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Atlanta society scrapbooks

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS791
Scope and Content

This collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings documenting the debutante season, social events, and marriages between members of Atlanta society.

Dates: 1952-1977

Elizabeth Kimbell papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS869
Scope and Content

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, booklets, invitations, Pi Pi Sorority membership list, a short story, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains information regarding dances, parties, debutantes, fraternities, Washington Seminary, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Emory University, all in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1926-1931, undated

Harper's Flowers photographs and color drawing

 Collection
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

Mary Jo Brownlee debutante ball photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS344
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the debutante ball at the Piedmont Driving Club December 4, 1940 on Mary Jo Brownlee's 19th birthday. Lillian Y. Salter (1920-1996) attended the ball and collected and identified most of the photographs. Included are photographs of guests, chefs, and servants in formal attire as well as decorations of the venue and food. Some of the identified attendees include Atlanta photographer Bill Wilson; Mary Virginia Adair; Betty Yopp; Connie Spalding Anderson; and...
Dates: 1940 December 4

Mason I. Lowance photograph collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS325
Scope and Content

This collection contains images from the 1958 Harvest Ball at the Piedmont Driving Ball and is mostly of couples as they enter into the ballroom. Also included are slides from the 1962 Atlanta Art Association trip, in which 106 of the passengers were Atlanta art patrons who died in the crash as the plane was taking off. Also includes a slide of the front cover of the Atlanta Constitution for June 4, 1962.

Dates: 1958-1962

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