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Adams family scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS931f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a family scrapbook with photocopies of a diary kept by Nancy Ann Holt Adams from 1895-1898 documenting family life, the weather, and the death of her first child. It also includes newspaper articles about the family, certificates, photographs, and genealogical information about the Adams family.


  • 1895-1996, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Charles Matthew Adams (1871-1945) married Nancy Ann Holt (1860-1942) in 1896. They had one son, Charles Clyde Adams (1900-1959). Charles M. Adams opened one of first medical practices in the Atlanta neighborhood of Buckhead; he first worked out of an office in the Buckhead Theatre building and later operated out of his home. Nancy Ann Holt Adams was a school teacher in Buckhead, and later worked for an engraving company. Further biographical information about the Adams family has not been determined.


2 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1996

Existence and Location of Originals

The repository holding the original documents in this collection has not been determined. The Kenan Research Center owns the copies only.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Adams family scrapbook
Rebecca Grieco
October 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 Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305