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Collection number: ahc.VIS144
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains aerial photographs produced to assist Adams-Cates Company in the development of commercial real estate in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Aerial views of the cities of Atlanta, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Forest Park, Gainesville, Hapeville, Lithonia, Marietta, Panthersville, Sandy Springs, Smyrna, Stone Mountain, as well as dozens of images of unidentified areas in the metropolitan Atlanta region are contained in the collection. The photographs document the...
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.
Dates: 1895-1996, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1046
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Arnall T. Connell's tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia. Student papers written by Connell's graduate students form the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover a large array of Atlanta-related subjects, including neighborhoods and their histories, historic preservation of buildings and homes, renovation and repurposing ideas for historic...
Dates: 1894-1994, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1039
Scope and Content This collection contains Buckhead Business Association letters of incorporation, organizational charts, membership lists, and meeting minutes. The collection also contains correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to the BBA's involvement in community improvement projects and Bill Patterson as president of the association.
Dates: 1970-1977, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS348
Scope and Content This collection contains the constitution and by-laws of the Buckhead Fifty Club, including membership lists for the years 1932, 1934, 1952, 1956-1957, 1959, 1962-1979, 1981-1983 and one labeled the 1979 Presidential Edition. There are minutes and resolutions of the organization from the years 1935-1940 and a history of the club's activities from 1934-1956. Also included are newspaper clippings in 1955 about the Little League team and the annual Santa Claus parade the club sponsored, as well...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1036
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, rosters, minutes, membership, and financial records of the club. Also included is the club's monthly newsletter, The Good Earth Boys, which highlights their activities. Material also documents the club's operation of three successive greenhouses.
Dates: 1960-2013, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS819f
Scope and Content This collection contains a proclamation by the Atlanta City Council announcing Monday, August 19, 1985 to be known as Limelight Day in Atlanta. Marvin S. Arrington, the president of the Atlanta City Council, and Robb Pitts, a council member, issued the proclamation in recognition of the club as a popular tourist attraction and the site of many charitable functions.
Collection number: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1174
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection is Christmas newsletters published by Dante's Down the Hatch. The newsletters detail events that occurred over the previous year with pictures of those events as well as of notable people who visited the restaurant. Also included in the collection are menus and flyers advertising the restaurant.
Dates: 1982-2011, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1139
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that provides details of the social and civic activities of the club. The scrapbook includes clippings, photographs, program information, and one yearbook. Entries and awards from flower shows are also detailed. Of special interest are sketches of a garden beautification project and signpost along Peachtree Battle Avenue between Woodward Way and Dellwood Drive in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta.
Collection number: ahc.MSS667
Scope and Content This collection contains materials which detail the social and civic activities of the club and provide details on programs and projects. Included in the collection are clippings, articles, correspondence, and flower show ephemera. Of special interest are scrapbook items concerning member Louise B. Hastings, past president of The Garden Club of Georgia, well known lecturer, author, and wife of Donald M. Hastings, owner of H. G. Hastings Co.
Dates: 1932-1957, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1143
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, legal documents, and political writings, including text of speeches and letters to the editor of local newspapers that reflect Henry Alexander's activism in the Republican Party during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Legal and professional documents include Alexander’s affiliation with the American Bar Association, correspondence to the General Assembly and with the Fifth District of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs. The...
Dates: 1960-2008, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS668
Scope and Content This collection contains yearbooks, histories, flower show programs, and project reports that document the activities of the club. Scrapbooks provide details of meetings, social events, and numerous civic projects of the club. Of special interest is the club's history of the section of Lenox Road that was known as Indian Creek Acres by the resident members. Also of note is a report for a civic project to save the landmark Buckhead tree on which the original buck's head was hung, and gave the...
Collection number: ahc.VIS172
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains photographs of Atlanta, Georgia, including federal and state buildings, retail stores and businesses, streets, expressways, churches, hospitals, colleges and residences. Included are photographs of the Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta City Hall, Federal Penitentiary, Atlanta Naval Air Station, Carnegie Library, Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, The Journal Building, Terminal and Union Stations, Cathedral of St. Philip, Christ the King Cathedral, Glenn Memorial Church, Emory...
Dates: 1954, 1963
Collection number: ahc.VIS379
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken by Reeves Studios of the gardens of Laura and John Bulow Campbell's property at 2958 Andrews Drive. The images highlight a boxwood terrace garden with tulips, a central pool featuring a Leda and the Swan bronze statue, garden tile, and a grassy allee flanked by dogwoods in bloom. Of special note are several millstones, popular decoration in gardens of that time period.
