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.
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.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




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



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