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Allen family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1014
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous...
Dates: 1899-2004, undated

Andrew Young candidacy collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS806f
Scope and Content

This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew J. Young's candidacy in the 1972 Georgia Congressional election. These documents include ephemera promoting Young such as mailings, pamphlets, and bumper stickers; materials outlining his political positions; a pamphlet about the general voting process; a biography; a copy of the Andrew Young Campaigner; and a list of voters in favor of and leaning towards Young.

Dates: 1972, undated

Austin T. Walden papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS614
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Austin T. Walden. The papers are primarily office files and case briefs from his law career. Additional material includes correspondence, financial papers, membership information, political campaign documents, speeches, and marketing and outreach material from various organizations. The collection contains materials from the many organizations to which Walden belonged or defended in court, such as the NAACP, the Atlanta Negro...
Dates: 1900-1969, undated

Charles F. Rice Scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS307
Scope and Content This collection consists of two scrapbooks kept by Charles F. Rice from 1893-1912. Topics in the books include national and international politicians, world's fairs and expositions, and elections. Information on elections includes newspaper articles from the Atlanta Constitution and the Atlanta Journal about local and state-wide Democratic and Republican elections from 1902-1906. Images and printed biographies of...
Dates: 1893-1912

Georgia 2020, 2021 political campaign collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS949f
Scope and Contents This collection contains physical and digital documents from the 2020 and 2021 political campaigns in Georgia. Physical papers include mailers from candidate campaigns, the Democratic Party of Georgia, and the Georgia Republican Party; absentee voting information; material from Planned Parenthood, Fair Fight Political Action Committee (PAC), and Ways to Vote; and postcards encouraging voter participation. Digital files are educational presentations and resource packets prepared for...
Dates: 2020-2021

Gil Robison papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1152
Scope and Content This collection documents Gilmore "Gil" Robison's career fighting for LGBT rights as a political activist and elected official. Materials show his efforts to legalize gay marriage, to create the Atlanta Gay Center, to battle a law that targeting gay men by banning prostitution, and to stop police harassment of the LGBT community. Materials include official records of the Georgia Democratic Party, which contain voter registration documents and lists of representatives, as well as flyers,...
Dates: 1959-1997, undated

Governor John M. Slaton letters

Collection number: ahc.MSS746f
Scope and Content

This collection contains letters, some original and some copies, written by Governor John M. Slaton. Most of the correspondence concerns the Leo Frank court case, Slaton's commutation of Frank's death sentence, and his subsequent failure to be reelected. There is also one letter written by Lucille Selig Frank, the wife of Leo Frank, to Slaton.

Dates: 1902-1930, 1976

J. J. Gonzalis collection of political and civic ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS123f
Scope and Content This collection contains Atlanta political and civic ephemera, including an invitation to a reception at the Commercial Club; ballots, tickets, and a ribbon for the Prohibition party; a ballot for a bond election; a slate of candidates under the White Democratic Primary in Atlanta in 1896; an Anti-Barroom ticket; cards for the election of Governor, State Senator and other officials, including Woodrow Wilson for President of the United States; a ticket for the election of Mayor W. A....
Dates: 1892-1919, undated

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS41
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and ephemera of Joseph Mackey Brown, and also for his father, Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. The bulk of his correspondence relates to his tenure as governor, and includes pledges of support, congratulatory letters, and requests for patronage and jobs. Campaign correspondence relates to his failed gubernatorial campaign of 1910. In addition to his gubernatorial correspondence, agriculture and farming were frequent topics, as was the Georgia...
Dates: 1846-1926, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914

Judge Thomas L. Camp papers

Collection number: 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

Police and Crime scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS306
Scope and Content

This collection consists of three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings pertaining to the police and criminal activities in Atlanta, Georgia, 1901-1905.

Dates: 1901-1905

Sam Massell photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974

Southline Press, Inc. records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1015
Scope and Content This collection contains corporate records of Southline Press, and includes advertising and administrative records, published articles, and research files. Advertising records include advertising copy, sales records, advertising rates, and sales invoices. Administrative records contain budgets, contracts, reader surveys, and correspondence of Southline publisher Todd Evans. The remainder of the collection consists of drafts and copies of articles published in...
Dates: 1959-1988, undated; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988

Volunteer Force of the State of Georgia returns of election

Collection number: ahc.MSS607f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of one copy of the Returns of the Election for the positions of Captain, 1st Lieutenant, and 2nd Lieutenant of Company K of the 5th Regiment. Hugh M. Dorsey was elected Captain; Sam H. Howell was elected 1st Lieutenant; and James C. Rathers was elected 2nd Lieutenant. Also listed are the names of 29 men who voted.

Dates: 1900

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