Charles Augustus Bickerstaff papers
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Charles Augustus Bickerstaff papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Bickerstaff, Charles, 1885-1937
Title: Charles Augustus Bickerstaff papers
Dates: 1908-1960
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft. (1 half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS62

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Augustus Bickerstaff was born in Selma, Alabama to Charles N. and Estelle Dupree Bickerstaff. He married Mabel Hurt and they had four children. In 1912, he came to Atlanta where he was associated with Atlanta Home Insurance Company. He became assistant manager for the southern office of Fireman's Fund and later manager from 1915-1930. He was struck and killed by lightening on July 4, 1937.

Scope and Content Note

These papers include correspondence, printed material, and newspaper clippings. The printed material includes programs for the premiere of the movie Gone With the Wind and other event programs, and also banking. Of special interest are biographical materials on John K. Ottley and a copy of A Brief History of the Ten, an exclusive study club. The newspaper clippings pertain to Mother's Day, Atlanta history and other topics.

Index Terms

First National Bank of Atlanta.
Hinton, James, 1886-1929
Ottley, John K.
The Ten Club (Atlanta, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Augustus Bickerstaff papers, MSS 62, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Correspondence, 1929-1931
2Newsclippings, 1908-1960
3Printed material, 1921-1936
4Printed material, 1939-1948