|Repository:||Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. email@example.com|
|Creator:||Root, Sidney, 1824-1897|
|Title:||Sidney Root autobiographical manuscript|
This collection contains an autobiography of Atlanta merchant Sidney Root. Mr. Root writes about moving to Atlanta in 1857 and building a house on Washington Street. He writes about his dry goods business, Beach and Root and its role in the Civil War. He writes about his exile during the Civil War and his return to Atlanta in 1878. He writes about becoming a trustee of Atlanta Baptist Seminary and of Spelman College. He references his involvement in Atlanta parks and specifically the development of Grant Park.
Sidney Root autobiographical manuscript, MSS 293f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
This collection is open for research.
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.