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Atlanta (Ga.) -- Church history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cathedral of St. Philip (Atlanta, Ga.) St. Agnes Chapter records

Collection number: ahc.MSS965
Scope and Content

Records consist of St. Annes' and St. Agnes Chapter minutes, financial records, and yearbooks and a bible. The Cathedral had established its own Archives so the rest of this collection (formerly MSS 447), which was on loan with the Atlanta History Center, is now housed there.

Dates: 1944-1974

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

East Atlanta Primitive Baptist Church Records

Collection number: ahc.MSS185
Scope and Content This collection contains record books, a financial ledger, and a one page history of the church as well as a Bible and a hymn book. There are four records books (1876-1988) that contain minutes of the church organization's regular meetings and annual lists of members. These record books also include information on founding members such as short biographies and assorted obituaries. The last record book also includes financial notes in addition to the minutes and rosters. The financial...
Dates: 1875-1989

Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS201f
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound volume. Inside are two letters to Miss Ruth Blair, the Executive Secretary of the Atlanta Historical Society, dated March 11, 1938 and March 18, 1938, both from Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. Also included is a short manuscript titled “My Reminiscences From 1883”. The first part of the manuscript is a memoir which mentions many prominent citizens, such as Joel Chandler Harris, Carroll Payne, and Henry W. Grady; businesses, like the Merchants Bank of Atlanta, J....
Dates: 1938

Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc. records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1253
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from the Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc., its predecessors, and internal committees that aided in the council's ministries in Atlanta, Georgia. There are administrative documents such as minutes, rosters, and newsletters; financial records, such as ledgers; event planning documents, such as programs; committee planning documents; yearbooks; correspondence; and newspaper clippings. Administrative yearbooks highlight yearly activities and are...
Dates: 1890-2003, undated

Trinity Methodist Church manuscript

Collection number: ahc.MSS505f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a manuscript assembled by Carl S. Millard on the Trinity Methodist Church. The document contains photographs, verse, church history, newspaper clippings, and an essay.

Dates: 1941

Walter McElreath Papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS154
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, manuscripts, handwritten notes, and pamphlets. The bulk of the collection contains McElreath's writings; research; rough drafts; a play for the Atlanta Centennial celebration; manuscripts of books and articles; and newspaper notices about his publications. Also included are notes and articles about Gertrude Stein and George Bernard Shaw. Newspaper clippings cover topics such as the Atlanta Centennial in 1948; the...
Dates: 1879-1963, undated