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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alston and Glenn family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1262
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers from the Alston and Glenn families of Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. These families were joined by marriage when Jack Glenn married Anne Amanda Alston in 1935. The Alston family papers include correspondence and legal documents pertaining to several generations of Alstons. Correspondence features discussions regarding finances, land plot purchases, education, historical society applications, and legal documents such as wills and estate planning. Also...
Dates: 1612-2017, undated; Majority of material found in 1900-1975

DuBose family collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of the DuBose family and the historical Civil War items they collected. The personal papers pertain to geneaology, correspondence, and DuBose Jr.'s military service in the United States Navy. Also included are manuscripts and presentations written by members of the DuBose family as well as many collected from others about the Civil War.These papers document the DuBose family's interest in the Civil War. There is...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

Elizabeth Setze papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1119
Scope and Content The collection contains Setze's military service records, certificates, awards, and correspondence. Also included are scrapbook pages containing poems from her fifth grade students in 1939; personal papers; a 1973 Georgia zip code directory booklet; a 1997 directory of the Atlanta Retired Teachers association; and a booklet on survivor benefits from the Navy. There are five notebooks that Setze used as travel logs, containing information about her travel expenses as well as notes about some...
Dates: 1936-1997, undated

George Walter Rowbotham documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS628f
Scope and Content

This collection consist of five items, some in certificate form, relating to the appointments of George Walter Rowbotham. One certificate is for a donation of money to Tufts College.

Dates: 1916-1955

Larry Benton manuscripts

Collection number: ahc.MSS874f
Scope and Content This collection contains two autobiographical manuscripts written by Lawrence "Larry" Benton. Most of the names of people and places in the documents are pseudonyms. The first manuscript covers his education and time working as an engineer in Atlanta in the 1930s and 40s. Specifically, he writes about his time at the Georgia School of Technology with his friends George, Jack, and Fitzie; his work as an engineer at a co-op; and his many romantic interests. The second autobiography covers...
Dates: approximately 1965, 2001

Photographs of the Christening of the SS John B. Gordon

Collection number: ahc.VIS309
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of the christening of the SS John B. Gordon. Included are photographs of individuals involved in the ceremony, including: Reverend G. Borthern Jones; McWhorter Milner; Annabell Allen; Miss Carl Wohlford; Frank Poole; Mrs. Charles I. Allan (spelled Allen in the captions on the photos); Mrs. Edwin L. Jones; and Ellen Beasley.

Dates: 1943 Nov. 16

Sage family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS599
Scope and Content This collection contains annual accounting ledgers, correspondence, United States Navy flight logs, and a scrapbook. Dr. Daniel Y. Sage's account ledgers cover his medical practice, 1931-1940. Correspondence consists of reports sent by the Creditors Mercantile and Adjustment Agency, a collections agency, following up on claims submitted by Dr. Sage. Also included are Daniel Y. Sage, Jr.'s Naval flight logs, 1941-1945, when he was stationed at Pensacola, Florida, where he received...
Dates: 1923-1945

Stevens & Wilkinson, Architects, Engineers visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS375
Scope and Content This collection contains images and architectural drawings of buildings designed or renovated by Stevens & Wilkinson, Architects, Engineers, and the earlier iteration of the firm, Burge and Stevens. Also included are drawings from other firms collected by Stevens & Wilkinson, most notably Abreu & Robeson, Inc. Of special note are photographs and drawings of the Piedmont Driving Club, Techwood Homes, Georgia Baptist Hospital and the William-Oliver building. Also included are...
Dates: approximately 1919-2005, undated

Thomas Eugene Avery papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS811f
Scope and Content This collection contains an unpublished autobiography about Avery's grade school years in Atlanta Public Schools during the Great Depression. The text is arranged as a collection of short stories. Avery wrote about studying in segregated school, church, and everyday life in the 1930s. The collection also includes two newspaper articles; one of them outlines Avery's academic successes, and in the other Avery describes his confusion and discomfort leading up to a metastatic prostate cancer...
Dates: 1944, 1996, undated

U.S.S. Atlanta collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS221
Scope and Contents of the Records The artificial collection documents through a booklet, correspondence, an invitation, programs, war savings bonds and other printed material the efforts of Atlantans, among them Margaret Mitchell, to support and commemorate the third and fourth iterations of the U.S.S. Atlanta, primarily between 1941 and 1946. To a lesser extent, the activities of these two naval cruisers are documented through a printed summary and naval communications. The collection does not contain material related to...
Dates: 1941-1946, 1979, undated

Waddell-Setze-McClatchey family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS842
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal correspondence and memorabilia of two families of two different time periods. The Waddells are the contributors of the Civil War period correspondence which demonstrate in great detail the conditions of the lives of those left at home and of the needs of the soldiers. These letters also demonstrate the role of an officer and the ability to have his wife follow his movements. The later correspondence and personal records were contributed by the Setze...
Dates: 1855-1966, undated

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American 4
World War, 1939-1945 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women 3
Armored vessels -- United States 2
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 2
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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Education, Elementary -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
Genealogy 2
Women teachers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 2
Account books -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
African Americans -- Housing -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
African Americans -- Segregation 1
Air Pilots, Military -- United States. 1
Airplanes -- Piloting 1
American diaries 1
Ansley Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Apartments -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Architecture, Domestic -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States 1
Athens (Ga.) -- History 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 1
Awards -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Banks and Banking -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Bible 1
Brookhaven (Ga.) 1
Buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Business records -- Georgia 1
Businesspeople -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Cable cars (Streetcars) -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Capital stock -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Carrollton (Ga.) 1
Cemeteries -- Georgia -- Marietta 1
Certificates 1
Chattahoochee River 1
Church buildings -- Georgia 1
Church buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Clayton (Ala.) 1
Collection agents 1
Commercial buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Construction -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Cruisers (Warships) -- United States 1
Cycloramas -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Department stores -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Depressions -- 1929 -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Druid Hills (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Eastman (Ga.) 1
Elementary school facilities -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Enslaved persons -- South Carolina 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
Exhibitions -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Family-owned business enterprises -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Firearms -- Confederate States of America 1
Fort Benning (Ga.) 1
Georgia -- Genealogy 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans 1
Government facilities -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
High schools -- Georgia 1
Hippies -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Historic buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Historic preservation -- Georgia 1
Homosexuality -- Law and Legislation 1
Hospitals -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Housing -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Indians of North America 1
Judges -- Alabama 1
LGBTQ+ discrimination 1
Land grants 1
Lawyers -- Alabama 1
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Legal instruments -- Georgia 1
Liberty ships -- United States 1
Low-income housing -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Marietta (Ga.) -- History 1
Mechanical engineering -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Medical care -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Medicine -- Practice -- Accounting 1
Military pensions -- United States 1
Military uniforms 1
Milledgeville (Ga.) 1
New Orleans (La.) 1
Patriotic societies 1
Periodicals 1
Physicians -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site (Ga.) 1
Public libraries -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Quartermasters -- Confederate States of America. 1
Quartermasters -- United States 1
Racism -- Georgia -- Atlanta 1
Registers of births, etc. -- Georgia 1
Rome (Ga.) -- History 1
Scrapbooks 1
Scrapbooks -- Georgia 1
Scrapbooks -- Washington, D. C. 1
Segregation -- Georgia 1
Segregation -- Religious aspects -- Baptists 1
Segregation in education -- Georgia 1
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