Katherine Flournoy Edwards papers
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Katherine Flournoy Edwards papers

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: Flournoy, Katherine Edwards, 1877-1980
Title: Katherine Flournoy Edwards papers
Dates: 1877-1980, undated
Quantity: 3.51 linear ft. (three document cases and two oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS490

Biographical/Historical Note

Katherine Flournoy Edwards (1877-1980) was born in Marshallville, Georgia. She moved to Atlanta, Georgia about 1935 until her death in 1980. Edwards was a painter and a part time writer of short stories and poems. She primarily painted portraits. Many of Edwards' articles and short stories were published in the Georgia Review, and her poetry in the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, and others. She published Rhymes for Good Times and Other Verses in 1971. Additional biographical information about Katherine Flournoy Edwards has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, diaries, awards, guest books, and materials written by Katherine Flournoy Edwards.

Index Terms

Artist-United States
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Katherine Flournoy Edwards papers, MSS 490, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Women of the Year, 1972
2Awards, 1972
3Correspondence - portraits, 1917-1970
4Lists of paintings done by Kate Edwards, undated
5Painting notes, undated
6Restoration of paintings, undated
7Newspaper clippings, undated
8Correspondence, 1975-1976
9Cards and letters, 1975-1977
10Information about Lee Edwards, undated
11"Christmas Carol" information written by Lee Edwards and Kate Edwards, undated
12Telegrams and letters, 1948-1952
13Address book, undated
14Correspondence, 1906-1972
15Christmas cards, undated



21Newspaper and magazine articles, 1908-1918
2Newspaper and magazine articles, 1940-1959
3Newspaper and magazine articles, 1960-1969
4Newspaper and magazine articles, 1970-1975
5Newspaper and magazine articles, undated
6Studio Club, 1933-1937
7Investments, 1924-1947
8List of nursing homes, Fulton County, Georgia, 1965
9Handwritten notes, undated
10Handwritten notes, undated
11Handwritten notes, undated
12Handwritten notes, undated



31Thoughts about poetry, undated
2Memories of Chicago, England, and Paris, undated
3Notes with stories on hospitals and nursing homes, undated
4Collection of verses, "A Young Green Tree", unpublished, undated
5Verses, undated
6Verses, undated
7Verses, undated
8Verses, undated
9Manuscript - "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
10Correspondence - "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
11Poems to be used in "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
12Notes on Rich's tea for "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
13Short stories, 1968-1969
14Short stories, undated
15Short stories, undated
16Short stories, undated
17Memoir of Marshallville - "Marshallville and the Graces", undated
18Play - "Silence" and newspaper clippings, undated
19Fragments of stories, undated
20Fragments of stories, undated
21Songs, undated


MSS OS box 4.129Diaries (ten volumes), 1934-1975


MSS OS box 2.87Guest books, cash books with notes, newspaper clippings, and scrapbook on paintings, 1960-1977, undated