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A. J. Park receipts and letter

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Collection number: ahc.MSS625f
Scope and Content This collection consists of six receipts from the Western and Atlantic Railroad dated 1847-1849 and one letter from A. J. Park to R. A. Park of Ohio dated July 1864 from Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia.

Alfred Austell papers

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Collection number: 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...

Gramling journal

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Collection number: ahc.MSS840f
Scope and Content This collection contains a 1902 journal that belonged to a member of the Gramling family. It records measurements and observations from a reservoir in Cobb County (most likely what became the Morgan Falls Reservoir or Bull Sluice Lake) and the Chattahoochee River, including notes on the quality and height of water. The journal also contains daily logistics from the Western & Atlantic Railroad Company, including engine and boiler upkeep, worker schedules, weather, and supervisor visits....

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS41
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and ephemera of Joseph Mackey Brown, and also for his father, Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. The bulk of his correspondence relates to his tenure as governor, and includes pledges of support, congratulatory letters, and requests for patronage and jobs. Campaign correspondence relates to his failed gubernatorial campaign of 1910. In addition to his gubernatorial correspondence, agriculture and farming were frequent topics, as was the Georgia...

Julius L. Brown papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS42
Scope and Content These paperse include documents from several court cases, and records of the Georgia Mining, Manufacturing and Investment Company. Other material includes scrapbooks about the Brown family.

Philip I. Winn letter

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Collection number: ahc.MSS562f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter written by E. I. Ancell to Philip I. Winn of Winnsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Ancell worked on the construction of the Western & Atlantic Railroad in Cobb County, Georgia.

Raymond B. Carneal photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS293
Scope and Content This collection contains images of early 20th century terminal stations, railroad yards, and freight stations located in the Atlanta area. Negatives include views of the Inman transfer railroad yards; the Madison Avenue freight station; the Decatur Street freight station; and the North Avenue automobile terminal. Of interest are background views of the Southern Railway office building.

Western and Atlantic Railroad Company rules booklet

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Collection number: ahc.MSS18f
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains a printed booklet, “Rules for Conductors and Engine-Men of the Western and Atlantic Rail-Road,” published in Atlanta, Georgia in 1852. The booklet has seven sections: 1) Passenger Train Schedules 2) Freight Train Schedules 3) Rules for Passenger Engine-Men 4) Rules for Passenger Conductors 5) Rules for Freight Engine-Men 6) Rules for Freight Conductors and 7) Rules for Lumber Train Conductors. The booklet was probably created as a handbook for employees of Western and...

Western and Atlantic Railroad minute book

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Collection number: ahc.MSS64
Scope and Content Minute book of the Western and Atlantic Railroad covering the years 1870-1890.

Western and Atlantic Railroad report

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Collection number: ahc.MSS503f
Scope and Content This collection consists of one published report, a United States Senate version of an 1837 survey report by Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Harriman Long (1784-1864), Chief Engineer of the W&A. The survey includes detailed maps of north Georgia and information about construction costs.

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...

William Allen Fuller Papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS92
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains a series of letters concerning the William Fuller’s involvement in the “Great Locomotive Chase” and correspondence between William Fuller and members of his family. In the years following the locomotive chase, several individuals claimed some involvement in the event and others exaggerated their involvement.Many of the letters Captain Fuller received requested confirmation of the events reported and the extent of their involvement. In time, Captain Fuller composed a...

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