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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

Cotten Alston photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, 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

Grant Park Woman's Club scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS958
Scope and Content The Grant Park Woman's Club scrapbooks include nine scrapbooks, documenting the club's activities from 1931 through 1949. The collection lacks scrapbooks for the years 1933 through 1937 and 1945-1946. The scrapbooks, some of which are in poor condition, contain yearbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and printed material. The printed material primarily documents the Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs and the General Federation of Women's Clubs, as well as organizations...
Dates: 1931-1949

Harry G. Lefever papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1011
Scope and Content The Harry G. Lefever papers consist primarily of records Mr. Lefever kept on neighborhoods and community organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers reflect his involvement in community organizing; race relations and urban renewal; Atlanta inner-city neighborhoods and associations; and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. These files contain correspondence; articles from books, magazines, and newspapers; reports; and student papers on the relationship between the community...
Dates: 1966-2009, undated

Irene Toy Sherard photograph collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS229
Scope and Content This collection contains two albums of black and white photographs. The images are of Irene Sherard, her family and her friends. Most of the images are undated and are taken in outdoor settings. The subjects of the images appear to be young men and women participating in group activities in playful outdoor settings. Locations of the photographs include Brookhaven, Grant Park, Lithia Springs, and Little St. Simon's Island, Georgia. Some of the images have captions written by Irene Sherard....
Dates: approximately 1900-1925

J.E. Mellett Jr. photographs

Collection number: ahcVIS369
Scope and Content

This collection contains black and white photographs of construction scenes in downtown Atlanta by J.E. "Ned" Mellett Jr. They were submitted to the 1949 Atlanta Historical Society Historical Photographic Exhibition in partnership with the Dixie Camera Club under the category "construction." Additional photographs include scenes of Atlanta Zoo and activities such as tennis, baseball, and swimming in Piedmont Park, Grant Park, and Lakewood Park.

Dates: 1949-1950

National Jewish War Veterans' presentation ceremony photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS282
Scope and Content

This collection consists of images from the September 12, 1954 ceremony in which the National Jewish War Veterans' members presented a portrait of Judah P. Benjamin, Confederate Secretary of War, to the City of Atlanta.

Dates: 1954 September 12

Park Pride records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1158
Scope and Content

This collection contains minutes, clippings, and a report providing details of Atlanta parks prior to the creation of Park Pride. Also included in the collection are conceptual and master park plans and visioning reports which document the work of Park Pride and the communities with which they partner. Periodicals published by Park Pride as well as conference materials from annual meetings hosted by Park Pride are also a part of the collection.

Dates: 1905-2019, 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

Sarah Slaughter photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS157
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection includes photographs of Atlanta during the early twentieth century. Shown are photographs of Grant Park, an aerial view of Peachtree Street and Broad Street (c.1910), and the interior of an Atlanta home. Photographs of Grant Park taken in the snow include images of Augusta Avenue, the boat dock and boat house, cannons, a driveway, the lion statue at entrance, and children.

Dates: circa 1910-1920

Sidney Root papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS908f
Scope and Content

This collection contains autobiographic and biographic materials on Sidney Root as well as transcriptions of letters and newspaper articles written by Root. Materials include the manuscripts for Root's unpublished autobiography, Memorandum of My Life and genealogy papers on the Root family. Of particular note is a manuscript of a biography of Root by Walter McElreath, one of the founders of the Atlanta Historical Society.

Dates: 1863-1897, undated

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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