Appler family papers
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Appler family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Appler, David William
Title: Appler family papers
Dates: 1912-1952, undated
Quantity: 0.42 Linear feet (one document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS950

Biographical/Historical Note

David William Appler worked for the Central of Georgia Railroad Company in various capacities including division freight agent and general agent. He was married and one of his children, Mrs. Ida Appler Vreeland was married to Mr. A.C. Vreeland. Ema Appler Vreeland and William Appler, a nephew of Ida's, were relatives of David William Appler's. Mr. Appler lived in the City of Atlanta at 35 Baker Street. The residence was later moved to 6 East Shadowlawn Avenue. Additional biographical information about the Appler family has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

The David William Appler papers are composed mainly of the bills and receipts of David William Appler. There are also bills and receipts of Mrs. Ida Appler Vreeland, a daughter of Mr. Appler's. Finally, there are newspaper clippings, advertisements, two checkbooks, handwritten notes, and a minimal amount of correspondence.

Index Terms

Appler, David William
Business records--Georgia--Elbert County
Central of Georgia Railway.
Railroad companies--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Appler family papers, MSS 950, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 1983

Description Control

This collection was processed in 1999.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Correspondence - David William Appler, 1912-1914
2Correspondence - Mrs. Ida Appler Vreeland, 1941-1942
3Correspondence - Ema Appler Vreeland, undated
4Bills and receipts - David William Appler, 1912
5Bills and receipts - Mrs. Ida Appler Vreeland, 1912
6Bills and receipts - David William Appler, 1913
7Bills and receipts - Mrs. David Wiliam Appler, 1913
8Bills and receipts - Mr. A.C. Vreeland, 1913
9Bills and receipts - David William Appler, 1914
10Bills and receipts - Mrs. David William Appler, 1914
11Bills and receipts - Mrs. Ida Appler Vreeland, 1914
12Bills and receipts - Central Georgia Railroad Company, 1914
13Bills and receipts - David William Appler, 1915
14Bills and receipts - Mrs. Ida Appler Vreeland, 1915
15Bills and receipts - Miscellaneous Family Members, 1913-1915
16Bills and receipts - David William Appler, 1916
17Bills and receipts - Mrs. Ida Appler Vreeland, undated
18Checkbooks - David William Appler, 1916
19Advertisements and propaganda, 1941-1952
20Newspaper clippings - recipes, undated
21Newspaper clippings - miscellaneous, undated
22Handwritten song lyrics, undated
23Miscellaneous handwritten notes, 1912-1941