Dorothy Hodgson Jones papers
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Dorothy Hodgson Jones papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Jones, Dorothy Hodgson, 1899-1996
Title: Dorothy Hodgson Jones papers
Dates: 1877-1951, undated
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS189f

Biographical/Historical Note

Dorothy Hodgson (1899-1996) was born in Athens, Georgia and was a 1918 graduate and valedictorian of Lucy Cobb Institute for Girls. She was active in the Junior League of Atlanta, Egleston Children's Hospital, Primrose Garden Club, Capital City Club, 19th Century History Club, Tallulah Falls School, American Red Cross, and Piedmont Driving Club. She was a nurse's aide at Emory University Hospital during World War IIand a member of Ponce de Leon Baptist Church. She was married to Bolling Jones, an executive in Atlanta.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes correspondence, financial records, and invitations documenting the civic and personal life of Dorothy Hodgson Jones. Included are tax receipts, an invitation honoring William Howard Taft at the Capitol City Club, and a contract of sale of a lot and house at 1354 Peachtree Street.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Social life and customs
Jones, Dorothy Hodgson, 1899-1996--Finance, personal
Taft, William H., (William Howard), 1857-1930

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dorthoy Hodgson papers, MSS 189f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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



1Papers, 1877-1951, undated