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Percy H. Perkins documents relating to Fire Station No. 25

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1194

Scope and Content

This collection contains documents detailing Percy H. Perkins' architectural involvement in the construction of Fulton County Fire Station No. 25. Materials include letters between Perkins and the Fulton County road service, results of concrete tests, and receipts.

Dates

  • 1947-1950, undated

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Percy H. Perkins, Jr. (1905-1998) was the son of Percy Harold Perkins (1877-1948) and Bertha Mae Warwick (1880-1968). He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1927 with a degree in architecture. In 1938, he began working as an architect in Atlanta, Georgia. Perkins was a member of the American Institute of Architects, Gate City Guard, Kiwanis, Sandy Springs Civic Club, Masons and Shiners, and was a certified gemologist. During World War II, he served as a colonel in the United States Air Reserve. In 1933, he married Mary Louise Martin (1911-1962). They had no children.

Extent

0.21 linear ft. (one half document case)

Language

English

System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1982

Related Archival Materials

Percy Perkins, Jr. papers, MSS 759, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Related Archival Materials

Percy H. Perkins, Jr. architectural drawings, VIS 254, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
Title
Percy H. Perkins documents relating to Fire Station No. 25
Author
Rebecca Grieco
Date
October 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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

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