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First National Bank of Atlanta records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS939

Scope and Content

The records in this collection reflect various aspects of daily business activities of the First National Bank of Atlanta and its two predecessors during the early to middle twentieth century. The records include property leases; administrative and operating records; transactions with the City of Atlanta, Fulton County, and federal banking agencies; federal regulations, and loan documents during the first half of the twentieth century. Records originated at the First National Bank of Atlanta, the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta, and the Atlanta and Lowry National Bank.

Dates

  • 1896-1960

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

The First National Bank of Atlanta was a full service banking institution with headquarters at Five Points, in the City's central business district, and with several branch offices. The First National Bank of Atlanta was created in 1929 by a merger of the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta and the Atlanta and Lowry National Bank. In 1991, it merged with, and took the name of, Wachovia Bank. Additional historical information about the First National Bank of Atlanta has not been determined.

Extent

3.6 linear ft. (seven document cases and one half document case)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1995
Title
The First National Bank of Atlanta records
Author
Laura Starratt
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040