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Wednesday Morning Study Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS580
Scope and Contents of the Records The Wednesday Morning Study Club Records primarily consist of the minute books, 1907-1979, annual program booklets, 1907-2008, and program papers, 1967-2008. The minute books document the activities of the organization and often provide a synopsis of the papers presented at the meeting. The topic of each paper conformed to a theme selected by the organization and was read aloud at the meeting. The minute books also provided a glimpse of the current events; however, one entry suggests the events...
Dates: 1907-2012

Wendell C. Moore Western Union Telegraph Company documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS743f
Scope and Content This collection contains material from Moore's employment at Western Union Telegraph Company. Materials include a copy of his employment application, his employee service record, his personnel record from 1966, a company service card, a company newsletter, and newspaper clipping announcing his promotion to district superintendent in 1951.
Dates: 1923-1966, undated

Wesley Chenault papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS809f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to LGBT issues in Atlanta. Materials include pamphlets from the 2007 Southern Comfort Transgender Conference, advertisements for Atlanta drag performances, a 1981 menu for Prince George Inn (a historically gay restaurant), and an invitation to a 1999 wedding between two women, Melinda McBride and Kristal Manning. Notably, many of the Southern Comfort Conference pamphlets advertise products and treatments, like cosmetic surgery and professional...
Dates: 1965-2007, undated

Wesley Thomas Hargrett collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS780f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, articles, and ephemera compiled by Wesley Thomas Hargrett. Of particular note are letters that reference slavery in the South and everyday life in the 19th century. Other items of note include pay vouchers for members of the armed services in the United States and England.
Dates: 1794-1918, undated

West End Academy examination papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS536
Scope and Content This collection consists of four bound volumes of selected examination papers. They include a range of subject material and are the product of students of various ages.
Dates: 1885-1891

West End Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS972
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material provides details on the meetings, programs, and flower shows of the club. Photos of members' gardens are also included, as well as a photo of the club's float for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival depicting the Thimblefinger Well at the Wren's Nest.
Dates: 1929-1936

West Paces Northside Neighborhood Association documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1173
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from the meetings of the West Paces Northside Neighborhood Association. Materials include meeting minutes, agendas, membership rosters, and newsletters sent to neighborhood residents. Of particular note is the expansion plans of Pace Academy, which is located just outside of the neighborhood.
Dates: 1991-1999, undated

Westbrook family ration books

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS893f
Scope and Content The collection contains eight World War II ration books belonging to members of the Westbrook family. There are two ration books for each family member: William Love Westbrook, Margaret Stone Westbrook, William Lawrence Westbrook, and Charles Holt Westbrook. Half of the books were signed by Margaret Westbrook.
Dates: undated

Western and Atlantic Railroad Company rules booklet

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS18f
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains a printed booklet, “Rules for Conductors and Engine-Men of the Western and Atlantic Rail-Road,” published in Atlanta, Georgia in 1852. The booklet has seven sections: 1) Passenger Train Schedules 2) Freight Train Schedules 3) Rules for Passenger Engine-Men 4) Rules for Passenger Conductors 5) Rules for Freight Engine-Men 6) Rules for Freight Conductors and 7) Rules for Lumber Train Conductors. The booklet was probably created as a handbook for employees of Western and...
Dates: 1852

Western and Atlantic Railroad minute book

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS64
Scope and Content Minute book of the Western and Atlantic Railroad covering the years 1870-1890.
Dates: 1870-1890

Western and Atlantic Railroad report

 Collection
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

White Star Automobiles documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS501f
Scope and Content This collection contains stock certificates, correspondence, and an illustrated brochure for White Star Automobiles.
Dates: 1909-1910

Wier G. Boyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS37f
Scope and Content This collection mainly consists of legal interrogatories used in Georgia Superior Courts from 1859-1866. One of the interrogatories, dated March 8, 1852, concerns Shands and Co., a partnership represented by Wier Boyd, which filed suit against Andrew Howell and Andrew Mullinax to recover damages for gold stolen from a mine. The suit was initially brought to court in Greenwood Township, El Dorado County, California, and later in Lumpkin County, Georgia, and was tried three times before a verdict...
Dates: 1852-1886

Wilbur G. Kurtz III papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS102
Scope and Content Correspondence, newsclippings, school and military records of Wilbur G. Kurtz, III of Atlanta. Of special note is a letter from Wilbur Kurtz II describing his visit to former President Harry Truman
Dates: 1945-1967

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS130
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain to the Kurtz and Fuller families and Wilbur's early adult life in Greencastle, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. The personal papers also contain a series of diaries written by Wilbur and correspondence between Kurtz and Fuller family members.This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. The bulk of the personal papers pertain...
Dates: 1814-1993, undated

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...
Dates: 1859-1972, undated

Wiley family Bible

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS470
Scope and Content This collection contains a single family Bible. It includes family genealogy.
Dates: 1869

Wilhelmina Drummond papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS95f
Scope and Content This collection contains a French automobile license issued to Wilhelmina Drummond; newspaper clippings; a contract signed by Miss Drummond to serve with American Women's hospitals; a bulletin of The American Women's Hospitals; and an identification paper.
Dates: 1918-1920

