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Gainesville (Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Albin Jackson letter

Identifier: ahc.MSS592f
Scope and Content This collection contains a personal letter from Mr. Albin Jackson date October 2, 1880 asking Mr. Rumstead to examine his books about a possible accounting mistake of monies paid for a sister's tuition.
Dates: 1880

Arnall T. Connell papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1046
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Arnall T. Connell's tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia. Student papers written by Connell's graduate students form the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover a large array of Atlanta-related subjects, including neighborhoods and their histories, historic preservation of buildings and homes, renovation and repurposing ideas for historic...
Dates: 1894-1994, undated

Atlanta Blue Print and Graphics Company Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS112
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised primarily of photographs of geographic locations in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. They were obtained by Atlanta Blue Print and Graphics Company through the course of business and were probably used to promote their services as a printing company. The photographs were taken by commercial photographers and photojournalists such as Edgar Orr (active 1922-1964), Kenneth Rogers (Head of the Constitutions Photography department, and later the head of the Atlanta...
Dates: 1961-1962, undated

Ernest Howington World War I papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS775f
Scope and Content The collection consists of documents from Ernest Howington's military service. These include Howington's service records, discharge papers, billet cards, and notebook. There is also a copy of the Seventh Infantry Division's newspaper, The Hour Glass, from June 5, 1919, which contained articles about the Army's demobilization.
Dates: 1919, undated

Hall County convict flyer

Identifier: ahc.MSS667f
Scope and Content The Hall County convict flyer is a single item offering a reward for two convicts who escaped from the Hall County Jail on the night of June 3, 1887. The escapees were G. V. Ayers, the “noted Harmony Grove burglar,” and Tillman Justice, who was accused of murder in Towns County, Georgia. The flyer contains physical descriptions of each man, noting that Ayers has a pistol wound in his left thigh, made at the time of his arrest by Marshal Tom Hanie. Ayers and Justice escaped by cutting their...
Dates: 1887

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

Identifier: 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;...
Dates: 1920-1979