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Cochran and Love family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS17

Scope and Content

This collection documents members of the Cochran and Love families of Atlanta and Cobb County, Georgia. Portraits by three Atlanta photographers, William E. Lenney; Moses M. and William H. Gardner; and Edwards & Son (Jay D. Edwards and William M. Edwards) are included. Of particular interest is a carte-de-visite of United States Senator Alexander Stephens Clay (1853-1910). Clay was a tutor for the Love children and lived with the family for a year in Austell, Georgia.

Dates

  • 1861-1910, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is 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

Elizabeth Patton "Lizzie" Love (?-1955) married Elias A. Cochran (1856-1932) on 30 November 1881. The couple had three children: Charles Opal (1882-1925); Sarah True (1884-1971); and Starling Love (1887-1955). Sarah True Love married Paul H. Huff in 1908. Additional biographical information about the Cochran and Love families has not been determined.

Extent

22 image(s) (eight tintypes, six cartes-de-visite, four cabinet cards, three albumen prints, and one photographic postcard)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1974

Related Archival Materials

Cochran - Goza family papers, MSS 99, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Creator

Title
Cochran and Love family photographs
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:
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Atlanta GA 30305
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