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Collection number: ahc.MSS650
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, newsletters, yearbooks, histories, and president's notebooks that document the civic and social history of the club. President's notebooks include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, reports, financial records, and membership information. Also a part of the collection are scrapbooks which illustrate the club's many projects including two scrapbooks devoted to the "Christmas Trees Around the World" project and a scrapbook devoted to the restoration project of...
Dates: 1928-2019, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS370
Scope and Content The collection contains images that detail the civic and social history of the Cherokee Garden Club. Included in the collection are photographs of the club's civic projects, flower show arrangements, and needlework. Also a part of the collection are images of club members attending the Garden Club of America Zone VIII meetings and working at fundraising events such as Potlatch and Gardener's Delight. A video and photographs of the Cherokee Garden Library document the early years of the...
Dates: approximately 1935-2014
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...
Collection number: ahc.VIS399
Scope and Contents This collection contains digital images taken by Chris Mastin of the March for Science Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally in Atlanta, and the Women's March on Washington. Photographs in this collection depict protesters holding signs and marching in downtown Atlanta and Washington D.C. The Women's March on Washington photographs also include images of protesters traveling on a charter bus from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.
Collection number: ahc.MSS928
Scope and Content The records include by-laws, constitution, correspondence, newsletters, handbooks, meeting minutes, and materials documenting the social welfare projects. The meeting minutes include records of executive board meetings, annual meetings, and board of managers meetings. General minutes of the organization contain information on some of the social and welfare projects dealing with the youth of Atlanta. The group's involvement with the Savannah Street Neighborhood House is particularly...
Collection number: ahc.MSS736f
Scope and Content This collection contains a copy of the Gender Identity Amendment (legislation 00-O-0074), signed by Mayor Bill Campbell in 2000, as well as a certificate of authentication for the pen used to sign the amendment.
Collection number: 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.
Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...
Dates: 1848-2009, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS6f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a report from the Treasurer for the city of Atlanta for the quarter ending September 30, 1864. The report lists several categories of spending including public buildings, relief programs, stationary, incidentals, and interest.
Collection number: ahc.MSS651
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the Clifton Road Garden Club. Scrapbooks comprise the majority of the collection and detail the club's monthly meetings, beautification projects, and flower show awards earned by members of the club. Garden publications offer more insight into the club's interests including victory gardens, conservation, and flower arranging.
Dates: 1938-1949, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS7
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection consists of over 700 typed pages of information about residents of the Confederate Soldier’s Home of Georgia. The list of inmates represented in this collection is not comprehensive. The information was copied from three registers kept at the Home between 1901 and 1941 and each page contains vital records and history of military service. Information about each veteran includes name, date and place of birth, unit and rank, date of capture, surrender, or injury, date of entry and...
Collection number: ahc.MSS831f
Scope and Content This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to members of the Connally family and the First Methodist Church. Content includes land deeds signed by A.A. Sells, cemetery plot contracts belonging to Charles Price Connally, Sr., and a book of poetry. Of particular note is a history of the First Methodist Church. Also included is a program for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Civil Court of Fulton County, which mentions Luther Z. Rosser,...
Dates: 1861-1987, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS83f
Scope and Content This collection includes a report card from Smith College, a dance card, a letter addressed to Constance E. Berry at Agnes Scott College, a ticket for the New Orleans Cotton Exchange, and love letters between Constance Berry Currie and her husband, Charles J. Currie.
Dates: 1911-1922, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS377f
Scope and Content This collection contains biographical information about Cora Best Taylor, who married Jesse Parker Williams. Also included are her report cards from Wesleyan Female College, her diary, newspaper clippings, and a program on the dedication and opening of Jesse Parker Williams Hospital.
Collection number: ahc.VIS224
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-four original pencil sketches on drawing board by Cornelia Cunningham Schoolcraft Huffer that she used for her book, Atlanta: City of To-Day, published in 1933. The drawings include Atlanta landmarks, street scenes, and prominent buildings and houses in the city.
