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Hopkins family papers

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
Creator: Hopkins, John L.
Title: Hopkins family papers
Dates: 1852-1937, undated
Quantity: 2.0 linear ft. (3 document cases and 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS8

Biographical/Historical Note

John L. Hopkins was an Atlanta judge. He had a law firm with his sons, Charles T. and Linton C. Hopkins. Judge Hopkins died in 1912. Linton C. Hopkins wrote essays, fiction, and poetry. Charles T. Hopkins died in 1921. Linton C. Hopkins married Nina Ellet Cabell and had five children: Linton, Jr., John, Charles Ellet, Cabell, and Nina. Nina Hopkins married William D. Grant. Nina and William Grant had a daughter, Nina who died in infancy, and a son, William D. Grant, III. William Grant, III married Juliana and had a son, Danny. William was later killed in World War II.

Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of correspondence dating from Antebellum, newspaper clippings, and drafts of manuscripts by members of the Hopkins family.

Index Terms

Hopkins, Linton C.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hopkins family papers, MSS 8, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1979


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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, 1852-1866
2Correspondence, 1886-1889
3Correspondence, 1890-1898
4Correspondence, 1897-1899
5Correspondence, 1900-1903
6Correspondence, 1904-1912
7Correspondence, 1917-1934
8Correspondence, 1905, 1931-1933



21The Symposium, minutes, 1908-1928
2Typed manuscript of Four Fellows, by L.C. Hopkins, approximately 1905
3Typed manuscript of Aunt Sallie and Mr. Watson, by L.C. Hopkins, undated
4Copy of typed manuscript, The Wind, by L.C. Hopkins, undated
5Copy of typed manuscript, The Wind, by L.C. Hopkins, undated
6Copy of typed manuscript, Black Buck, by L.C. Hopkins, undated



31Copy of typed manuscript, The Lady of the Tower, by L.C. Hopkins, 1937
2The Crosby Case and the Crosby Woman, Success at Golf, Margaret Mitchell and Her Novel, 1907-1914
3Typed manuscript, Our Life in Brazil, by Julia Keyes, undated
4Daily journal on Christianity kept by unidentified member of the Hopkins family, undated
5Miscellaneous, undated
6Essays by L.C. Hopkins, scrapbooks, 1882, 1937



MSS OS box 3.41The Falling of the Scales, by L.C. Hopkins in Uncle Remus Magazine; The Weirdly Thrilling Tale of the Lost Bathing Suit, by L.C. Hopkins in Uncle Remus Magazine, 1907-1908
2Scrapbook pages, 1899-1912, undated
3Scrapbook pages, 1891-1925
Scrapbook pages, 1918-1927