William B. Miles account book
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William B. Miles account book

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: Miles, William
Title: William B. Miles account book
Dates: 1885-1889
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS236f

Biographical/Historical Note

William A. Miles came to Atlanta around 1884 and was a partner in the building and contracting firm of Miles & Horn. The firm constructed the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta. After the death of Horn in 1887, Miles became president of the Atlanta Bridge & Axle Company.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an account book containing construction figures and material descriptions of buildings in Atlanta and elsewhere, including the Georgia State Capitol Building; Inman Building; Austell Building; Fulton County Court House Annex; and the police station and stables.

Index Terms

Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.)
Miles & Horn (Atlanta, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William B. Miles account book, MSS 236f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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



1Account book, 1885-1889