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Benning family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS60
Scope and Content

These papers consist of correspondence between various members of the Benning family, personal documents, genealogy of the Benning family, and business papers from Hong Kong, New York and Atlanta.

Dates: 1862-1963, undated

Captain Francis L. and Elizabeth P. Edmondson papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1109
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that provide professional and personal details about Captain Francis and Elizabeth Edmondson and the Edmondson family. Material includes United States Navy correspondence and publications documenting Edmondson's navy career. Personal interests of Francis and Elizabeth are illustrated through Civil War history clippings, publications from civic organizations, and Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. correspondence. Also a part of the collection are Elizabeth...
Dates: 1878-2008, undated

Charles E . Troutt Photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS116
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection contains photographs taken by commercial photographer Charles E. Troutt, presumably for his clients. Included are images of commercial buildings, government buildings, private residences, private clubs, colleges and universities, aerial views, and street scenes in various neighborhoods in Atlanta.

Dates: 1951-1969, undated

Connally family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS831f
Scope and Content This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to members of the Connally family and the First Methodist Church. Content includes land deeds signed by A.A. Sells, cemetery plot contracts belonging to Charles Price Connally, Sr., and a book of poetry. Of particular note is a history of the First Methodist Church. Also included is a program for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Civil Court of Fulton County, which mentions Luther Z. Rosser,...
Dates: 1861-1987, undated

Dr. Amey Chappell visual arts collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS46
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs, prints, and postcards collected by Dr. Amey Chappell. The images depict people in Atlanta, Georgia, or unidentified areas in Georgia. Included in the collection is one printed panorama view of the May 21, 1917 Atlanta Fire; one Currier and Ives lithograph depicting the capture of Atlanta during the Civil War; one postcard depicting the Tallulah Apartment at 87 Washington Street, circa 1905; one souvenir postcard booklet of Atlanta; and twelve...
Dates: 1865-1945

Dr. Stuart R. Oglesby, Jr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS355
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks on Dr. Stuart. It includes his sermond and lectures.

Dates: 1867-1975

George Carpenter Jones photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS408
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs and glass plate negatives related to the Ansley Golf Club, J. M. High Company department store, Gordon Street Baptist Church, and unidentified residences and individuals, possibly related to George Carpenter Jones.

Dates: 1953, undated

Gil Robison visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS422
Scope and Contents This collection features images collected by Gil Robison related to his personal and professional life, in particular his work with the Metropolitan Gazette. Photographs include those taken by Gerald Jones for the publication, primarily of Atlanta and Georgia political leaders, as well as the 1979 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. In many of these images, Robison is seen interviewing featured individuals, who include...
Dates: approximately 1900-2001, undated

Harper's Flowers photographs and color drawing

Collection number: ahc.VIS239
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs of flower arrangements for wedding ceremonies, mainly of unidentified bridal parties, taken by various Atlanta photographers including Reeves Studios; Elliott's Peachtree Studios; Halberstadt Studios; Portraits by Lee; Ludi Studio; and Dean King of Decatur, Georgia. Photographs include interior images of religious institutions where each wedding ceremony was held as well as reception table settings. Also a part of the collection are photographs of...
Dates: 1930-1964, undated

Herman L. Turner papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1226
Scope and Contents

This collection contains mostly correspondence and press clippings from Reverend Turner's latter years in ministry, with a focus on the 1957 "Ministers' Manifesto" and similar materials connected to the second statement issued the following year. Additional material includes speeches, publications and other writings from Turner's earlier professional and social affiliations.

Dates: 1934-1966, undated

Hugh T. Keenan's Heaven Bound papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1115
Scope and Content This collection contains research materials for a report by Hugh T. Keenan on the religious pageant Heaven Bound, performed by choirs of Big Bethel A.M.E. Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and the impact of the production on the African-American community. Materials include articles, newspaper clippings, production programs, and fliers. The collection also contains a copy of the finished report, published in the Journal of American...
Dates: 1931-2000, undated

Jennie Meta Barker research papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS53
Scope and Content These papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings collected by Jennie Meta Barker about Atlanta and it's history. Most clippings relate broadly to Atlanta, but particular subjects include history, the arts, politics and government, business and organizations, notable Atlantans, and Georgia geography. In addition to clippings, there are also reports, pamphlets, publications, and correspondence relating to these topics. The collection also contains notes and chapters that Barker wrote...
Dates: approximately 1820-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1967

Meeting Place for Travellers, West End, Atlanta, essays

Collection number: ahc.MSS1231
Scope and Contents This collection contains two bound volumes of typescript essays written by the 1947 tenth and 1949 twelfth grade English classes at Joseph E. Brown High School under the direction of James E. Warren Jr. in West End, Atlanta. The writings highlight a variety of topics including West End schools, churches, residents, parks, businesses, transportation, newspapers, and smaller neighborhoods within West End. Many of the essays were inspired by oral interviews with long-term West End residents....
Dates: 1947-1949

Percy H. Perkins, Jr. architectural drawings and photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS254
Scope and Content

The collection consists of architectural drawings of projects designed by Perkins and images of himself and family members. A variety of projects are presented in the collection such as the construction of the administration building of the Fulton County Airport (1950-1951); Salvation Army School for officer training (1966); and Lake Shore Shopping Center in Gainesville, Georgia (1963). Of special interest is a black and white print of Perkins at his drawing board in his office.

Dates: 1937-1975, undated

Postcard collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS93
Scope and Contents This collection contains postcards that depict scenes in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Most of the images are of man-made structures in Atlanta including Agnes Scott College, Atlanta Municipal Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport), Biltmore Hotel, Booker T. Washington High School, Bulloch Hall, Candler Building, Capitol City Club, City Hall, Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park, English-American (Flatiron) Building, Fort...
Dates: 1899-1990, undated

Rosemary Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1051
Scope and Content This collection includes minutes, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and correspondence that document the club's social and civic activities. Minutes include financial reports as well as membership information. Scrapbooks provide further information on programs, projects, and members and their families, such as Dr. Louie D. Newton, a well known Atlanta minister, and his wife. An additional scrapbook from Mrs. Sherwood (Lula Belle) L. Astin, club president in 1934, provides further details of the...
Dates: 1933-1993, undated

Unitarian Universalist Lesbian and Gay Community newsletters

Collection number: ahc.MSS726f
Scope and Content The newsletters in this collection document the activities and interests of members of the Unitarian Universalist Lesbian and Gay Community (UULGC). The newsletters feature calendars of events; reviews of books, plays, and movies with themes related to gay and lesbian culture; member profiles; detailed transcriptions of sermons; and speeches and discussion panels featured at events sponsored by UULGC. Many of the sponsored programs focused on issues such as employment discrimination,...
Dates: 1982-1987

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS130
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain to the Kurtz and Fuller families and Wilbur's early adult life in Greencastle, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. The personal papers also contain a series of diaries written by Wilbur and correspondence between Kurtz and Fuller family members.This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal...
Dates: 1814-1993, undated

William S. Irvine photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS321
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of buildings, streets, and monuments in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are photographs of service stations, high schools, churches, residences, and Confederate monuments in addition to automobiles, street views, bomb proof sites, children, and family members of William S. Irvine.

Dates: 1919-1948, undated

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