William S. Irvine papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains research materials collected by William S. Irvine, including clippings from British and American magazines and newspapers about Georgia, Native Americans, and the Civil War. There are manuscripts and articles written by Elizabeth H. Hanna, Sarah Huff, and Dr. John Massey about Atlanta history. Also included are genealogy papers, correspondence, legal, and business papers.
- 1773-1951, undated
- Majority of material found within 1848 - 1951
- Irvine, William S. (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
William S. Irvine (1869-1950) was born in Georgia to Charles Alexander Farquarson Irvine (1816-1870) and Ruth Ann Colding (1834-1911). Irvine married Elizabeth “Bessie” Hammond Harris (1873-1963) in 1892, and the couple had seven children. The family lived in Bibb County and DeKalb County, as well as Brunswick, Georgia and Atlanta, Georgia. Irvine was a journalist, researcher, and historian who managed the Irvine Georgia Music House and the Macon Musical Company. Additional biographical information about William S. Irvine has not been determined.
0.834 linear ft. (two document cases)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was reprocessed in 2016.
- William S. Irvine papers
- Andew Beck
- June 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.