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Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS125
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of the early development of Ansley Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer. Mr. Solon Zachery Ruff, who was the development’s civil engineer, can be seen, along with images of the home of Amos Rhodes (now Rhodes Hall). Mr Ruff is identified as “papa” on some of the images. One of the images is of an auction of lots in Ansley Park.

Dates: 1905

Alston family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1068
Scope and Content This collection includes legal documents, genealogical materials, and personal and legal correspondence pertaining to the wills and trusts of members of the Alston family and the family's "home place" in Barbour County, Alabama. Also of interest are materials relating to a visit to Atlanta in 1941 by Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl Halifax, the British ambassador to the United States, as well as the Alston family genealogy, which includes two large parchment indentures made out to...
Dates: 1612-1973, undated; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1968

Ansley Park Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS402
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of club members, events, activities, and flower shows. Images include annual Easter egg hunts at McClatchey Park, Ansley Park neighborhood entrances such as The Prado, and houses. Of special interest are photographs of Rhodes Hall in Atlanta, decorated by club members for Christmas.

Dates: 1956-1998

Ansley Park Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1132
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, yearbooks, minutes, and financial reports that provide a social and civic history of the club. Scrapbooks offer details about programs, neighborhood projects, and flower shows. Of special interest are scrapbook images of members' gardens and neighborhood islands.

Dates: 1953-2015, undated

Arnall T. Connell papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1046
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Arnall T. Connell's tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia. Student papers written by Connell's graduate students form the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover a large array of Atlanta-related subjects, including neighborhoods and their histories, historic preservation of buildings and homes, renovation and repurposing ideas for historic...
Dates: 1894-1994, undated

Bomar-Killian family photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS287
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of members of the Bomar and Killian family and their close friends. It also contains images of Atlanta street scenes from the early 19th and mid 20th centuries.

Dates: 1846-1921, undated

Iris Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS253
Scope and Content This collection contains photographic prints and negatives that document the social and civic activities of the club. Meetings, floral arrangements, and garden scenes are part of the material. Some of the floral arrangements were from club members' participation in local flower shows. Also included are photographs of the club's landscaping project at the Iris Garden and Woodland Glen in Winn Park, Atlanta. Of special interest are photographs of the club's Orchard Terrace project at the...
Dates: approximately 1930-1963, undated

Iris Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS669
Scope and Content

This collection contains scrapbooks, yearbooks and minutes which document the club's social and civic activities. Also part of the collection are landscape plans for the Orchard Terrace of the Thornton House project. Several scrapbooks focus on the Iris Garden and Woodland Glen that the club created in Winn Park of the Ansley Park neighborhood.

Dates: 1928-2009, undated

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

Mackle Construction Company Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS159
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of residential, commercial, and governmental property most likely built by the Mackle Construction Company in Atlanta, Chamblee, and Augusta, Georgia, and in South Carolina. The collection contains photographs of schools, hotels, apartments, stores, an office building, and a military base. Among the photographs of buildings in Atlanta are images of the J. P. Allen Building on Whitehall Street, the Cecil Hotel on Luckie Street, the F. J. Cooledge and Sons...
Dates: 1916-1920

Philip T. Shutze visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS351
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings, sketches, artwork, and photos of Shutze's professional work, his travels, his personal life, and his antiques. The architectural drawings are from the firms of Norrman, Hentz & Reid; Hentz & Reid; Hentz, Reid & Adler; Hentz, Adler & Shutze; and Shutze & Armistead, as well as drawings representing historic buildings designed by other architects and firms. Among his most well known buildings are Swan House owned by Edward and...
Dates: 1820-1993, undated

Ray Billings photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS176
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of Atlanta taken by Ray Billings, an amateur photographer. The collection consists of images of downtown, parks, high schools, shopping centers, and Atlanta area landmarks. The majority of images consist of aerial views of downtown Atlanta that include images of Adams Park, Adamsville, Atlanta City Hall, Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta Police Department building, Atlanta Stadium, the Baptist Tabernacle, Fulton County Court House, the Georgia State Capitol, Grady...
Dates: 1958-1973

Rick Beard papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS730
Scope and Content

These papers consist of research for the dissertation correspondence.

Dates: 1890-1980, undated

Ross Ingram Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS165
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains snapshots of various neighborhoods in Atlanta, Georgia as well as portraits of members of the Weaver and Drake families as well as some of their extended families. Most of the snapshots of Atlanta were taken in the 1960s, but the family portraits are from an earlier period, and were evidently purchased by Mr. Ingram. The neighborhoods included in this collection are Ansley Park, Buttermilk Bottoms, Grant Park, Inman Park, Lower Midtown, Pittsburgh, and West End. The...
Dates: circa 1885-1969, undated, bulk 1964-1969

William R. Mitchell Jr. photograph collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS222
Scope and Content

This collection consists of photographs documented and collected by William R. Mitchell, Jr that appeared in his books, lectures, and architectural studies. The photographs were taken in various Georgia cities including Atlanta, Savannah, Thomasville, Roswell, and Albany. The images are of residential homes and apartments, furnished interiors, historic buildings, parks, streetscapes, churches, and Edward Vason Jones's 19th Century America exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dates: 1889-1986, undated

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