Healey family papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS1179
Scope and Content
This collection contains a set of minutes from the Healey Real Estate and Improvement Company board of directors, two scrapbooks, and other family documents. One scrapbook records Oliver Markham Healey Sr.'s early childhood, and the other covers the wedding of Oliver Healey Sr. and Cornelia Orme Healey. Other materials include newspaper clippings about Cornelia Healey; Oliver Healy Sr.'s personal correspondence; a certificate from the Kiwanis International for Oliver Healey Sr.; stationery with the Shakerag Hounds logo; and letterhead from Healey Real Estate and Improvement Company.
- 1901-1973, undated
- Healey Real Estate and Improvement Company (Organization)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
William Thomas Healey Sr. (1853-1920) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Thomas Goodfellow Healey (1818-1897) and Olive W. Healey (1824-1913). He married Ada Moore Healey (1881-1968) and they had two children: William Thomas Healey Jr. (1904-1988) and Oliver Markham Healey Sr. (1909-1995). William Healey Sr. founded the Healey Real Estate and Improvement Company, which owned and developed several properties in Atlanta including the Healey Building and the William-Oliver Building. Oliver Markham Healey Sr. married Cornelia Orme Healey (1911-1981) in 1930 and they had two children: Oliver Markham Healey Jr. (1936-2002) and Quill Orme Healey (1939-?). Oliver Healey Sr. was a member of Shakerag Hounds, a hunt club, and Kiwanis International, a charity for children.
0.417 linear ft. (one document case)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 2003, with subsequent additions
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs
- Baby books -- Georgia
- Charities -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Healey Real Estate and Improvement Company
- Healey family
- Healey, Cornelia Orme
- Healey, Oliver Markham, 1909-1995 -- Correspondence
- Healey, Oliver Markham, 1909-1995
- Healey, William T., 1853-1920
- Real estate business -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Shakerag Hounds (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Weddings -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Healey family papers
- Kurt List
- 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.