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County courts -- Georgia -- Fulton County

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Connally family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS831f
Scope and Content This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to members of the Connally family and the First Methodist Church. Content includes land deeds signed by A.A. Sells, cemetery plot contracts belonging to Charles Price Connally, Sr., and a book of poetry. Of particular note is a history of the First Methodist Church. Also included is a program for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Civil Court of Fulton County, which mentions Luther Z. Rosser,...
Dates: 1861-1987, undated

Fulton County Juvenile Court annual reports

Collection number: ahc.MSS1224
Scope and Contents This collection consists of annual reports from the Fulton County Juvenile Court which record trends, fluctuations in deliquencies, and programs set up by the court. Publications also contain county statistics on juvenile court cases and debates about deliquency. Each annual starts with an introductory letter from that year's County Judge to introduce themselves and to provide an overview of statistics. The annual report from 1965 is of particular note because it is the first to contain...
Dates: 1947-1981

Fulton County records

Collection number: ahc.MSSFultonCounty
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from Fulton County Board of Tax Assessors, Board of County Commissioners (known as Board of Commissioners of Roads and Revenues prior to 1968), Court of Ordinary, and Financial Department. The bulk of the records are from the Board of Tax Assessors, most of which are residential property record cards and real estate plat books that depict property dimensions, tax payments, and owner names. Also from the Board of Tax Assessors are tax reports; minutes from the...
Dates: 1831-1998, undated

Grand Jurors Association of Fulton County records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1248
Scope and Contents This collection contains administrative documents from the Grand Jurors Association of Fulton County. Included are by-laws, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, and membership rosters. Of special interest is a poll conducted in 1967 where members voted on the induction of female grand jurors. Included in the poll are specific comments that express members' opinions. Some remarks express discriminatory language that some may find offensive. Also included are City of Atlanta...
Dates: 1944-1994, undated

Lenox T. Thornton photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS442
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of Georgia county courthouses used for Georgia counties: a fact-book on Georgia's counties featuring photographs by the author of all 159 Georgia courthouses. Most photographs are accompanied by descriptions detailing the county and the courthouse’s history, or the building’s architecture. Also included are photographs of former Ashby, Inman Park, and Virginia Avenue street car barns in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1920-1976, undated

Series III: Court of Ordinary, 1854-1978, undated

Scope and Contents This series contains records from Court of Ordinary, which in 1974 was renamed Probate Court. The Court holds jurisdiction over probate and administrative functions; specific duties include recording keeping for estates and wills probated, administration of estates and guardianship, and administering marriage and certain business licenses. Documents in the series include record books that list properties exempt from sale; inventory and appraisement property books; transcripts of estate...
Dates: 1854-1978, undated

Wiley Albert Cash papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1216
Scope and Contents This collection documents Wiley A. Cash’s finances, state records, legal contracts, and family correspondence. Financial records include household and business expenses, especially with Evens Implement Company, Wofford Oil Company, and C.P. Suber General Merchandise; legal records include documentation about a family dispute about estate inheritance and a land contract with neighbor George McIntosh. The collection also contains a genealogy of the Cash family and a 1928 Emory University...
Dates: 1899-1978, undated