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Childress-Bryant family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS56
Scope and Content These papers document the ownership history of several tracts of land in District 14 of Atlanta, Georgia, between 1822 and 1925. Including land lots are 119, 197, 198, 231, and 232. The collection consists of land grants, deeds, and papers primarily of the Childress and Bryant families. There are also papers regarding the land transactions of the White, Thomas, Mangum, Mitchell, Wooten, Thrasher, Guyton, Willis, and Suttles families. The land stayed within the Childress and Bryant families...
Dates: 1822-1925

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

Map collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS290
Scope and Content

This collection includes city maps of Atlanta and its suburbs, as well as plat maps drawn to facilitate the purchase of new homes in neighborhoods and subdivisions in Fulton, DeKalb and Cobb counties. The maps illustrate the physical growth of the city of Atlanta and the creation of neighborhoods in and around the city in the latter half of the 19th century through the late 20th century.

Dates: 1853-1991, undated

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