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T. Cobb Benning Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS153

Scope and Contents of the Records

The images in this collection depict the construction of the English American building (also known as the Flatiron Building) at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Broad Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.


  • 1897- 1898


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.

Administrative/Biographical History

No biographical information is available on T. Cobb Benning.


8 image(s)



Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is alphabetical according to titles supplied by staff.

Custodial History

These photographs were donated by T. Cobb Benning to the Hamilton Bank and Trust Company after the company acquired the English-American building in 1974. The President of Hamilton Bank and Trust Company, H. W. “Bo” Whitman, Jr., then presented and donated the collection of photographs to the Atlanta Historical Society in June of 1975.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Homer W. Whitman, Jr., 1975 (1975.125).

General Physical Description note

8 sepia toned prints

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.
T. Cobb Benning Photographs, 1897- 1898ahc.VIS 153
Inventory prepared by Paul Crater
August 2009
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Repository Details

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

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305