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Bozeman, Jackson, and McCurry family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS913f

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, financial records, certificates, pamphlets, and cards that belonged to Dr. James Fort Bozeman, Raymond Speed McCurry, and other members of the Jackson family. Documents of special note include Raymond Speed McCurry's death certificate, Joan McCurry Jackson's birth certificate, Dr. James Fort Bozeman's personal correspondence, and business receipts from Henry Rootes Jackson.


  • 1852-1968, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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. James Fort Bozeman (1824-1877) was born in Milledgeville, Georgia, to James E. Bozeman and Margaret Bozeman (1787-1864). He attended Oglethorpe University and graduated from Pennsylvania Medical College in 1845. He served with the Georgia Mounted Volunteers in the Mexican-American War, married Elvira "Evelina" Chambers Bozeman (1830-1899) in 1851, and was elected mayor of Columbus, Georgia, in 1861. Henry Rootes Jackson (1930-1990), James Fort Bozeman's great-great-grandson, married Joan McCurry Jackson (1929-1995), daughter of Raymond Speed McCurry (1897-1968) and Inez Swan McCurry (1901-1985). Raymond Speed McCurry served in the United States Navy during World War I and later became the assistant manager of the Dinkler Plaza Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2009

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.


Bozeman, Jackson, and McCurry family papers
Kurt List
July 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

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Atlanta GA 30305