Kate Helen Suber Thompson scrapbook
Collection number: ahc.MSS1145
Scope and Content
This collection contains a scrapbook created by Kate Thompson with materials from the Beta Chapter of the Delphian Society in Atlanta and Thompson’s daughter, Katherine. Materials include chapter documents and correspondence, as well as documents and newspaper clippings about Katherine’s education, particularly at Girls High School in Atlanta. In addition, this collection contains newspaper clippings of literary excerpts, news stories, and short pieces on motherhood. Of special note is a newspaper article about a Girls High School debate regarding women’s suffrage, a signed picture of Billie Burke, a newspaper image of blackface performers, and a list of styles and architectures of the buildings and residences in Atlanta.
- 1869-1988, undated
- Thompson, Kate Helen Suber (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Kate Helen Suber (1898-1979) was born in Ben Hill, Georgia, to Robert Jefferson Suber (1860-1947) and Nellie Agnes Barrett (1872-1907). Shortly after her birth the family moved to Atlanta. She married Thomas Henry Thompson and they had two children: Thomas Henry, Jr. (1917-1983) and Katherine. In Atlanta, Suber served as the secretary of the Beta Chapter of the Delphian Society, a national organization dedicated to promoting women’s education in the United States.
0.209 linear ft. (one half document case)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2018.
- Kate Helen Suber Thompson scrapbook
- Meredith Jones
- June 2018
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.