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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Percy H. Perkins, Jr. architectural drawings and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS254
Scope and Content The collection consists of architectural drawings of projects designed by Perkins and images of himself and family members. A variety of projects are presented in the collection such as the construction of the administration building of the Fulton County Airport (1950-1951); Salvation Army School for officer training (1966); and Lake Shore Shopping Center in Gainesville, Georgia (1963). Of special interest is a black and white print of Perkins at his drawing board in his office.
Dates: 1937-1975, undated

Police and Crime scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS306
Scope and Content This collection consists of three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings pertaining to the police and criminal activities in Atlanta, Georgia, 1901-1905.
Dates: 1901-1905

Powell family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS8
Scope and Content This collection contains fifteen images documenting three generations of the Powell family. George T. Powell and Ned T. Powell are also represented. The carte-de-visite and cabinet cards were produced by C. W. Motes and Kuhns, both post-Civil War Atlanta photographers.
Dates: approximately 1845-1955

Property appraisals

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS610f
Scope and Content This collection contains the property appraisals, tax returns, and related information for two Atlanta, Georgia businesses. One business is Joe's Laundry owned by Jew Shiu Dun, and the other is Chinese Kitchen owned by Leon Quan.
Dates: 1968-1971

Real Estate Business in Atlanta records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS751
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence to Robert W. Barnwell, two bound books containing lists of properties for sale, numerous brochures of properties for sale by the Massell Realty Company, printed materials, and a broadside.
Dates: 1915-1950

Redpath Chautauqua collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS335
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of photocopies of materials from the Redpath Bureau pertaining to events hosted in Atlanta, Georgia. The files include daily reports, correspondence, telegrams, etc.
Dates: 1926-1929

Reynolds family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS284f
Scope and Content This collection contains an 1877 account book belonging to Thomas S. Reynolds, a printer in Atlanta, Georgia; an 1890 letter from Thomas Reynolds to his daughter in Brunswick, Georgia; a report card belonging to Mattie Reynolds from McDonough Street Female School; an indenture for John Reynolds to serve as apprentice in a chair making company in 1819; and other documents relating to the Reynolds family of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1819-1890

Richards family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS176
Scope and Content This collection contains the diaries and typewritten transcripts of the diaries of Samuel P. Richards. Journals of Irene Richards, Sarah V. Richards, and Dora Richards. There is also correspondence, family history, a Bible, and scrapbooks containing various information. These papers chronicle daily events in Atlanta and prices and availability of goods. They also describe the shelling and evacuation of the city and also the travels of S.P. Richards to New York City as a refugee in 1864, and his...
Dates: 1842-1945, undated

Robert S. Lowrance, Jr. records of the North Fulton High School Special Choir

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS801
Scope and Content This collection consists of scrapbooks, citations, certificates, and other materials documenting the activities of the North Fulton High School Special Choir. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, notices, brochures, and correspondence.
Dates: 1944-1985

Samuel Cooper Inman interview transcription

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS420f
Scope and Content This collection contains the transcription of an oral history regarding the Inman family and the Swan House in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1992

Sarah Martha Cobb Whitner scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS326
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of two scrapbooks that contain newspaper clippings pertaining to Cobb and Whitner families as well as Atlanta events.
Dates: 1857-1900, undated

Shaler Hillyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS885
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence from and to Shaler Hillyer. Also included is his journal, along with Captain John Freeman's estate inventory and the journals of Marian (also spelled Marion) Jean Hillyer, a descendant of Shaler Hillyer's, as a young girl documenting various trips her family took in the 1880s and 1890s.
Dates: 1797-1892, undated

Sheffield family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS306f
Scope and Content This collection contains speeches, a scrapbook, invitations, ribbons, and other ephemera related to Elizabeth Spalding Sheffield and her family. Of special interest is a diploma issued to her by the Winchester Junior Rifle Corps, designating her as "Marksman".
Dates: 1863-1970

South Carolina Club of Atlanta records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS802
Scope and Content This collection consists of yearbooks and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain notices, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: 1938-1987

Student Aid Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1
Scope and Contents of the Records These records comprise the minutes, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, yearbooks of the Student Aid Foundation from 1908-1977.
Dates: 1908-1977

Susan Ann Clarke Hayes family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS13
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Susan Ann Clarke Hayes and her descendants.
Dates: approximately 1860-1914

Tenth Street School World War I Memorial papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS774
Scope and Content The collections consists of the papers found in the box put in the Memorial.
Dates: 1920-1922, 1969, undated

Thomas Callahan Davison collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS926
Scope and Content This collection contains copies of articles from scientific journals, newspaper clippings, awards, newsletters, and correspondence. There is also a pamphlet written by Davison titled Self-Examination of the Breast by Women. Included in the collection are a scrapbook of articles on the Tenth Southern Surgical Congress (1939) as well as Margaret Block's programs.
Dates: 1899-1983, undated; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1953

TWFB Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS2
Scope and Contents of the Records These records contain legal and business papers relating to the business and property holdings in Atlanta of the TWFB Corporation.
Dates: 1957-1974

Ursula Adelaide Adkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS882
Scope and Content This collection consists of a memory book belonging to Ursula Adelaide Adkins, kept during her senior year at Girls' High School and her Girls' High diploma with diploma tie.
Dates: 1929-1932, undated