Architecture -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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.VIS389
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Focal Point Inc.'s awards and recognitions, the staff and workshop, and the moldings they designed and manufactured. Examples of moldings and decorative medallions are shown after they were manufactured in the Focal Point workshop, or installed in residences and historic properties. Of special note are images of Focal Point co-founders, Florence Inman and Jerry Garrison, as well as custom-made designs for Atlanta's Fox Theatre, historic properties at...
Dates: 1970-1990, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS818f
Scope and Content The collection contains the proposal and construction specifications for the J. P. Allen & Company store building located at 215 Peachtree Street NE in Atlanta, Georgia. The index documents the general conditions, heating, plumbing, and electrical work of the building, as well as other aspects in the construction process. Two addenda provide a list of changes and omissions to the original plans.
Collection number: ahc.MSS413f
Scope and Content This research paper is entitled "First Methodist Church" and was written by Kathryn T. Clark, a student at Georgia State University. The church building was designed by Willis Franklin Denny II. The paper describes the architecture of the church and some of its history.
Collection number: ahc.VIS33
Scope and Content This collection documents the Atlanta urban environment, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s, through cityscapes, aerial views and scenes of individual buildings as the city underwent a period of building and growth. The arrival of the city's first professional sports team, the Atlanta Braves, is documented. Also included in the collection are scenes pertaining to Southern politics including local, state and presidential races. A wide variety of Georgia agriculture and industry is...
Collection number: ahc.VIS341
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of scenes in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as Augusta, Georgia. Included are photographs of the American Bank Building; Piedmont Hotel; and the English-American Building (known as the Flatiron Building) in Atlanta. Other images include photographs of automobiles, bicycles, architecture, hotels, and bridges.
Dates: 1902-1915, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS334
Scope and Content This collection contains images taken within Piedmont Park, and photographs displaying statues and architecture around Atlanta.
Collection number: ahc.VIS349
Scope and Content This collection contains images and architectural designs of Marye as well as the firms Marye, Alger, and Alger, and Marye, Alger, and Vinour. Included are photographs of the Fox Theatre, the Southern Bell Telephone Building, Terminal Station, and public, commercial, and residential buildings in Atlanta and other cities. Also included are photographs of the interior of the buildings. The architectural drawings consist of Marye's plans for St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Of special note are 1970...
Dates: 1905-1970, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS374
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken by F & L Photo Service and collected by Robert Rothberg of various downtown Atlanta buildings and businesses in the early 1930s. Notable scenes include the Alonzo F. Herndon (1858-1927) Crystal Palace barber shop on Peachtree Street, the Hurt Building, the J. P. Allen & Company department store, Chevrolet Motor Company, Moline Plow Company, King Hardware Company, and the Henry Grady Hotel.
Dates: Approximately 1930-1935
Collection number: ahc.MSS689f
Scope and Content This collection contains two textual items related to the design of the Fine Arts Building for the Cotton States and International Exposition of 1895. The first is a two-page letter from Horace Bradley, head of the Fine Arts Department at the 1895 Cotton States Exposition, to Walter T. Downing praising his design work on the Fine Arts Building. The second item is a page from a montly society and travel newspaper, The Chicago 400, with a picture of the Fine Arts...
Dates: 1895, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS222
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs documented and collected by William R. Mitchell, Jr that appeared in his books, lectures, and architectural studies. The photographs were taken in various Georgia cities including Atlanta, Savannah, Thomasville, Roswell, and Albany. The images are of residential homes and apartments, furnished interiors, historic buildings, parks, streetscapes, churches, and Edward Vason Jones's 19th Century America exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Dates: 1889-1986, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS363
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings from residential designer William T. Baker. Items within the collection feature designs for residential properties; architectural details; artist renderings; marketing schematics; and model home plans. Projects are predominantly within Atlanta and its surrounding areas, a small number in Nashville, Tennessee; Florence and Greenville, South Carolina; Highlands, North Carolina, and the United States Virgin Islands. Within the collection are...
Dates: 1986-2004, undated