Harry James Carr Houston Mill documents
Collection number: ahc.MSS937f
Scope and Content
This collection contains notes and correspondence from Harry James Carr's daughter, Frances Anette Carr Kirby, brochures about the Houston Mill House, and deeds and insurance documents from Harry James Carr's Houston Mill property.
- Kirby, Frances Anette Carr (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Harry James Carr (1878-1958) was a contractor in Atlanta who owned H. J.Carr & Co. He was known for constructing Druid Hills High School and the old DeKalb County Courthouse. He purchased land from Major Houston on Houston Mill Road and Peachtree Creek in 1925 and build a house on the property, which Emory later purchased in 1960 and called Houston Mill House. Harry James Carr married Bonnie Carr (1883-1976) and they had three children: Frances Anette Carr Kirby (1922-2008), Harry Carr, Jr. (1917-1995), and Gladys Carr Connelly (1920-2014). Additional information about Henry James Carr has not been determined.
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Harry James Carr Houston Mill documents
- Rebecca Grieco
- December 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.