Eloise Quillian papers
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Eloise Quillian 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: Quillian, Eloise
Title: Eloise Quillian papers
Dates: 1961-1993, undated
Quantity: 0.75 linear ft. (1 document case; 1 half document case; 1 oversize folder)
Identification: ahc.MSS909

Biographical/Historical Note

Eloise Quillian was a home-owner in the flood prone area along the Peachtree/Nancy Creeks system beginning in 1955 to 1993. After having her home severely damaged by flooding in 1961, Mrs. Quillian began a 30 year effort to convince government officials to address the impact of development on the severity of flooding in her area of Atlanta. She maintained an active correspondence with state and local officials and participated in several citizen actions groups. Her most active involvement was during the 1970's.


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes general research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed materials such as maps and newsletters.


Index Terms

Flood control--Georgia--Atlanta
Real estate development--Georgia--Atlanta
Rivers--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eloise Quillian papers, MSS 909, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1995

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.


Container List

 

Box

Fldr

11Research notes/Chronology of flood-related activity, 1961, 1963, 1976, undated
 
21961 Flood Documentation, 1961
 
Names/Contacts File, undated
 
4Correspondence, May-July, 1966
 
5Correspondence, 1972
 
6Correspondence, May 20, 1974
 
7Correspondence, March-July, 1975
 
8Correspondence, April-November, 1976
 
9Correspondence, January-October, 1977
 
10Correspondence, May-November, 1978
 
11Correspondence, 1980, 1983
 
12Clippings, 1961-1969
 
13Clippings, 1971-1972
 
14Clippings, 1974
 
15Clippings, 1975
 
16Clippings, 1976
 
17Clippings, 1977
 
18Clippings, 1978
 
19Clippings, 1979
 
20Clippings, 1980
 
21Clippings, 1990-1993
 
22Clippings, undated
 

Box

Fldr

21Printed Materials-Flyers, 1976-1977, undated
 
2Printed Materials-Reports, Meeting Agendas, and Fact Sheets, 1966, 1975, 1980, undated
 
3Land Use Reports-Atlanta Metro, 1968, 1975, 1979, 1980
 
4Printed Materials-Reports, National Flood Insurance Program, undated
 
5Printed Materials-Newsletters, 1976
 
6Printed Materials-Petition, undated
 
7Printed Materials-Press Releases, 1978
 
8Printed Materials-Maps, undated
 

Oversize

MSS OS 5.24Flood Control Study, undated