Wilson and Tye family photographs
Collection number: ahc.VIS307
Scope and Content
This collection contains images of Wilson and Tye family members, including Benjamin J. Wilson; Elizabeth H. Wilson; John L. Tye, Sr.; John L. Tye, Jr.; Carrie Wilson; and Mary Potts Wilson. Of note is a photograph of the Wilson family home at 266 Gordon Street (renamed Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard) in the West End neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
- approximately 1870-1890, undated
- Ferguson, John T. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The 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.
John Tye Ferguson (1932-2012) was born to T. Alfred Ferguson (1895-?) and Caroline T. Ferguson (1902-1984) in Atlanta, Georgia. He had one brother, Ira A. Ferguson (1930-2011). John Tye Ferguson was the great grandson of Benjamin J. Wilson (1823-1896). Wilson was active in the Masonic Lodge and Presbyterian Church in Atlanta and West End. Wilson was twice married, to Miss Cheely and later to Miss Hill. He had six children, four sons: John B. Wilson (1875-1881), Robert E. Wilson (-1920), Will Wilson (-1898) Philip D. Wilson; and two daughters Carrie Wilson Tye (-1942) and Mary Dell Wilson Potts. Additional biographical information about Wilson and family has not been determined.
11 photograph(s) (eight cabinet cards and three cartes de visite)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
VIS 307 was previously cataloged as JFT.
This collection was reprocessed in 2018.
- Wilson and Tye family photographs
- In Process
- Felicia D. Render
- June 2018
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid is written in English.