Marguerite Y. McConnell papers
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Marguerite Y. McConnell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: McConnell, Marguerite Y.
Title: Marguerite Y. McConnell papers
Dates: 1947-1986, undated
Quantity: 2.1 linear ft. (2 document cases; 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS872

Biographical/Historical Note

Marguerite Y. McConnell was a leader in the Camp Fire Girls in Atlanta, Georgia. Her daughter, Annetta McConnell, attended Henry Grady High School, also in Atlanta, and was a member of the Camp Fire Girls in the early 1950s.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains material concerning Henry Grady High School in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as commencements, camp programs, newspaper clippings, financial records, and personal letters regarding the Atlanta, Georgia branch of the Camp Fire Girls from 1947-1985.

Index Terms

Camp Fire Girls
Girls--Societies and clubs
Henry Grady High School (Atlanta, Ga.)
High schools--Georgia--Atlanta
McConnell, Annetta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marguerite Y. McConnell papers, MSS 872, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1994

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Newspaper articles concerning Grady High School Football, 1953
2Newspaper articles concerning Grady High School Basketball, 1955-1956, undated
3Football and basketball schedules, Grady High School, 1954-1960, undated
4Baccalaureate Service programs, Grady High School, 1957, 1961
5Commencement programs, Grady High School, 1953-1963
6Performance programs, Grady High School, 1954-1961
7Membership card for Grady High School Parent Teacher Association, 1952
8Graduation invitation, Grady High School, 1957
9Graduation invitations, Girls High School, 1941-1942
10Twenty-fifth Reunion program, Grady High School Class of 1961, 1986
11Recipes from magazines, undated
12Copies of Grady High School newspaper, 1952-1961
13Outline, Tech High School history class, undated
14Grady High School Parent Teacher Association information, 1952-1955
15Beta Club Journal, 1956
16 Atlanta Journal Constitution travel page, 1966
17Atlanta Red Cross newsletter, 1957
18Copies of the Metropolitan Herald (community newspaper of North Atlanta), 1952-1960
19Newspaper clippings from the Atlanta Journal Constitution, 1966
20Newspaper clippings from Abbeville, South Carolina, 1966
21Souvenir and program from Georgia Tech, 1953, 1966
22Newspaper clippings from Greenville, South Carolina, 1966
23Horizon Club Christmas banquet program, 1954
24Brochures for Camp Toccoa in North Georgia, 1948-1952, 1985-1986
25Newspaper clippings from Montgomery, Alabama, 1966
26 The Camp Fire Girl magazines, 1952-1958
27Golden Anniversary programs from the Camp Fire Girls, 1960
28Handbooks for Camp Fire Girls leaders, 1946, 1956



21Guidelines for Camp Fire Girls leaders, 1949-1953
2Camp Fire Girls newsletters, 1951-1954
3 Your Symbol Book for Camp Fire Girls, 1951
4 Book of the Camp Fire Girls, 1957
5 Ceremonials for Camp Fire Girls, 1948
6Camp Fire Girls catalogs, 1954, undated
7Camping programs for Camp Fire Girls, 1953-1959
8Financial records of the Atlanta Council of Camp Fire Girls, 1955
9Information of candy sales of Atlanta Camp Fire Girls, 1951-1952
10Personal correspondence regarding the Camp Fire Girls, 1949-1952, 1980
11Annual meeting program for Atlanta Camp Fire Girls, 1954
12Camp Fire Girls awards, 1951, 1980
13Programs for Camp Fire Girls meetings, 1949-1961, 1985
14Blue Birds pamphlets and brochures, undated
15Camp Fire Girls pamphlets and brochures, 1944, 1958, undated
16Directory of group leaders of Atlanta Camp Fire Girls, 1953
17 Horizon Club Program Book, 1947
18Society page of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, 1952
19Greeting card and calendar from Walter Thomas Jewelers, 1952
20Annual meeting report of Atlanta Counicl of Camp Fire Girls, 1961
21Letter to Mrs. Burnett, 1949



MSS OS Box 4.2141Scrapbook, 1947-1985