Elizabeth Kimbell papers
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Elizabeth Kimbell 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: Perry, Elizabeth Kimbell
Title: Elizabeth Kimbell papers
Dates: 1926-1931, undated
Quantity: 1.5 linear ft. (1 half document case; 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS869

Biographical/Historical Note

Elizabeth Kimbell, daughter of Earl Kimbell and Elizabeth Davis, grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and kept a scrapbook of her many activities. Kimbell was a social young woman, attending many dances and fraternity functions. She was a student at Washington Seminary and a member of Pi Pi Sorority. After marrying Lewey Caldwell Perry on December 19, 1931, she moved to Chicago, Illinois.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, booklets, invitations, Pi Pi Sorority membership list, a short story, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains information regarding dances, parties, debutantes, fraternities, Washington Seminary, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Emory University, all in Atlanta, Georgia.

Index Terms

Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth Kimbell papers, MSS 869, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Newspaper clippings, 1927-1931, undated
2Commencement booklets, invitation, and related materials, 1926-1928, undated
3Junior League Follies program, 1930
4Pi Pi Sorority active members, undated
5Short story manuscript, undated



MSS Box 2.3001Scrapbook, undated