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Atlanta Transit Authority collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS356

Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of business records pertaining to the Atlanta Transit Authority and subsidiary transportation companies. Included in the collection is correspondence and legal records pertaining to the daily operations of the company as well as copies of testimony from court cases involving the Atlanta Transit Authority. The bulk of the collection is a group of appraisal ledgers based on 1968 valuations of company property and equipment.


  • 1910-1950


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

Administrative information about the Atlanta Transit Authority has not been determined.


12.3 linear ft. (3 document cases, 1 half document case, 7 record center boxes, and 1 oversize box)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976 with subsequent additions.
Atlanta Transit Authority collection
Melanie Stephan
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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