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Atlanta Public Library

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Atlanta Public Library documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS641f
Scope and Content The Atlanta Public Library records include correspondence and newsclippings documenting the construction of the original library and the commissioning of a marble bust of Andrew Carnegie by sculptor Gaetano Trentanove. The records also include newsclippings regarding the controversy over the decision to demolish the original library building.
Dates: 1895-1970

Friends of the Library collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS499
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence and some organizational records. The bulk of the materials were gathered by Franklin Garrett and pertain to his involvement in the organization. Other materials include newspaper clippings and newsletters.
Dates: 1975-1983

Isabel Erlich papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS103f
Scope and Content This collection contains letters between Isabel Erlich and her colleagues in the library field, and also publishers. Other material includes correspondence between Alma Hill Jamison, an Atlanta librarian and other librarians, and also author Margaret Mitchell. Most of the letters relate to Civil War research.
Dates: 1940-1950, undated

James Larwood collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS84
Scope and Content This collection contains the first twelve of a series of booklets published by the Atlanta Public Library for their exhibition of selections from Mr. Larwood’s library of Georgiana. Also included are two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning the collection which is now housed at Oglethorpe University.
Dates: 1954-1957, undated

Research Atlanta Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS993
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of the records of Research Atlanta, Inc. The records document the administrative history and research activities of the organization from its inception in 1971 to 1992. The records include correspondence, publications, clippings, research notes, and reports regarding the activities and projects in which Research Atlanta was involved. The bulk of the collection consists of the research files in Series II, which document the various topics analyzed by the organization....
Dates: 1930-1997 Bulk: 1970-1992

Wallace family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS690
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains materials pertaining to Alexander McGhee Wallace’s involvement in the Civil War and Anne Wallace Howland’s contributions to the Carnegie Library of Atlanta. The materials include correspondence, datebooks, diaries, genealogical records, periodicals, programs, and newspaper clippings. This collection also contains a scrapbook assembled in memory of Alexander McGhee Wallace, a scrapbook pertaining to Anne Wallace Howland, several certificates and diplomas...
Dates: 1836-1987, undated