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Carrie Ridley Herreshoff scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS292

Scope and Content

This collection consists of two scrapbooks that primarily contain newspaper clippings. The newspaper clippings primarily pertain to Carrie R. Herreshoff and the Herreshoff family as well as a column titled "Historic Homes" by Pat Jones. They also contains a few photographs and invitations.


  • 1860-1943, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 members of the Herreshoff family were shipbuilders in Tennessee. Mrs. Carrie Ridley Herreshoff of Atlanta, Georgia, was active in the Atlanta Woman's Club and other civic organizations. Additional biographical information about Carrie Ridley Herreshoff is not available.


0.917 linear ft. (1 oversize box)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971.248
Carrie Ridley Herreshoff scrapbooks
Melanie Stephan
Description rules
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Language of description note
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