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Anderson family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS42
Scope and Content The Anderson family photographs consist of albumen prints, a cabinet card, photographic postcards, and individual and group portrait prints in studio settings and exterior snapshots around the Atlanta, Georgia area. Most of the images are unidentified men, women, and children. Identified individuals include a cabinet card of Jessie M. Anderson, a postcard image of George Ballard, and portrait prints of Alberta Adams, Alberta Anderson, and Ella Mae Matthews. Of interest is a photograph of a...
Dates: approximately 1920-1945

Atanta Law School records

Identifier: 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 History Center postcard collection

Identifier: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort McPherson,...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Atlanta Urban Design Commission Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS383
Scope and Content This collection contains images of buildings and districts evaluated or nominated by the Urban Design Commission to receive Historic status. Notable sites include Atlanta City Hall, Carnegie Library, Citizens & Southern National Bank, the English-American Building, the Hurt Building, Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home, Morris Brown College, Rockefeller Hall at Spelman College, Sacred Heart Church, and Underground Atlanta. Additional photographs include views of buildings along Alabama,...
Dates: 1973-1976

Avary and Stephens family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1028
Scope and Content The papers consist of articles, advertisements, books, datebooks, legal documents, professional records, and personal correspondence of the Avary and Stephens families. There are articles from the Atlanta Journal Constitution and various magazines throughout the 1920's covering topics such as movie costumes, filet crochet, floor plans, and women's sports. Advertisements include a circular for Thomas Edison's phonograph acquired from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase...
Dates: 1884-1966, undated

Benjamin E. Mays photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS40
Scope and Content The images consist of portraits of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, primarily at public events such as graduation ceremonies or committee meetings during his tenure as the president of Morehouse College. Other photographs consist of Mays with other individuals or groups, including faculty members. Most of the group photographs are identified by event only and include general faculty or administrators posed in cap and gown, consisting of Benjamin E. Mays; Charles E. Merrill, Chairman, Board of Trustees,...
Dates: approximately 1947-1981

Bowen family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS38
Scope and Content The collection of photographs encompasses images of the Bowen family. The bulk of the photograph collection consists of images of studio poses and bust portraits of Reverend Bowen and his second wife, Irene Smallwood Bowen, and of John Wesley Edward Bowen, Jr., including Bowen, Jr. in a class photograph. Other images are unidentified studio poses and a postcard with an image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which shows King enjoying a joke by comedian Joey Adams at a benefit for the Southern...
Dates: approximately 1889-1963

Carl H. Boone college scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS1113
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook documenting the college years of Carl Hardaway Boone, a student of the Georgia School of Technology graduating class of 1921.
Dates: 1921

Douglas H. Davis, Sr. photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS301
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of aerial views of Atlanta and vicinity, and of Valdosta, Georgia. Included are images of Southern Railway shops; downtown Atlanta; Ponce de Leon Baseball Park; Gammon Theological Seminary; and Oglethorpe University and Georgia School of Techonology campuses. Of interest are photographs pertaining to Davis as an aviator and his early days of commercial flying.
Dates: 1929-1934, undated

Dr. Louis W. Sullivan papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1162
Scope and Content This collection contains personal documents from Dr. Louis W. Sullivan. Materials include a 60th high school reunion program, family correspondence and genealogy papers, Morehouse Alumni Club agendas, booklets from Morehouse College, and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) correspondence. MSM correspondence includes employment paperwork, budget discussions, an annual report to the board of trustees, and letters from Morehouse College regarding the creation of the Medical Education Program/MSM....
Dates: 1946-2018, undated

Ella Parker composition book

Identifier: ahc.MSS929f
Scope and Content This composition book contains assignments completed by Ella Parker as coursework at Wesleyan Female College. Included are short works of fiction, essays, and drawings. Of particular note are a series of essays on the life of Paul the Apostle, an essay on womanhood in Shakespeare, and several drawn maps of Paul's missionary journeys.
Dates: 1889-1890

Everhart family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS82
Scope and Content This collection consists of photocopies of art by Adelaide Everhart, family bibles, books, bookplates, brochures, certificates, clippings, correspondence, employment assignments, employment records, genealogy, government records, house records, memos, a receipt, patent records, military records, and school materials. There are four books, including one unpublished work displaying Lucile Bell's interior designs. One published journal contains an essay written by George Everhart in 1950 about...
Dates: 1860-2004, undated

Harriette Speer Parker photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS353
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, taken by Harriette Speer Parker and her father, Eustace Asbury Speer. Of special note are photographs of the Great Fire of Atlanta in 1917, the Festival of Old Atlanta in the late 1960s, and negatives of aerial photographs of downtown Atlanta. The photographs taken by Eustace Asbury Speer include images of the State Revenue Department personnel in 1927, Piedmont Park, and the Atlanta skyline. Also featured are family...
Dates: 1917-1970, undated

Junius Hillyer memoirs

Identifier: ahc.MSS156f
Scope and Content This collection contains the memoirs of Junius Hillyer, a political leader and judge. In his memoirs titled Memoirs of the Early Life and Times of Judge Junius Hillyer he describes his family genealogy; his boyhood and schooling, including his years at the University of Georgia, and growing up in Georgia. He also records his opinions on slavery. He believed that slavery "is the normal condition of the negro race." He talks about the customs of his times and the...
Dates: 1937

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta Symphony...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978

Maxey family photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS37
Scope and Content The collection includes photographs of Charles Lincoln Maxey, Sr., and other members of the Maxey family. The collection contains images of African American school groups at varying levels from one-room schoolhouses for elementary level children to college students. All are group photographs, primarily scenes posed before educational buildings, or graduation groups, and most are unidentified. Those identified include the Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, students at Fisk University in...
Dates: 1910-1945

Millie J. McCreary diary

Identifier: ahc.MSS226f
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary of Millie J. McCreary, a teacher at the Atlanta Baptist Seminary (later Morehouse College). She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1858. She married another of the teachers, William P. Manguse. The diary mentions several fellow teachers and the activities of Atlanta Baptists, the Colored Baptist Mission Society convention in Atlanta, Spelman College, and the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta.
Dates: 1895-1896

Oscar S. Davis papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS829
Scope and Content This collection includes a lease, 1928 sales contract, warranty deed, affidavits, tax returns, newspaper clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the sale of 84-86 Whitehall Street and 111-115 Hunter Street in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 26, 1928. The properties were known as the Davis property and sold to W.T. Grant Realty Corporation. Also included are Oscar S. Davis' University of Georgia mementos, including 1884-1894 commencement programs, advertisements for a lecture, an 1888 class...
Dates: 1884-1928, undated

Philip T. Shutze papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS498
Scope and Content This collection documents Philip T. Shutze's work in architecture and design. The personal papers consist of topical subject files; correspondence regarding jobs and antiques; financial documents; and certificates and diplomas. The design sources include architectural periodicals; architectural fixtures catalogs; and magazine clippings. Additionally, there are job files from the architectural firm, office indices and lists, and correspondence, newspaper clippings, and brochures related to...
Dates: 1889-1983, undated

Ransone family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS863f
Scope and Content This collection documents the lives of three generations of the Ransone family. It contains high school and college graduation programs, World War II ration documents, insurance receipts, and business cards. Also included are the books Songs of a Day by Frank L. Stanton and Around the World in Sixty Days by Robert Hecht. The collection includes pamphlets for Atlanta attractions such as Stone Mountain and the Lyric Theatre,...
Dates: 1887-1973, undated

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