Carrie Ridley Herreshoff scrapbooks
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Carrie Ridley Herreshoff scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Ridley, Irma Grey
Title: Carrie Ridley Herreshoff scrapbooks
Dates: 1860-1943, undated
Quantity: 0.917 linear ft. (1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS292

Biographical/Historical Note

The members of the Herreshoff family were shipbuilders in Tennessee. Mrs. Carrie Ridley Herreshoff of Atlanta, Georgia, was active in the Atlanta Woman's Club and other civic organizations. Additional biographical information about Carrie Ridley Herreshoff is not available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two scrapbooks that primarily contain newspaper clippings. The newspaper clippings primarily pertain to Carrie R. Herreshoff and the Herreshoff family as well as a column titled "Historic Homes" by Pat Jones. They also contains a few photographs and invitations.

Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta (Ga.)--Social life and customs
Herreshoff family
Herreshoff, Carrie Ridley

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carrie Ridley Herreshoff scrapbooks, MSS 292, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971.248


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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



MSS OS box 3.249Scrapbooks, 1860-1943, undated