Collection number: ahc.VIS114
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of photographs is comprised of images of geographical locations, events, and people in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Included are images of office buildings, government buildings, shopping centers, sports facilities, airports, monuments, churches and homes in downtown Atlanta, Buckhead, Roswell, Marietta, Alpharetta, and Stone Mountain. The collection also includes photographs of events and activities such as the Southeastern Fair at Lakewood Park, and other arts and cultural...
Dates: circa 1948-1988, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1022
Scope and Content This collection is comprised primarily of materials created in preparation of and during the Cotton States and International Exposition of 1895. The bulk of the collection is programs and publications that detail daily events and highlight exposition participants. Of particular interest is a series of souvenirs collected by individuals that attended the exposition as well as postcards and a pass issued for an employee of the Atlanta Journal with his...
Dates: 1895-1896, undated
Creative Writing Group of the Atlanta Branch of the American Association of University Women scrapbooks
Collection number: ahc.MSS792
Scope and Content This collection consists of six scrapbooks which cover the activities of the organization. These scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and notices.
Collection number: ahc.VIS118
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of churches, schools, and businesses in towns near Atlanta, Georgia, including Alpharetta, Ben Hill, and Sandy Springs. Included are photographs of the business district in Alpharetta, the Baptist Tabernacle, and Milton High School. Images in Ben Hill include the business district, the First Baptist Church, and the Ben Hill Recreation Center. A photograph of the Hammond School in Sandy Springs is also included.
- Subject: Atlanta (Ga.) X
- Atlanta Historical Society 17
- Hartsfield, William Berry 17
- Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 11
- Georgia Institute of Technology 10
- Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 10
- Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 10
- Rich's (Retail store) 10
- Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 9
- Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 9
- Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
- Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 8
- Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 8
- Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
- Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 8
- Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
- Girls High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
- Young, Andrew, 1932- 8
- Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 7
- Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 7
- Coca-Cola Company 7
- Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 7
- Massell, Sam 7
- Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
- Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Emory University 6
- English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Georgia Power Company 6
- Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Hurt Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 6
- Southeastern Fair (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- Underground Atlanta, Inc. 6
- Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 5
- Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 5
- Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 5
- Atlanta History Center 5
- Atlanta Water Works (Atlanta, Ga.) 5
- Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 5
- C. W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.) 5
- Forward Atlanta Commission 5
- Georgia. General Assembly 5
- Inman, Emily Caroline MacDougald 5
- King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 5
- Ku Klux Klan, 1915- 5
- Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 5
- Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 5
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 5
- Slaton, John M. 5
- Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 5
- University of Georgia 5
- Agnes Scott College 4
- American Red Cross 4
- Atlanta (Ga.) 4
- Atlanta Art Association 4
- Atlanta Housing Authority 4
- Atlanta Urban League 4
- Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Boy Scouts of America . National Council 4
- Busbee, George, 1927-2004 4
- Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 4
- DuBose, Beverly M., 1918-1986 4
- Flatiron Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 4
- Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs 4
- Inman, Edward H., 1881-1931 4
- Junior League of Atlanta 4
- Kuhns Photographic Studio (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Lakewood Fairgrounds (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 4
- Loew's Grand Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Peters family 4
- Peters, Edward C. 4
- Peters, Richard 4
- Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Reid, J. Neel (Joseph Neel), 1885-1926 4
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
- Tallulah Falls School (Tallulah Falls, Ga.) 4
- Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Terminal Station (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Thornton House (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Union Station (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Western and Atlantic Railroad Company 4
- Zoo Atlanta 4
- Allen family 3
- Allen, Ivan, III, 1938-1992 3
- Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 3
- Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 3
- Arrington, Marvin S. 3
- Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Aldermen 3
- Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Planning 3
- Atlanta (Ga.). City Executive Committee 3
- Atlanta Economic Development Corporation 3
- Atlanta Falcons (Football team) 3
- Atlanta Memorial Arts Center 3
- Atlanta Music Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Atlanta Urban Design Commission (Ga.) 3 ∧ less