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Adams family scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS931f
Scope and Content This collection contains a family scrapbook with photocopies of a diary kept by Nancy Ann Holt Adams from 1895-1898 documenting family life, the weather, and the death of her first child. It also includes newspaper articles about the family, certificates, photographs, and genealogical information about the Adams family.
Dates: 1895-1996, undated

Benning family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS343
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the Benning family and the construction of the English-American (Flatiron) Building in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1893-1961, undated

Bozeman, Jackson, and McCurry family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS913f
Scope and Content The collection contains correspondence, financial records, certificates, pamphlets, and cards that belonged to Dr. James Fort Bozeman, Raymond Speed McCurry, and other members of the Jackson family. Documents of special note include Raymond Speed McCurry's death certificate, Joan McCurry Jackson's birth certificate, Dr. James Fort Bozeman's personal correspondence, and business receipts from Henry Rootes Jackson.
Dates: 1852-1968, undated

Cobb family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS820f
Scope and Content This collection contains letters to and from Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb; his mother Sarah 'Birdie' Rootes Cobb; his wife Marion Cobb; and Marion's sister, Callie King (1826-1905). Thomas wrote about his children, his travels throughout the southern states, and the Civil War, as well as poems to his wife. Sarah, Marion, and Callie wrote about their families and home life. Included with some of the letters are photocopies and typed or handwritten transcripts. The collection also contains one...
Dates: 1843-1890, undated

Cox family letters

Identifier: ahc.MSS390f
Scope and Content This collection contains three letters from the Cox family. Two letters were written by O.W. Cox and Helen Cox to William Markham and Sarah Bartlett, in 1848 and 1849, respectively. In one document permission is granted to Thomas H. Cox and Andrew Moore to practice law in Georgia. The third letter was written by Kitte M. Cox and send to a cousin. In addition, the collection contains a typescript of a letter to Thomas Cox from this father Colonel Oliver Cox. The letter contains genealogical...
Dates: 1848-1864

Cunningham family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS373
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Cunningham family, as well as photographs of Gussie Swafford Cunningham's father, John Augustus Swafford, and her cousin, Ray Swafford (1889-1917), pictured in front of the Maddox-Rucker Banking Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are photographs of a Georgia Power Company line crew, which features Julian Cunningham's father-in-law, Major Holland Collins (1883-1966). There are also photographs of Ella Swafford's father, David Terrell Duncan,...
Dates: Approximately 1890-1923, undated

Daniel and William A. McDougald papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS229f
Scope and Content This collection contains land deeds from Macon County, Muscogee County, and Meriwether County in Georgia, receipts, business records, and legal documents. Of particular note is a bill of sale for enslaved people in Muscogee County, Georgia; a list of enslaved people with ages and brief descriptions; and correspondence relating to land transactions on the part of William A. and Daniel McDougald.
Dates: 1825-1889, undated

Eliza and Waldo Jones family and genealogical papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.
Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Frances Newman papers

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

Frances Scarratt McDaniel photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS356
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the Scarratt family, including Charles F. Scarratt, Jr., John Balsios Scarratt, and Edith H. Scarratt, along with photographs of their family businesses. Included are images of employees of the Scarratt Garage; men viewing boats at the Scarratt Boat Company; and images of the family's garage truck. Of special note are images of family members in class photographs at Ivy Street School, North Avenue Presbyterian School, and Highland Elementary School in Atlanta.
Dates: approximately 1890-1960, undated

Hayden family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1183
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks from Julius Hayden and Evelyn Whitner, Julius' granddaughter. Julius' scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the presidential election of 1860 as well as the first year of the American Civil War. Evelyn's scrapbook contains image clippings mostly of women, children, and animals. Also included in the collection are newspaper clippings from the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1861-1946, undated

Henry C. Garrison correspondence

Identifier: ahc.MSS749f
Scope and Content This collection contains letters and telegraphs addressed to and from Henry C. Garrison pertaining to the life and well being of him and his family.
Dates: 1892-1898

John Ashley Jones papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS125
Scope and Content Ephemeral items related to the Sons of Confederate Veterans (of which Jones was the national commander), the New York Life Insurance Company, and Central Presbyterian Church of Atlanta (where he served as a ruling elder). Of special interest are scripts and historical addresses from Atlanta’s Centennial Celebration in 1948 and an inscribed copy of Ivan Allen’s The Spirit of Atlanta (1948).
Dates: 1912-1948

Joseph F. Buchanan photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS292
Scope and Content This collection contains images of unidentified Atlantans posed in and around their homes.
Dates: approximately 1895

Kuhns family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS319
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.
Dates: approximately 1860-1929

Marion Wesley Ray diary transcriptions

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

Mary Connally Spalding photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS339
Scope and Content This collection contains image of the family and friends of Mary Connally Spalding. Included are photographs of her travels to Ireland, France, and Egypt, as well as bridal portraits for her wedding to John Schaffner Spalding.
Dates: 1873-1932, undated

Mary Ivey Campbell interview and transcript

Identifier: ahc.MSS875f
Scope and Content This collection contains a recording and transcript of an interview with Mary Ivey Campbell done by Emily Bealer Calhoun. Campbell discusses growing up in Atlanta in the 1910s and 1920s as well as family, school, religion, and shopping.
Dates: 1993

Mildred Traver Coggin photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS314
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Mildred Traver Coggin and her family members and friends, including: Lilly Hill Traver, Charles Wesley Traver, Frances Traver, Raymond Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Hodge Havis, and unidentified individuals.
Dates: 1888-1944, undated

Robert Carr war correspondence

Identifier: ahc.MSS756f
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains letters from Robert Carr to his sister, Virginia (1844-1927), and his mother, Sarah. The letters document his time in the Battery F, First Ohio Light Artillery, including a firsthand account of his involvement in Civil War engagements such as the Battle of Shiloh and the United States Army’s capture of John Hunt Morgan. The collection also contains letter from Ripley, Ohio during World War II. The soldier mentioned in the letter is presumably a descendant of...
Dates: 1861-1876, 1943, undated

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