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Ernest W. Sills Tullie Smith House photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS338

Scope and Content

This collection contains images taken of the Tullie Smith House in its original location at 2890 North Druid Hills Road in Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia.


  • approximately 1940


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.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Tullie Smith House, later known as the Smith Family Farm, was built around 1840 by Robert Hiram Smith. A typical plantation plain type house, by the 1960s it was surrounded by metropolitan Atlanta's highways and suburban office parks. Tullie Smith, Robert Hiram Smith's great-great-granddaughter was the last Smith to live in the house. Following her death, heirs of the Smith family decided to donate the house to the Atlanta Historical Society (later the Atlanta History Center) and the house was moved to the institution's Buckhead campus in 1969. The house was subsequently restored and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


7 image(s) (Six black and white photographic prints and one post card)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976


VIS 338 was previously catalogued as SIL.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2018.

Ernest W. Sills Tullie Smith House photographs
Timothy Cole Hale
October 2018
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305