Washington Seminary records
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Washington Seminary records

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: Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Washington Seminary records
Dates: 1878-1978
Quantity: 3.0 linear ft. (5 document cases, 2 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS28

Biographical/Historical Note

Washington Seminary was founded in 1878 by the Misses Anita and Lois Washington, the great nieces of Lawrence Washington, half-brother of George Washington. Washington Seminary was primarily a college preparatory school. In 1953 it merged with North Avenue Presbyterian School to form Westminster Schools. Additional historical information has not been established.


Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of catalogues (organized chronologically), invitations, programs, newspaper clippings, Memories, and a history of Washington Seminary.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History
Westminster Schools (Atlanta, GA.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Washington Seminary records, MSS 28, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1940 with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was processed in 1912.


Restrictions

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

 

Box

Fldr

12Miss Emma (newsletter), 1933-1947
 
2History to 1978, 1978
 
3Programs & Invitations, 1892-1978, 1974-1978
 
4Newspaper clippings, 1916-1990
 

Box

Fldr

21Catalog, 1890
 
2Catalog, 1893
 
3Catalog, 1893-1894
 
4Catalog, 1898-1899
 
5Catalog, 1908-1909
 
6Catalog, 1909-1910
 
7Catalog, 1910-1911
 
8Catalog, 1912-1913
 
9Catalog, 1912-1913
 
10Catalog, 1913-1914
 

Box

Fldr

31Catalog, 1915-1916
 
2Catalog, 1919-1920
 
3Catalog, 1915-1916
 
4Catalog, 1916-1917
 
5Catalog, 1917-1918
 
6Catalog, 1919-1920
 
7Catalog, 1917-1918
 
8Catalog, 1915-1916
 

Box

Fldr

41Catalog, 1922-1923
 
2Catalog, 1922-1923
 
3Catalog, 1923-1924
 
4Catalog, 1923-1924
 
5Catalog, 1924-1925
 
6Catalog, 1924-1925
 
7Catalog, 1925-1926
 
8Catalog, 1926-1927
 
9Catalog, 1926-1927
 
10Catalog, 1927-1928
 

Box

Fldr

51Catalog, 1928-1929
 
2Catalog, 1929-1930
 
3Catalog, 1930-1931
 
4Catalog, 1933-1934
 
5Catalog, 1934-1935
 
6Catalog, 1935-1936
 
7Catalog, 1936-1937
 
8Catalog, 1937-1938
 
9Catalog, 1938-1939
 
10Catalog, 1941-1942
 
11Catalog, 1943-1944
 
12Catalog, 1944-1945
 
13Catalog, 1946-1947
 

Box

Fldr

MSS OS box 1.31Miss Emma's memories, 1940s
 

Box

Fldr

MSS OS box 2.11Miss Emma's Garden, 1931-1932