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Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS375

Scope and Content

This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.

Dates

  • 1866-1977

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association, the Atlanta Chapter of the Ladies Memorial Association, was begun in the spring of 1866 by Mrs. Joseph Morgan. It was the second of the chapters to be founded. The purpose of the organization was "to preserve and foster the memory of our Confederate Dead and to pay them suitable tribute on Confederate Memorial Day, April 26th, and at all other times when it may seem proper." Additional information regarding the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association has not been determined.

Extent

7.67 linear ft. (15 documents cases and 1 oversize box)