Peters Land Company records
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Peters Land Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Peters Land Company (Atlanta, Ga.).
Creator: Peters Park Improvement Company (Atlanta, Ga.).
Title: Peters Land Company records
Dates: 1881-1937, undated
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft. (1 document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS170

Biographical/Historical Note

The Peters Park Improvement Company (later the Peters Land Company) was founded by Richard Peters in 1884 and headed after his death by his son, Edward C. Peters. Additional history on the Peters Park Improvement Company has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains plat diagrams of Peters Park, canceled checks and stock certificates of Peters Park Improvement Company and Peters Land Company, and miscellaneous documents.

Index Terms

Peters, Edward C., d. 1937
Peters, Richard, 1810-1889
Real estate development--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Peters Land Company records, MSS 170, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Stock Certificates, 1884
2Miscellaneous documents, 1881-1937
3Canceled checks, 1890
4Canceled checks, 1890
5Canceled checks, 1890
6Canceled checks, 1890-1891
7Canceled checks, 1891
8Canceled checks, 1891
9Canceled checks, 1891


OS drawer 7.7map of Richard Peter's farm, August 10, 1937