
Lockman, John 1
Long, Stephen H. (Stephen Harriman) 1
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) 1
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McCay, C. F. (Charles Francis) 1
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Mercer, John J. 1
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Napoleon, Emperor of the French, III, 1808-1873 1
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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