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William Berry Hartsfield collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS530

Scope and Content

This collection contains pages from a scrapbook; a copy of a letter addressed to "William;" a thank you card from Mrs. William B. Hartsfield; and two programs pertaining to William B. Hartsfield. Also included are newspaper clippings that cover Hartsfield's elections, activities in office, death, and funeral and memorial services.


  • 1938-1971


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

William B. Hartsfield (1890-1971) served six terms as mayor of Atlanta (1937-1941 and 1942-1961). Additional biographical information about William B. Hartsfield has not been determined.


2.08 linear ft. (three oversized folders)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977
William B. Hartsfield collection
Sue VerHoef
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
Language of description
Script of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305