Eugene Muse Mitchell papers
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Eugene Muse Mitchell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Mitchell, Eugene Muse
Title: Eugene Muse Mitchell papers
Dates: 1872-1944
Quantity: 0.6 linear ft. (1 document case, 1 half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS158

Biographical/Historical Note

Eugene M. Mitchell was born on October 13, 1866 in Atlanta, Georgia to russell Crawford Mitchell and Deborah Margaret Sweet Mitchell. He attended Ivy Public School and Means High School in Atlanta and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1885 and received his law degree from the school in 1886, the same year he was admitted to the Georgia Bar Association. He was the organizer and president of that organization, and was also a member of the Young Men's Library Association, the Carnegie Library, the Atlanta Board of Education, Atlanta Historical Society, and Mitchell & Mitchell Law Firm. He was the father of novelist Margaret Mitchell.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, speeches and articles, student records, professional papers, and scrapbooks related to Eugene Mitchell.

Index Terms

Atlanta Bar Association.
Jones, Charles Edgeworth
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eugene Mitchell papers, MSS 158, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

Collection processed in 1979.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Scrapbook, 1872-1887
2Scrapbook, 1888-1944
3Papers and letters, 1894-1938
4Speeches and articles, 1937, undated
5Ephemera, 1906-1930
6Biographical information, 1937-1945, undated