Atlanta Police Department court docket
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Atlanta Police Department court docket

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department.
Title: Atlanta Police Department court docket
Dates: 1886-1887
Quantity: 1.58 linear ft. (one oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS787

Biographical/Historical Note

In the 1880s the Atlanta Police Department had a police court to try people arrested for misdemeanors. Entries list the name of the arresting office, the prisoner's name, sex and race, his offence, the disposition, and the witnesses.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one court docket from the police courts held by the City of Atlanta Police Department in 1886-1887.

Index Terms

Court records--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Atlanta Police Department court docket, MSS 787, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1992

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 3.423Police court docket, 1886-1887