Bomar-Killian family papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS760
Scope and Content
These papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, and scrapbooks.
- 1837-1926, undated
- Grant, Lemuel Pratt (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Dr. Benjamin F. Bomar, the son of Reverend Thomas Bomar, attended the Medical College of the State of South Carolina in Charleston. He moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and became the second mayor of Atlanta in 1849. Dr. Bomar married Sarah Elizabeth Lumpkin Haynes. Their son, Major Thomas Haynes Bomar, served in the Confederate Army, was captured toward the end of the war, and imprisoned at Fort Delaware. Their daughter, Amaryllis (1846-1919), married Charles Henry Killian. Charles H. Killian was also a Confederate veteran. Additional biographical information on the Bomar-Killian family has not been determined.
0.42 linear ft. (one document case and one oversize folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Bomar-Killian family papers
- Laura Starratt
- Language of description
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- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.