Idalia Ferguson Correspondence
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Idalia Ferguson Correspondence

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Ferguson, Idalia, 1878-
Title: Idalia Ferguson Correspondence
Dates: 1933, 1961, undated
Quantity: 6.0 Item(s)
Identification: ahc.MSS106f

Biographical/Historical Note

Idalia Ferguson (1878- ) was born in Georgia in 1878. She had one son, Edgar E., and was a widow. No further information regarding Idalia Ferguson has been found.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one card and three letters sent to Idalia Ferguson from family and family friends. The first item is a Christmas card sent in 1933 from Lucille in Ocala, Florida. Also included is a letter written at the William Sloan House in New York by her son Edgar on December 12, 1933. He informs his mother that he is having a good trip despite the cold weather. The next letter was written on July 7, 1961 and is from Idalia’s cousin, Kate. Her letter discusses the arrangements for her upcoming trip to Georgia to visit family. The collection also contains an undated letter from Rose. In her letter, Rose informs Idalia that she learned about the illness of Palma and asks if she can help in any way.

Index Terms

Christmas cards
Ferguson, Idalia, 1878-
Historic buildings--New York (State)--New York

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Idalia Ferguson Correspondence, MSS 106F, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1972.

Processing Information

Collection reprocessed in 2008


Restrictions on 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Container List




11Correspondence, 1933, 1961, undated