Records for the proceedings of the Criminal Court of Atlanta, Fulton County
Scope and Content
This collection contains the records of the 1912 term and include a description, date, and the names of witnesses and lawyers involved. The majority of the records are for petty crimes, such as theft, simple larceny, and gaming.
- Fulton County (Ga.). Criminal Court of Atlanta (Organization)
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This collection is open for research.
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The Criminal Court of Atlanta, Fulton County, was established to determine the innocence or guilt of a defendant for a crime committed within the boundaries of Fulton County, Georgia. The court was founded in 1856, in 1871 it became part of the City Court of Atlanta and oversaw trials not held at the Superior Courts, and in 1891 it became an independent court. Its name changed to the Criminal Court in 1935. The governor appointed judges who held their position for four years.
0.63 linear ft. (one document case and one half document case)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Records for the proceedings of the Criminal Court of Atlanta, Fulton County
- Allison Maier
- July 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.