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Abraham Heard legal documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS147f
Scope and Content This collection contains the last will and testament of Abraham Heard of McMinn County, Tennessee and Ezekiel E. Park, as well as other associated legal papers.
Dates: 1822-1827

Alfred Austell papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS29
Scope and Content These papers consist of various business and legal documents related to Alfred Austell's numerous business ventures. Included are land deeds, bookkeeping notes, checks, property insurance policies, bills, receipts, and photocopies of pages from Austell's letter book dealing with banking business, sale of cotton, and property acquisition and payment of personal notes. This collection also contains two pocket files, which are listed by month. The contents of these files have been left in the...
Dates: 1833-1962; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1889

Alston family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1068
Scope and Content This collection includes legal documents, genealogical materials, and personal and legal correspondence pertaining to the wills and trusts of members of the Alston family and the family's "home place" in Barbour County, Alabama. Also of interest are materials relating to a visit to Atlanta in 1941 by Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl Halifax, the British ambassador to the United States, as well as the Alston family genealogy, which includes two large parchment indentures made out to...
Dates: 1612-1973, undated; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1968

Austin T. Walden papers

Identifier: 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

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama collection

Identifier: ahc.MSS1023
Scope and Content The collection is primarily comprised of materials generated to promote the painting and solicit attendance. Also included is correspondence and invitations to special events hosted at the Atlanta Cyclorama site. There are other materials related to reports generated in advance of the restoration project and rededication of the painting and presentations in relation to interpretation at the site.
Dates: 1886-1980, undated

Benning family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS60
Scope and Content These papers consist of correspondence between various members of the Benning family, personal documents, genealogy of the Benning family, and business papers from Hong Kong, New York and Atlanta.
Dates: 1862-1963, undated

Broadwell family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS431f
Scope and Content This collection contains deeds, bonds, commissions, receipts and a will concerning E. E. Broadwell, his family and properties in Cherokee County, Georgia.
Dates: 1834-1917, undated

C. Mortimer Mason papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1054
Scope and Content The bulk of the personal papers of C. Mortimer Mason pertain to a cotton claim owned by the descendants of Thomas J. and Richard R. Holmes of Hinds County, Mississippi. The collection also contains geneological research materials gathered by Newel Mason to show lineage for entry into the Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Colonial Dames. Lastly, there is a small amount of personal letters, newspaper clipping, and legal certificates and licenses.
Dates: 1891-1960, undated

Chattahoochee Brick Company records

Identifier: ahc.MSS83
Scope and Content The Chattahoochee Brick Company documents contain business records that show the daily operation of the company through its financial, production, legal, and management operations. Most papers date to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Financial documents include cash journals, reports, record books, accounts, and ledgers. Production documents include inventories, reports, and a catalogue. Legal materials include land grands, deeds, and indentures that relate to land acquisition...
Dates: 1821-1941, undated

Davis family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS88f
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains original land indentures between residents of Greene County, Georgia from 1818-1919. The majority of the indentures consist of property being conveyed to Charles Alfred Davis from other Greene County residents. Some residents from whom Davis purchased land include; Adam T. Scott, William A. Florence, Albert Merritt, T. N Poullain, Joseph P. Walker, and Andrew Mason. In addition to these, there are also seven indentures that predate Charles Alfred Davis. The people...
Dates: 1818-1919

DuBose family collection

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

Fulton, Gwinnett, and Walton County legal documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS128f
Scope and Content This collection includes property deeds, abstracts of title, warranty deeds, loan deeds, bonds, resident petitions, claims court cases, wills, and insurance documents presented in the courts of Fulton, Gwinnett, and Walton counties in Georgia.
Dates: 1860-1948

Gatins Family Papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1005
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, diaries, obituaries, newspaper clippings, financial records, and official United States government documents pertaining to Gatins family members. Included among the latter are files from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), court records, passport application files, and INS records. The collection also contains birth, baptism, marriage, school and death records for various family members. Also included is secondary research on significant...
Dates: 1848-2010, undated, bulk 1999-2008; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2008

Harry Winster Ligon papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS823
Scope and Content This collection contains patents, diagrams, papers, and correspondence related to inventions by Harry W. Ligon between 1908 and 1930. These papers include petitions and patents with accompanying diagrams for cotton ginning machines and related valves. Also included is a petition for a game or amusement device.
Dates: 1908-1930, undated

James G. Bogle research papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1172
Scope and Content This collection contains research materials from James G. Bogle's study of George Hewett Daniel (1817-1964), a Confederate soldier. Materials include correspondence from literary agents as well newspaper clippings of Atlanta funerals. Also included is correspondence from Daniel to his daughters and information on his family's genealogy. Of particular note are manuscript drafts of parts II and III of Bogle's book titled George Hewitt Daniel (1817-1864).
Dates: 1837-2002, undated

Julian D. Lee documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS770f
Scope and Content This collection consists of land and loan deeds, legal documents, and newspaper clippings. The deeds pertain to a parcel of land along East Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1906-1952

Kirkpatrick family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS779
Scope and Content This collection contains personal letters written by and to the Kirkpatrick family, mainly Nettie Kirkpatrick and her sister Keren Kirkpatrick Lindley. Also included are many death notices for the immediate Kirkpatrick family. Tax records from the 1860s are included. Bill of sales for several slaves are also included. There are several newspaper clippings on various subjects along with several books and pamphlets.
Dates: 1778-1920, undated

Land lot 52, District 14 collection

Identifier: ahc.MSS464
Scope and Content This collection includes legal and financial documents regarding land lot 52, 14th district, Fulton (formerly Henry) County, Georgia. Among the documents are warranty deeds, mortgages, insurance policies, deed to secure title, abstracts of title, quit claim deeds, tax receipts, loan account books, real estate notes, and correspondence.
Dates: 1874-1948

Lee family documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS427f
Scope and Content This collection contains an obituary of Cornelius P. Lee; tax receipts from Newton County, Georgia; and a will of Robert Edward Lee.
Dates: 1914-1948

Mitchell and Mitchell property documents collection

Identifier: ahc.MSS448
Scope and Content This collection contains real estate documents, title searches, indexes to land transfer, and index of deeds to lands in Fulton County recorded before 1854. The bulk of the collection is abstracts of title to real estate in the Atlanta area.
Dates: 1900-1960

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Benning Coal Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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