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Atlanta Gas Light Company Records

Collection number: ahc.MSS931
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of the Corporate Communications Department of the Atlanta Gas Light Company. This department was responsible for advertising and public relations. Records include correspondence, reports, publications, printed material, newspaper clippings, prints, subject files, advertisements, and program files. Program files document activities such as the Mrs. Georgia pageant in the 1960s, the Old Stove Roundup, and ongoing information and publicity...
Dates: 1855-1996, undated

Cunningham family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS373
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Cunningham family, as well as photographs of Gussie Swafford Cunningham's father, John Augustus Swafford, and her cousin, Ray Swafford (1889-1917), pictured in front of the Maddox-Rucker Banking Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are photographs of a Georgia Power Company line crew, which features Julian Cunningham's father-in-law, Major Holland Collins (1883-1966). There are also photographs of Ella Swafford's father, David Terrell Duncan,...
Dates: Approximately 1890-1923, undated

Francis C. Smith Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS141
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of courthouses, churches, post offices, rivers, lakes, schools, industrial areas, farms, and private residences in cities and towns across North Georgia and the Atlanta area. Included are images taken in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Ben Hill, Bolton, Crabapple, Fairburn, Morgan Falls, Newton, Roswell and Warsaw, Georgia. Among the photographs are images of the old Milton County Courthouse of Alpharetta, the Chattahoochee Industrial Park in Atlanta, Mt. Gilead...
Dates: 1948- 1955

Georgia Power Company records

Collection number: ahc.MSS363
Scope and Content This collection contains annual reports, Board of Directors' minutes, a property inventory, and notes on the Hatton Shoals development on the Tugaloo River. Also included are loose-leaf pages to the Georgia Power Company's Atlanta Transportation System series of franchises and ordinances, as well as booklets and manuals associated with the Transportation System and its employees. Annual reports cover the company's interests in the Railway, Electric, Gas, Steam Heat, and Operating...
Dates: 1903-1975, undated

H.E. Shindelbower papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS835f
Scope and Content

This collection mostly contains periodicals and booklets from the early 1940s. Materials include several editions of Georgia Power's Kilowatt News, Southern Bell's guide to telephone etiquette, and the WSB War Review of 1942. This collection also contains a catalogue from the Home Builders Plan Service and building specification forms for a home at 3181 Sewell Rd SW, later renamed Benjamin Mays Drive, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1942-1951, undated

Henry L. Taylor visual arts materials of Atlanta Transit System, Inc.

Collection number: ahc.VIS382
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs and blueprints from the Atlanta Transit System, Inc. (ATS) in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are photographs and schematics of buses, streetcars, and trolleys used by ATS, as well as images of ATS staff. Of special note are photographs of Governor Lester Maddox (1915-2003) with William P. Maynard, president of ATS, signing a sales tax relief bill, which removed sales taxes on passenger fares. Also included is an image of Governor Maddox signing a proclamation...
Dates: 1923-1975, undated

Jackson P. Dick papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS255
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, certificates, and ephemeral materials pertaining to the Dick family. Included in the collection is newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous programs.

Dates: 1890-1972

J.E. Mellett Jr. photographs

Collection number: ahcVIS369
Scope and Content

This collection contains black and white photographs of construction scenes in downtown Atlanta by J.E. "Ned" Mellett Jr. They were submitted to the 1949 Atlanta Historical Society Historical Photographic Exhibition in partnership with the Dixie Camera Club under the category "construction." Additional photographs include scenes of Atlanta Zoo and activities such as tennis, baseball, and swimming in Piedmont Park, Grant Park, and Lakewood Park.

Dates: 1949-1950

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Dates: 1920-1979

Mrs. Preston S. (Dorothy Colquitt) Arkwright scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS264
Scope and Content

The collection is a scrapbook that primarily contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the Arkwright family. Some of the events of interest include parties at "Pinebloom" (home of the Arkwrights), presentation of portrait of P.S. Arkwright's father, and an ice storm that left Atlanta, Georgia without lights. It also includes a folder with a certificate to Preston Stanley Arkwright from the Greensboro Lions Club for services rendered to the State of Georgia, June 22, 1939.

Dates: 1917-1939

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