H. I. Kimball House collection
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H. I. Kimball House collection

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: H. I. Kimball House Company (Atlanta, Ga.).
Title: H. I. Kimball House collection
Dates: 1884-1959, undated
Quantity: 4.02 linear ft. (3 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS293

Biographical/Historical Note

The first Kimball House was built in 1870 and destroyed by fire in 1883. The hotel was rebuilt and opened in 1885 and razed in 1959 to make way for a parking deck. Additional administrative information about the Kimball House is not available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection primarily contains ground rent receipts as well as some records pertaining to the original Kimball House.

Index Terms

Business records--Georgia--Atlanta
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.)
H. I. Kimball House Company (Atlanta, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kimball (H.I.) House collection, MSS 293, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1980


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 2.25Plumbing specifications; leaflet on formal opening of the new H.I. Kimball House, undated


MSS OS box 2.26Ground rent receipts, 1894


MSS OS box 2.27Ground rent receipts and cash receipt journal, 1908-1959