Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1182
Scope and Content This collection contains reports created by the Atlanta Assessment Project about the Atlanta Public School System. These reports outline the goals for the Atlanta Public School System, as well as how to reach these goals. The collection also contains reports on the school system for years prior to the project, as well as papers on the history of the city. Of particular note are critiques written by Atlanta residents on one of the reports that concern the economy, demographics, employment, civil...
Dates: 1917-1973, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS787f
Scope and Content This collection contains the composition books and loose papers documenting the meetings of the Atlanta Astronomical Society. The entirety of the collection documents the topic of discussions and the date of each meeting, and some entries include the attendees and time of each meeting. The location of each meeting, which changed often, is articulated in most of the entries. The composition books contain entries written by secretary Truitt Harper, dated up to January 7, 1928. The loose papers...
Dates: 1926-1928, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS827
Scope and Content This collection consists of two scrapbooks, volumes 2 and 5, of an unknown number produced as part of the Atlanta Public Forum project. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings on public events related to education and the forum in 1937. Each volume has an index attached.
Collection number: ahc.VIS40
Scope and Content The images consist of portraits of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, primarily at public events such as graduation ceremonies or committee meetings during his tenure as the president of Morehouse College. Other photographs consist of Mays with other individuals or groups, including faculty members. Most of the group photographs are identified by event only and include general faculty or administrators posed in cap and gown, consisting of Benjamin E. Mays; Charles E. Merrill, Chairman, Board of Trustees,...
Dates: approximately 1947-1981
Collection number: ahc.MSS364
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of materials pertaining to the Boys High School. The bulk of the collection is newspaper clippings and class reunion documents such as programs and minutes.
Dates: 1907-1947, undated
Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...
Dates: 1848-2009, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS459
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook with newspaper clippings, correspondence, invitations, and memorabilia during Daisy Smith's school years in Atlanta Public Schools and Girls' High School.
Dates: 1910-1920, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS525
Scope and Content This collection consists of nine scrapbooks documenting the activities of Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Chapter.
Collection number: ahc.MSS344
Scope and Content This collection contains assorted materials relating to Tech High School and Girls High School. Included in the collection are programs, invitations, course of study records, and school newspapers.
Collection number: ahc.VIS133
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection depict activities in Druid Hills Elementary School. The young children from Miss Comfort’s class at Druid Hills Elementary are shown learning in the classroom and outdoors, eating lunch in the cafeteria, and taking naps on the classroom floor. The photographs were taken by a photographer from Reeves Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
Collection number: ahc.MSS517f
Scope and Content This collection contains a memoir by the daughter of Theodore and Edwine Schumann.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1059
Scope and Content This collection consists of one scrapbook concerning the Memorial Forest project carried out by the Atlanta Public Schools. Included in the scrapbooks are photos, correspondence, and clippings providing details of the project.
Collection number: ahc.MSS365
Scope and Content This collection is primarily comprised of materials pertaining to Girls' High School student activities, commencements, and reunions. There is also a series of scrapbooks and issues of the school newspaper, "Girls' High Times."
Dates: 1873-1947, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1002
Scope and Content The collection contains eighty-six volumes of diaries written by Grady Lee Randolph that include memoirs, observations and analysis of daily life as a Alabama farm boy and later as a school teacher and permanent resident of Atlanta, Georgia. The collection spans from 1931 to 2001, but skips the year 1943. Randolph recorded over 20,000 daily diary entries that include observations of life during the Great Depression, and events such as the Gone With the Wind premier; World War II; the Winecoff...
Collection number: ahc.VIS102
Scope and Content This photograph collection contains images of hospital physicians, nurses, staff, patients, as well as the buildings and grounds of the institution, including Grady Memorial Hospital, the Grady Memorial School of Nursing, and Hughes Spalding Pavilion. Among the images are photographs taken during special events, such as retirement ceremonies, graduations, Christmas parties, and receptions.
Dates: 1896-1979, bulk (1950-1970), undated; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970
Collection number: ahc.MSS899f
Scope and Content This collection contains Helen Bivings's notebook from when she studied at Washington Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia and at Mason Junior College and School for Girls in Tarrytown, New York. The notebook includes Bivings's written assignments for Washington Seminary along with three outlined maps filled out by Bivings. There are also three event programs; one for a Commencement Recital put on by The Mason Junior College and School for Girls in 1930, and the other two for recitals put on by music...
Dates: 1929-1930, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1170
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains documents relating the Hugh Brannon's education at Technological High School, and the neighborhood in which he lived, Inman Park. Included are examples of Brannon's classwork at William A. Bass Junior High School and at Technological High School, in courses such as mathematics, science, English, and social studies. Student assignments represented in the collection sometimes touched upon the subject of war in Europe. Brannon, a lifelong resident of Atlanta's Inman...
Dates: 1922-2007, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS53
Scope and Content These papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings collected by Jennie Meta Barker about Atlanta and it's history. Most clippings relate broadly to Atlanta, but particular subjects include history, the arts, politics and government, business and organizations, notable Atlantans, and Georgia geography. In addition to clippings, there are also reports, pamphlets, publications, and correspondence relating to these topics. The collection also contains notes and chapters that Barker wrote for...
Dates: approximately 1820-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1967
Collection number: ahc.MSS253
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Collection number: ahc.MSS794
Scope and Content The Kingsbery family papers have been arranged by family member, then further categorized by type of document, e.g., personal correspondence, business correspondence, etc. Sanford Kingsbery's personal correspondence, work and sales receipts, business records, and a license issued by the Internal Revenue Service, authorizing his occupation as a miller, are included. This collection also contains the business and personal correspondence of Edwin Kingsbery. Joseph Kingsbery's personal...
Dates: 1835-1967, undated