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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

City of Atlanta Treasurer's report

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS6f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a report from the Treasurer for the city of Atlanta for the quarter ending September 30, 1864. The report lists several categories of spending including public buildings, relief programs, stationary, incidentals, and interest.
Dates: 1865

Confederate Soldier's Home of Georgia Register of Inmates

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS7
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection consists of over 700 typed pages of information about residents of the Confederate Soldier’s Home of Georgia. The list of inmates represented in this collection is not comprehensive. The information was copied from three registers kept at the Home between 1901 and 1941 and each page contains vital records and history of military service. Information about each veteran includes name, date and place of birth, unit and rank, date of capture, surrender, or injury, date of entry and...
Dates: undated

Cora Best Taylor Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS377f
Scope and Content This collection contains biographical information about Cora Best Taylor, who married Jesse Parker Williams. Also included are her report cards from Wesleyan Female College, her diary, newspaper clippings, and a program on the dedication and opening of Jesse Parker Williams Hospital.
Dates: 1877-1941

Cornelia Cunningham Schoolcraft Huffer drawings

 File
Identifier: ahc.VIS224
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-four original pencil sketches on drawing board by Cornelia Cunningham Schoolcraft Huffer that she used for her book, Atlanta: City of To-Day, published in 1933. The drawings include Atlanta landmarks, street scenes, and prominent buildings and houses in the city.
Dates: 1933

Creative Writing Group of the Atlanta Branch of the American Association of University Women scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS792
Scope and Content This collection consists of six scrapbooks which cover the activities of the organization. These scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and notices.
Dates: 1947-1985

David Crockett papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS80f
Scope and Content This collection includes a safe deposit lease at Atlanta National Bank; a record of monetary support for Sacred Heart Church in Atlanta; a letter from the Navy League of the United States; and documents related to the Fulton Lime & Cement Company.
Dates: 1918, undated

Dr. Chapmon Powell bible

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS815
Scope and Content This collection contains a bible, The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated out of the Original Greek, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. New York: stereotyped by A. Chandler, for "The American Bible Society." 1828. Powell paid $1.25 in an undetermined year.
Dates: 1828

Dr. Clarence Paine papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS254
Scope and Content This collection contains ledgers, appointment books, and other patient related material belonging to Dr. Clarence M. Paine of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are the accounts of Dr. Paines's clients indicating their balances.
Dates: 1890-1902

Dr. Samuel W. Small scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS316
Scope and Content This collection is comprised on a single scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings from The Atlanta Constitution of the by-line My Story of Atlanta, by Sam W. Small.
Dates: 1926

E. Earl Patton, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS804
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings from political activities from 1965 to 1981, political memorabilia, and family information.
Dates: 1960-1981, undated

Edward H. Inman, Jr. oral history transcription

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS665f
Scope and Content The Edward H. Inman Jr. Oral History Transcription, conducted by Atlanta History Center staff members Bill Bomar and Andy Ambrose in May 1997, includes Inman’s early memories of the house, its furnishings, and events that occurred while he lived there. Relatives Louise Richardson Allen and Suzanne Inman also participated in the interview, interjecting their memories at appropriate times.Topics covered include the construction of Swan House, his father’s cars and automobile racing,...
Dates: 1997

Emma Muse Warren reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS363f
Scope and Content This collection contains a photocopy of a typed letter from Emma Muse Warren (Mrs. R. H. Warren) to her brother in 1942 in which she writes about family life in Atlanta from shortly after the Civil War through the 1940s.
Dates: 1942

Fine Arts Forum scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS800
Scope and Content This collection consists of two scrapbooks covering the period 1949-1981. The scrapbooks contain photographs, notices, and yearbooks documenting the activities of the Fine Arts Forum.
Dates: 1949-1981

Francis DeGress Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS998
Scope and Content The collection primarily contains materials pertaining to the activities of Captain Francis DeGress during and after the Civil War. Some of the documents include personal accounts of battle activities by Captain DeGress, field reports, military certificates, correspondence, official records of DeGress' Battery, and ledgers documenting clothing accounts for soldiers under his command. Of special interest is a letter from Theodore Davis to Mrs. Francis DeGress describing Captain DeGress'...
Dates: 1862-1917, undated

Francis DeGress Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS195
Scope and Content The collection contains five photographs of Francis DeGress. Most are portrait shots with the exception of one which is a group shot of eight gentlemen in uniform.
Dates: 1864, undated

Gallivanters Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS701
Scope and Content This collection consists of records of membership, financial statements, questionnaires, and other other forms used in conducting the business of the club.
Dates: 1952-1991, undated

Gambrell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS703
Scope and Content Most of the material in this collection focuses on Enoch Smythe Gambrell and Barmore Pepper Gambrell. The other members of the family are covered sparingly. The records relating to Enoch Smythe include newspaper clippings, correspondence, copies of speeches, and numerous published pamphlets which contain articles written by him or on related topics. There are numerous pamphlets and clippings on his speech for the American Bar Association at Runnymede in England and an audiotape of that speech....
Dates: 1930-1987, undated

George and Pansey Slappey scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS318
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of a single scrapbook pertaining primarily to newsworthy events in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1944

George C. Spence papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS814
Scope and Content This collection contains a guest book which belonged to the Spence family and George C. Spence's military health card from 1905. The guest book contains the names of the numerous people, many from Atlanta families, who visited the Spence home during the period from 1913-1918.
Dates: 1905, 1913-1918, undated

George Gilman Smith, Jr. reminiscence

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS314f
Scope and Content This collection contains a 28-page autobiography of George Gilman Smith, Jr. about his life in Antebellum Atlanta. Mr. Smith lived with his parents in Atlanta from 1847-1854.
Dates: 1910