Hal Fitzgerald Hentz papers
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Hal Fitzgerald Hentz 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: Hentz, Hal, 1883-1972
Title: Hal Fitzgerald Hentz papers
Dates: 1907-1972, undated
Quantity: 0.75 linear ft. (1 half document case, 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS51

Biographical/Historical Note

Hal Fitzgerald Hentz was born in 1883 in City Point, Florida. He graduated from Emory University in 1904, attended the Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris in 19908, and received a B.S. in Architecture at Columbia University in 1909. Mr Hentz came to Atlanta in 1909 and helped form the firm of Norman, Hentz & Reid. The firm changed later to Hentz, Reid & Adler, and later to Hentz, Alder & Shutze. Mr. Hentz was President of the Atlanta Area Council, and Boy Scouts of America. He married Frances Connally in 1916. He died in 1972.

Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of a scrapbook, genealogy notes, obituary notices, and sympathy cards written after the death of Hal Hentz.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hal Fitzgerald Hentz papers, MSS 51, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Biography and Hentz family genealogy, 1934, undated
2Obituaries, 1972
3Sympathy cards, Neel Reid Scholarship Fund, 1972
4Index cards of listing names of people who expressed sympathy at death of Hal Hentz, 1972



MSS OS Box 3.131Certificates and letters, 1921-1937