First National Bank of Atlanta records
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First National Bank of Atlanta records

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: Atlanta and Lowry National Bank (Atlanta, Ga.).
Creator: First National Bank of Atlanta.
Creator: Fourth National Bank of Atlanta (Ga.).
Title: First National Bank of Atlanta records
Dates: 1896-1960
Quantity: 3.6 Linear feet (seven document cases and one half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS939

Biographical/Historical Note

The First National Bank of Atlanta was a full service banking institution with headquarters at Five Points, in the City's central business district, and with several branch offices. The First National Bank of Atlanta was created in 1929 by a merger of the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta and the Atlanta and Lowry National Bank. In 1991, it merged with, and took the name of, Wachovia Bank. Additional historical information about the First National Bank of Atlanta has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

The records in this collection reflect various aspects of daily business activities of the First National Bank of Atlanta and its two predecessors during the early to middle twentieth century. The records include property leases; administrative and operating records; transactions with the City of Atlanta, Fulton County, and federal banking agencies; federal regulations, and loan documents during the first half of the twentieth century. Records originated at the First National Bank of Atlanta, the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta, and the Atlanta and Lowry National Bank.


Index Terms

Atlanta and Lowry National Bank (Atlanta, Ga.).
Banks and banking--Georgia.
First National Bank of Atlanta.
Fourth National Bank of Atlanta (Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The First National Bank of Atlanta records, MSS 939, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1995


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

 

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11Property leases (A-D), 1903-1949
 
2Property leases (E-M), 1918-1932
 
3Property leases (E-M), 1934-1956
 
4Property leases (N-Z), 1922-1956
 
5Miscellaneous-Atlanta Clearinghouse Association, Georgia School of Technology, History of First National Bank of Atlanta, History of Banking and Wachovia, 1908-1929,1930,1994
 
6Personnel data-merger and depositor correspondence, 1914-1929
 

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21Transactions with City of Atlanta, 1907-1915
 
2Transactions with City of Atlanta and Fulton County, Georgia, 1916-1925
 
3Transactions with federal banking agencies, 1926-1933
 
4Transactions with and regulations of federal banking agencies, 1907-1951
 
5Transactions with federal banking agencies, 1910-1915
 
6Transactions with federal banking agencies, 1917-1938
 
7Transactions with federal banking agencies, 1904-1932
 
8Transactions with federal banking agencies, 1933-1938
 

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31Operating records, 1906-1925
 
2Operating records, 1926-1947
 
3Operating records, 1906-1923
 
4Operating records, 1923-1935
 
5Operating records, 1907-1934
 
6Operating records, 1934-1943
 
7Operating records, 1896-1917
 

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41Operating records, 1918-1934
 
2Operating records, 1898-1922
 
3Operating records, 1923-1955
 
4Operating records, 1904-1955
 
5Operating records, 1925-1939
 
6Operating records, 1901-1902
 
7Operating records, 1903-1940
 

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51Operating records, 1902-1917
 
2Operating records, 1918-1920
 
3Operating records, 1910-1948
 
4Loan documents (A-B), 1907-1929
 
5Loan documents (A-B), 1932-1959
 
6Loan documents (C-D), 1898-1929
 
7Loan documents (C-D), 1930-1945
 

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61Loan documents (E-Ha), 1898-1927
 
2Loan documents (E-Ha), 1929-1959
 
3Loan documents (He-J), 1909-1930
 
4Loan documents (He-J), 1931-1957
 
5Loan documents (K-Mc), 1922-1929
 
6Loan documents (K-Mc), 1930-1956
 

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71Loan documents (Me-P), 1907-1931
 
2Loan documents (Me-P), 1932-1955
 
3Loan documents (Q-Sm), 1890-1925
 
4Loan documents (Q-Sm), 1926-1953
 
5Loan documents (Sn-Wh), 1919-1936
 
6Loan documents (Wh-Z), 1941-1957
 

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81Loan documents (Wh-Z), 1901-1928
 
2Loan documents (Wh-Z), 1930-1932
 
3Loan documents (Wh-Z), 1933-1960