Arthur C. Ford papers
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Arthur C. Ford papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Ford, Arthur C.
Title: Arthur C. Ford papers
Dates: 1862-1976, undated
Quantity: 3.0 Folders
Identification: ahc.MSS112f

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Arthur C. Ford fought in the Confederate Army and established himself as a dentist in Atlanta after the war. He was a charter member of the Southern Dental Association and was the fifth president of the Georgia State Dental Association. Additional biographical information about Arthur C. Ford has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, business papers, and military papers associated with Atlanta dentist Arthur C. Ford. Included are letters to Charles W. Ford from London, letters from Arthur C. Ford resigning his commission as Lieutenant in the Confederate army, his dental license, an 1862 report declaring him unfit for military service, and various business papers. Also included is a photocopy of a letter from Inez James to Anna Jordon telling of a raid by Union forces in her family home in Varnell Station, Georgia in February 1864.


Index Terms

Dentists--Georgia--Atlanta
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Arthur C. Ford papers, MSS 112f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976


Restrictions

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.


Container List

 

Box

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11Papers, 1862-1883, undated
 
2Papers, 1972-1933, undated
 
3Papers, 1864