Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers
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Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Connally, Mary Virginia Brown, 1850-1927
Creator: Spalding, Mary Connally
Title: Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers
Dates: 1822-1945, undated
Quantity: 1.0 linear ft. (1 document case, 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS44

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Virginia Brown Connally was born in 1850 in Canton, Georgia. Her father was Joseph Emerson Brown, the Civil War governor of Georgia. She was educated at Lucy Cobb Institute in Athens, the Georgia Baptist College in Madison, and the Atlanta Classical College. Mrs. Connally was an active member of the Second Baptist Church and a life member of the Atlanta Woman's Club. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She died in 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains papers of the Connally family, including legal documents such as the last will and testament of Thomas W. Connally; a mortgage deed for a home in Oakland City, an Atlanta neighborhood; records of property sales; tax receipts; an estate inventory; grocery receipts; correspondence; and a document issued by War Department of the Confederate States of America appointing Elijah L. Connally as Assistant Surgeon. Other records include newspaper clippings and travel guides.

Index Terms

Brown family
Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
Connally, Elijah L., 1837-1930
Connally, Mary Virginia Brown, 1850-1927
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers, MSS 44, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1972 and subsequent additions.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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, Wren's Nest and Joel Chandler Harris, 1923-1927, undated
2Newspaper clippings, Luther Z. Rosser, 1923
3Newspaper clippings, Connally, Brown, Spalding and Hentz family, 1902-1937
4Newspaper clippings, family, 1902-1937
5Newspaper clippings, miscellaneous subjects, undated
6Printed material, tourist sites, 1937, undated
7Printed material, Czechoslovakia, 1920-1926
8Printed material, Carribean and Latin America, 1923-1942
9Correspondence, biograpy of Joseph E. Brown, undated
10Miscellaneous, 1922, undated
11Legal documents and correspondence, 1822-1911, undated
12Correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1908-1945, undated



MSS OS Box 3.189Scrapbook, 1894-1895