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Allen family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1014
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, awards and ceremony programs, and scrapbooks collected by the Allen family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Ivan Allen, Sr. and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s business, civic, and political affairs. Ivan Allen, Sr.'s state senate campaign and election, and Ivan Allen, Jr.'s mayoral campaign and election, and both father and son's work with various charities and civic minded associations are included. Of note are the numerous scrapbooks...

Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS123
Scope and Contents of the Records The photographs in this collection were taken on June 19, 1908, the occasion of the running of the “Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Special,” the first regular passenger train of the Atlanta Division of the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Atlantic Railroad. The photographs were taken by Abananza Studios of Atlanta, Georgia.

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS591
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. The collection includes a small amount of material (1929-1952) from predecessor organizations: Central Atlanta Improvement Association, Greater Atlanta for Annexation, Inc, and the Central Marietta Street Association. The collection also includes early correspondence regarding the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad and the construction of viaducts and bridges in downtown Atlanta in the 1920s and...

Charles Longstreet Weltner films

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Collection number: ahc.VIS360
Scope and Content This collection documents the political life of Charles Longstreet Weltner and the built landscape of Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1950s and 1960s. Film footage highlights a variety of Weltner's campaign activities including him walking on the sidewalk through a blighted Atlanta neighborhood; Weltner looking over the city of Atlanta from the top of the Merchandise Mart; and scenes most likely used for campaign ads. Included are street scenes of downtown Atlanta, with views of public and private...

Charlotte and Alvin Ferst, Jr. papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1038
Scope and Content This collection contains reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and memoranda from organizations in which either Alvin or Charlotte Ferst were active during their professional and civic careers. Among these organizations are the High Museum of Art, the Museum Trustees Association, Rich's Department Store, Central Atlanta Progress, TransFact Inc., the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way. The collection also contains personal correspondence from Charlotte and Alvin Ferst,...

City of Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...

Emmet Bondurant papers of the Atlanta Charter Commission

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1169
Scope and Content This collection includes legal records, meeting minutes, correspondence, news articles, organizational charts, draft charters, district maps, consultants' proposals, research reports, and a resolution of commendation given to Emmet Bondurant. Committee minutes and correspondence document the commission's work in creating the new charter throughout its various stages of development. The collection also documents feedback the commission received from city planners and from the public through...

Hastings family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS752
Scope and Content This collection contains materials including personal and business histories, details of civic and cultural organizations, and scrapbooks. A typescript copy of The Southern Garden is a part of this collection as well as a scrapbook that provides insight into the growth and development of the city of the Atlanta. A scrapbook created by Louise Hastings includes information on The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. as well as other gardening clubs and societies.

J. Forsythe Gordy papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS492
Scope and Content This collection contains newsletters and materials pertaining to the growth and development of the City of Atlanta, Georgia. There are also pamphlets, copies of legislation, and newspaper clippings.

Jack Adair papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS23
Scope and Content These papers consist of business papers of Jack Adair, the Adair Realty Company, and real estate in Atlanta. Papers include newspaper clippings, correspondence, various business papers including contracts, bonds, deeds, notes,etc., roster of the Peachtree Golf Club, maps, a scrapbook, and Civil War memorabilia.

Real Estate Business in Atlanta records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS751
Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence to Robert W. Barnwell, two bound books containing lists of properties for sale, numerous brochures of properties for sale by the Massell Realty Company, printed materials, and a broadside.

Roy LeCraw papers

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Collection number: 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.

Southeastern Fair Association photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS358
Scope and Content The collection contains images of individuals associated with the 1915 Southeastern Fair. Include are photographs of Ivan E. Allen Sr., who served as vice president; Brooks Morgan, the executive councilman; and Mayor James G. Woodward, who served as executive councilman.

Southeastern Fair Association records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1159
Scope and Content This collection contains material that documents the creation, activities, and dissolution of the Southeastern Fair Association, later called the Atlanta Fair and Exposition Center, Inc. Records include bylaws, charter contracts, lease agreements with the City of Atlanta, meeting minutes, accounts, and other administrative documents that illustrate the structure, function, and operations of the organization. The collection also contains correspondence between various members of the board of...

Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta collection

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Collection number: ahc.MSS485
Scope and Content This collection contains the administrative and financial records of the organization. The administrative records include committee materials, correspondence, minutes for different committees, and publicity materials. There is also a series of scrapbooks compiled by the organization. The scrapbooks document various activities the organization supported or in which they participated.

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