Jack Spalding collection
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Jack Spalding collection

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: Spalding, Jack, 1890-2003
Title: Jack Spalding collection
Dates: 1934-1978, undated
Quantity: 15.24 linear ft. (1 half document case and 9 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS360

Biographical/Historical Note

Jack Spalding became editor of the Atlanta Journal in 1957. He retired in 1978. Mr. Spalding served on the Board of Trustees of the Atlanta Historical Society beginning in 1971, and was President of the Board, 1981- 1983. Mr. Spalding died January 2, 2003. Additional biographical information about Jack Spalding has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is primarily comprised of scrapbooks that contain columns written by Jack Spalding as editor of The Atlanta Journal.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta Journal (Firm).
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper editors--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack Spalding collection, MSS 360, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1978


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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



MSS OS box 3.67Scrapbook - Atlanta Journal column, 1953 October 5-1954 July 9 1954


MSS OS box 3.63Scrapbook - Atlanta Journal column, 1963 January-1966 December


MSS OS box 3.64Scrapbook - Atlanta Journal column, 1967 January-1969 December
Scrapbook - Atlanta Journal column, 1970 January-1971 December


MSS OS box 3.68Scrapbook - Atlanta Journal column, 1972 January-1975 December


MSS OS box 3.66Scrapbook - Atlanta Journal column, 1976 August - 1978 February


MSS OS box 3.65Miscellaneous #4 and #5, 1956-1959


MSS OS box 3.77Miscellaneous #3 and Privy Chamberlin to the Pope, 1946-1955


MSS OS box 3.257Miscellaneous and in memoriam, 1934-1938


MSS OS box 3.258Miscellaneous, 1930-1948, undated



11Jack Spalding columns, 1962
2Jack Spalding columns, 1960-1965