Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. records
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Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. records

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: Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. records
Dates: 1975-1991, undated
Quantity: 2.4 linear ft. (six document cases)
Identification: ahc.MSS825

Biographical/Historical Note

The Cyclorama painting of the Battle of Atlanta was conveyed to the city of Atlanta on April 14, 1898. Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. was established in 1975 to oversee the rejuvenation of the exhibit, located in Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia. There was a dedication ceremony for the renovated painting on December 14, 1981, by Mayor Maynard Jackson. The project was completed in 1991.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains all the records available from the Cyclorama Restoration project. These consist of the following: a copy of the conveyance of the painting to the city of Atlanta, the establishment of the charter and by-laws, Board of Directors, minutes of meetings, and financial records. There is also a record of correspondence, news clippings, and an alphabetical listing of the contributors to the renovation project.


Index Terms

Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.)
Cycloramas--Georgia--Atlanta
Edmondson, Elizabeth P., 1920-2012
Painting, American--Conservation and restoration

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. records, MSS 825, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1991

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.


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Container List

 

Box

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11Copy of the conveyance of the Cyclorama painting, undated
 
2Charter and by-laws, 1977, undated
 
3By-laws, 1976-1979
 
4City license to solicit funds, 1975
 
5City ordinance accounting structure, 1976
 
6A resolution, 1979
 
7Board of Directors/duties of officers, 1977-1982
 
8Minutes of meetings, 1975-1978
 
9Minutes of meetings, 1979
 
10Minutes of meetings, 1980
 
11Minutes of meetings, 1981
 
12Minutes of meetings, 1982
 

Box

Fldr

21Attendance records, 1976-1977
 
2Treasurer's reports, 1978-1988
 
3Annual report to the Secretary of State, 1975-1991
 
4Expenditures - fiscal year, 1975-1976
 
5Expenditures - fiscal year, 1976-1977
 
6Expenditures - fiscal year, 1977-1978
 
7Expenditures - fiscal year, 1978-1979
 
8Expenditures - fiscal year, 1979-1982
 
9Expenditures - fiscal year, 1982-1983
 
10Savings and Loan - certificates of deposit, 1976-1979
 
11Bank statements, 1975-1982
 
12Bank statements, 1983-1991
 

Box

Fldr

31Cancelled checks, deposit slips, checkbook, 1975-1991
 
2Signature cards, C&S National Bank, 1975-1976
 
3Post office box rental, 1976-1985
 
4General notes concerning dates of incorporation and annual report, 1975
 
5IRS tax exemption ruling and tax exemption number, 1976-1979
 
6IRS tax returns, 1977-1990
 
7National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1976-1979
 
8Georgia Conservancy, 1979-1981
 
9Reports of restoration progress, 1982-1984
 
10Correspondence and reports, 1976-1981
 
11Correspondence and news items, 1976-1986
 
12Dedication of the renovated Cyclorama, 1981
 

Box

Fldr

41Bumper sticker correspondence, 1975-1977
 
2Newsletters, 1975-1976
 
3Photographs, undated
 
4Atlanta Preservation Center, 1986-1988
 
5Newsclippings and articles, 1974-1975
 
6 Smithsonian magazine, August, 1985
 
7Atlanta flower show, 1990
 
8Northside News, 50th Anniversary edition, 1979
 
9Personal records of Liz (Elizabeth) Edmondson, 1976-1988, undated
 

Box

5Contributors card file (A-K), undated
 

Box

6Contributors card file (L-Z), undated