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Annie M. Wilson scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS331
Scope and Content This collection is comprised on a single scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings and a few handwritten items. The clippings are primarily poetry columns from unidentified newspapers and magazines.
Dates: 1887-1908, undated

Asa Hartz poem

Identifier: ahc.MSS495f
Scope and Content This bound volume, a copy of A new treatise on the use of globes, by Thomas Keith, 1832, bears a holographic copy of a satirical poem on the subject of prisoner-of-war exchanges during the Civil War. It is written in the form of a letter to Asa Hartz (pen name of Major George McKnight (1833-1869)), who was held at Johnson's Island, a prison for Confederate officers in Ohio. The author's identity is uncertain, but someone named Philip Stinchcomb wrote his name and the date 1856 on the fly leaf....
Dates: approximately 1864

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

Burns Club of Atlanta documents

Identifier: ahc.MSS433
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of records pertaining to the organization and administration of the Burns Club of Atlanta and the Ladies' Burns Club of Atlanta. Records include legal documents, correspondence, membership lists, program information, and pamphlets. Topics include the construction of the Burns Cottage, the Annual Anniversary Dinner, club operations, and poetry written by club members.
Dates: 1900-1985, undated

Captain Joseph E. Brown Connally Papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS71F
Scope and Content This collection consists of newspaper clippings, letters, notes and other ephemera pertaining to the life and death of Joseph Brown Connally. The collection includes a letter notifying Connally of his election to the Governor’s Horse Guard in 1897, his commission certificate from the Georgia State Troops in 1902, special orders from the National Guard in 1913 and from Fort McPherson in 1917. It also contains notes and poems written about the life of Joseph Brown Connally, after his death in...
Dates: 1897-1921

Carrie Berry papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS29f
Scope and Content This collection contains four items including an original diary kept by Carrie Berry from 1864-1866; an original diary kept by her from 1868-1874; a friendship book published in 1870, which is titled Mental Photographs an Album for Confessions or Tastes, Habits, and Convictions; and a letter written to Carrie Berry and Blanche Hardin from Clement A. Evans dated 2 February 1872, which was written while Carrie was a student at the North Georgia Female Academy. In the diary kept from 1864-1866,...
Dates: 1864-1874; 1897

Charles Hubner ephemera

Identifier: ahc.MSS174f
Scope and Content This collection includes an autobiography of Georgia poet Charles Hubner. The collection also includes a biographical sketch, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1894-1967, undated

Civil War morning reports scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS792f
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook made out of a Civil War morning reports book from 1864, which contains written records of several officers of the 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps Detachment of Tennessee. The book is labeled as "M. E. Whitehurst's Scrapbook" and includes additions such as a newspaper page and clippings, the majority of which contains poems; an 1874 Walker and Watson advertisement; a 1917 "Farmer's Bulletin" on nutrition from the United States Department of Agriculture;...
Dates: 1837-1923, undated

Daniel Whitehead Hicky papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1146
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of scrapbooks containing photos, letters, and poems written by Daniel Whitehead Hicky. Most of the letters in the scrapbooks are addressed to his friend Emily Alexander Coart (1922-1996). In his letters, Hicky wrote about his eating habits and his physical weight, the difficulties he faced in publishing his work, and the 1960 presidential election. He wrote often that he did not expect Southerners to be “so bigoted” that they wouldn't vote for John F. Kennedy...
Dates: 1929-1983, undated

Eleanor Speir poem

Identifier: ahc.MSS331f
Scope and Content This collection contains a poem titled "Dear Little Friend" by Eleanor Speir. It was an invitation to her birthday party.
Dates: 1913

Elijah A. Brown, Sr. papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS38
Scope and Content These papers consist of business and personal papers, including correspondence and financial records of Elijah A. Brown, Sr. and some of Elijah A. Brown, Jr. In addition, ther are papers pertaining to several Brown Family members, including Governor Joseph E. Brown, Julius I. Brown, and Marcus J. Brown.
Dates: 1826-1965, undated

Elizabeth Love's autograph book

Identifier: ahc.MSS212f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an autograph book containing autographs and poems. This book was presented to Elizabeth Love by an anonymous friend, possibly as a wedding present, in 1880. Some names included in the book are her cousins, Charles M. Knoll in Florida and J. J. Howell, Elias Alexander Cochran, Emma Love, Sallie Love, G.A. Love, Tom Love, A. O. Love, John Love, W. B. Cochran, Charles Cochran, Sarah Cochran, Starling Cochran, Mabel Elizabeth Cochran and U.S. Senator and Elizabeth’s...
Dates: 1880-1915

Eve F. Silver poems

Identifier: ahc.MSS934f
Scope and Content This collection contains handwritten copies of poems Eve F. Silver wrote about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Also included are photocopies of the poems printed in the Atlanta Jewish Times and photocopies of Eve F. Silver's false identification documents from her time as a member of the Polish resistance movement.
Dates: approximately 1940, undated

Florence Ada Scherff ephemera

Identifier: ahc.MSS250f
Scope and Content This collection includes a handwritten anthology of Southern poetry given to Florence Ada Scherff by a friend while at school in Philadelphia. It also includes a paper three pence piece and a copy of The Bladenburg Races.
Dates: 1777-1816, undated

Imogene McAfee Buder Music papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS45f
Scope and Content This collection contains a typewritten copy of the poem “Easter on Kennesaw” (1971), the sheet music for “Walk With Me Into Paradise” (1966), and a phonograph record (45 rpm) of “Walk With Me Into Paradise” and “April in Atlanta,” performed by Joe Dickey.
Dates: 1966-1971

James and Katherine Mason correspondence and book of poetry

Identifier: ahc.MSS1155
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between James Walter Mason and Martha Katherine (nee Christian) Mason. These letters cover their courtship and first three years of marriage. Contents include poems that James wrote to Katherine, as well as topics such as the death of Katherine's mother and everyday life while James was away on business. James used a variety of names and nicknames for his wife, including Katherine, Kate, Mattie Kate, Sweetheart, and Kiddy. The...
Dates: 1902-1927, undated

James Joseph Coachman diary

Identifier: ahc.MSS496
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary that describes Coachman's move to Decatur County and the operation of his plantation, "Mulberry Hill." Also included in the diary are short stories and poetry.
Dates: 1840-1850

Janet Rechtman papers

Identifier: 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

Julius G. Brown collection of poems

Identifier: ahc.MSS42f
Scope and Content This collection contains poems with a connection to the Civil War. The poems were cut from newspapers. Poems include Yankee Doodle's Ride to Richmond, Now and Then, The South's Call to Arms, and God Save the South.
Dates: 1861

Kate Helen Suber Thompson scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS1145
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook created by Kate Thompson with materials from the Beta Chapter of the Delphian Society in Atlanta and Thompson’s daughter, Katherine. Materials include chapter documents and correspondence, as well as documents and newspaper clippings about Katherine’s education, particularly at Girls High School in Atlanta. In addition, this collection contains newspaper clippings of literary excerpts, news stories, and short pieces on motherhood. Of special note is a...
Dates: 1869-1988, undated

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