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Arthur C. Ford papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS112f

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, business papers, and military papers associated with Atlanta dentist Arthur C. Ford. Included are letters to Charles W. Ford from London, letters from Arthur C. Ford resigning his commission as Lieutenant in the Confederate Army, his dental license, an 1862 report declaring him unfit for military service, and various business papers. Also included is a photocopy of a letter from Inez James to Anna Jordon telling of a raid by Union forces in her family home in Varnell Station, Georgia in February 1864.


  • 1862-1976, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Dr. Arthur C. Ford fought in the Confederate Army and established himself as a dentist in Atlanta after the war. He was a charter member of the Southern Dental Association and was the fifth president of the Georgia State Dental Association. Additional biographical information about Arthur C. Ford has not been determined.


3 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976

Arthur C. Ford papers
Paul Crater
January 2014
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305