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Atlanta Public Library documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS641f
Scope and Content The Atlanta Public Library records include correspondence and newsclippings documenting the construction of the original library and the commissioning of a marble bust of Andrew Carnegie by sculptor Gaetano Trentanove. The records also include newsclippings regarding the controversy over the decision to demolish the original library building.
Dates: 1895-1970

Atlanta Urban Design Commission Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS383
Scope and Content This collection contains images of buildings and districts evaluated or nominated by the Urban Design Commission to receive Historic status. Notable sites include Atlanta City Hall, Carnegie Library, Citizens & Southern National Bank, the English-American Building, the Hurt Building, Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home, Morris Brown College, Rockefeller Hall at Spelman College, Sacred Heart Church, and Underground Atlanta. Additional photographs include views of buildings along Alabama,...
Dates: 1973-1976

Cherokee Garden Club records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS650
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, newsletters, yearbooks, histories, and president's notebooks that document the civic and social history of the club. President's notebooks include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, reports, financial records, and membership information. Also a part of the collection are scrapbooks which illustrate the club's many projects including two scrapbooks devoted to the "Christmas Trees Around the World" project and a scrapbook devoted to the restoration project of...
Dates: 1928-2019, undated

Cherokee Garden Club visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS370
Scope and Content The collection contains images that detail the civic and social history of the Cherokee Garden Club. Included in the collection are photographs of the club's civic projects, flower show arrangements, and needlework. Also a part of the collection are images of club members attending the Garden Club of America Zone VIII meetings and working at fundraising events such as Potlatch and Gardener's Delight. A video and photographs of the Cherokee Garden Library document the early years of the...
Dates: approximately 1935-2014

Friends of the Library collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS499
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence and some organizational records. The bulk of the materials were gathered by Franklin Garrett and pertain to his involvement in the organization. Other materials include newspaper clippings and newsletters.
Dates: 1975-1983

James Larwood collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS84
Scope and Content This collection contains the first twelve of a series of booklets published by the Atlanta Public Library for their exhibition of selections from Mr. Larwood’s library of Georgiana. Also included are two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning the collection which is now housed at Oglethorpe University.
Dates: 1954-1957, undated

Wallace family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS690
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains materials pertaining to Alexander McGhee Wallace’s involvement in the Civil War and Anne Wallace Howland’s contributions to the Carnegie Library of Atlanta. The materials include correspondence, datebooks, diaries, genealogical records, periodicals, programs, and newspaper clippings. This collection also contains a scrapbook assembled in memory of Alexander McGhee Wallace, a scrapbook pertaining to Anne Wallace Howland, several certificates and diplomas...
Dates: 1836-1987, undated

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