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Atlanta Police Department court docket

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS787

Scope and Content

This collection consists of one court docket from the police courts held by the City of Atlanta Police Department in 1886-1887.

Dates

  • 1886-1887

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

In the 1880s the Atlanta Police Department had a police court to try people arrested for misdemeanors. Entries list the name of the arresting office, the prisoner's name, sex and race, his offence, the disposition, and the witnesses.

Extent

1.58 linear ft. (one oversize box)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1992

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.
Title
Atlanta Police Department court docket
Author
Josh Hogan
Date
February 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
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

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040