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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

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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

William A. Bass High School documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1193
Scope and Content This collection contains editions of the student newspapers The Aerial and The Ambassador. Articles cover important school matters as well as current events. The newspapers also contain short works of fiction, jokes, and a long-running gossip column called "Campus Cliques." Additional material includes Parent Teacher Association pamphlets, commencement programs, and graduation programs.
Dates: 1924-1951

William A. Huff business ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS176f
Scope and Content This collection contains business correspondence, canceled notes, receipts and invoices of William A. Huff of Macon, Georgia. Most of the invoices are from High, Butler and Company and Carroll & High of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1859-1860

William A. Manley World War II scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS869f
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook complied by William A. Manley's father, George T. Manley, in remembrance of his son. It contains letters from William to his mother and his aunt Burnette "Birdie" Manley Fox (1900-?), as well as three letters that George Manley wrote to his son. Topics of the letters include everyday life and concern for William's safety. Newspaper clippings reporting William as missing in action are also included. Of particular note are letters expressing sympathy after...
Dates: 1943-1944, undated

William A. Manning photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS313
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of William A. Manning, Sr and his family. It also includes images of street scenes in Atlanta.
Dates: approximately 1907-1939

William Albert Crouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS609f
Scope and Content This collection contains a transcription of a diary kept by William Albert Crouse from May to August of 1864. It also contains a letter dated January 22, 1865, from Augustus H. McFarland to William’s wife Margaret Crouse. The diary contains daily records of the weather, personal health, meals and general conditions inside Andersonville Prison. According to Crouse the prisoners’ rations generally consisted of cornbread or corn flakes most days, but were occasionally supplemented by bacon or “old...
Dates: 1864

William Allen Fuller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS92
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains a series of letters concerning the William Fuller’s involvement in the “Great Locomotive Chase” and correspondence between William Fuller and members of his family. In the years following the locomotive chase, several individuals claimed some involvement in the event and others exaggerated their involvement.Many of the letters Captain Fuller received requested confirmation of the events reported and the extent of their involvement. In time, Captain Fuller composed a...
Dates: 1862-1905

William Alvoy document

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Identifier: ahc.MSS328f
Scope and Content This collection contains a document in Latin dated November 7, 1724. Inscribed on the back is "Mr. William Alvoy's dominions to his copyhold estate in Smithwell Court by the death of his brother Gabrial Alvoy."
Dates: 1724

William Asbury McCormack collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS224f
Scope and Content This collection contains photocopies of letters, invoices, newspaper clippings and photographs relating to William Asbury McCormack, a wrought-iron worker and assistant editor of the Cherokee Independent in Rome, Georgia.
Dates: 1926-1929

William B. Chisholm's scrapbook of Jefferson Davis

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS57f
Scope and Content This scrapbook contains news articles and poems about Confederate States President Jefferson Davis. The articles were written about appearances he made across the South and his death.
Dates: 1886

William B. Hartsfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS811
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining to Hartsfield. Also, there are technical publications and articles concerning the growth of the Atlanta airport as well as the city's highways. Articles on flouridation and the Chattahoochee River Basin are also included. The collection has various awards and personal effects such as greeting cards, a checkbook, the Hartsfield coat of arms, and letters.
Dates: 1943-1970, undated

William B. Hartsfield photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS4
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of William B. Hartsfield, often with others, taken during his later years as Mayor. Also included are pictures of him with family or friends following the end of his political career.
Dates: 1950-1971, undated

William B. Miles account book

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Identifier: ahc.MSS236f
Scope and Content This collection contains an account book containing construction figures and material descriptions of buildings in Atlanta and elsewhere, including the Georgia State Capitol Building; Inman Building; Austell Building; Fulton County Court House Annex; and the police station and stables.
Dates: 1885-1889

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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 117
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 114
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
Women -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs 47
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies, etc. 46
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 43
Business enterprises -- Georgia -- Atlanta 41
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 41
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Politics and government 40
Education -- Georgia -- Atlanta 37
Georgia -- Politics and government 36
World War, 1939-1945 36
Business records -- Georgia -- Atlanta 35
Gardening -- Georgia -- Societies, etc. 35
Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) 33
Clothing and dress -- History -- 19th century 32
Women -- Societies and clubs 32
Gardening -- Societies, etc. 31
Neighborhoods -- Georgia -- Atlanta 31
Parks -- Georgia -- Atlanta 30
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 28
Georgia -- Genealogy 27
Societies -- Georgia -- Atlanta 27
Gardens -- Georgia -- Atlanta 26
Architecture, domestic -- Georgia -- Atlanta 25
Landscape architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta. 25
Transportation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 25
Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.) 24
Business records -- Georgia 24
Portrait photography 24
Finance, Personal -- Georgia 22
Houses -- Georgia -- Atlanta 22
Landscape architecture -- Georgia 22
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
Music -- 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
Segregation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Urban beautification -- Georgia -- Atlanta 17
Daguerreotypes 16
Photography -- Georgia -- Atlanta 16
Plants, Ornamental -- Georgia 16
Portraits, American -- Georgia -- Atlanta 16
African American women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
Ansley Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 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
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
Buildings -- 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
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 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
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
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 13
Tullie Smith House (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
United States. Army 13
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 History Center 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
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 City Hall (Atlanta, Ga.) 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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