Jackson P. Dick papers
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Jackson P. Dick 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: Dick, Jackson P.
Title: Jackson P. Dick papers
Dates: 1890-1972
Quantity: 4.68 linear ft. (5 document cases, 1 record center box, 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS255

Biographical/Historical Note

Jackson P. Dick, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to J.P. Dick and May Peters Dickinson. May was the daughter of May Peters and Harry M. Atkinson and the granddaughter of Richard Peters. J.P. Dick, Jr. married Jane LeRoux, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. LeRoux, in 1945.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, certificates, and ephemeral materials pertaining to the Dick family. Included in the collection is newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous programs.

Index Terms

Atkinson, May Peters
Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta (Light cruiser : CL-51).
Georgia Power Company.
LeRoux, Jane
Peters family
Peters, May
Peters, Richard, 1810-1889

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jackson P. Dick papers, MSS 255, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971 with subsequent additions.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Academic, military, and legal papers, 1901-1937, undated
2National Rifle Association diploma, 1934
3Military pamphlet, 1917
4Newspaper clippings, 1950, undated
5Newspaper clippings, 1916
6Correspondence and reports, 1918-1940, undated
7Newspaper clippings, 1927-1947, undated


2Letter book, 1942-1945
1Correspondence, 1919-1945, undated
2Correspondence, undated
3Jackson Dick, Jr. account of experiences in World War II, undated
4Miscellaneous - Jane LeRoux - American Red Cross - World War II, 1941, undated
5Newspaper clippings, 1939-1972, undated
6Academic papers, genealogy materials, and correspondence, 1888-1937, undated
7Scrapbook with original watercolors and sketches, undated



31Dick, Jackson Porter - miscellaneous, 1944-1948
2Dick, Jackson Porter - miliary and government documents, 1943-1946
3Dick, Jackson Porter - speech, 1947
4Arkwright, Preston - miscellaneous, 1946
5Dick, Jackson P - newspaper clippings, 1947
6Newspaper clippings, 1943-1948, undated
7Publications - miscellaneous, 1942-1948, undated



41Correspondence, 1884-1885
Scrapbook, About 1930-1940



51Club Men of Atlanta in Caricature (bound), 1916
2Certificates, 1945-1959
Scrapbook - Jane Meade Dick, 1965-1966


6Scrapbooks (6), 1892-1945


MSS OS box 3.48Scrapbook - Jackson P. Dick, Jr. - World War II, 1941-1945