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John White Geary letters

 Collection
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

Judge Thomas L. Camp papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS916
Scope and Content Much of the collection consists of newspaper articles and clippings relating to Judge Camp’s professional life and the personal life of him and his relatives. Letters, programs, financial records, and postcards comprise a portion of the collection. Also included are three Camp family scrapbooks, one scrapbook for the Joseph Habersham chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Thomas Camp’s diploma from George Washington University. The oldest item in the collection is a...
Dates: 1884-1997

Kenneth G. Matheson papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS253
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1893-1931

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

Kirkpatrick family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS779
Scope and Content This collection contains personal letters written by and to the Kirkpatrick family, mainly Nettie Kirkpatrick and her sister Keren Kirkpatrick Lindley. Also included are many death notices for the immediate Kirkpatrick family. Tax records from the 1860s are included. Bill of sales for several slaves are also included. There are several newspaper clippings on various subjects along with several books and pamphlets.
Dates: 1778-1920, undated

Laurent DeGive collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS483
Scope and Content This collection contains a certificate and document given Laurent DeGive by the Belgian government, as consul for Belgium in Atlanta, Georgia, and a gravestone rubbing.
Dates: 1853-1863

Lemuel P. Grant papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS100
Scope and Content This collection contains letters to and from Grant regarding construction of railroads in Pennsylvania and throughout the southeastern United States; the defense of Atlanta during the Civil War; and personal matters. Other items in the collection include Grant’s personal diaries from 1843, 1844, and 1845, as well as account books covering railroad land transactions; railroad costs; and cash accounts. Additional items include a report on the condition of railroads around Atlanta, Georgia,...
Dates: 1838-1869

Leo Frank papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS91
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of correspondence. There are letters of sympathy and support sent to Leo Frank and Lucille Selig Frank throughout his incarceration and after his death. Letters to the Franks are often written by many of the same people and share similar content. Also included is correspondence from members of the Frank and Selig families, from Frank's attorneys, from newspaper publishers and reporters, and to Governor Slaton on behalf of Leo Frank. In addition, the...
Dates: 1912-1916, undated

Letcher Ogle Grice papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS923
Scope and Content The collection contains letters written during and after World War I, mostly to his wife, but also to his family and friends. The collection also contains bank statements, receipts, army documents, newspaper clippings, letterhead, and a history of the Grice family.
Dates: 1916-1958; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1927

Letter to Solomon Johnson from J. M. Boring

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Identifier: ahc.MSS186f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter from former Fulton County Coroner J. M. Boring to Solomon Johnson that contains reminicences of their time as residents of the Panthersville area of Atlanta, Georgia. He mentions names of those who were still living in the area and friends and family. He also describes the Atlanta area in terms of railroads, industrial facilities, businesses, and livestock.
Dates: 1881

Levi Ballard papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS750
Scope and Content This collection contains land grants, warranty deeds, land titles, cancelled checks, and various other documents relating to land transactions and real estate in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Also included are two tickets to President Roosevelt's Homecoming in 1935.
Dates: 1832-1935

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

Lollie Belle Wylie ephemera

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Identifier: ahc.MSS387f
Scope and Content This collection contains a manuscript titled "Author's Grove" an account of author, Lollie Belle Wylie's, part in establishing the grove in Piedmont Park, in Atlanta, Georgia; newspaper clippings of a series called "Sketches of Pioneer Women", by Mrs. Wylie; sheet music; and letters.
Dates: 1887-1944

Margaret Clarke papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS69
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to the Civil War, Confederate veterans, and the general history of Atlanta. Included is an 1864 edition of the Atlanta Intelligencer and an issue of Confederate Veteran.
Dates: 1864-1908

Margaret Mitchell Collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS146
Scope and Content The Margaret Mitchell collection is comprised of material pertaining to the life of Atlanta author Margaret Mitchell, including correspondence, newspaper articles, and other printed materials. The correspondence – originals and copies of cards, letters, postcards, notes, and telegrams – provides detail into Mitchell’s professional relationships with fans and publishers, as well as her involvement with the Atlanta Historical Society. The Baugh (secretary to Stephens Mitchell, brother and...
Dates: 1863-1971

Margaret Mitchell House Archives

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Identifier: ahc.MSS978
Scope and Content The Margaret Mitchell House Archives contains, correspondence, publications, and manuscript material pertaining to Margaret Mitchell, her family, and her publisher, Harold S. Latham; the publication of Gone With the Wind and the movie premiere in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1848-2002, undated

Marian Josephine Bateman Hulsey photograph

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Identifier: ahc.VIS10
Scope and Content This collection consists of one cased image of Marian Josephine Bateman Hulsey. The image is hand colored and printed on a waxed paper with a piece of milk glass behind. The case contains an oval glass opening which allows viewing without opening the case.
Dates: approximately 1860

Mary Connally Spalding papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS46
Scope and Content These papers consist of scrapbooks, financial records, newspaper clippings, genalogy material, scholarly articles, and correspondence of Mary Connally Spalding and her family.
Dates: 1867-1967, undated

Mary Mimms oral history transcription

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS365f
Scope and Content This interview is largely about Ms. Mimms' recollections of the Inman family and the Swan House in Atlanta, Georgia. The cassette tape of interview is filed at CT-492.
Dates: 1990

Mildred Calhoun Wick manuscript

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Identifier: ahc.MSS835
Scope and Content This collection contains a manuscript titled "Living with Love, 1896-1985: An Autobiography by Mildred Calhoun Wick (Great Granddaughter of John C. Calhoun)." The manuscript was published under the title Living with Love in 1986 by Serendipity Press.
Dates: 1986

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Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 4
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Alexander, Rebecca Ella Solomons, 1854-1938 1
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 1
American Association of University Women. Atlanta Branch. Creative Writing Group 1
Anderson, Zachery T. 1
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Ard, Joseph U. 1
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Armstrong, Adolphus 1
Arnold, Tallulah Clarke 1
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Askew, Thomas J. 1
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Atlanta Herald Newspaper Company 1
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Atlanta National Bank Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Austell & Camp (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Averett, Thomas Jefferson 1
Avery, Benjamin F., 1840- 1
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Bain, Donald 1
Baker, Irene Trenholm 1
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Barker, Jennie Meta, 1883-1978 1
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