Robert Lee Avary papers
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Robert Lee Avary papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Avary, Robert Lee
Title: Robert Lee Avary papers
Dates: 1881-1958
Quantity: 2.0 linear ft. (3 document cases, 2 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS16

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Lee Avary was born in DeKalb County to Dr. James Corbin Avary and Susan Frances Carr Avary. He was educated at Decatur Academy, Neel's Military Academy, Emory College, and Atlanta Law School. In 1900 he married Janie Stephens and had two children; Robert Lee Avary, Jr., and Stephens Archer Avary. As well as being a lawyer, Robert Lee Avary was also a public speaker and worked in the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of business papers, Methodist church papers, political papers, family records, and materials relating to Confederate veterans.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government
Avary & Bratton Drugstore (Atlanta, Ga.).
Avary's Drugstore (Atlanta, Ga.).
Avary, Thomas Carr
Business enterprises--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Lee Avary papers, MSS 16, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1965


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Business papers, 1908-1933
2Invitations and programs, 1902-1948
3Newspaper clippings, 1904-1958
4Miscellaneous, undated
5Methodist Church, Covenant Presbyterian Church, undated
6Pamphlets, 1910-1913
7Report of Henry C. Peebles, auditor in the matter of L.C. Wise, et al vs. Stephane A. Ryan, approximately 1892
8Confederate veterans material, 1903-1912
9Elections and political parties, 1921-1944



21Blueprints for pulverizer roller, 1913
2Prescription book for Avary's drug store, undated
3Drug store cash book, 1890-1891
4Drug store account book, 1906-1908



31Alphabetical list of Atlanta lawyers; lawyers office docket, 1899-1907
2Account book of Dr. Thomas Carr Avary, 1900-1901
3Cash book, 1898
4M. B. Avary's car books, railroad conductor's record books, 1881



MSS OS box 3.3Ledger book, accounts, Avary & Bratton Drugs; Dues, Citizen's Loan & Building Company, 1887, 1896-1898



FF 325Official Independent Ticket, Election, 1908