Harvey Dan Abrams photographs of Medora Field Perkerson
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Harvey Dan Abrams photographs of Medora Field Perkerson

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: Abrams, Harvey Dan
Title: Harvey Dan Abrams photographs of Medora Field Perkerson
Dates: circa 1924-1961
Quantity: 6.0 Image(s)
Quantity: 6 black and white photographic prints
Identification: ahc.VIS155

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information on Harvey Dan Abrams has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

The photographs in this collection relate to Atlanta author Medora Field Perkerson. The earliest images, a photograph from 1924, shows Ms. Perkerson seated in the center with other members of the Atlanta Journal Sunday Magazine, including Margaret Mitchell. Other photographs show Medora Field Perkerson seated with her mother reading Who Killed Aunt Maggie? in 1939; a photograph of her arrival at the 1940 premiere of the movie Who Killed Aunt Maggie? with her husband Angus Perkerson, and a photograph seated at her desk after revealing her identity as “Marie Rose” in 1947. Other images include Senator Richard B. Russell reading White Columns in Georgia in 1952 and the state historical marker at Lindale, Georgia in 1961 honoring Medora Field Perkerson in 1961.


This collection is alphabetical according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Abrams, C. H.
Abrams, J. K.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine (Firm).
Field, Mary Abrams
Grant, E. P.
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949
Perkerson, Angus, 1888-1967
Perkerson, Medora Field
Portrait photography
Russell, Richard B., (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
Scoggin, Robert Lee, 1923-
Smith, Jack

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[VIS 155], Harvey Dan Abrams Photographs of Medora Field Perkerson, VIS 155, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Harvey Dan Abrams, 1966 (1966.063).

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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 155.01VIS 155.01 Medora Field Perkerson, 1924-1947 ( 4.0 photographic prints )


VIS 155.02VIS 155.02 Senator Richard B. Russell reading Perkerson's book White Columns in Georgia, 1952 ( 1.0 photographic print )


VIS 155.03VIS 155.03 State Historical Marker honoring Medora Field Perkerson, 1961 ( 1.0 photographic print )