Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records
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Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records

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: Bealer, Alex
Creator: Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.). Blacksmith Guild.
Title: Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records
Dates: 1974-1988, undated
Quantity: 0.209 linear ft. (one half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS511

Biographical/Historical Note

The Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild was organized by Alex Bealer in 1973. It was a non-profit volunteer organization whose purpose was to carry on the blacksmithing methods of the 1840s in a shop adjacent to the Tullie Smith House restoration on the grounds of the Atlanta Historical Society. Additional historical information about the Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records including its constitution and by-laws, correspondence, membership lists, and newsletters. Also included are information on the guild's activities, blacksmithing techniques, and construction of the forge and workshop. There is also a folder on the Artist-Blacksmith Association of North America which contains its constitution and by-laws, a newsletter, and correspondence.


Index Terms

Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America.
Bealer, Alex
Blacksmithing--Georgia
Blacksmithing--Societies, etc
Forge shops--Georgia
Historic sites--Georgia
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records, MSS 511, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1984


Restrictions

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

 

Box

Fldr

11Blacksmith shop construction information, 1976, undated
 
2Background information, constitution, membership lists, 1974-1983, undated
 
3Blacksmithing technology, 1980-1982, undated
 
4Correspondence, 1974-1983, undated
 
5Newsletters, 1974-1988, undated
 
6Artist-Blacksmith Association of North America, 1977-1983, undated