Emma Katherine Anderson papers
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Emma Katherine Anderson 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: Anderson, Emma Katherine
Title: Emma Katherine Anderson papers
Dates: 1810-1954
Quantity: 0.42 linear ft. (1 document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS5

Biographical/Historical Note

Emma Katherine Anderson worked in costume design and was a student at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. She also studied in Paris in the 1920's. Ms. Anderson's grandfather, William Patrick Anderson, was a soldier in the Confederate Army. Additional biographical information about Emma Katherine Anderson has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of fashion plates depicting female fashions; tracings of fashion drawings made by Ms. Anderson while a student; biographical information on William Patrick Anderson; and correspondence with author Margaret Mitchell regarding a Japanese translated version of Gone With the Wind.

Index Terms

Anderson, William Patrick
Fashion--19th century
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Emma Katherine Anderson papers, MSS 5, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1974 and subsequent additions.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished mansucripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Fashion plates, prints, etchings and lithographs, 1810-1849
2Fashion plates, prints, etchings and lithographs, 1850-1889
3Journal des Demoiselles, 1857
4Correspondence, 1924-1954
5Correspondence, Margaret Mitchell, 1939
6Tracings of fashion drawings done by Ms. Anderson as a student, approximately 1925
7Tracings of fashion drawings, undated
8Tracings of fashion drawings, undated