Charles D. Horn field book
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Charles D. Horn field book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Horn, Charles
Title: Charles D. Horn field book
Dates: 1886
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS165f

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles D. Horn was a contractor for the State Capitol Building in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and was a successful contractor in Toledo, Ohio, before coming to Atlanta In 1884. He became director of the Piedmont Exposition Company and was an original member of the Gentlemen's Driving Club. He was killed while arbitrating an argument in 1887.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes the field book for the design of the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Georgia, including sketches.

Index Terms

Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Horn field book, MSS 165f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

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1Field book, 1886