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William B. Reeves collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS282f
Scope and Content Accumulated by collector William B. Reeves, this collection contains a reward poster and two letters to Charles Dickson, the sheriff of Jonesboro, Georgia. The reward poster is dated December 20, 1910 and offers a fifty dollar reward for James P. Lovelace who deserted from the U.S. Army on December 13, 1910 from Fort Riley, Kansas. One of the letters is from C.W. Mangum, the Fulton County sheriff, and gives the name of a black prisoner in the Fulton County jail that Charles Dickson was...
Dates: 1910-1913

William B. Robinson legal document

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Identifier: ahc.MSS703f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a legal document in which William B. Robinson of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, appoints John M. Boving as his attorney to act on his behalf to investigate the seizure, cutting and taking, of his timber from land belonging to him in the neighborhood of Atlanta and prosecute the responsible party which was the Confederate States of America.
Dates: 1864 March 11

William B. Stanley Civil War letters

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Identifier: ahc.MSS336f
Scope and Content This collection contains typed transcriptions of letters written by W. B. Stanley of the 22nd Georgia Regiment (Henry Volunteers) who lived in Henry County south of Atlanta.
Dates: 1862-1863

William Berry Hartsfield collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS530
Scope and Content This collection contains pages from a scrapbook; a copy of a letter addressed to "William;" a thank you card from Mrs. William B. Hartsfield; and two programs pertaining to William B. Hartsfield. Also included are newspaper clippings that cover Hartsfield's elections, activities in office, death, and funeral and memorial services.
Dates: 1938-1971

William Burke papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS724f
Scope and Content This collection consists of three letters; two envelopes; one certificate declaring intent to become a United States citizen; and an abstract of a marriage record pertaining to William Burke. All materials except the envelopes have transcriptions. Two of the letters were written to Burke during the Civil War, one from Georgia by John Bailey and the other from Petersburg, Virginia, by John Welsh. The letters describe camp conditions; casualties; weather; lack of pay; and concerns about the...
Dates: 1849-1864, undated

William C. Pauley landscape architecture drawings

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Identifier: ahc.VIS184
Scope and Content This collection contains the landscape architecture drawings and topographical surveys by William C. Pauley from 1914 to 1973. Projects are mainly from the southeast, but a few early projects are from Massachusetts. Much of the work consists of residential plans, but some are of schools, colleges, parks, cemeteries, and commercial projects. Notable Georgia projects include the Bankshaven estate of Newnan, Georgia, Joel Hurt Memorial Park of Atlanta, and the Robert W. Woodruff residence in the...
Dates: 1914-1973, undated

William C. Pauley papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1091
Scope and Content This collection contains documents which provide details of residential and commercial work by landscape architect William C. Pauley. Materials include plant lists, correspondence, and specifications. Projects are mainly from the Southeastern states and most of the work consists of residential clients from Georgia. Parks, cemeteries, and a hotel are included in Pauley's commercial clients. Of special interest are documents for East View Cemetery in Rome, Georgia, and Lincoln Memorial Park...
Dates: 1922-1953, undated

William C. Poole property documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS173
Scope and Content This collection contains land titles, quit-claim deeds, indentures, affidavits, abstract titles, tax returns, warranty deeds, real estate bonds, sworn declarations from the files of William Poole. Most pertain to land lots in southwest Atlanta and West End.
Dates: 1831-1923, undated

William Crabtree papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1122
Scope and Content This collection documents William Crabtree’s role as the Local 134 union president during litigious proceedings affecting union members. It includes court cases filed on the part of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 134; the city of Atlanta; and the federal government. All cases concerned discriminatory hiring practices. The collection contains grievances filed by Local 134 members concerning compensation and employment dismissal. There are statistics illustrating...
Dates: 1975-1988, undated

William Dana Thomson documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS351f
Scope and Content This collection contains an account book containing entries for the Atlanta law firms of Lester and Thomson (1871-1874) and Chandler and Thomson (1874-1888). The collection also contains a letter from G. C. Gordon to William Thomson for a dinner honoring Atlanta's 400 first telephone subscribers; typed recollections of Thomson of his childhood, and a summons to appear in a Fulton County court.
Dates: 1871-1926

