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1900 Study Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS406
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of materials created by and about the 1900 Study Club. The bulk of the collection is club minutes and scrapbooks. Also included in the collections are yearbooks, correspondence, and programs.

Adair family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS2f
Scope and Content This collection consists of deeds and title abstracts for a portion of block 16, lot 77 of the 14th district of Fulton County; a deed to a cemetery plot, and a letter to Mrs. George W. Adair from Octavia S. Hammond discussing living conditions in Atlanta in 1865. In the letter, Ms. Hammond encourages Mrs. Adair to return to Atlanta and she lists the names of individuals who have done so after the end of the Civil War. She lists the cost of food items and offers anecdotes about businesses...

Adams family scrapbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS931f
Scope and Content This collection contains a family scrapbook with photocopies of a diary kept by Nancy Ann Holt Adams from 1895-1898 documenting family life, the weather, and the death of her first child. It also includes newspaper articles about the family, certificates, photographs, and genealogical information about the Adams family.

Addie Steinheimer collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS465
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Addie Steinheimer. Included in the scrapbook are newspaper clippings regarding David Mayer, David Steinheimer, and the Atlanta Jewish Community. It also contains newspaper articles on the history of Atlanta. There is also a 1939 Commercial High School yearbook and an obituary for Addie.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to James M. Calhoun

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Collection number: ahc.MSS580f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter written by Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens to James M. Calhoun, mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. The letter discusses Calhoun's recent appointment to civil governor of Atlanta by General Braxton Bragg. Stephens writes that the prohibition of the sale of alcohol to soldiers is unconstitutional according to the Confederate Constitution and the Rules and Articles of the Confederacy. He also states that Calhounā€™s new position as civil governor of Atlanta is...

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...

Alfred Neff letters

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Collection number: ahc.MSS831
Scope and Content These files contain many of the letters E.W.S. Neff wrote his son, Alfred. These letters provide insight into life in the 1800's as well as amusing stories about Mr. Neff's adventures "on the job."

Antoinette Johnson Matthews papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS149
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, typed manuscripts and notes, autograph books, travel diaries, newspaper clippings, and registration forms for students in her Out of Doors School. Correspondence covers topics such as Matthews' retirement party and a reunion for former students of the Out Of Doors School as well as suggestions and orders for Matthews' book, Oakdale Road: Its History and Its People. There are also Christmas newsletters sent by Matthews...

Atanta Law School records

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

Atlanta Leather Company records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS26
Scope and Content These papers consist of credit reports on business bying leather wholesale from the Atlanta Leather Company, 1938-1950. Credit reports are divided alphabetically.

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing papers and publications

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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.

Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS391
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence among the society's members, membership lists, biographies of some members, financial records, newspaper clippings, early recollections of Atlanta, and a scrapbook.

Atlanta Schools desegregation lawsuit records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS907
Scope and Content This collection contains evidence presented by the plaintiffs (including statistics of some of the county school districts brought to trial), photocopied court documents, photocopied newspaper clippings, and a summary of the lawsuit by legal assistant to the case.

Atlanta Tax digest

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Collection number: ahc.MSS799
Scope and Content This volume lists the tax payers in Altanta, Georgia, in 1867 in roughly alphabetical order. Next to each name is listed: polls; street hands; value of carriages, buggies, horses; value of furniture, if over $300; value of money, solvent debts, bonds and stocks; value of real estate; amount of poll tax; amount of street tax; amount of tax on carriages and horses; amount of furniture tax; amount of tax on money, solvent debts, etc.; amount of tax on real estate; aggregate tax; and if paid.

Atlanta Typographical Union scrapbooks

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Collection number: ahc.MSS280
Scope and Content This collection consists of a series of thirteen scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and pamphlets. The clippings document many of the activities of the organization and within the printing industry.

Beulah R. Inman Heinitsh interview transcription

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Collection number: ahc.MSS531f
Scope and Content This collection contains the transcription of an oral history regarding the Inman Family and the Swan House of Atlanta, Georgia.

