James W. Busby papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS916f
Scope and Content
This collection contains business receipts and transactions, business cards, correspondence, sympathy cards, paint and stain swatches, work ledgers, salesman booklets, a house construction invoice, and Civil Service Commission applications.
- 1897-1959, undated
- Busby, James W., 1872-1936 (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
James W. Busby (1872-1936) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Marion Busby (1850-?) and Matilda Harper Busby (1856-?). Busby was self-employed as a house painter. He married Dora Daniels (1879-1937), they divorced in 1902, and he married Sarah C. Busby. Busby then remarried Daniels in 1921 and they were together until 1936 when Busby drowned in the Chattahoochee River. Busby had two stepsons from Dora Daniels, S.S. Daniels and S.P. Daniels.
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- James W. Busby papers
- Emma Jones
- July 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.