Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association
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Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Patterson, William H. (Bill)
Title: Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association
Dates: 1970-1977, undated
Quantity: 0.4 linear ft. (one document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS1039

Biographical/Historical Note

William H. (Bill) Patterson was a businessman in Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1970s. Patterson served as Vice-President of the Trust Company of Georgia and was also the manager of the Buckhead branch of the Trust Company of Georgia. Patterson was married with two daughters, Mary Pat and Miriam Patterson. He was an active member of the Buckhead Business Association (BBA), Kiwanis Club, and the Buckhead Fifty Club. Patterson was elected President of the BBA in 1973. Additional biographical information about Bill Patterson has not been determined.

The Buckhead Business Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes cultural, civic, social, economic, and business achievement, and "actively contributes to the vitality of the greater Buckhead community." The BBA is a private, membership-based, not-for-profit organization. Additional historical information about the Buckhead Business Association has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Buckhead Business Association letters of incorporation, organizational charts, membership lists, and meeting minutes. The collection also contains correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to the BBA's involvement in community improvement projects and Bill Patterson as president of the association.


This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.)
Buckhead Business Association (Atlanta, Ga.).
Business enterprises--Georgia--Atlanta
Civic improvement--Georgia--Atlanta
Civic leaders--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association, MSS 1039, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1992

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Related Material

Visual materials have been separated from the collection and are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Container List




11Business documents, 1971-1975, undated
2Correspondence and handouts, 1971-1977
3Mailings, 1973
4Newspaper clippings, October 1971- December 1971
5Newspaper clippings, January 1972- December 1972
6Newspaper clippings, 1970-1972, undated
7Newspaper clippings, January 1973- April 1973
8Newspaper clippings, May 1973- July 1973
9Newspaper clippings, August 1973- September 1973
10Newspaper clippings, October 1973- December 1973