J. Henry Porter papers
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J. Henry Porter 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: Porter, J. Henry
Title: J. Henry Porter papers
Dates: 1883-1951, undated
Quantity: 0.2 linear ft. (1 half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS871

Biographical/Historical Note

J. Henry Porter, a graduate of Oglethorpe University, was an attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as a director of Lowry National Bank and as president of the athletic club.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consist of items related to J. Henry Porter, particularly his real estate holdings on Fairlie Street concerning the AMCO Investment Company. Included is a scrapbook of various articles and his "letters to the editor" of the local Atlanta newspapers.

Index Terms

AMCO Investment Company
Acquisition of property--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta and Lowry National Bank (Atlanta, Ga.).
Davison, Margaret
Lewis, Henry
Marshall, Charles M.
Real property--Georgia--Atlanta
Rosser, Luther Z. , Sr.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Henry Porter papers, MSS 871, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1991

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Property Deeds, J. Henry Porter, 1904-1944
2Insurance, 1936
3Scrapbook, 1929-1948, undated
4Autograph Book of Maggie Davison, 1888-1891