William Berry Hartsfield collection
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William Berry Hartsfield collection

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
Title: William Berry Hartsfield collection
Dates: 1938-1971
Quantity: 2.08 linear ft. (three oversized folders)
Identification: ahc.MSS530

Biographical/Historical Note

William B. Hartsfield (1890-1971) served six terms as mayor of Atlanta (1937-1941 and 1942-1961). Additional biographical information about William B. Hartsfield has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains pages from a scrapbook; a copy of a letter addressed to "William;" a thank you card from Mrs. William B. Hartsfield; and two programs pertaining to William B. Hartsfield. Also included are newspaper clippings that cover Hartsfield's elections, activities in office, death, and funeral and memorial services.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government
Hartsfield, William Berry

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William B. Hartsfield collection, MSS 530, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




MSS OS box 5.371Newspaper clippings, 1947-1971
2Scrapbook pages, 1939, undated
3Programs, letter, thank you note, 1968-1971