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
Deeds--Georgia
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.


Restrictions

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

 

Box

Fldr

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
 

Box

Fldr

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
 

Box

Fldr

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
 

Box

Fldr

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