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Bomar-Killian family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS287
Scope and Content This collection contains images of members of the Bomar and Killian family and their close friends. It also contains images of Atlanta street scenes from the early 19th and mid 20th centuries.
Dates: 1846-1921, undated

Cecil A. Alexander papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS24
Scope and Content These papers consist of some personal and business papers of Cecil A. Alexander, 1907-1918, consisting of correspondence, purchase and tax notes, pamphlets, and others. Additionally, there is a memoir written by Rebecca Ella Solomons Alexander, 1854-1935.
Dates: 1854-1935

DuBose family collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated

Eliza and Waldo Jones family and genealogical papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.
Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

James E. Williams collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS329
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of Williams family members letters, bills, and receipts beinginning in the 1820s to the turn of the century. There are three bound books: checkbook 1854, Williams company account book 1859, and scrapbook 1904-1905. There are also several Confederate bond receipts and checks, letters from the field, a parole, a bill of sale for a slave, and monthly subsistence papers. Other items include a fire insurance policy dated October 16, 1865; an invitation to Fanny...
Dates: 1820-1905, undated

John White Geary letters

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Identifier: ahc.mss55
Scope and Content These papers consist mainly of photocopies (and some transcriptions) of letters written by John W. Geary to his second wife, Mary Geary, while he served in the Union Army during the Civil War between 1861 and 1865. Some letters predate the war, and others are written by John's son, Edward R. Geary, and sent to his stepmother Mary. The collection also includes an index of correspondence and information on the corps that Geary led.
Dates: 1858-1865, 1977, undated; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1865

King family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS753
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between various members of the King family and payment receipts on the accounts of many of the family members.
Dates: 1858-1918

Lin family correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS849
Scope and Content This collection consists of seventy-two letters written among the various members of the Lin family of Atlanta and their extended relatives during the Civil War. Many of the letters are to Charles B. "Bud" Lin from his mother, Amanda M. Lin, and his three sisters: Mary Ann, Susan B., and Georgia, while he was attending the Georgia Military Institute. Common topics of the letters include the latest news of different relatives serving as soldiers, the hiring of substitutes, conscription of mules,...
Dates: 1859-1887

Sidney Root papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS908f
Scope and Content This collection contains autobiographic and biographic materials on Sidney Root as well as transcriptions of letters and newspaper articles written by Root. Materials include the manuscripts for Root's unpublished autobiography, Memorandum of My Life and genealogy papers on the Root family. Of particular note is a manuscript of a biography of Root by Walter McElreath, one of the founders of the Atlanta Historical Society.
Dates: 1863-1897, undated

Waddell-Setze-McClatchey family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS842
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal correspondence and memorabilia of two families of two different time periods. The Waddells are the contributors of the Civil War period correspondence which demonstrate in great detail the conditions of the lives of those left at home and of the needs of the soldiers. These letters also demonstrate the role of an officer and the ability to have his wife follow his movements. The later correspondence and personal records were contributed by the Setze...
Dates: 1855-1966, undated

Walter S. Burns civil war correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS603f
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains 11 letters from Walter S. Burns to his parents living in Findlay, Ohio. He writes about living conditions in the army camps, the needs of a soldier, his business matters at home, and news such as deaths of friends and family. Burns’ letters begin in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862 and continue through 1864 from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Ringgold and Atlanta, Georgia. He records fighting outside of Atlanta and the shelling of the city in his letter written on August 20,...
Dates: 1862 – 1864

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS130
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain to the Kurtz and Fuller families and Wilbur's early adult life in Greencastle, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. The personal papers also contain a series of diaries written by Wilbur and correspondence between Kurtz and Fuller family members.This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain...
Dates: 1814-1993, undated

William Jack papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS925
Scope and Content This collection contains forty-six letters regarding the Civil War. Each accompanied by a typed transcription. Included are a sixteen page letter describing the Battle of Chancellorsville, a hand drawn pencil sketch of camp, and letters regarding the Atlanta Campaign, particularly the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Dates: 1862-1865, undated

Wimberly-Peters Family Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS3
Scope and Content These are the personal and business papers of the Wimberly and Peters families, 1818-1951.
Dates: 1818-1951

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Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 2
United States. Navy 2
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Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Atlanta Manufacturers' Improvement Co. (Ga.) 1
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Atlanta Public Library. Ida Williams Branch 1
Baker, Irene Trenholm 1
Bomar family 1
Bomar, Benjamin F. 1
Bomar, Thomas 1
Burns, Walter S. 1
Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois 1
Civil War Round Table, Atlanta 1
Confederate States of America. Army 1
Confederate States of America. Ordnance Bureau 1
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Dodson, John W. 1
DuBose, Beverly M., 1918-1986 1
DuBose, Beverly Means, 1886-1953 1
Dubose, Beverly Means 1
Dunwoody, William E. 1
Fitz-Randolph family 1
Fuller family 1
Fuller, William Allen 1
Geary, Edward Ratchford, 1845-1863 1
Geary, John White, 1819-1873 1
Georgia (Ironclad) 1
Georgia. Militia 1
Grant family 1
Grant, John T. 1
Grant, Sallie Fannie (Sarah Frances Reid), 1839-1920 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Grant, William Daniel, 1837-1901 1
Harris family 1
Home Park Elementary School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Interborough-Consolidated Corporation (New York, N.Y.) 1
Jack, William 1
Jones family 1
Jones, A. Waldo (Albigence Waldo), 1912-1983 1
Jones, Eliza Woolford, 1916-1992 1
Junior League of Atlanta 1
Kerksis, Sydney C. 1
Killian family 1
King, Barrington 1
King, Charles Barrington 1
King, Georgia Baker 1
King, Harris MacLeod 1
King, Marie R. 1
Kurtz, Annie Laurie Fuller, 1884-1946 1
Kurtz, Wilbur, 1912-1991 1
Ladies' Memorial Association 1
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Letford, Sarah Elizabeth MacLeod King 1
Lin family 1
Longstreet, James 1
Martin family 1
McClatchey family 1
National Bank of Georgia 1
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Peters family 1
Peters, Lucille Kuhrt 1
Peters, Wimberly 1
Rich's (Retail store) 1
Root, Sidney, 1824-1897 1
Setze family 1
Setze, Adelaide Reynolds 1
Setze, Elizabeth 1
Setze, James W., Jr. 1
Shenandoah (Cruiser) 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Slaton family 1
Slaton, John M. 1
Slaton, Martha Lee 1
Slaton, Sarah Frances Grant 1
Slaton, William Franklin 1
Sons of Confederate Veterans (Organization) 1
Tate, Lola 1
Tennessee. Civil War Centennial Commission 1
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Waddell, James D. 1
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Williams family 1
Williams, James Etheldred 1
Wimberly family 1
Wimberly, Ezekial 1
Winslow family 1
Woolford family 1
Woolford, Eliza, 1891-1983 1
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