Daughters of the American Revolution Atlanta Chapter records
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Daughters of the American Revolution Atlanta Chapter 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: Daughters of the American Revolution. Atlanta Chapter.
Title: Daughters of the American Revolution Atlanta Chapter records
Dates: Bulk, 1891-1944
Dates: 1891-1964
Quantity: 4.67 linear ft. (one document case and three oversized boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS512

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded on April 15, 1891, the Atlanta Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is the second oldest chapter in the United States. The Massachusetts Building at the 1895 Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition became the chapter house of the organization and was called the Cragie House. The DAR is a women's civic and patriotic organization whose members are descendants of individuals who participated in the American Revolutionary War. Additional historical information about the Atlanta Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains minute books, reports, treasurer's records, membership lists, correspondence, annual histories, a scrapbook, and other materials that document the activities of the club. Also included is Volume 1, Number 1, of The American Monthly, a DAR publication. Of particular interest is a visitor's register from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Building at the Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition in 1895.


Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta (Ga.)--Societies, etc.
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.)
Daughters of the American Revolution.
Exhibitions--Georgia--Atlanta
Patriotic societies--Georgia
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Societies, etc
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Daughters of the American Revolution Atlanta Chapter records, MSS 512, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

11Minute book, 1924-1927, undated
 
2Minute book, 1927-1929, undated
 
3History of the Atlanta Chapter, 1898, undated
 
4Records, regents, 1891-1898
 
5Records, regents, 1905-1919, undated
 
6Records, regents, 1920-1929, undated
 
7Records, regents, 1930-1937, undated
 
8Records, regents, undated
 
9Publication, The American Monthly, Volume 1, Number 1, 1892
 

Box

MSS OS Box 2.89Minute books, 1891-1924
 
Minute book, Board of Management, 1896-1901
 
Cash book, 1896-1901
 

Box

MSS OS Box 2.90Treasurer's books, 1929-1944
 
Membership roster, 1922
 
Visitor's register, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Atlanta Cotton State and International Exposition, 1895
 
Newspaper clippings, copies, 1891-1964
 

Box

MSS OS Box 2.91Scrapbook, 1962-1964