Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS931f
Scope and Content This collection contains a family scrapbook with photocopies of a diary kept by Nancy Ann Holt Adams from 1895-1898 documenting family life, the weather, and the death of her first child. It also includes newspaper articles about the family, certificates, photographs, and genealogical information about the Adams family.
Dates: 1895-1996, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS3f
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence, an invitation to the Capital City Club, a program for a St. Patrick's Day event, a comedy bill, and a poem disparaging of equal rights for women.
Collection number: ahc.MSS262
Scope and Content This collection is a scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings pertaining to local and national events.
Collection number: ahc.MSS311
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of a guest book used in the King family's home for parties, correspondence, and a speech.
Dates: 1937-1977, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS831
Scope and Content These files contain many of the letters E.W.S. Neff wrote his son, Alfred. These letters provide insight into life in the 1800's as well as amusing stories about Mr. Neff's adventures "on the job."
Dates: 1878-1880, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS541f
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook of Almeda Askerooth who graduated from Commercial High School in Atlanta, Georgia. There are images of her as well as her teachers and friends. Also included are a few items pertaining to World War I.
Collection number: ahc.MSS713f
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents, newsletters, correspondence, travel itineraries, and invitations relating to the Apollo Social Club. Included are the club's by-laws, letters to members, solicitation letters, financial statements, membership applications, canceled checks, and business cards. The collection contains several lists of members considered for board and committee memberships. The collection includes seventeen issues of The Scarlett...
Dates: 1972-1978, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS819
Scope and Content This collection consists of meeting minutes and scrapbooks, which contain newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and yearbooks.
Collection number: ahc.VIS193
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is one reel of black and white acetate 16mm film. The film captures some members of the tour group boarding an Air France jet in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the passengers captured boarding the plane were Tom Little, Charlotte Little, and Ruth McMillan, the trip's organizer. It is unclear from the footage if the plane is in Atlanta, Georgia or Orly Field near Paris, France. The donation records indicate the passengers are boarding the plane at Orly Field,...
Collection number: ahc.MSS391
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence among the society's members, membership lists, biographies of some members, financial records, newspaper clippings, early recollections of Atlanta, and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1909-1984, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS791
Scope and Content This collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings documenting the debutante season, social events, and marriages between members of Atlanta society.
Collection number: ahc.MSS905
Scope and Content These records consist of scrapbooks and yearbooks.
Collection number: ahc.MSS385f
Scope and Content This collection contains invitations sent by Georgia governor William Y. Atkinson and by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thompson during the Cotton States and International Exposition. The collection also contains newspaper clippings on the entertaining during the Exposition and on the death of B. W. Wrenn in New York City.
Collection number: ahc.MSS816
Scope and Content This collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by Mrs. Arrowood. The scrapbooks consist of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, and notes made by Mrs. Arrowood.
Collection number: ahc.VIS283
Scope and Content This collection consists of portrait images of Blanchard family members, including Waid Hill Blanchard; Martha Lane Hill; Mary Anne Hill; Moses C. Blanchard; and Mary Blanchard.
Dates: approximately 1870
Collection number: ahc.MSS368f
Scope and Content This collection contains an autograph book titled "Chap Record" that includes names and addresses of approximately thirty friends and acquaintances of Bright Bickerstaff West, mostly Inman Park residents including Asa Candler and Joel Hurt.
Collection number: ahc.MSS446
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, periodicals, recipe booklets, and academic certificates.
Dates: 1888-1965, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS296f
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary of Carrie Ellett Roy of Atlanta, Georgia, the wife of Dr. Dunbar Roy, an Atlanta physician specializing in care of the ear, nose, and throat. Mrs. Roy was born in Richmond, Virginia, and was the daughter of T. H. and Fanny Green Ellett. The diary contains entries regarding dinner and other social engagements and mentions such organizations as the Piedmont Driving Club, Druid Hills Club, Capital City Club, and the 19th Century History Class.
Collection number: ahc.MSS309
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of a single scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings pertaining primarily to social and entertainment events.
Dates: 1862-1935, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS292
Scope and Content This collection consists of two scrapbooks that primarily contain newspaper clippings. The newspaper clippings primarily pertain to Carrie R. Herreshoff and the Herreshoff family as well as a column titled "Historic Homes" by Pat Jones. They also contains a few photographs and invitations.
Dates: 1860-1943, undated