Hugh B. Adams scrapbooks
Collection number: ahc.VIS244
Scope and Content
The images consist of photographs taken by Adams of outings of social clubs in Lenox Woods in Atlanta and Vinings, Georgia. The images are mounted in three loose scrapbooks. Of special interest are photographs taken for Miss Sallie Fannie Grant of the Everyday Tuesday Club at Vinings, in May 1887. Adams also captures some unidentified members of the Dixie Club at Vinings, in May 1889.
- Adams, Hugh B., 1865-1916 (Person)
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.
Photographer Hugh B. Adams (1865-1916) of Atlanta, Georgia, was born to Mary K. Boyd Adams (1837-1909), a native of Kentucky. His father was born in Connecticut. Adams lived in Atlanta with his mother and aunts, Martha Cordelia Boyd Smith (1842-1918) and Nancy E. Boyd Pittman (1845-1910). He served as a stenographer with the Western and Atlantic Railroad of the State of Georgia and worked with prominent Atlanta-based photographer, Julius Henry Kurns (1852-1928). Adams became a member of the Dixie Club and Every Tuesday Club social groups in Atlanta. He died on December 9, 1916, and is interred in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta.
17 image(s) (17 sepia toned photographic prints)
VIS 244 was previously cataloged as ADA.
The collection was re-processed in 2016.
- Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs
- Clothing & dress -- 1880-1890
- Dixie Club (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Every Tuesday Club (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Grant, Sallie Fannie (Sarah Frances Reid), 1839-1920
- Inman, Nellie
- Lenox Park (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Lenox Woods (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Photography -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Societies -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Societies -- Georgia -- Vinings
- Vinings (Ga.)
- Hugh B. Adams scrapbooks
- Felicia Render
- September 2016
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid is written in English.