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Alexander H. Stephens letter to Emma Denzler

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Collection number: ahc.MSS248f
Scope and Content This collection contains a hand-written letter by former Vice President of the Confederate States of America, Alexander H. Stephens to Emma Danzler on August 9, 1877.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to James M. Calhoun

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Collection number: ahc.MSS580f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter written by Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens to James M. Calhoun, mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. The letter discusses Calhoun's recent appointment to civil governor of Atlanta by General Braxton Bragg. Stephens writes that the prohibition of the sale of alcohol to soldiers is unconstitutional according to the Confederate Constitution and the Rules and Articles of the Confederacy. He also states that Calhoun’s new position as civil governor of Atlanta is...

Civil War Confederate cartes de visite collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS206
Scope and Content This collection contains twenty-six cartes de visite of Confederate generals and politicians. Generals include Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest among others. Politicians include images of President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Alexander Stephens as a young man. There is also an image of Emperor Napoleon III of France.

Civil War era envelopes

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Collection number: ahc.MSS450f
Scope and Content This collection contains five Civil War era envelopes with stamps and cancellations, each addressed to Alexander H. Stephens in Richmond, Virginia, with handwritten notes on back of each envelope telling Stephens what the sender wants.

David Ware letter

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Collection number: ahc.MSS630f
Scope and Content This collection consist of one letter dated November 3, 1870 to David Ware of Dublin, Georgia from Alexander H. Stephens regarding Ware's payment of money owed.

Johnson family papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS933
Scope and Content The Johnson Family papers document several generations of the Johnson family, with each generation having a distinct subject matter. The Herschel V. Johnson papers include his 1856 commencement address entitled "Obligations of Civilization to the Arts and Sciences," given at Oglethorpe University. The Tomlinson F. Johnson papers include correspondence with Alexander Hamilton Stephens, petitions protesting the tax on un-manufactured cotton, and a receipt for the payment of same tax....

Martha Lumpkin Compton papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS139
Scope and Content This collection contains two scrapbooks, a diary, correspondence, newspaper clippings, Atlanta Board of Aldermen resolutions, and a recipe book. The two scrapbooks contain poems, genealogical notes, letters, greeting cards, and notes from family members and friends including “Cousin Naomi,” Augustus Alden, “Sister Anna L. A.,” Danny Boykins, Allie Alden, and Wilson Lumpkin. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as the 1888 Southern Baptist Convention, a 50th anniversary article on the...

Thurston Hatcher Photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS135
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of buildings and natural scenery in Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia. Photographs of Atlanta include images of City Hall, Municipal Airport, Atlantic Steel Company, Cyclorama Building, Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill, Municipal Auditorium, North Fulton Golf Course, and the Capitol Building. Photographs taken throughout the state of Georgia include images of Midway Congregational Church, Fort Pulaski, Brasstown Bald, the Okefenokee Swamp, Tallulah...

William Henry Fleming letters

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Collection number: 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...