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Austin T. Walden papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS614
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Austin T. Walden. The papers are primarily office files and case briefs from his law career. Additional material includes correspondence, financial papers, membership information, political campaign documents, speeches, and marketing and outreach material from various organizations. The collection contains materials from the many organizations to which Walden belonged or defended in court, such as the NAACP, the Atlanta Negro...
Dates: 1900-1969, undated

Burns Club of Atlanta documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS433
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of records pertaining to the organization and administration of the Burns Club of Atlanta and the Ladies' Burns Club of Atlanta. Records include legal documents, correspondence, membership lists, program information, and pamphlets. Topics include the construction of the Burns Cottage, the Annual Anniversary Dinner, club operations, and poetry written by club members.

Dates: 1900-1985, undated

Daniel Whitehead Hicky papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1146
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of scrapbooks containing photos, letters, and poems written by Daniel Whitehead Hicky. Most of the letters in the scrapbooks are addressed to his friend Emily Alexander Coart (1922-1996). In his letters, Hicky wrote about his eating habits and his physical weight, the difficulties he faced in publishing his work, and the 1960 presidential election. He wrote often that he did not expect Southerners to be “so bigoted” that they wouldn't vote for John F....
Dates: 1929-1983, undated

Eleanor Speir poem

Collection number: ahc.MSS331f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a poem titled "Dear Little Friend" by Eleanor Speir. It was an invitation to her birthday party.

Dates: 1913

Elizabeth Love's autograph book

Collection number: ahc.MSS212f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an autograph book containing autographs and poems. This book was presented to Elizabeth Love by an anonymous friend, possibly as a wedding present, in 1880. Some names included in the book are her cousins, Charles M. Knoll in Florida and J. J. Howell, Elias Alexander Cochran, Emma Love, Sallie Love, G.A. Love, Tom Love, A. O. Love, John Love, W. B. Cochran, Charles Cochran, Sarah Cochran, Starling Cochran, Mabel Elizabeth Cochran and U.S. Senator and Elizabeth’s...
Dates: 1880-1915

Eve F. Silver poems

Collection number: ahc.MSS934f
Scope and Content

This collection contains handwritten copies of poems Eve F. Silver wrote about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Also included are photocopies of the poems printed in the Atlanta Jewish Times and photocopies of Eve F. Silver's false identification documents from her time as a member of the Polish resistance movement.

Dates: approximately 1940, undated

Florence Ada Scherff ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS250f
Scope and Content

This collection includes a handwritten anthology of Southern poetry given to Florence Ada Scherff by a friend while at school in Philadelphia. It also includes a paper three pence piece and a copy of The Bladenburg Races.

Dates: 1777-1816, undated

Henri (Henrietta Irene) Horrell poems

Collection number: ahc.MSS952f
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two poems written by Henri Horrell about the Civil War. There is a typed and a hand written copy of "Grand-Pa's Story," which is about the Battle of Chancellorsville. In addition, there is a typed copy of "Who'll Know the Blue from the Gray," as well as a copy of the periodical Blue and Gray: the Patriotic American magazine from February 1884, in which Horrell published her poem.

Dates: 1867-1894, undated

Imogene McAfee Buder Music papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS45f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a typewritten copy of the poem “Easter on Kennesaw” (1971), the sheet music for “Walk With Me Into Paradise” (1966), and a phonograph record (45 rpm) of “Walk With Me Into Paradise” and “April in Atlanta,” performed by Joe Dickey.

Dates: 1966-1971

James and Katherine Mason correspondence and book of poetry

Collection number: ahc.MSS1155
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between James Walter Mason and Martha Katherine (nee Christian) Mason. These letters cover their courtship and first three years of marriage. Contents include poems that James wrote to Katherine, as well as topics such as the death of Katherine's mother and everyday life while James was away on business. James used a variety of names and nicknames for his wife, including Katherine, Kate, Mattie Kate, Sweetheart, and Kiddy....
Dates: 1902-1927, undated

Janet Rechtman papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS839f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from the Atlanta Women’s Poetry Workshop (AWPW) as well as articles and poetry written by Janet Rechtman and other Atlantans. Materials include feminist newsletters, AWPW correspondence regarding grant applications and non-profit tax laws, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax exemption documents, AWPW member ephemera, a poetry booklet from the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, and a poetry reading poster advertisement from the Atlanta neighborhood Little Five...
Dates: 1976-1980, undated

Julius G. Brown collection of poems

Collection number: ahc.MSS42f
Scope and Content

This collection contains poems with a connection to the Civil War. The poems were cut from newspapers. Poems include Yankee Doodle's Ride to Richmond, Now and Then, The South's Call to Arms, and God Save the South.

Dates: 1861

Mattie P. Fryer autograph album

Collection number: ahc.MSS633f
Scope and Content This collection consist of one autograph album belonging to Mattie P. Fryer, signed by friends and relatives of Fryer including her brothers, John K Fryer, of Barnesville, Georgia, and Robert C. Fryer of Talbot County, Georgia. Some of the others having signed their names or a few lines of verse include cousins Lizzie Finlayson and Blanch Shehel of Stewartville, Georgia, and friends such as Mattie Davis of Upson County, Annie Cobb of Thomaston, Georgia, Ben H. Butts of Barnesville, Georgia,...
Dates: 1882-1885

Rauschenberg and Gerhardt family ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS298f
Scope and Content

This collection includes a book of poetry, a pamphlet, and notes for the History of the Rauschenberg and the Gerhardt Families.

Dates: 1846-1912

Ruth and Jean Henson papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS782f
Scope and Content

This collection contains yearbooks and notebooks from Powder Springs High School and Cartersville High School. Of particular interest is Jean Henson's 1913 yearbook, which contains some of his earlier poetry and prose. There is also a flier for a Ridgedale Baptist Church radio program called "The Hour of Power" and Ruth's freshman year cooking notes.

Dates: 1913-1920, undated

Short stories and poems scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS895f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook composed of newspaper clippings pasted over a ledger, including short stories and poems. There are also a few newspaper clippings with images. Several end pages contain dated lists of names and financial numbers in ledger form.

Dates: 1844, undated

William Thomas Peek papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS271f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a spiral notebook containing reminiscences and poetry by William Thomas Peek, a traveling salesman for King Hardware Company. It also contains a check and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1938-1954

Wilmoth Cappleman poetry

Collection number: ahc.MSS577f
Scope and Content

This collection contains an album of three poems written by relatives and friends of Ms. Wilmoth Cappleman who created the beaded cover.

Dates: 1848-1850

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