Walraven family papers
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Walraven 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: Walraven family
Title: Walraven family papers
Dates: 1850-1954, undated
Quantity: 4.6 linear ft. (one document case; one half document case; two oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS820

Biographical/Historical Note

The Walraven family resided in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, and owned land in both Cobb County and Fulton County, Georgia. Georgia Thompson, the collector of these materials, was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W.R.D. Thompson. She married Daniel S. Walraven, and they had three children: Harold Clay Walraven, Garland Walraven, and Edna W. Walraven Turner.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains various papers including tax receipts and bills for Cobb County, Fulton County, City of Austell, and City of Atlanta. Also included are correspondence, graduation, invitations, and programs documenting the activities of the Walraven family.

Index Terms

Austell (Ga.)--History
Cobb County (Ga.)--History
Fulton County (Ga.)--History
Land titles--Georgia
Marietta (Ga.)--History
Sherman's March to the Sea
Tax collection--Georgia
Thompson, W. R. D.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Walraven, C. C.
Walraven, Daniel S.
Walraven, Garland
Walraven, Georgia F. (Mrs. Daniel S.)
Walraven, Harold Clay
Walraven, Harold Clay, Jr.
Walraven, Jackson
Walraven, Martha Elizabeth

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walraven family papers, MSS 820, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1994

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Information on C.C. Walraven, 1879
2Information on W.R.D. Thompson, 1884
3Information on Jackson Walraven, 1890
4Information on Daniel S. Walraven, 1900-1928
5Information on Garland Walraven, 1903-1942
6Information on Georgia F. Thompson Walraven, 1915-1947
7Information on Harold Clay Walraven, 1936, undated
8Wedding invitation - Martha Turner and Harold Clay Walraven, 1923
9Information on Harold Clay Walraven, Jr., 1937-1954
10Information on Martha Elizabeth Walraven, 1937-1954
11Correspondence to Mrs. D.S. Walraven (Georgia F. Thompson), 1911-1928
12Tax receipts - Cobb County, City of Austell, and City of Marietta, 1869-1909
13Tax receipts - City of Atlanta, 1889-1903
14Tax receipts - Fulton County, 1893-1914
15Cobb County Land Deeds, 1850-1887
16Fulton County Titles & Warranty Deeds, 1881-1920
17United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners - A.J. Walraven, 1904-1905
18Knoxville Night School Public Speaking Class banquet, 1936
19Graduation booklet - Atlanta College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1901
20Graduation booklet - Emory University School of Medicine, 1940
21North Fulton High Graduation, 1943
22North Fulton High Graduation, 1945
23Honors Day - Emory University, 1951-1952
24Transcript of correspondence regarding Sherman's March to the Sea, 1864
25Genealogy, undated



21 Manual of the Order of the Eastern Star, 1868
2Walraven Family Bible, 1869
3Bible in German language - Brenner family, 1873
4 The Elementary Spelling Book by Noah Webster - Thompson Walraven, 1880



MSS OSS Box 3.5441United Daughters of the Confederacy Certificate - Georgia Thompson Walraven, 1930
2Warranty Deeds, 1887, undated
3Insurance Policies, 1921, undated
4Land deeds, 1874, 1882



MSS OSS Box 5.241Page of The Greater Atlantian, undated
1Page of The Atlanta Constitution, April 14, 1945
1City Council and officials of Atlanta, 1909-1910