Sage family papers
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Sage family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Creditors Mercantile and Adjustment Agency.
Creator: Sage family
Creator: Sage, Charlotte V., 1918-
Creator: Sage, Daniel Yale, 1885-1963
Creator: Sage, Jr., Daniel Yale, 1915-1970
Title: Sage family papers
Dates: 1923-1945
Quantity: 1.96 Linear ft. (two document cases, one half document case, and one oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS599

Biographical/Historical Note

Daniel Yale Sage (1885-1963) was born in Gainesville, Georgia, and graduated from the University of Georgia in Athens, in 1906. In 1910, he graduated from the Atlanta School of Medicine and established a medical practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Sage was the president of the Ansley Golf Club 1930-1933. He married Irene Ingram (1889-1976) and had two children: Daniel Y. (1915-1970) and Charlotte V. (b. 1918). Daniel Y. Sage, Jr. also attended the University of Georgia and was a Navy pilot during World War II. Charlotte graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta in 1935 and attended the King-Smith Studio School in Washington, D.C., where she was a member of the Omega Beta Chi sorority.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains annual accounting ledgers, correspondence, United States Navy flight logs, and a scrapbook. Dr. Daniel Y. Sage's account ledgers cover his medical practice, 1931-1940. Correspondence consists of reports sent by the Creditors Mercantile and Adjustment Agency, a collections agency, following up on claims submitted by Dr. Sage. Also included are Daniel Y. Sage, Jr.'s Naval flight logs, 1941-1945, when he was stationed at Pensacola, Florida, where he received training. He was also stationed at Atlanta, Georgia; Port Columbus, Ohio; and Fort Worth, Texas. There are also memorandums from the Naval Air Transit Service Command in Brooklyn, New York, about Daniel Y. Sage, Jr.'s additional duties as a ferry pilot. The collection also contains Charlotte V. Sage's scrapbook, 1935-1936, from her time at the King-Smith Studio School. The scrapbook contains newspaper wedding announcements; invitations; matchbooks; Christmas cards; correspondence; photographs; and event programs.


This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Air Pilots, Military--United States.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Collection agents
King-Smith Playhouse and School of Theatre Arts (Washington, D.C.).
Medical care--Georgia--Atlanta
Sage family
Sage, Charlotte V., 1918-
Sage, Daniel Yale, 1885-1963--Correspondence
Sage, Jr., Daniel Yale, 1915-1970
Scrapbooks--Washington, D. C.
United States. Navy.
Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sage family papers, MSS 599, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1988

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


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.

Related Material

All visual arts materials have been separated from the collection and are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Container List




11Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1932
2Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1933
3Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1934



21Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1935
2Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1936
3Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1938
4Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1939



31Accounting ledgers-Daniel Y. Sage medical practice, 1940
2Correspondence-Creditors Mercantile and Adjustment Agency, 1923-1930



MSS OS box 3.3421Scrapbook-Charlotte V. Sage, 1935-1936
3United States Navy service, Daniel Y. Sage, Jr., 1941-1945