Hughs family papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS121
Scope and Content
This collection contains family histories, scrapbooks, clippings, and correspondence about the Hughs family. Of particular note are three manuscripts; Lucile Smith Hughs' “My Pot Pourri of Ninety Years" about the West End area of Atlanta; Albert S. Mead's “Five Hundred Miles A-Foot” chronicling his trip through the North Georgia mountains; and Mother Mary Monica's “Some Family Memories” about Antebellum Atlanta.
- 1858-1974, undated
- Hughs, Susanna M. (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Susanna M. Hughs (1910-1987) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Susie Flynn Hughs (1885-1962) and William D. Hughs (1875-?). Her maternal grandparents were Thomas F. Flynn (1860-1920) and Lillie A. Flynn (1861-1940), who were married in 1884. Thomas Flynn's father, John Hughs Flynn (1828-1884), was instrumental in the founding of the Atlanta Public School system. Susanna Hughs' paternal grandparents were John T. Hughs (1850-?) and Laurissa Hughs. Her father's brother, Robert Nathaniel Hughs (1868-1925), was married to Lucile Smith Hughs (1876-1974). Further biographical information about the Hughs family has not been determined.
0.417 linear ft. (one document case)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was reprocessed in 2016.
- Hughs family papers
- Brittany Walters
- November 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.