Thornton family collection
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Thornton family collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Thornton family
Title: Thornton family collection
Dates: 1899-1927
Quantity: 0.209 linear ft. (1/2 document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS320

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about the Thornton family has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains genealogical information pertaining to the Thornton family. Included is correspondence, family histories, and miscellaneous materials pertaining property owned by family members.

Index Terms

Chandler, Alfreda Thornton
Clark, Nina
Dodd, Frank, (Benjamin Franklin), 1837-1912
Duncan family
Kingsbury family
Morris, Edna Thornton
Rutherford, Mildred Lewis
Thornton family
Thornton, Benjamin
Thornton, McAlpin
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Young family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thornton family collection, MSS 320, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Biographical sketches of Frank Dodd, 1925
2Correspondence, 1916-1926
3Daughters of the American Revolution material, 1927, undated
4Family genealogy: Thornton, Alford, Duncan, Young, and Kingsbury families. Includes copy of will of Benjamin Thornton, probated in 1854., 1925-1933, undated
5Publications: "How to Publish a Club Yearbook at Your Own Desk"; Christmas greetings booklet; booklet on patriotism; and "Heraldry in America", 1920, undated
6United Daughters of the Confederacy: clippings, booklet, and booklet on United Confederate Veterans, 1912-1927, undated
7Miscellaneous, 1898-1926, undated