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Joseph Mackey Brown papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS41
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and ephemera of Joseph Mackey Brown, and also for his father, Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. The bulk of his correspondence relates to his tenure as governor, and includes pledges of support, congratulatory letters, and requests for patronage and jobs. Campaign correspondence relates to his failed gubernatorial campaign of 1910. In addition to his gubernatorial correspondence, agriculture and farming were frequent topics, as was the Georgia...
Dates: 1846-1926, undated; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1914

Lester Maddox Papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS135
Scope and Content The collection includes papers from Maddox's political campaigns in 1966 and 1974, subject files, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and audio recordings. Campaign papers include letters of support, volunteer lists, thank you letters, receipts, schedules, business cards, district organization charts, and lists of contributors. Subject files include information on a grand jury investigation in to the Atlanta Police Department in 1963 in which some Atlanta police officers were accused of involvement with...
Dates: 1915-2003, undated

Lester Maddox Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS105
Scope and Contents of the Records The majority of this collection is comprised of images of Lester Maddox during his tenure as governor, and lieutenant governor of Georgia. Also included are campaign events during his run for mayor of Atlanta, and governor and lieutenant governor of Georgia. Most of the campaign photographs were produced during his run for lieutenant governor and were taken at events in rural Georgia. There are several photographs of Maddox riding on bicycles and speaking to crowds. Many of the photographs...
Dates: 1934-2000, undated

Mrs. Lamar Rutherford Lipscomb scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS339
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of a scrapbook created by Mrs. Lipscomb that contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.
Dates: 1928-1951, undated

Richard Shryock letter to J.B. Campbell

Identifier: ahc.MSS50f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter from Duke University professor Richard Shryock, the author of Georgia and the Union in 1850, published in 1926, to J. B. (John Bulow) Campbell of Marietta, Georgia. In the letter, Mr. Shryock requested information about Mr. Campbell's grandfathers one of whom, David C. Campbell, was one of the editors of the Federal Union and the other, Richard M. Orme, was editor of the Southern Recorder, both Milledgeville newspapers.
Dates: 1929 June 7

Roy LeCraw papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS504
Scope and Content This collection consists of materials removed from a group of scrapbooks and includes pamphlets, programs, invitations, political ephemera, periodicals, posters, advertisements, and some correspondence.
Dates: 1907-1973; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1949

Rufus E. Lester papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS416f
Scope and Content These papers include a letter to Rufus Lester from James K. Aames; a letter to T. P. Ravenell from T. D. Rockwell on Savannah Volunteer Guards letterhead; a document from the Supreme Court of Georgia with a handwritten note to T. P. R. from R. E. L. (probably Rufus E. Lester).
Dates: 1882-1892

Sally Eugenia Brown photograph album

Identifier: ahc.VIS238
Scope and Content The photograph album documents the travels of Sally Eugenia Brown from approximately 1890-1902. Identified photographs show the “Eden Fair” (location unknown) in September 1900; Mount Washington in New Hampshire; Saratoga, New York; and “Storyman Camp” (location unknown) in 1902. The remaining images include exterior views of building and homes, railroad trains and stations, streetcars, ships, and scenes of natural waterfalls. Of note are three albumen prints of Brown and her family.
Dates: approximately 1890-1902

Short story

Identifier: ahc.MSS626f
Scope and Content This collection consist of one short story, author unknown, about a young attorney debating his future at his present firm. The story is written on the backs of nine copies of a political flyer promoting DuPont Guerry as Democratic Party nominee for governor of Georgia on a Prohibition platform. Joseph M. Terrell won the nomination and the election in 1902.
Dates: approximately 1902

Southline Press, Inc. photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS158
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of people, places, and events, most of whom were represented in news stories and other features in Southline. Images of people include political and civic leaders, religious leaders, professionals, entertainers, journalists and authors, athletes, and the general public. Among the photographs are images of Marvin Arrington, Roy Barnes, Julian Bond, Mike Bowers, Bill Campbell, Shirley Franklin, Pierre Howard, Maynard Jackson, Joseph Lowry, Billy McKinney, Benjamin...
Dates: circa 1985-1989, undated

Tom Watson Brown ephemera

Identifier: ahc.MSS1110
Scope and Content This collection contains material collected by and about Tom Watson Brown. There are reviews and critiques of the television documentary The Murder of Mary Phagan that aired on NBC in 1988; speeches given by Brown at the Confederate Memorial Day service in Stone Mountain, Georgia in 1978, and about the Leo Frank trial, given in 1982; and an assortment of tickets from sporting and entertainment events primarily from the Atlanta area.
Dates: 1933-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1996

Union Democratic Convention proceedings

Identifier: ahc.MSS448f
Scope and Content This collection contains the printed proceedings from the Atlanta Intelligencer in a Special Edition. The content concerns an attempted reconciliation in Georgia between the Union wing of the Democratic Party and the Southern Rights wing of the Democratic Party proposed by the Union Democratic Convention held in Atlanta Sept. 17, 1852. This was an attempt to unify the Democratic Party in Georgia behind Franklin Pierce in the presidential election of 1852.
Dates: 1852 Sept. 18

Western and Atlantic Railroad report

Identifier: ahc.MSS503f
Scope and Content This collection consists of one published report, a United States Senate version of an 1837 survey report by Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Harriman Long (1784-1864), Chief Engineer of the W&A. The survey includes detailed maps of north Georgia and information about construction costs.
Dates: 1837

William Henry Fleming letters

Identifier: ahc.MSS921
Scope and Content This collection consists of 32 letters and part of a 33rd letter written by Alexander H. Stephens to William "Willie" Henry Fleming. Stephens was serving in the House of Representatives when many of these letters were written, and politics is the topic of many of these letters, such as the nominations of Samuel Jones Tilden and General Ulysses S. Grant, an incident with General Gordon over a nomination, the Texas Pacific Railroad, and his own nomination as Governor of Georgia. The...
Dates: 1877-1882, undated

William Jonathan Northen papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS259f
Scope and Content This collection includes telegrams, speeches, and research papers by William Jonathan Northen. Included are speeches on race relations in the South, the teaching profession, agriculture, religion, immigration, and other topics. Also included is a telegram from Booker T. Washington about a speaking engagement.
Dates: 1856-1907, undated

William W. Brewton unpublished manuscript Mr. Atlanta: A Life Story of Robert F. Maddox

Identifier: ahc.MSS804f
Scope and Content This collection contains a 19 chapter manuscript of the unpublished Mr. Atlanta: A Life Story of Robert F. Maddox, written by William W. Brewton. Of special note are handwritten edits throughout the manuscript and calculations of the cost of printing the book in 1956.
Dates: 1956, undated

Wilson Lumpkin letters

Identifier: ahc.MSS543f
Scope and Content This collection contains four letters and transcriptions written to Annis Hopkins by Wilson Lumpkin during their courtship. In the letters Lumpkin discussed issues in the legislature and his ideas on marriage.
Dates: 1820

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