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Avary and Stephens family papers

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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

Avondale Estates Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1019
Scope and Content This collection contains the records of the Avondale Estates Garden Club from 1931 to 2011. The collection chiefly consists of the Club's scrapbooks from 1944-1999. Also included is a yearbook from 2011 and a history of the Club from 1972. These materials document the Club's civic and social activities as well as special projects.
Dates: 1944-2011

Avondale Estates narrative history

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Identifier: ahc.MSS649f
Scope and Content Longtime Avondale Estates resident Dorothy Partridge wrote this narrative history of her community for a class at Georgia State University in 1992. Partridge drew heavily from contemporary newspaper articles and advertising brochures for the community of Ingleside, later Avondale Estates. The author’s compilation of survey and reminiscences of Avondale Estates residents are also included.
Dates: 1992

Azalea Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1078
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook that details the social and civic activities of the club. Material includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, and programs. Of special interest are photographs of members' gardens from the Emory University area neighborhood. Additional loose photographs of Eatonton and Griffin, Georgia, from approximately 1938, are found at the end of the scrapbook.
Dates: 1938-1963; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1963

B. W. Wrenn ephemera

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Identifier: ahc.MSS385f
Scope and Content This collection contains invitations sent by Georgia governor William Y. Atkinson and by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thompson during the Cotton States and International Exposition. The collection also contains newspaper clippings on the entertaining during the Exposition and on the death of B. W. Wrenn in New York City.
Dates: 1880-1912

Backstreet Atlanta Discotheque visual arts collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS225
Scope and Content This collection contains snapshot photographs of staff and patrons inside the nightclub during special events and regular business hours. Included are professional publicity photographs of drag performers and entertainers that include Jimmy James, Cynthia Manley, Bubba McNeely, Jane Doe, and Gladys Knight. Also included are advertising flyers for special events.
Dates: 1982-2002, undated

Barkley & King family Civil War correspondence

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Identifier: ahc.MSS681f
Scope and Content The letters from Martin Barkley and George R. Barkley to their family members at the beginning of the war describe the hard living conditions, the health and wellbeing of the soldiers. Towards the end of the war the letters describe the demoralized attitudes of the soldiers, the regular occurrence of soldiers deserting their duties, and the significant loss of life. The letter from Edward King to his aunt, Elizabeth Barkley describes the hardships towards the end of the war.
Dates: 1862-1864

Barnard C. Wagner letters

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Identifier: ahc.MSS359f
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions and copies of two letters from Wagner, a soldier in the 2nd Battery, Heavy Artillery, Conderate States Army, to Emma Dasher regarding events associated with the Atlanta Campaign in July 1864.
Dates: 1864

Barnett Family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS106
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence and genealogical material related to the Barnett family of Georgia.
Dates: 1851-1977, undated

Barrington King letter

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Identifier: ahc.MSS199f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a letter from R. King, possibly Ralph B., to Barrington King, Sr. R. King writes about a scarlet fever outbreak on his farm in "South Hampton" and how a third of his slaves are unable to work due to illness. In the event of his death, R. King asks Barrington to advise "Fred" on farming and business. He attempts to repair his relationship with Barrington, and asks him to lend "Fred" $200 with interest for the year.
Dates: 1864 June 1

Bartram Trail collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS867
Scope and Content This collection contains three reports regarding the Bartram Trail. One report, the Bartram Heritage Report, is the culmination of the Bartram Heritage Studies that were proposed to the U.S. Department of the Interior. The main objective of this report was the establishment of a Bartram National Scenic Trail. The other two studies are of the scenic trail during the early 1980s. The reports contain various information including biographical data on William Bartram, maps of his travels, and...
Dates: 1978-1982

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1023
Scope and Content The collection is primarily comprised of materials generated to promote the painting and solicit attendance. Also included is correspondence and invitations to special events hosted at the Atlanta Cyclorama site. There are other materials related to reports generated in advance of the restoration project and rededication of the painting and presentations in relation to interpretation at the site.
Dates: 1886-1980, undated

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama restoration records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS540
Scope and Content This collection contains log books, progress reports, a copy of a master's thesis on panoramic paintings, temperature and humidity readings, and dedication ceremony programs and press releases.
Dates: 1978-1982

Bedford-Pine Neighborhood Photograph Collection

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Identifier: ahc.VIS152
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection includes images of residents and homes in the Bedford-Pine district of Atlanta, Georgia during the early 1970’s. The images depict children playing in the streets and on playgrounds as well as adults outside their homes. The photographs depict dilapidated and condemned housing in the area, a few neighborhood storefronts, refuse, and scenes of the Atlanta skyline in the background.
Dates: circa 1970-1971