William Daniel Allen papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS800f
Scope and Content Most of this collection contains Allen's academic materials from his education at the Institute of Applied Science, specifically his studies on fingerprint analysis. Materials include Allen's handwritten notes, a letter from instructor T. G. Cooke, a series of examination sheets, several pages of newspaper clippings, and Allen's class binder. This collection also contains several materials concerning civilian defense during World War II, informative pamphlets from the Office of Civilian...
Dates: 1941-1942, undated

William E. Brock papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS604f
Scope and Content This collection consist of four documents relating to the military career of William E. Brock. Included are military appointments, commissions and special orders, and his physicians license from the Physician Board of Georgia.
Dates: 1861-1863

William & Eva Richards legal and financial documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS287f
Scope and Content This collection contains a property and financial records of William and Eva Richards of Atlanta, Georgia, including a Fulton County land indenture for land lot 107 in the 17th district; the will of Rachael Francis who lists William Richards as a beneficiary; promissory notes, and a warranty deed.
Dates: 1889-1938

William Everhart Cunningham diaries

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Identifier: ahc.MSS830f
Scope and Content The collection contains two diaries written by William Everhart Cunningham. In his entries he describes his participation in various sports at the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), his sister's move to Agnes Scott College, and his reaction to his father's death in 1908. Also included in the collection is a postcard from his father.
Dates: 1901-1909

William Fort Williams papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS900f
Scope and Content This collection contains school items from Atlanta High School, Civil War correspondence, teaching certifications, and membership cards for various societies to which William Fort Williams belonged. Materials about and from the Williams family include a family tree and genealogy documentation, an Atlanta Cyclorama pamphlet, a court petition and legal guardianship documents, and correspondence.
Dates: 1857-1952, undated

William Fulmer Hull photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS177
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists of images taken by photographer Bill Hull in the course of his duties at the Atlanta Historical Society. Mr. Hull frequently photographed areas in Atlanta in support of research, exhibitions, and programs at the institution. Included are images of geographic locations in the Metropolitan Atlanta region, including Buckhead, Cabbagetown, Midtown and downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Images of geographic locations show commercial buildings, parks, and street views of important...
Dates: 1985-1996

William Grisham letter

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Identifier: ahc.MSS587f
Scope and Content One letter dated May 12, 1856, from William Grisham to his niece, Miss N. E. Watson in Canton, Georgia, about his life in Washington D.C., request for information for a young lady of his acquaintance who is seeking a position to teach females, and advice on marriage to his niece.
Dates: 1856

William H. Forsyth papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS114f
Scope and Content This collection includes genealogical information on the Forsyth family, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other records concerning William Forsyth and his family.
Dates: 1829-1972

William H. Parkins manuscript

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Identifier: ahc.MSS167
Scope and Content This collection consists of a handwritten autobiographical narrative of William H. Parkins titled Hiding Out or the Adventures of a Confederate Conscript: A Thrilling Narrative of the War Between the States. A revision of his diary, commencing with the secession debates in South Carolina in 1860, continuing until Parkins crossed the picket lines in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1864. The narrative is 430 pages and ends with Parkins catching a train to New Albany,...
Dates: 1885

William H. Trimble papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS249
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, and class notes. Correspondence with family members includes letters from his mother, Lina; his wife, Grace; and his sister, Florence. The letters date 1910-1945 and include his school years through his military service in North Africa during World War II. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as his childhood in rural Hogansville, Georgia; novelist Corra Harris and her home in Bartow County, Georgia; and...
Dates: 1909-1945, undated

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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 117
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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
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Neighborhoods -- Georgia -- Atlanta 31
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Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 17
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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
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Grant Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 14
Mayors -- Georgia -- Atlanta 14
Military uniforms 14
Advertising -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
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Buildings -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Fires -- Georgia -- Atlanta 13
Five Points (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
Inman Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
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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
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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