Jack Adair papers
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Jack Adair papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Adair, Jack, 1913-
Title: Jack Adair papers
Dates: 1825-1974, undated
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft. (1 half document case, 2 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS23

Biographical/Historical Note

The Adair Realty Company was founded by George W. Adair. It was taken over by George and Forrest Adair. Jack Adair took on the family business later. Jack Adair was elected president of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce in 1959 and received citations from the Atlanta Real Estate Board. Perry Adair played professional golf in 1923 with Bobby Jones. Aditional historical information about the Adair Realty Company has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of business papers of Jack Adair, the Adair Realty Company, and real estate in Atlanta. Papers include newspaper clippings, correspondence, various business papers including contracts, bonds, deeds, notes,etc., roster of the Peachtree Golf Club, maps, a scrapbook, and Civil War memorabilia.

Index Terms

Adair, George Washington, 1823-
Adair, Perry
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
Real estate business--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack Adair papers, MSS 23, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2012.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Correspondence, 1934-1971
2Contracts, Title Bonds, Deeds, Indentures, 1905-1923
3Deeds, Indentures, 1927-1938
4Estate of George W. Adair, 1919, 1921
5Adair Realty and trust stock certificates, 1926,1927
6Abstract of title and notes for Burbank Property, land lot 110, 1906
7Papers on peachtree road property, 1889-1906
8Clippings and tearsheets, 1950, 1965-1972, undated
9Property documents, 1824, 1862, 1869
10demand notes, 1922-1925
11personal and family ephemera, 1876, 1908, 1922, 1965, 1975
12business ephemera, 1894, 1919-1927, 1973-1974
13citations, 1963
14Peachtree Golf Club, 1973-1974



MSS OS box 1.11Maps and advertisements, 1869-1890, undated
2Citations and awards to Jack Adair, 1960-1971
3Civil War, 1860-1863, 1921-1923, 1971
1Atlanta Historical Society, 1975



MSS OS box 3.81President's Scrapbook, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, 1959