Beverly Dubose, Jr. Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama correspondence

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Collection number: ahc.MSS515
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence to and from the Georgia Historical Commission, the Georgia National Register Board, the National Register Board, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources regarding placing the Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama on the Historic Register. The majority of the material focuses on the restoration of the Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama.

Bill Horne Marietta Street Film

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Collection number: ahc.VIS192
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single 8mm black and white acetate film. The film captures the roadside environs along Marietta Street and other downtown roadways beginning in or near downtown Atlanta, heading northwest towards Kennesaw Mountain, and ending in the Marietta Square. Mr. Horne appears to be following the inner urban streetcar route. There are several billboards for businesses located in downtown Atlanta: Downtown Chevrolet Co., Henry Grady Hotel, Ansley Hotel, and...

Breakfast Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS834
Scope and Content This collection contains the minutes of the Breakfast Culb meetings for 1959 and 1964. Copies of the yearly minutes were typed, bound, and given to the members. They were written with a sense of humor but give few details.

Catalogues

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Collection number: ahc.MSS756
Scope and Content This collection contains various catalogues including Sears and Roebuck, Macy's, Davison's, Rich's, and J.C. Penney's. Catalogues are annual, biannual, and seasonal. This collection is alphabetical in boxes one through twenty-five, after that the catalogs are in random order as added.

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Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 5
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Atlanta Historical Society 4
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Inman, Emily Caroline MacDougald 4
Inman, Edward H., 1881-1931 3
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 3
Slaton, John M. 3
Alexander, Henry A. (Henry Aaron), 1874-1967 2
American Bar Association 2
Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society 2
DeGress, Francis, 1840-1883 2
Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 2
Frank, Lucille Selig, 1888-1957 2
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Georgia Historical Commission 2
Georgia Institute of Technology 2
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Ku Klux Klan, 1915- 2
McElreath, Walter 2
Spalding, Mary Connally, 1877-1953 2
University of Georgia 2
1900 Study Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
1908 History Class (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Adair family 1
Adair, George Washington, 1823- 1
Adair, Jack, 1913-1974 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Charles Clyde, 1900-1959 1
Adams, Charles Matthew, 1871-1945 1
Adams, Nancy Ann Holt, 1860-1942 1
Adkins, Ursula Adelaide 1
Alabama State University 1
Alexander, Cecil A., 1918-2013 1
Alexander, Rebecca Ella Solomons, 1854-1938 1
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 1
American Association of University Women. Atlanta Branch. Creative Writing Group 1
Anderson, Zachery T. 1
Architects Norris and Lynch, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga) 1
Ard, Joseph U. 1
Armestead, Walter S. 1
Armstrong, Adolphus 1
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Ashley, John T. 1
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Atlanta (Ga.). Treasurer 1
Atlanta Black Crackers (Baseball team) 1
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 1
Atlanta Crackers (Baseball team) 1
Atlanta Gay Center 1
Atlanta Herald Newspaper Company 1
Atlanta Law School 1
Atlanta Leather Company (Ga.) 1
Atlanta Manufacturers' Improvement Co. (Ga.) 1
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Atlanta National Bank Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Philharmonic Society (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Title and Trust Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Typographical Union 1
Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company 1
Atwood, John M. 1
Austell & Camp (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Austell & Holland (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Austell & Inman (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Austell & Swann (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Austell, Alfred, 1814-1881 1
Austell, William W. 1
Avary, Arch 1
Averett, Thomas Jefferson 1
Avery, Benjamin F., 1840- 1
Bachelor, Joe 1
Bain, Donald 1
Baker, Irene Trenholm 1
Ballard, Levi 1
Barker, George 1
Barker, Jennie Meta, 1883-1978 1
Barnard, Susan Kessler 1
Barnes, John E. 1
Barnwell, Posey 1
Barnwell, Robert W. 1
Barry Family 1
Barton, John A. 1
Barton, John B. 1
Baughn, Benjamin F. 1
Baughn, Peter B. 1
Baxley, Joseph 1
Belleisle, Jessie M. 1
Berbeusse, Charles 1
Berry, Martha, 1866-1942 1
Bleckley, Zoe 1
Block, Margaret 1
Blount, John A. 1
Bolton, James W. 1
Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Boring, J. M. 1
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