Belle Isle Family Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS146
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of photographs of Alvin Belle Isle and his family, including his wife Agnes, his parents John and Jane, his five children, and several grandchildren. In addition, the collection contains images of the Belle Isle Garage on Houston Street in Atlanta which housed most of Alvin’s businesses. The photographs include exterior and interior images of the building. Also included is a line drawing of a new garage Mr. Belle Isle was planning to build, but never did. The remainder...
Dates: circa 1900-1940

Belle Rogers McConnell papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS839
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the teaching career of Belle R. McConnell. Materials include hearing test results, lesson plans, activity materials, copies of speeches and reports, McConnell's teaching certificates, news clippings, and correspondence with colleagues and former students.
Dates: 1905-1971, undated

Benjamin Conley papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS75
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents of Benjamin Conley.
Dates: 1826-1891, undated

Benjamin E. Mays photographs

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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

Benjamin Elliot Crane collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS341
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of essays, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a manuscript of Crane's biography.
Dates: 1849-1885

Benjamin H. Hill speech

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Identifier: ahc.MSS460f
Scope and Content This handwritten address to the Georgia branch of the Southern Historical Society discusses the Reconstruction period and includes reminiscences of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. The speech was delivered in Atlanta on February 18, 1874.
Dates: 1874

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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 117
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Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs 81
Flower shows -- Georgia -- Atlanta 79
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 73
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 69
Scrapbooks -- Georgia 69
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 62
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies and clubs 58
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta 53
Scrapbooks -- Georgia -- Atlanta 50
Atlanta (Ga.) 47
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies, etc. 47
Women -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs 47
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 43
Business enterprises -- Georgia -- Atlanta 42
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 41
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government 40
Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta 37
Georgia -- Politics and government 37
World War, 1939-1945 36
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Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 33
Clothing and dress -- History -- 19th century 32
Neighborhoods -- Georgia -- Atlanta 32
Women -- Societies and clubs 32
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Parks -- Georgia -- Atlanta 30
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 28
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Gardens -- Georgia -- Atlanta 26
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Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.) 24
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Houses -- Georgia -- Atlanta 22
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Music -- Georgia -- Atlanta 21
Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 21
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Children -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
Gardens -- Design 20
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
Railroads -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
World War, 1914-1918 20
Account books -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
Sports -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
Agriculture -- Georgia 18
Architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Baseball -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Civil rights -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Family life -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
High schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Public schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Slavery -- Georgia 18
Gay men -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 17
Landscape architecture -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Photography -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Segregation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Urban beautification -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Daguerreotypes 16
Plants, Ornamental -- Georgia 16
Portraits, American -- Georgia -- Atlanta 16
African American women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Ansley Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
Gay community -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Invitation cards -- Georgia 15
Landscape architecture -- Southern States 15
Real estate business -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Theaters -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
African American families -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Ambrotypes 14
Buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Churches -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
City planning -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Civic improvement -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Cycloramas -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Deeds -- Georgia 14
Education -- Georgia 14
Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
Mayors -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Military uniforms 14
Advertising -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Airports -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Fires -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Five Points (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Inman Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Legal instruments -- Georgia 13
Railroads -- Georgia 13
Stone Mountain (Ga.) 13
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Atlanta Historical Society 31
Girls High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 30
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 25
Hartsfield, William Berry 22
Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 20
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Georgia Institute of Technology 20
Coca-Cola Company 18
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 17
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 17
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 16
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 16
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 15
Garden Club of Georgia. 15
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
Emory University 14
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 14
Rich's (Retail store) 14
Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
University of Georgia 14
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 13
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 13
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
United States. Army 13
Atlanta History Center 12
Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Western and Atlantic Railroad Company 12
Young, Andrew, 1932- 12
Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 11
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 11
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 11
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 11
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 10
C. W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Georgia Power Company 10
Georgia School of Technology 10
Inman, Emily Caroline MacDougald 10
Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Atlanta Water Works (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Commercial High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 9
Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 9
Inman family 9
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 9
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 9
Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
United States. Navy 9
Agnes Scott College 8
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 8
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 8
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 8
Atlanta Art Association 8
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Atlanta Music Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920 8
English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 8
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs 8
Georgia. Militia 8
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 8
Jones family 8
Junior League of Atlanta 8
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 8
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 8
Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 8
Massell, Sam 8
Piedmont Driving Club 8
United Daughters of the Confederacy 8
Woodruff, Robert Winship 8
American Red Cross 7
Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Daughters of the American Revolution 7
Democratic Party (Ga.) 7
Garrett, Franklin M. (Franklin Miller), 1906-2000 7
Georgia. General Assembly 7
Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Jones, Bobby 7
Mitchell, Eugene Muse 7
Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 7
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 7
Wren's Nest (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Aaron, Hank, 1934- 6
Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 6
Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Atlanta Crackers (Baseball team) 6
Atlanta Journal (Firm) 6
Atlanta Public Library 6
Atlanta Public Schools 6
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 6
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Boys High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 6
Carnegie Library of Atlanta 6
Connally, Mary Virginia Brown 6
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