Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Arnall T. Connell's tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia. Student papers written by Connell's graduate students form the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover a large array of Atlanta-related subjects, including neighborhoods and their histories, historic preservation of buildings and homes, renovation and repurposing ideas for historic...
Dates: 1894-1994, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.
Scope and Content This collection contains images of members of the Bomar and Killian family and their close friends. It also contains images of Atlanta street scenes from the early 19th and mid 20th centuries.
Dates: 1846-1921, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of photographs of buildings, street scenes, and landmarks in Atlanta, Georgia. Also included is a set of images of houses, churches, and public buildings in the Druid Hills neighborhood, and another group of photographs of the Edward Peters home on 179 Ponce de Leon Avenue. Among the images of buildings are Atlanta City Hall, Atlanta Stadium, Georgia State Capitol building, Georgia State Penitentiary, Georgia Tech, Peachtree Center, and Yaarab Shriner’s Temple....
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings pertaining to Atlanta, Georgia and the Civil War. Includes information on Winnie Davis, daughter of Jefferson Davis.
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and a drawing relating to Joseph E. Brown Connally. Included are nine photographs of Joseph Brown Connally and unidentified family members; a drawing of the S.S. Westernland; and five images of Connally's funeral on August 29, 1920. Of special note are two photographs of a post-World War I parade of Georgia troops marching down Peachtree Street and 2 images of Captain Connally in Nice, France, after the Armistice.
Dates: 1895-1920, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains two scrapbooks, a diary, correspondence, newspaper clippings, Atlanta Board of Aldermen resolutions, and a recipe book. The two scrapbooks contain poems, genealogical notes, letters, greeting cards, and notes from family members and friends including “Cousin Naomi,” Augustus Alden, “Sister Anna L. A.,” Danny Boykins, Allie Alden, and Wilson Lumpkin. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as the 1888 Southern Baptist Convention, a 50th anniversary article on the...
Dates: 1840-1959, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains burial permits, interment book records, removal lists, and "record of lot owners" books which provide details of persons buried and lot ownership at Oakland Cemetery. Also a part of the collection are sexton and superintendent records of payroll, expense ledgers, annual reports, and correspondence which document the day to day operations of the cemetery. Of special interest are WPA project records that reflect a consolidation of early cemetery records as well as the...
Dates: 1848-2018, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection depict geographic locations and people in Atlanta and Decatur, Georgia. Buildings include the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Hunter Street, the Georgia State Capitol building, Marvin Cemetery (formerly Cold Springs Cemetery), and the residences of William Cobb, Frederick Koch, Edwin W. Marsh, and Augustus Pitt. The collection includes several images of the Margaret Mitchell burial plot at Oakland Cemetery. Images of people include Fred Parker,...
Scope and Content This collection contains a Fulton County property deed for Oakland Cemetery lots 1 and 2 in block 3, which were paid for by Thomas M. Clarke on August 30, 1869. The document is signed by William Hulsey, Mayor of Atlanta.
Dates: August 30, 1869
Scope and Content These records consist of minutes and membership lists, 1912-1917, some correspondence and financial records, history of the organization, and ephemera, 1912-1945.
Dates: 1912-1945, undated