Carl T. Sutherland scrapbooks
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Carl T. Sutherland scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Sutherland, Carl T., 1905-1997
Title: Carl T. Sutherland scrapbooks
Dates: 1939-1971
Quantity: 5.75 linear ft. (five oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS788

Biographical/Historical Note

Carl T. Sutherland was the first Director of Personnel of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, beginning in 1939. He helped set up the department but left in 1941 to serve in the Army. General Sutherland came back to the Personnel Department, again as Director, from 1946-1971. Sutherland was also a Major General in the United States Army Reserves in command of the 81st Infantry Division, which was based in Atlanta. He was a member of the Reserve Officers Association.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of five scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, photographs, and letters concerning City of Atlanta personnel and the events affecting the city's Personnel Department, including the World War II years. They also contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and letters on the 81st Infantry Division, Army Reserves. General Sutherland's military career during World War II is not chronicled in these scrapbooks.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government
Atlanta (Ga.). Personnel Department
United States. Army Reserves. 81st Infantry.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carl T. Sutherland scrapbooks, MSS 788, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1990

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 1.211Scrapbook, 1939-1958


MSS OS Box 4.237Scrapbook, 1934-1941


MSS OS Box 4.300Scrapbook, 1946-1947


MSS OS Box 4.299Scrapbook, 1948-1949


MSS OS Box 5.18Scrapbook, 1958-1971