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Augustus Robert Jones papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS571
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence, financial papers, ledgers, receipts, legal papers, advertisements, insurance papers, newspaper clippings, patent documents, and other papers pertaining to Augustus Robert Jones and the Jones family. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Jones's personal correspondence and financial records about the family cotton business. Also included are pocket diaries containing records of business and household purchases, printed papers such as price lists...
Dates: 1855-1908, undated

Carrie Berry papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS29f
Scope and Content This collection contains four items including an original diary kept by Carrie Berry from 1864-1866; an original diary kept by her from 1868-1874; a friendship book published in 1870, which is titled Mental Photographs an Album for Confessions or Tastes, Habits, and Convictions; and a letter written to Carrie Berry and Blanche Hardin from Clement A. Evans dated 2 February 1872, which was written while Carrie was a student at the North Georgia Female Academy. In the diary kept from 1864-1866,...
Dates: 1864-1874; 1897

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

Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr. papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS863
Scope and Content This collection consists of items relating to Edward Gordon Nabell, Jr., and his family. There is correspondence to Mrs. Edward G. Nabell dated 1909, a copy of Tech High's Senior Class of 1919 photograph, a roster of Georgia Tech's Class of 1924, and greeting cards. Also included in the collection is a journal kept by Myrtie Frank Harp regarding her trip to Europe in 1910. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to the Atlanta Aircraft Corporation, which Nabell worked for in...
Dates: 1909-1974, undated

Frances Newman papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS812f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a diary Newman kept as a teenager in which she records descriptions of her life at home with her family, activities at school, and plays that she attended. The diary is signed on the front inside cover by Frances Newman and by her mother, Fanny Alexander Newman. The collection also contains correspondence and newspaper articles about Newman's life and novels.
Dates: 1896-1990

Francis Harwood Evans and Alice Wescott Clough papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS798f
Scope and Content This collection contains a two-volume set of journals kept by Francis Harwood Evans during his service in World War I, along with materials he collected; a daily log kept by Alice Wescott Clough; and a copy of The Christian Index. Volume one of Evans's journals contains entries from his training in the United States Army, an announcement of his marriage to Clough, a Christmas card, a sketch of a soldier, a message from the French bank, Cox & Co., and a...
Dates: 1915-1925, undated

James L. Hunter Diary and The Gardening Book of James L. Hunter, A Southern Planter

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Identifier: ahc.MSS987
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains the original gardening book of James L. Hunter with diary entries from September 1845 to March 1846. The diary details the plan for Hunter’s vegetable garden, the types of vegetables planted, and best practices for successful crops. The dated entries provide a clear timeline of Hunter’s gardening activities. Incidentally, the diary contains rote French exercises and math calculations on its final pages. The collection also includes Catherine Howett’s 1996 publication,...
Dates: 1845-1996

Jane Louisa Killian papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS447f
Scope and Content This collection consists of Jane Louisa Killian's 1865 diary. Of particular interest are entries that include her thoughts on the death of President Lincoln; the surrender of General Robert E. Lee; the day Confederate money was no longer legal tender; the return of captured Confederate prisoners to Atlanta, Georgia; and her reaction to her husband's murder.
Dates: 1865-1931, undated

Jane Swann Travel Diary

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Identifier: ahc.MSS223
Scope and Contents of the Records The travel diary, a bound leather journal engraved “Jennie [sic] Swann, 1901,” documents Jane Swann’s summer travels through parts of the United Kingdom and Europe, June to August, 1901. Swann’s entries describe the various religious and cultural institutions she visited in cities and villages in Amsterdam, Brussels, England, France, and Scotland. Affixed and loose within the diary are commercially produced photographs and other printed material documenting her travels.
Dates: 1901

John S. T. Hall papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS778f
Scope and Content This collection contains military records, genealogies, and photocopies of family records written inside a bible. Of particular interest is Hall's diary (1863-1865), which contains financial records, notes, and a copy of a letter from his future wife. Also included are copies of John S. T. Hall's records in a Confederate Roll of Prisoners of War, and a copy of Hall's appointment as a notary public in 1875.
Dates: 1863-2003, undated

Marion Wesley Ray diary transcriptions

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Identifier: ahc.MSS906f
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions of diaries written by Marion Wesley Ray in which he wrote about his family and kept daily accounts in Bethlehem, Georgia. Also included are pieces of poetry written by Ray. Of particular note is the 1905 entry in which Ray describes the death of his mother, Sarah.
Dates: 1895-1905

Martha Lumpkin Compton papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS139
Scope and Content This collection contains two scrapbooks, a diary, correspondence, newspaper clippings, Atlanta Board of Aldermen resolutions, and a recipe book. The two scrapbooks contain poems, genealogical notes, letters, greeting cards, and notes from family members and friends including “Cousin Naomi,” Augustus Alden, “Sister Anna L. A.,” Danny Boykins, Allie Alden, and Wilson Lumpkin. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as the 1888 Southern Baptist Convention, a 50th anniversary article on the...
Dates: 1840-1959, undated

Mercy Van Vlack travel diary

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Identifier: ahc.MSS888f
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary used by Mercy Van Vlack to document missionary trips she took with her husband. She wrote about travel conditions and described what they saw in each city they passed through, recounting in particular detail major cities such as London, Paris, Constantinople, and Port Said. The diary contains a note claiming that it may be a transcription and/or an abridgement of an unknown original.
Dates: 1911-1916, undated

Rosalie Howell papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS119
Scope and Content The bulk of the materials in the Rosalie Howell papers document Howell's career as a Red Cross nurse during World War I and her subsequent world travel. Items include a scrapbook; correspondence with former patients; official Red Cross documents; clippings concerning her receipt of the Croix de Guerre from the French government; and travel books, postcards, and ephemera (primarily from the United Kingdom). The collection has material about, or created by, other members of the Howell family;...
Dates: 1880-1970, undated

Samuel R. Belk diary

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Identifier: ahc.MSS878f
Scope and Content The collection contains Samuel R. Belk's diary, which contains a page of recordings for every day of 1926. One page includes a newspaper clipping which mentions Samuel Belk by name. Entries focus mostly on everyday family life and religious matters from his work as a pastor at Trinity Church in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also notes on the memoranda pages at the end of the diary consisting of names, addresses, and times of day.
Dates: 1926, undated

Shaler Hillyer papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS885
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence from and to Shaler Hillyer. Also included is his journal, along with Captain John Freeman's estate inventory and the journals of Marian (also spelled Marion) Jean Hillyer, a descendant of Shaler Hillyer's, as a young girl documenting various trips her family took in the 1880s and 1890s.
Dates: 1797-1892, undated

William Albert Crouse papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS609f
Scope and Content This collection contains a transcription of a diary kept by William Albert Crouse from May to August of 1864. It also contains a letter dated January 22, 1865, from Augustus H. McFarland to William’s wife Margaret Crouse. The diary contains daily records of the weather, personal health, meals and general conditions inside Andersonville Prison. According to Crouse the prisoners’ rations generally consisted of cornbread or corn flakes most days, but were occasionally supplemented by bacon or “old...
Dates: 1864

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