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Governors -- Georgia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Conley papers

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

Elijah Alexander Brown, Sr. papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS948
Scope and Content The Elijah Alexander Brown, Sr. papers primarily document the operation of Brownwood, the Brown family farm in Gordon County, Georgia. Much of the correspondence is from Elijah's father and mother. A few are letters to Elijah's father and one is to Elijah's brother, George Marion Brown. The legal documents contained in this collection mostly deal with Brownwood, as do the invoices and receipts. Finally, there are Brownwood Farm records and an illustrated storybook.
Dates: 1877-1910, undated

General John B. Gordon photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS318
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the interior and exterior of General John B. Gordon's residence, Sutherland, in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, taken by commercial photographer Fred L. Howe (1857-1903) in approximately 1895. Also included are several photos of his funeral procession on Washington Street in Atlanta as his body was carried into the Georgia State Capitol building to lay in state.
Dates: approximately 1895-1904

Governor John M. Slaton letters

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS746f
Scope and Content This collection contains letters, some original and some copies, written by Governor John M. Slaton. Most of the correspondence concerns the Leo Frank court case, Slaton's commutation of Frank's death sentence, and his subsequent failure to be reelected. There is also one letter written by Lucille Selig Frank, the wife of Leo Frank, to Slaton.
Dates: 1902-1930, 1976

Jimmy Carter correspondence

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS768f
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence written to and from Carter related to his personal life and public service. There is also a letter from a group of Atlantans endorsing Carter's 1970 gubernatorial candidacy.
Dates: 1970-1983

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1846-1926, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914

Kirkpatrick and Dorsey families photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS27
Scope and Content This collection consists of identified and unidentified portraits of Kirkpatrick and Dorsey family members.
Dates: 1850-1900

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta Symphony...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978

Marion Johnson photographs

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1938-1975

Mary Connally Spalding photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS339
Scope and Content This collection contains image of the family and friends of Mary Connally Spalding. Included are photographs of her travels to Ireland, France, and Egypt, as well as bridal portraits for her wedding to John Schaffner Spalding.
Dates: 1873-1932, undated

Sally Eugenia Brown photograph album

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS238
Scope and Content The photograph album documents the travels of Sally Eugenia Brown from approximately 1890-1902. Identified photographs show the “Eden Fair” (location unknown) in September 1900; Mount Washington in New Hampshire; Saratoga, New York; and “Storyman Camp” (location unknown) in 1902. The remaining images include exterior views of building and homes, railroad trains and stations, streetcars, ships, and scenes of natural waterfalls. Of note are three albumen prints of Brown and her family.
Dates: approximately 1890-1902

Samuel A. Hider photographs and posters

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS361
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of Techwood Home's 50th anniversary celebration and Atlanta Housing Authority's 50th anniversary. Included are photographs of Hider with Atlanta political leaders Mayor Maynard Jackson, Julian Bond, and Governor Joe Frank Harris. Other images include S. Truett Cathy, city council president Marvin Arrington, and Mayor Bill Campbell. Of special interest are posters from both anniversary celebrations, one of which includes a schedule of a week of activities...
Dates: 1986-1988