Rosalie Davis Bailey papers
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Rosalie Davis Bailey papers

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: Bailey, Rosalie Davis, -1955
Title: Rosalie Davis Bailey papers
Dates: 1915-1940, undated
Quantity: 0.83 linear ft. (2 document cases)
Identification: ahc.MSS31

Biographical/Historical Note

Rosalie Davis Bailey was the daughter of Charles A. Davis of Atlanta, Georgia. In 1915 she married Benjamin Mart Baiily and had a son, Benjamin Mart, Jr. Additional biographical information about Rosalie Davis Bailey has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of correspondence between Mrs. Bailey, various members of her family and her friends; and also personal and business papers. Correspondence relates to the divorce of Laurie Webster (Rosalie's sister) and her husband, Atlanta attorney J. Prince Webster, as well as other family matters such as financial planning for Rosalie and Laurie through their father, Charles A. Davis. Other items include menus and invitation lists for parties; financial records of Rosalie; documents related to gardening; lists of household items; recipes; and engagement lists.


Index Terms

Bailey, Benjamin Mart, 1881-1945
Davis, Charles A.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rosalie Davis Bailey papers, MSS 31, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

11Letters to Rosalie from her sister Laurie D. Webster, 1937-1938
 
2Business and personal letters to Rosalie Bailey, 1938-1940
 
3Letters to Rosalie Bailey, 1926-1938
 
4Letters to Rosalie Bailey from "Tochie", 1927-1939
 
5Letters to Rosalie Bailey from "Tochie", 1927-1937
 
6Letters to and from Charles A. Davis; lettes about Laurie D. Webster, 1926-1938
 
7Menus for parties and events, 1934-1935, undated
 
8Guest lists, 1934, undated
 

Box

Fldr

21Business affairs, 1935-1937
 
2Hobbies and household affairs, 1927-1937
 
3Household inventories
 
4Corps area luncheon fund, 1933, undated
 
5Recipes, 1927-1933
 
6Engagement lists, undated