Lorena Pace Pruitt collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS493
Scope and Content
This collection contains Confederate Soldiers Home administrative materials, a few personal papers, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains materials pertaining to the Confederate Soldiers Home and the Georgia State Patrol. Personal papers include a copy of the Civil War record of Mrs. Pruitt's grandfather, Green B. Bentley.
- 1932-1982, undated
- Pruitt, Lorena Pace (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Lorena Pace Pruitt was born in Smyrna, Georgia on June 30, 1896. She served as superintendent of the Confederate Soldiers Home, 1937-1940, and was mayor of Smyrna, 1946-1949. She was the first woman to be elected mayor in Georgia and was involved in a number of civic, social, and professional activities. Additional biographical information about Lorena Pace Pruitt has not been determined.
1.42 linear ft. (one oversize box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Lorena Pace Pruitt collection
- Melanie Stephan
- August 2012
- Language of description
- Finding aid is written in English.