E. Earl Patton, Jr. papers
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E. Earl Patton, Jr. 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: Patton, E. Earl, Jr., 1927-2011
Title: E. Earl Patton, Jr. papers
Dates: 1960-1981, undated
Quantity: 2.55 linear ft. (two document cases; one oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS804

Biographical/Historical Note

E. Earl Patton, Jr. (1927-2011), a native of Atlanta, Georgia, married Mary Louise Morris, with whom he had three children, in 1949. He served in the navy during World War II and in Korea. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1949. He served two terms in the Georgia State Senate starting in 1969.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains newspaper clippings from political activities from 1965 to 1981, political memorabilia, and family information.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History
Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government
Morris, Dorothy
Morris, Irvine
Patton, Mary Louise Morris

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. Earl Patton, Jr. papers, MSS 804, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1991

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11 Architectural Digest article on Swan House, 1973
2Committee for Interstate 75, 1977
3 Decorators' Show House, 1972
4Draft of "Jimmy Carter and the Georgia Republicans" by Gary M. Fink, 1979
5Information on Dorothy and Irvine Morris, 1898-1971
6Information on Mary Patton, 1968-1979
7Politics, 1965
8Politics, 1966
9Politics, 1967
10Politics, 1968
11Politics, 1968



21Politics, 1969
2Politics, 1970
3Politics, 1971
4Politics, 1972
5Politics, 1972
6Politics, 1975
7Politics, 1977
8Politics, 1978
9Politics, 1979
10Politics, 1980
11Politics, 1981
12Political memorabilia, 1973, undated
13Newspaper clippings, undated
14Family information, undated
15Newspaper clippings, 1968-1978
16Correspondence with political figures, 1966-1972


MSS OS Box 2.284Scrapbook of political memorabilia, 1960-1966
Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings, WBS concerts, undated