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Allen family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1014
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous scrapbooks...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated

Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS192
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures the roadside environs along Marietta Street and other downtown roadways beginning in or near downtown Atlanta, heading northwest towards Kennesaw Mountain, and ending in the Marietta Square. Mr. Horne appears to be following the inner urban streetcar route. There are several billboards for businesses located in downtown Atlanta: Downtown Chevrolet Co., Henry Grady Hotel, Ansley Hotel, and...
Dates: 1937

Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association

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Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1970-1977, undated

Chattahoochee Brick Company records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS83
Scope and Content The Chattahoochee Brick Company documents contain business records that show the daily operation of the company through its financial, production, legal, and management operations. Most papers date to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Financial documents include cash journals, reports, record books, accounts, and ledgers. Production documents include inventories, reports, and a catalogue. Legal materials include land grands, deeds, and indentures that relate to land acquisition...
Dates: 1821-1941, undated

City of Atlanta Limelight Day proclamation

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Identifier: ahc.MSS819f
Scope and Content This collection contains a proclamation by the Atlanta City Council announcing Monday, August 19, 1985 to be known as Limelight Day in Atlanta. Marvin S. Arrington, the president of the Atlanta City Council, and Robb Pitts, a council member, issued the proclamation in recognition of the club as a popular tourist attraction and the site of many charitable functions.
Dates: 1985

David Messer photograph collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS237
Scope and Content The images in this collection consist of photographs of the construction of the Atlanta Civic Center taken by David James Messer, Sr. Photographs include black and white interior and exterior images of the auditorium of the convention center and the exhibit building for the City of Atlanta. Messer produced monthly images to document the stages of the Atlanta Civic Center's development. The collection depicts views of the initial groundbreaking in 1965 to the completion of the convention center...
Dates: 1965-1968

Emma Lou Cole photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS233
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Eberhardt family, families associated with the Eberhardts, and businesses in Atlanta, Georgia, including R.P. and J.G. Eberhardt and Company and T.L. Eberhardt Coal Company. Many of these photographs were taken by Atlanta-based photographer Linnie Condon.
Dates: 1880-1928, undated

George Jones scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS288
Scope and Content This collection contains a single scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings, photographs, invitations, and correspondence.
Dates: 1921-1931, undated

Harold H. Martin research material

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Identifier: ahc.MSS253f
Scope and Content This collection contains inter-office communications and preliminary drafts in preparation for a Newsweek cover story of Atlanta in March, 1954. The article covered the history and growth, especially the business development of the city. The research and writing was performed by Bill Emerson of the Atlanta Newsweek staff.
Dates: 1954

Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS279
Scope and Content This collection contains six scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral materials. Of particular interest is a copy of the speech by Dorsey to Governor Slaton in response to the motion to dismiss filed in behalf of Leo M. Frank.
Dates: 1838-1924

Kuhns family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS319
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.
Dates: approximately 1860-1929

Marion Johnson photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS33
Scope and Content This collection documents the Atlanta urban environment, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s, through cityscapes, aerial views and scenes of individual buildings as the city underwent a period of building and growth. The arrival of the city's first professional sports team, the Atlanta Braves, is documented. Also included in the collection are scenes pertaining to Southern politics including local, state and presidential races. A wide variety of Georgia agriculture and industry is...
Dates: 1938-1975

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1077
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents generated and collected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The bulk of the material is meeting minutes created by the Chamber and its various councils. There are also publications of the Chamber, administrative and institutional records, and various documents describing the establishment of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), airports in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Region Metropolitan Planning Commission. Material includes...
Dates: 1883-2012, undated

Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS121
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains reproductions of photographs of the Five Points area of downtown Atlanta, including images of Union Station, the parking deck for Rich’s Department Store, the Carnegie Library, the Forsyth Street Bridge Atlanta Journal building, Krystal restaurant, the Ivan Allen-Marshall building, Friedman Jewelers, the Western Union building, and the “Coca-Cola clock”. The streets shown include Broad, Alabama, Forsyth, Marietta, Peachtree, Pryor, and Carnegie. The collection also...
Dates: circa 1953

Property appraisals

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Identifier: ahc.MSS610f
Scope and Content This collection contains the property appraisals, tax returns, and related information for two Atlanta, Georgia businesses. One business is Joe's Laundry owned by Jew Shiu Dun, and the other is Chinese Kitchen owned by Leon Quan.
Dates: 1968-1971

Research Atlanta Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS993
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of the records of Research Atlanta, Inc. The records document the administrative history and research activities of the organization from its inception in 1971 to 1992. The records include correspondence, publications, clippings, research notes, and reports regarding the activities and projects in which Research Atlanta was involved. The bulk of the collection consists of the research files in Series II, which document the various topics analyzed by the organization....
Dates: 1930-1997 Bulk: 1970-1992

Robert Lee Avary papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS16
Scope and Content This collection consists of business papers, Methodist church papers, political papers, family records, and materials relating to Confederate veterans.
Dates: 1881-1958

Sam Massell photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell hosting...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974

William A. Manning photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS313
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of William A. Manning, Sr and his family. It also includes images of street scenes in Atlanta.
Dates: approximately 1907-1939

Wilmer L. and Cornelia Jackson Moore papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS161
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, and scrapbooks related to the life of the Moores. Included in the collection are diaries of Mrs. Moore as well as two wedding books from the Moore's wedding in 1895.
Dates: 1864-1950

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Andrews, Lisa 1
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Carnegie Library of Atlanta 1
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