Willcox family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1148
Scope and Content This collection contains family correspondence; a copy of the Atlanta Journal and other newspaper clippings; eyesight and speedwriting examination sheets; a composition notebook; a notepad; and a recipe book containing handwritten recipes, newspaper and magazine clippings, and a pamphlet with dietary recommendations from the Atlanta branch of Pat Walker’s Figure Perfection Salons, International. This collection also contains materials pertaining to specific...
Dates: 1923-1986, undated

Willette C. Elrod graduation scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS534f
Scope and Content This collection contains a graduation book "A Girl's Commencement: Rosebud Memories" kept by Willette C. Elrod upon her graduation from Commercial High School in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1919

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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 117
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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 92
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social life and customs 81
Flower shows -- Georgia -- Atlanta 79
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 73
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 69
Scrapbooks -- Georgia 69
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 62
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies and clubs 58
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta 53
Scrapbooks -- Georgia -- Atlanta 50
Atlanta (Ga.) 47
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies, etc. 47
Women -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs 47
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 43
Business enterprises -- Georgia -- Atlanta 42
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 41
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government 40
Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta 37
Georgia -- Politics and government 37
World War, 1939-1945 36
Business records -- Georgia -- Atlanta 35
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Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 33
Clothing and dress -- History -- 19th century 32
Neighborhoods -- Georgia -- Atlanta 32
Women -- Societies and clubs 32
Gardening -- Societies, etc. 31
Parks -- Georgia -- Atlanta 30
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 28
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Gardens -- Georgia -- Atlanta 26
Landscape architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta. 25
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Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.) 24
Business records -- Georgia 24
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Houses -- Georgia -- Atlanta 22
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Music -- Georgia -- Atlanta 21
Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 21
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns 21
Children -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
Gardens -- Design 20
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
Railroads -- Georgia -- Atlanta 20
World War, 1914-1918 20
Account books -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
Sports -- Georgia -- Atlanta 19
Agriculture -- Georgia 18
Architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Baseball -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Civil rights -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Family life -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
High schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Public schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 18
Slavery -- Georgia 18
Gay men -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 17
Landscape architecture -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Photography -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Segregation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Urban beautification -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Daguerreotypes 16
Plants, Ornamental -- Georgia 16
Portraits, American -- Georgia -- Atlanta 16
African American women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Ansley Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
Gay community -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Invitation cards -- Georgia 15
Landscape architecture -- Southern States 15
Real estate business -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Schools -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Theaters -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
African American families -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Ambrotypes 14
Buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Churches -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
City planning -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Civic improvement -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Cycloramas -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Deeds -- Georgia 14
Education -- Georgia 14
Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
Mayors -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Military uniforms 14
Advertising -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Airports -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Fires -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Five Points (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Inman Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Legal instruments -- Georgia 13
Railroads -- Georgia 13
Stone Mountain (Ga.) 13
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Atlanta Historical Society 31
Girls High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 30
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 25
Hartsfield, William Berry 22
Atlanta Cyclorama (Atlanta, Ga.) 20
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Georgia Institute of Technology 20
Coca-Cola Company 18
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 17
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) 17
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 16
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 16
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 15
Garden Club of Georgia. 15
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 15
Emory University 14
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 14
Rich's (Retail store) 14
Swan House (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
University of Georgia 14
Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 13
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 13
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
United States. Army 13
Atlanta History Center 12
Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 12
Western and Atlantic Railroad Company 12
Young, Andrew, 1932- 12
Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) 11
Atlanta Municipal Airport (Atlanta, Ga.) 11
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003 11
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 11
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Department 10
C. W. Motes (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Georgia Power Company 10
Georgia School of Technology 10
Inman, Emily Caroline MacDougald 10
Washington Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Atlanta Water Works (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Commercial High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 9
Fowler, Wyche, 1940- 9
Inman family 9
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967 9
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 9
Technological High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 9
United States. Navy 9
Agnes Scott College 8
Allen, Ivan, 1877-1968 8
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 8
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Department 8
Atlanta Art Association 8
Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Atlanta Music Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920 8
English-American Building (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
Frank, Leo, 1884-1915 8
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs 8
Georgia. Militia 8
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 8
Jones family 8
Junior League of Atlanta 8
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 8
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 8
Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 8
League of Women Voters of Atlanta/Fulton County 8
Massell, Sam 8
Piedmont Driving Club 8
United Daughters of the Confederacy 8
Woodruff, Robert Winship 8
American Red Cross 7
Atlanta City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Daughters of the American Revolution 7
Democratic Party (Ga.) 7
Garrett, Franklin M. (Franklin Miller), 1906-2000 7
Georgia. General Assembly 7
Henry Grady Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Jones, Bobby 7
Mitchell, Eugene Muse 7
Reeves Studios (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 7
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 7
Wren's Nest (Atlanta, Ga.) 7
Aaron, Hank, 1934- 6
Allen, Louise Richardson, 1917-2008 6
Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Atlanta Crackers (Baseball team) 6
Atlanta Journal (Firm) 6
Atlanta Public Library 6
Atlanta Public Schools 6
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 6
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Biltmore Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Boys High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 6
Carnegie Library of Atlanta 6
Connally, Mary Virginia Brown 6
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