Bessie Shaw Stafford papers
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Bessie Shaw Stafford papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Stafford, Bessie Shaw
Title: Bessie Shaw Stafford papers
Dates: 1892-1950
Quantity: 5.43 linear ft. (1 document case and 2 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS352

Biographical/Historical Note

Bessie Shaw Stafford was a journalist at the Atlanta Daily News and later a society editor of the Atlanta Constitution. Additional information about Bessie Shaw Stafford has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of personal papers of Bessie Shaw Stafford. Included in the collection are photographs, newspaper clippings, and wedding book of Elizabeth (Bessie) Shaw and George R. Stafford.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Societies, etc.
Atlanta Constitution (Firm).
Atlanta Daily News (Firm).
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bessie Shaw Stafford papers, MSS 352, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Wedding book of Elizabeth (Bessie) Shaw and George R. Stafford and scrapbook of articles written by Bessie, 1906-1940
2Typescript of autobiography, undated
3Original manuscripts for five newspaper articles, undated
4Newspaper clippings, undated
5Newspaper clippings regarding family deaths, undated
6Photographs of Bessie, undated


MSS OS box 3.75Scrapbook, 1892-1959, undated


MSS OS box 3.76Scrapbook, 1892-1959, undated