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DuBose family collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains primarily the personal and professional papers of Beverly Means DuBose, Jr. The bulk of the personal papers document DuBose's military service in the United States Navy. There is an assortment of training materials and periodicals issued by a variety of military agencies. Also included in this series are a few presentations given by DuBose and materials pertaining to the anti-communism movement in the United States in the early 1960s. The professional papers...
Dates: 1802-1985, undated

Elizabeth Setze papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1119
Scope and Content The collection contains Setze's military service records, certificates, awards, and correspondence. Also included are scrapbook pages containing poems from her fifth grade students in 1939; personal papers; a 1973 Georgia zip code directory booklet; a 1997 directory of the Atlanta Retired Teachers association; and a booklet on survivor benefits from the Navy. There are five notebooks that Setze used as travel logs, containing information about her travel expenses as well as notes about some...
Dates: 1936-1997, undated

Larry Benton manuscripts

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Identifier: ahc.MSS874f
Scope and Content This collection contains two autobiographical manuscripts written by Lawrence "Larry" Benton. Most of the names of people and places in the documents are pseudonyms. The first manuscript covers his education and time working as an engineer in Atlanta in the 1930s and 40s. Specifically, he writes about his time at the Georgia School of Technology with his friends George, Jack, and Fitzie; his work as an engineer at a co-op; and his many romantic interests. The second autobiography covers...
Dates: approximately 1965, 2001

Photographs of the Christening of the SS John B. Gordon

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS309
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the christening of the SS John B. Gordon. Included are photographs of individuals involved in the ceremony, including: Reverend G. Borthern Jones; McWhorter Milner; Annabell Allen; Miss Carl Wohlford; Frank Poole; Mrs. Charles I. Allan (spelled Allen in the captions on the photos); Mrs. Edwin L. Jones; and Ellen Beasley.
Dates: 1943 Nov. 16

U.S.S. Atlanta collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS221
Scope and Contents of the Records The artificial collection documents through a booklet, correspondence, an invitation, programs, war savings bonds and other printed material the efforts of Atlantans, among them Margaret Mitchell, to support and commemorate the third and fourth iterations of the U.S.S. Atlanta, primarily between 1941 and 1946. To a lesser extent, the activities of these two naval cruisers are documented through a printed summary and naval communications. The collection does not contain material related to the...
Dates: 1941-1946, 1979, undated

Waddell-Setze-McClatchey family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS842
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal correspondence and memorabilia of two families of two different time periods. The Waddells are the contributors of the Civil War period correspondence which demonstrate in great detail the conditions of the lives of those left at home and of the needs of the soldiers. These letters also demonstrate the role of an officer and the ability to have his wife follow his movements. The later correspondence and personal records were contributed by the Setze...
Dates: 1855-1966, undated

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