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Agnes Scott College

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Wilson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS99
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of original negatives, copy prints, and copy negatives created by Bill Wilson and other artists and photographers, whose works were collected by Wilson. The collection offers important documentation on a wide variety of personalities, events, and geographic locations both in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. Most of the material is captured on acetate film and color transparencies.
Dates: 1938-1984, undated

Cotten Alston photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS247
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

James M. Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS211
Scope and Content The bulk of the James M. Wright papers, circa 1964, consists of handwritten research on note cards, handwritten manuscripts, typescripts, and galleys of his book, The License System of the City of Atlanta (1964). Box 4 contains subject files containing articles, pamphlets, reports, surveys, and other printed material related to public utilities, taxation, religion, slavery, and transportation. Information about Wright’s background in education and employment is contained in the folder titled,...
Dates: 1896-1964

Marion Johnson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS33
Scope and Content This collection documents the Atlanta urban environment, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s, through cityscapes, aerial views and scenes of individual buildings as the city underwent a period of building and growth. The arrival of the city's first professional sports team, the Atlanta Braves, is documented. Also included in the collection are scenes pertaining to Southern politics including local, state and presidential races. A wide variety of Georgia agriculture and industry is...
Dates: 1938-1975