Smith family papers
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Smith family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Smith family
Title: Smith family papers
Dates: 1893-1959, undated
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft. (one half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS861

Biographical/Historical Note

Historical information about the Smith family has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a ledger containing the minutes of the stockholders' meetings and directors' meetings of the Flovilla Canning Company (Georgia) dating from the 1890s. Also included in the ledger is information regarding the Smith Brothers cotton crop of 1939. Other items include the Smith Brothers lumber business, guano accounts, and hay sold to the town of Jackson, Georgia. Also included in the collection are insurance policies and tax receipts belonging to Walter J. Smith during 1956-1958.


This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Dressmaking--United States

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Smith family papers, MSS 861, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1990


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Dress pattern, undated


MSS OS box 5.29Dress pattern instructions, undated
2Fire insurance policy, 1957
1Ledger, 1893, 1935-1957, undated
3Report of cotton production, 1956
4Taxes, 1956-1957