Dates: approximately 1941
Collection number: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Collection number: ahc.MSS677
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the club's social and civic activities. Scrapbooks detail the club's monthly meetings and special events attended. The club's ongoing civic project of the neighborhood parkway beautification is highlighted throughout the collection.
Dates: 1931-1973, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1032
Scope and Content This collection contains material that documents the club's history. Included in the collection are scrapbooks that detail the club's social activities, programs, civic projects, and flower shows that the club attended or hosted.
Collection number: ahc.MSS676
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks that provide details on the civic and social activities of the club. The scrapbooks contain clippings, correspondence, photographs, and flower show programs. Of special interest are club histories that describe the Peachtree Creek neighborhood in the early years of development.
Collection number: ahc.MSS723
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks that detail the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes photographs, yearbooks, correspondence, and clippings that illustrate the club's interests and projects. Of special note is a report of the club's civic work with teenage girls from the Oak Hill Homes.
- Subject: Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.) X
- Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 3
- Atlanta Water Works (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Atlanta Rhythm Section (Musical group) 2
- Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
- Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills 2
- Junior Flower Show Association (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- 688 Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Aaron, Betty 1
- Adams family 1
- Adams, Charles Clyde, 1900-1959 1
- Adams, Charles Matthew, 1871-1945 1
- Adams, Nancy Ann Holt, 1860-1942 1
- Adams-Cates Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Agnes Scott College 1
- Allen, Frederick, 1948- 1
- Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 1
- Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company 1
- Alston, Cotten (Robert Cotten, III), 1945- 1
- American Automobile Association 1
- Ansley Golf Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Archambault, Charlie 1
- Arnett, Bill 1
- Arrington, Marvin S. 1
- Art Institute of Atlanta 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 1
- Atlanta Bach Choir 1
- Atlanta Chamber Players 1
- Atlanta Hawks (Basketball team) 1
- Atlanta Historical Society 1
- Atlanta History Center 1
- Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Municipal Market (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta Peachtree Chorus 1
- Atlanta Union Mission (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlanta University Center (Ga.) 1
- Atlantic Steel Company 1
- Austin, Paul 1
- Baker, William T., 1956- 1
- Banks, Carolyn 1
- Baptist Tabernacle Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Barnard, Susan Kessler 1
- Barnes, Roy E. (Roy Eugene), 1948- 1
- Barrow, Willie T. (Willie Taplin), 1924-2015 1
- Beautiful Restaurant (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Beck and Gregg Hardware Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Brand, W. A. 1
- Brooks, Tyrone 1
- Buckhead Business Association (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Buckhead Business and Development Association (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Buckhead Fifty Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Buckhead Men's Garden Club of Atlanta, Inc. 1
- Building Material Merchants of Georgia 1
- Building Material Suppliers Association (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Butler, Samuel M. 1
- CAUTION, Inc. 1
- Campbell, John Bulow, 1870-1940 1
- Campbell, Laura Berry 1
- Cerebral Palsy Center of Atlanta, Inc. 1
- Chattahoochee Industrial Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Clark Atlanta University 1
- Clark, Betty 1
- Cleland, Max, 1942- 1
- Cleveland, Rob 1
- Cobb, Parsifal 1
- Coffin, Zachary 1
- Colbert, Luther 1
- Compton, Martha Lumpkin 1
- Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920 1
- Connell, Arnall T. (Arnall Turner) 1
- Couch, Barbara 1
- Courts, Virginia Orme Campbell 1
- Coverdell, Paul Douglas, 1939-2000 1
- Crestwood High School 1
- Crim, Alonzo A., 1928-2000 1
- Crook, Lewis Edmund, Jr. 1
- Crossroads Shopping Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Culver, Kevin 1
- Dante's Down the Hatch (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Darlington Apartments (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Daugherty, Edward L. 1
- Davis, Mary 1
- Davis, Myrtle 1
- DeKalb Symphony Orchestra 1
- Dekalb Federal Bank 1
- Dollar, Alvin 1
- Drivin' n' Cryin' (Musical group) 1
- E. Rivers School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- East Lake Golf Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Elam, Merrill 1
- Ellis Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Evans, Andrea 1
- Feldman, Manuel 1
- Felton, Dorothy 1
- Fisch, Joseph C. 1
- Five Paces Inn (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Ford Motor Company. Atlanta Assembly Plant (Hapeville, Ga.) 1
- Forsythia Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Foster, Thomas, 1892-1970 1 ∧ less