Thornton-McCandless family papers
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Thornton-McCandless 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: McCandless family
Creator: Thornton family
Title: Thornton-McCandless family papers
Dates: 1845-1977, undated
Quantity: 0.209 linear ft. (1/2 document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS343

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about the Thornton-McCandless family has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, certificates, and other genealogical materials pertaining to the Thornton and McCandless families.

Index Terms

Cemeteries--South Carolina--Camden
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
McCandless family--Correspondence
McCandless, Edward S.
McCandless, Frances Coleman
Thornton family--Correspondence
Thornton, Edna
Wilson, Lennie McCandless

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thornton-McCandless family papers, MSS 343, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1979


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Newspaper clippings and correspondence pertaining to the McCandless and Thornton families, 1906-1977, undated
2Periodicals and articles, 1924-1927
3Gravestone rubbing and church records pertaining to the McCandless family, 1830-1938
4Copies of pages from the Atlanta City Directory pertaining to McCandless family members, 1870-1889
5Small photograph of President Grover Cleveland autographed to John M. McCandless, 1896
6Certificates, school presentation, and genealogy materials, 1845-1919