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Adelle Bartlett Harper papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1136
Scope and Content

This collection contains clippings, correspondence, notes, and scrapbooks that document Adelle B. Harper's life as well as members of her family. Material provides insight into Harper's flower shop business, club activities, family life, and her wide variety of interests. Scrapbooks offer details about Auverne Harper's enrollment in Woodberry Hall School for Girls in Atlanta and Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.

Dates: 1864-2017, undated

Adolph Rosenberg Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS124
Scope and Contents of the Records A varied collection, these photographs are a mixture of images of rural areas in Fulton County, images relating to Atlanta’s Jewish community, military photographs, and photographs of an elementary class. Most of the images in the collection were taken by Rosenberg, but several were not. The photographs of Fulton County include images of buildings, stores, and farms in Buckhead, Roswell, and Lebanon, Georgia, and several in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Images of Atlanta’s Jewish community...
Dates: 1945-1955, undated

Augustus Robert Jones papers

Collection number: 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...
Dates: 1855-1908, undated

Dodson W. Hancock Photograph Collection

Collection number: 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

Elijah Alexander Brown, Sr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS948
Scope and Content

The Elijah Alexander Brown, Sr. papers primarily document the operation of Brownwood, the Brown family farm in Gordon County, Georgia. Much of the correspondence is from Elijah's father and mother. A few are letters to Elijah's father and one is to Elijah's brother, George Marion Brown. The legal documents contained in this collection mostly deal with Brownwood, as do the invoices and receipts. Finally, there are Brownwood Farm records and an illustrated storybook.

Dates: 1877-1910, undated

Erna Lee Mason papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1234
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an unbound scrapbook and records collected by Erna Lee Mason about her farm and the Mason family. The scrapbook includes photographs, deeds, correspondence, brochures, and ephemera. Farm records document maintenance and finances, such as acreage reports to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and tree upkeep. The collection also includes newspaper clippings about the Spanish-American War, Glover Cleveland’s presidency, and President Roosevelt’s economic policies.

Dates: 1878-1985, undated

Francis C. Smith Photographs

Collection number: 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

Irene Toy Sherard photograph collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS229
Scope and Content This collection contains two albums of black and white photographs. The images are of Irene Sherard, her family and her friends. Most of the images are undated and are taken in outdoor settings. The subjects of the images appear to be young men and women participating in group activities in playful outdoor settings. Locations of the photographs include Brookhaven, Grant Park, Lithia Springs, and Little St. Simon's Island, Georgia. Some of the images have captions written by Irene Sherard....
Dates: approximately 1900-1925

Kathleen Moon Photographs

Collection number: 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,...
Dates: 1951-1954, undated

Kell family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS865
Scope and Content This collection contains a farm record, account books, and daily diaries belonging to various members of the Kell family. The farm record belonging to John McIntosh Kell gives information regarding crops and livestock for the Kell's farm in Sunny Side, Georgia, south of Atlanta, Georgia. The account books show the many different expenses the family had including payment of the servants and purchasing of household goods. The daily diaries were kept by Blanche Monroe Kell (1836-) after Kell's...
Dates: 1867-1914, undated

Lucille K. Peters photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS372
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the Peters family and their residence at the intersection of Ponce de Leon and Piedmont Avenues, as well as houses in their immediate area, including the Samuel M. Inman (1843-1915) home. Also included are photographs of the Peters family farm in Gordon County, Georgia, views of downtown Atlanta and Piedmont Park, and scenes from the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: Approximately 1880-1895

Mary and Richard Slack advertising papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS740f
Scope and Content

This collection includes advertisements for Atlanta Paper Company, Southern Mills Inc., Spratlin, Harrington and Thomas Insurance Company, and Irvindale Farms Dairy.

Dates: 1943, undated

Meriwether County cotton ginner's record book

Collection number: ahc.MSS921f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of a record book from an unidentified cotton ginnery in Meriwether County, Georgia. The records include details such as date of ginning, customer name, pounds of cotton ginned, prices paid, and assigned bale numbers. Fertilizers such as guano (made from the excrement of birds and bats), corn mix, and soda are noted in the records.

Dates: approximately 1912

Sally A. Parker photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS143
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection depict geographic locations and people in Atlanta and Decatur, Georgia. Buildings include the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Hunter Street, the Georgia State Capitol building, Marvin Cemetery (formerly Cold Springs Cemetery), and the residences of William Cobb, Frederick Koch, Edwin W. Marsh, and Augustus Pitt. The collection includes several images of the Margaret Mitchell burial plot at Oakland Cemetery. Images of people include Fred...
Dates: 1948-1949

Thompson and Glover Families Papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS204
Scope and Content This collection documents the activities of various members of the Thompson and Glover families who lived in Madison, Monticello, and Atlanta, Ga., primarily Catherine Thompson, Will Glover Thompson, Emily Fish Glover, Sallie [Sarah] Glover, and Eli Glover. Materials include correspondence of Sallie Glover with friends and family regarding school, sicknesses, clothes, and family visits. A few letters reference the commotion and disturbance of the Civil War. Correspondence of Catherine...
Dates: 1839-1961

Thurston Hatcher Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS135
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of buildings and natural scenery in Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia. Photographs of Atlanta include images of City Hall, Municipal Airport, Atlantic Steel Company, Cyclorama Building, Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill, Municipal Auditorium, North Fulton Golf Course, and the Capitol Building. Photographs taken throughout the state of Georgia include images of Midway Congregational Church, Fort Pulaski, Brasstown Bald, the Okefenokee Swamp, Tallulah...
Dates: circa 1916, 1948-1952, undated

Van Buren Colley Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS149
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of photographs includes pictures of Atlanta and rural areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region, including Adamsville, and Alpharetta, and other areas of Fulton County. Included are street scenes in downtown Atlanta, and private residences, such as the interior of the home of Civil War collector Beverly DuBose on 2737 Peachtree Street, the home of Lemuel P. Grant in Grant Park, and farmland on Dunwoody Road. The collection is comprised of photographs of churches, including the...
Dates: circa 1873-1970, undated, bulk 1953-1970

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Butler's Southern Charm Shoe Store (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Cathedral of Christ the King (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Flatiron Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Ford Motor Company. Atlanta Assembly Plant (Hapeville, Ga.) 1
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Harper's Flowers (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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