Architecture, domestic -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS692f
Scope and Content This collection contains personal papers and memorabilia of the Slider family. The bulk of the collection pertains to activities at the Baptist Tabernacle Church and includes weekly church bulletins, flyers, and church programs. In addition, there are newspaper clippings about members of the Slider family. The collection also contains certificates of appreciation and completion for Annie B. Slider and her daughter, Annie Mae. There is one black and white photograph of Elma Virginia Slider...
Dates: 1927-2006, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS259
Scope and Content This collection contains images of homes built in the early 20th century in the Atkins Park neighborhood, Atlanta, Georgia. A variety of architectural styles are represented including Georgian Revival, American Craftsman, and English Tudor. The photographs also provide details of landscape styles as well as popular shrubs and ornamental plants used in front yard gardens. Of special note are two images of the neighborhood stone entrance gateways.
Collection number: ahc.MSS492f
Scope and Content This collection contains contracts, memos, pamphlets and other material gathered in a file while builders were preparing to build a house on Briarcliff Road in Atlanta, Georgia.
Collection number: ahc.MSS650
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, newsletters, yearbooks, histories, and president's notebooks that document the civic and social history of the club. President's notebooks include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, reports, financial records, and membership information. Also a part of the collection are scrapbooks which illustrate the club's many projects including two scrapbooks devoted to the "Christmas Trees Around the World" project and a scrapbook devoted to the restoration project of...
Dates: 1928-2019, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS389
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Focal Point Inc.'s awards and recognitions, the staff and workshop, and the moldings they designed and manufactured. Examples of moldings and decorative medallions are shown after they were manufactured in the Focal Point workshop, or installed in residences and historic properties. Of special note are images of Focal Point co-founders, Florence Inman and Jerry Garrison, as well as custom-made designs for Atlanta's Fox Theatre, historic properties at...
Dates: 1970-1990, undated
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
Collection number: ahc.MSS937f
Scope and Content This collection contains notes and correspondence from Harry James Carr's daughter, Frances Anette Carr Kirby, brochures about the Houston Mill House, and deeds and insurance documents from Harry James Carr's Houston Mill property.
Collection number: ahc.MSS470f
Scope and Content This collection contains a manuscript on Atlanta architect Phillip Shutze with the title America's Greatest Living Classical Architect: Phillip Trammell Shutze of Atlanta, Georgia.
Collection number: ahc.MSS556f
Scope and Content This collection contains nine Atlanta rental advertisements, with five listings for "black properties" and four listings for "white properties." Advertisements contain the address, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the size of property in square feet, the annual taxes, rental prices, and full sales prices.
Collection number: ahc.MSS384f
Scope and Content This collection contains a series of newspaper clippings, a letter to Irene Woodruff with a history of the Samuel Bowen Wight House located in the West End, and a copy of The Wesleyan Alumnae (Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia).
Collection number: ahc.VIS265
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of images of the historic Midtown area in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken for draft nomination on the National Register of Historic Places for Midtown. Included are photos of churches, Henry Grady High School, stores and businesses, street scapes, apartments, and homes in the Midtown area. Types of homes photographed vary among bungalows, duplexes, row houses, carriage houses, alley dwellings, and cottages. Of special interest are photographs of the...
Collection number: ahc.MSS849f
Scope and Content This collection contains two copies (the original and a photocopy) of the 1929 contract for Knollwood between William H. Kiser and Hentz, Adler & Shutze. The contract contains general conditions for a uniform contract of the American Institute of Architects as well as general specifications for the house, electrical, and plumbing.
Dates: 1929, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS845f
Scope and Content This collection documents Knox Griffin's work, accolades, and personal life. It contains two business ledgers which detail financial transactions for the homes he designed in Atlanta, Georgia, between 1955 and 1967. Materials also include his marriage certificate, passport, Kentucky Colonel certificate, and poems.
Dates: 1966-1999, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Collection number: ahc.MSS815f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and documents pertaining to the William R. and Ruth Knight Lustron historical home, Jafra Incorporated of Georgia, and the Lustron Corporation. Materials include copies of fact sheets about the construction of the houses, aerial layouts, by-laws, franchise agreements, and planning guides.
Dates: 1949-2001, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS268
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and postcards which provide details of the personal, military, and professional career of Norman Butts in New York, France, and Georgia. Included are images of his early family life, college years at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and landscaping projects in Atlanta, Georgia. Both Butts' work with Ashford Park Nurseries in Brookhaven and his own Atlanta landscaping business are represented. Of special interest are photographs of the gardens and...
Dates: 1880-1946, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS334
Scope and Content This collection contains images taken within Piedmont Park, and photographs displaying statues and architecture around Atlanta.
Collection number: ahc.VIS351
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings, sketches, artwork, and photos of Shutze's professional work, his travels, his personal life, and his antiques. The architectural drawings are from the firms of Norrman, Hentz & Reid; Hentz & Reid; Hentz, Reid & Adler; Hentz, Adler & Shutze; and Shutze & Armistead, as well as drawings representing historic buildings designed by other architects and firms. Among his most well known buildings are Swan House owned by Edward and...
Dates: 1820-1993, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS349
Scope and Content This collection contains images and architectural designs of Marye as well as the firms Marye, Alger, and Alger, and Marye, Alger, and Vinour. Included are photographs of the Fox Theatre, the Southern Bell Telephone Building, Terminal Station, and public, commercial, and residential buildings in Atlanta and other cities. Also included are photographs of the interior of the buildings. The architectural drawings consist of Marye's plans for St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Of special note are 1970...
Dates: 1905-1970, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS335
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the residence of Judge Clark Howell (Rosalie Howell's grandfather) and the Howell family. Also included are photographs of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation and the Evan Park Howell School in Atlanta, Georgia. Of special note are images of the graveside and floral designs from Clark Howell's funeral at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta.
Dates: approximately 1868-1954