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Arthur L. Harris, Jr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS143f
Scope and Content This collection contains 2 folders with several papers of Arthur L. Harris Jr. and his wife, Carol. The first folder of the collection contains documents of Carol Harris and includes; two Christmas cards, a lyric sheet for “camp Song” by George R. Green, a 1938-1939 Association for Youth Aliyah London calendar, two photos of a Peachtree Garden Club parade float, three photos of a floral contest, seven miscellaneous and unlabeled photos of people and landscapes, four blank postcards from the...
Dates: 1927-1949

Atanta Law School records

Collection number: ahc.MSS833
Scope and Content This collection contains commencement exercise programs, annual announcement, bulletins, and annual catalogs of the Atlanta Law School.
Dates: 1887-1994, undated

Atlanta Bar Association collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS383
Scope and Content This collection contains organizational records as well as reports generated by the Atlanta Bar Association.
Dates: 1891-1976

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing papers and publications

Collection number: ahc.MSS773
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers and publications related to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Atlanta, Georgia. Series I includes gay and lesbian publications from Atlanta,the Southeast, and nationwide. Series II consists of business and organization papers pertaining to gay rights and AIDS. Series III includes personal papers of gay and lesbian activists in Atlanta and Georgia.
Dates: 1957-2002, 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

Backstreet Atlanta Discotheque visual arts collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS225
Scope and Content This collection contains snapshot photographs of staff and patrons inside the nightclub during special events and regular business hours. Included are professional publicity photographs of drag performers and entertainers that include Jimmy James, Cynthia Manley, Bubba McNeely, Jane Doe, and Gladys Knight. Also included are advertising flyers for special events.
Dates: 1982-2002, undated

Bleckley family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS18
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence of Harrison Bleckley, an Atlanta attorney. Correspondence includes documentation of his work in establishing Bleckley Plaza in Atlanta and other civic improvements in the city of Atlanta, and his membership in the Georgia chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Also included is feasibility report to the mayor and general council of the city of Atlanta about the plan to erect a plaza over the railroad gulch in downtown Atlanta that became known as...
Dates: 1882-1965

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. Records

Collection number: ahc.MSS591
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. The collection includes a small amount of material (1929-1952) from predecessor organizations: Central Atlanta Improvement Association, Greater Atlanta for Annexation, Inc, and the Central Marietta Street Association. The collection also includes early correspondence regarding the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad and the construction of viaducts and bridges in downtown Atlanta in the 1920s and...
Dates: 1924-1994, undated

Eugene Muse Mitchell papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS158
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, speeches and articles, student records, professional papers, and scrapbooks related to Eugene Mitchell.
Dates: 1872-1944

Gambrell family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS703
Scope and Content Most of the material in this collection focuses on Enoch Smythe Gambrell and Barmore Pepper Gambrell. The other members of the family are covered sparingly. The records relating to Enoch Smythe include newspaper clippings, correspondence, copies of speeches, and numerous published pamphlets which contain articles written by him or on related topics. There are numerous pamphlets and clippings on his speech for the American Bar Association at Runnymede in England and an audiotape of that speech....
Dates: 1930-1987, undated

Gartrell and Warren ledger

Collection number: ahc.MSS120f
Scope and Content This collection contains a ledger of the Atlanta law firm of Gartrell and Warren of fees paid and cases tried.
Dates: 1890-1891

Georgia Retail Merchants Association records

Collection number: ahc.MSS946
Scope and Content The records of the Georgia Retail Merchants Association include three bound volumes, as well as some loose newspaper clippings, and other material. The first volume is a scrapbook including press clippings, correspondence, event programs, brochures, official rosters, and annual reports, which chronicle the growth of the Georgia Retail Merchants Association. The clippings, originally intended to be incorporated into the scrapbook, document the social functions held by the association, which...
Dates: 1914-1974

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

Hugh Anderson Haralson Letterbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS110
Scope and Content The collection consists of an indexed letter book of Hugh A. Haralson and correspondence addressing personal and professional topics. Author name and corresponding page number arrange the letter book index alphabetically. The collection documents issues concerning the average Southern citizen during the antebellum years. Some issues discussed include agriculture in Coweta County, Georgia, pension laws, states’ rights, land claims, Indian affairs, legislation, land grants and sales, slavery,...
Dates: 1849 - 1850

James Kolloch Hines Papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS767
Scope and Content This collections includes a diary, newspaper clippings, legal papers, and letters.
Dates: 1873-1967

Janet Rechtman papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS839f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from the Atlanta Women’s Poetry Workshop (AWPW) as well as articles and poetry written by Janet Rechtman and other Atlantans. Materials include feminist newsletters, AWPW correspondence regarding grant applications and non-profit tax laws, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax exemption documents, AWPW member ephemera, a poetry booklet from the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, and a poetry reading poster advertisement from the Atlanta neighborhood Little Five...
Dates: 1976-1980, undated

Judge George Hillyer papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS906
Scope and Content This collection consists of the papers of the Hillyer family. It is divided into seven different series, keeping the papers of each individual in a separate series. Series I is Judge George Hillyer's materials, and it is divided into five subseries consisting of legal papers and court cases, publications, civic duty and railroads, speeches, and personal papers. Series II is of Judge Joseph W. Fields. Series III belonged to Junius Hillyer. Series IV is the correspondence of the Hillyer...
Dates: 1835-1985, undated

Lesbian and Gay Pride Week proclamations

Collection number: ahc.MSS799f
Scope and Content This collection contains three government-issued proclamations. The first was issued by Maynard Jackson, former Mayor of Atlanta, proclaiming that June 21-27, 1993 was "Lesbian and Gay Pride/Human Rights Week" in the City of Atlanta. The second was issued by Mary Davis, member of the Atlanta City Council, also proclaiming that June 21-27, 1993 was "Lesbian and Gay Pride Week" in Atlanta. She further proclaimed that June 28, 1993 was "Stonewall Anniversary Day" in the City of Atlanta. The third...
Dates: 1993

Madison Bell papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1098
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, booklets, and newspapers, the majority of which were collected by, or pertain to, the life and work of Madison Bell. The correspondence spans Bell's adult life; most are addressed from family and friends. Documents relate to his family and his career. The booklets pertain to Georgia law, Bell himself, and Georgia's secession from the Union. Items of particular note are a muster roll from the 30th Georgia Cavalry Battalion, posters advertising property...
Dates: 1844-1896, 1945-1951, 1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1896

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

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