Adair family papers
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Adair family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Adair family
Title: Adair family papers
Dates: 1847-1906, undated
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS2f

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of deeds and title abstracts for a portion of block 16, lot 77 of the 14th district of Fulton County; a deed to a cemetery plot, and a letter to Mrs. George W. Adair from Octavia S. Hammond discussing living conditions in Atlanta in 1865. In the letter, Ms. Hammond encourages Mrs. Adair to return to Atlanta and she lists the names of individuals who have done so after the end of the Civil War. She lists the cost of food items and offers anecdotes about businesses reopening.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History
Washington Street (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Adair family papers, MSS 2f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1978 and 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Papers, 1847-1906, undated