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George Guilford "G.G." Chapman papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS844f

Scope and Content

This collection documents the medical career and practice of Dr. G. G. Chapman. Included are birth records, medical school examination schedules, and prescription notes. Of particular note are business ledgers that record patient visits, payments, and medicines administered.


  • 1887-1938, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

George Guilford "G.G." O. Chapman (1868-1955) was born close to Atlanta, in Buckhead, to George Reid Chapman (1841-1911) and Laura Beecher Chapman (1845-1937). In 1890, he married Cora C. Donaldson (1875-1928). They had nine children: Clara Jane (1891-1947), Laura Annie (Ann) (1893-1928), Russell Lewis (1894-1974), Thomas Alfred (1897-1951), Edward Squibb (1899-1973), Silas George (1901-1905), Harriet Lucile (1904-2001), Bernice Rowena (1907-1974), and Margaret Elizabeth (1916-2003). Chapman graduated from Atlanta Medical College in 1888 and opened his own internist and general practitioner medical practice.


3 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1987

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
George Guilford "G.G." Chapman papers
Hallie Lonial
April 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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