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Atlanta History Center postcard collection

Identifier: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort McPherson,...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Brodnax and Setley families documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS468f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, genealogical material, memorabilia, poetry, essays, and deeds to two cemetery plots.
Dates: 1865-1934

Cherokee Garden Library postcard collection

Identifier: ahc.VIS264
Scope and Content This collection contains postcards from the Southeastern United States with the majority from Georgia. Images include gardens, landscapes, residences, street scenes, parks, cemeteries, and government buildings. Postcards represent a range of styles and formats with most being in color. Of special interest are gardens, landscapes, and street scenes that document plant materials from the early 20th century.
Dates: 1898-approximately 1990s, undated

Colley family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS36f
Scope and Content This collection contains copies of tombstone transcriptions for members of the Colley family, as well as members of the Daniel, Berry, Hight, and Perry families in the Colley Family Cemetery. Other items include a transcription of Joel Colley's will (written in 1850); typed excerpts from the Newton County deed book; and copies of letters to James G. Bogle and Franklin Garrett in the early 1970's.
Dates: 1970-1972

Connally family papers

Identifier: 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

Cothran-Danylchak papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1188
Scope and Content This collection contains research notes, articles, book excerpts, student research papers from Georgia State University, National Historic Register nomination forms, and cemetery brochures used by Cothran and Danylchak during the writing of Grave Landscapes. These materials provide details of the history of cemeteries across the United States and a few in other countries. Included in the research is information on burial customs, symbolism in gravestones and...
Dates: 1831-2013, undated

Cothran-Danylchak visual arts materials

Identifier: ahc.VIS406
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides photographed by Cothran and Danylchak, postcards, and a stereograph used for the research and publication of Grave Landscapes. Included in the collection are images of cemeteries (both in the United States and in other countries), churches and churchyards, burial grounds, memorial gardens, and mission buildings and grounds. These images provide details of cemetery and burial practices; decoration and ornament styles on...
Dates: approximately 1900-2008, undated

Cotten Alston photographs

Identifier: 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

Dodson W. Hancock Photograph Collection

Identifier: ahc.VIS131
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of cities located south of Atlanta, Georgia in Fulton County. Included are images of College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, Red Oak, and Union City. Many of these cities were originally part of Campbell County, a county that went bankrupt during the Great Depression and was then merged with Fulton County. Photographer Hancock follows highways 19 and 29 in a span of one month to reveal the former Campbell County cities in their 1954...
Dates: 1954

DuBose family collection

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

Francis C. Smith Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS141
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of courthouses, churches, post offices, rivers, lakes, schools, industrial areas, farms, and private residences in cities and towns across North Georgia and the Atlanta area. Included are images taken in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Ben Hill, Bolton, Crabapple, Fairburn, Morgan Falls, Newton, Roswell and Warsaw, Georgia. Among the photographs are images of the old Milton County Courthouse of Alpharetta, the Chattahoochee Industrial Park in Atlanta, Mt. Gilead...
Dates: 1948- 1955

Hubbard family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS880f
Scope and Content This collection contains a recipe book, newspaper clippings, assorted deeds, an invitation, a photo, and a copy of Mamie Lowe Hubbard's driver's license.
Dates: 1889-1928, undated

Ivy Garden Club photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS396
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs that document the social and civic activities of the club. Photographs include unidentified members attending social and civic events, field trips, and garden tours. Of special interest are images of historic homes and an unidentified cemetery in Georgia.
Dates: 1985-1986, undated

James G. Bogle research papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1172
Scope and Content This collection contains research materials from James G. Bogle's study of George Hewett Daniel (1817-1964), a Confederate soldier. Materials include correspondence from literary agents as well newspaper clippings of Atlanta funerals. Also included is correspondence from Daniel to his daughters and information on his family's genealogy. Of particular note are manuscript drafts of parts II and III of Bogle's book titled George Hewitt Daniel (1817-1864).
Dates: 1837-2002, undated

J.J. Allen Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS126
Scope and Contents of the Records Photographer J.J. Allen took these photographs for use in the 1954 Atlanta Historical Society photography contest. The collection is comprised of images of Hapeville and Fairburn, Georgia, municipalities located south of Atlanta. Included are images of churches, schools, businesses, and government facilities such as Bethsadia Baptist Church, Hapeville Methodist Church, North Avenue Public School, the Ford assembly plant, the railroad depot, and city hall in Hapeville. Information regarding each...
Dates: 1954

Joseph Brown photographs of downtown Atlanta

Identifier: ahc.VIS214
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of downtown Atlanta, Georgia taken by Joseph Brown, a citizen of Atlanta. Included are images of buildings such as the Equitable Building, Hurt Building, Trust Company building, and William Oliver building. Other photographs include images of Forsyth Theatre, Oakland Cemetery, Central City Park and Peachtree Street.
Dates: 1969-1974

Kathleen Moon Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS129
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of images of schools, churches, farms, homes, public buildings, town squares, railroads, industrial facilities, cemeteries, rivers, stores, parks, community centers, and entertainment venues in Fulton County. The photographs were taken in the cities and towns of Alpharetta, Atlanta, Ben Hill, Cascade Heights, Campbellton, Cedar Grove, College Park, Crabapple, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Hopewell, Newtown, Ocee, Palmetto, Red Oak, Rico, Roswell, Sandtown, Sandy...
Dates: 1951-1954, undated

Marietta City Cemetery burial listings

Identifier: ahc.MSS599f
Scope and Content This information regarding the Marietta City Cemetery was compiled by David Eric Troemel as an Eagle Project, Troop 714, of the Boy Scouts of America. He cross referenced all records and verified ground readings in order to compile this listing. Included in this project are the names and locations of the people buried in the old portion of the Marietta City Cemetery listed in three ways: alphabetical order, family groups, and sections.
Dates: 1988

Oakland Cemetery records

Identifier: ahc.MSS618
Scope and Content This collection contains burial permits, interment book records, removal lists, and "record of lot owners" books which provide details of persons buried and lot ownership at Oakland Cemetery. Also a part of the collection are sexton and superintendent records of payroll, expense ledgers, annual reports, and correspondence which document the day to day operations of the cemetery. Of special interest are WPA project records that reflect a consolidation of early cemetery records as well as the...
Dates: 1848-2018, undated

Reeves Studios Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS162
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is a blend of photographs that includes images of businesses in Atlanta, Georgia, and portraits of individuals. Some of the businesses include Buick Motor Company, Chevrolet Motor Company, Southern Agricultural Corporation, West Lumber Company, Seydel-Wooley Company, Silvers Brothers Company, Dahl’s Florist, Exposition Cotton Mills, Cathcart Van and Storage Company, Westview Cemetery, and Blackman Health Resort, which was a sanitarium. Included among these images are interior...
Dates: 1925-1930, undated

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Civil War Centennial Commission of Illinois 1
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