T. Cobb Benning Photographs
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T. Cobb Benning Photographs

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: Benning, T. Cobb
Title: T. Cobb Benning Photographs
Dates: 1897- 1898
Quantity: 8.0 Image(s)
Quantity: 8 sepia toned prints
Identification: ahc.VIS153

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available on T. Cobb Benning.

Scope and Content Note

The images in this collection depict the construction of the English American building (also known as the Flatiron Building) at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Broad Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.


This collection is alphabetical according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Broad Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Cobblestone streets--Georgia--Atlanta--1890-1900
English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.).
Flatiron Building (Atlanta, Ga.).
Horse-drawn vehicles--Georgia--Atlanta
Office buildings--Georgia--Atlanta--1890-1900
Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

These photographs were donated by T. Cobb Benning to the Hamilton Bank and Trust Company after the company acquired the English-American building in 1974. The President of Hamilton Bank and Trust Company, H. W. “Bo” Whitman, Jr., then presented and donated the collection of photographs to the Atlanta Historical Society in June of 1975.

Preferred Citation

[VIS 153],T. Cobb Benning Photographs, VIS 153, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Homer W. Whitman, Jr., 1975 (1975.125).

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Container List



VIS 153VIS 153.01 Construction of the English-American building, 1897 ( 8.0 photographic prints )