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Jack Adair papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS23

Scope and Content

These papers consist of business papers of Jack Adair, the Adair Realty Company, and real estate in Atlanta. Papers include newspaper clippings, correspondence, various business papers including contracts, bonds, deeds, notes,etc., roster of the Peachtree Golf Club, maps, a scrapbook, and Civil War memorabilia.


  • 1825-1974, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 Adair Realty Company was founded by George W. Adair. It was taken over by George and Forrest Adair. Jack Adair took on the family business later. Jack Adair was elected president of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce in 1959 and received citations from the Atlanta Real Estate Board. Perry Adair played professional golf in 1923 with Bobby Jones. Aditional historical information about the Adair Realty Company has not been determined.


2.5 linear ft. (1 half document case, 2 oversize boxes)



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This collection was processed in 2012.
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305