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Robert Jones records of the Atlanta Cyclorama restoration

Collection number: ahc.MSS739

Scope and Content

This collection contains material pertaining to the restoration of the Atlanta Cyclorama, including invoices, receipts, newspaper clippings, employee information, payrolls, bank statements, and correspondence.


  • 1958-1986, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Robert Jones and Tom Ferguson were the local supervisors in charge of the restoration of the Atlanta Cyclorama during the late 1970s and early 1980s. The restoration was done by Gustav A. Berger of Berger Art Conservation, Inc. of New York. The work began in January 1979 and was completed in October 1982, but negotiations began in 1973. The project officially ended in 1985.


10.84 linear ft. (26 document cases)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1985

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2014.
Robert Jones records of the Atlanta Cyclorama restoration
Josh Hogan
July 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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