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William Harley Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS803f
Scope and Content This collection contains a document about William Harley Jones's history of injuries, his international vaccination certificate, and his United States passport. Materials also include several newspaper clippings about his death, two postcards, and a telegram from the United States consul in Nicaragua granting Jones the right to repatriation and hospitalization in Florida.
Dates: 1918-1970, undated

William Harris Bragg thesis

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Identifier: ahc.MSS623f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a copy of the Master's Thesis written by William Harris Bragg of Milledgeville, Georgia. Bragg's thesis is on Governor Joseph E. Brown's army and its activity during the Civil War. Divided into seven chapters, the thesis covers Brown under such topic headings as state rights, the railroad bridge guard, mustering of the Georgia state line, service in Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina, on the Western and Atlantic Railroad, and with the Army of...
Dates: 1982

William Hartsfield Gone With the Wind Premiere Film

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Identifier: ahc.VIS194
Scope and Content The footage, in its original format, is one reel of black and white acetate 16mm film. The film is edited from several individual reels and includes title and story cards. The first several minutes of the film captures the arrival of the principal actors and studio executives as they disembark at Atlanta Municipal Airport and proceed down the streets of Atlanta. There are many close-up shots of principal actors including Olivia De Havilland, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Ona Munson, and Laura...
Dates: 1939

William Henry Fleming letters

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Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1877-1882, undated

William Horace McEver papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS882f
Scope and Content The collection includes financial statements, checkbooks, and a music book. The financial statements detail items such as dental procedures, clothing costs, and Westminster tuition among other items. The music book contains fight songs played by university marching bands.
Dates: 1939-1963, undated

William Huff Antebellum Atlanta Billhead Collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS9f
Scope and Content This collection contains eleven receipts from William A. Huff’s work as a grocer, for a one year period from August 1859 through August 1860. The receipts are from various grocers in the Atlanta and Marietta areas from whom William Huff purchased goods. There are two receipts from Denmead and Wright, dealers in flour, grain, and millfeed, who were located in Marietta, Georgia. The other receipts are all from Atlanta merchants and consist of High, Butler and Company, General Commission Merchants...
Dates: 1859 – 1860

William J. Folsom Gone With the Wind Premiere Film

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Identifier: ahc.VIS190
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single reel of 16mm black and white acetate film shot by William J. Folsom during the premiere events for Gone With the Wind. The majority of the film was shot at a ball hosted by the Atlanta Junior League at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium in downtown Atlanta. There are many close-up shots of principal actors from the film including Olivia De Havilland, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Ona Munson, and Laura Hope Crews....
Dates: 1939

William J. J. Chase photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS295
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the office of William J. J. Chase, including photographs from the awards ceremony of the 31st Annual Golf Tournament held at the Capitol City Country Club and images of club members. Of special interest is a photograph of the Warlick Building on Peachtree Street which was located directly across the street from the Flatiron Building (also known as the English American Building).
Dates: approximately 1920-1954

William J. Woodward petition

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Identifier: ahc.MSS575f
Scope and Content This collection contains the petition of William J. Woodward, administrator of the estate of his father, Aaron Woodward, Sr. of Butts County, Georgia.
Dates: 1851

William Jack papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS925
Scope and Content This collection contains forty-six letters regarding the Civil War. Each accompanied by a typed transcription. Included are a sixteen page letter describing the Battle of Chancellorsville, a hand drawn pencil sketch of camp, and letters regarding the Atlanta Campaign, particularly the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Dates: 1862-1865, undated

William Jonathan Northen papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS259f
Scope and Content This collection includes telegrams, speeches, and research papers by William Jonathan Northen. Included are speeches on race relations in the South, the teaching profession, agriculture, religion, immigration, and other topics. Also included is a telegram from Booker T. Washington about a speaking engagement.
Dates: 1856-1907, undated

William K. Jenkins papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS824f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence from William K. Jenkins' business partner, Arthur Lucas, as well as personal letters from Jenkins' daughter and mother. Topics of their letters range from issues with employees to everyday family life. The collection also includes financial documents such as checks, bank statements, and insurance certificates.
Dates: 1930-1943, undated

William L. Funkhouser, Jr. papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS47
Scope and Content These papers consist of correspondence and military service records of William L. Funkhouser of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1899-1945, undated

William L. Monroe, Sr. family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS234
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs of William L. Monroe, Sr. and family members, wife Ila Smith Monroe, and children Evelyn Doris Monroe and William (Billy) L. Monroe, Jr. The majority of the images were taken in Monroe Gardens at 1896 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, adjacent to Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company. Of special interest are background features of the garden, such as the lodge, chapel, bomb shelter, and stone terracing, which provide details on the garden plan created by...
Dates: 1920-1953

William M. Brooks court document

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Identifier: ahc.MSS760f
Scope and Content This collection contains a court document requiring William M. Brooks of South Carolina to pay a fine of $100.07 to William Middleton Brook.
Dates: 1810

William M. Standard papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1031
Scope and Content This collection consists of diaries; correspondence; military records and certificates; newspaper clippings; land deeds; and ephemera pertaining to William M. Standard. The collection also contains a school essay written by Standard's great-great-grandson, Ron Currens, and a 1961 map of Civil War battlefields on which Currens marked the route his ancestor followed during the war. Of particular interest are over 200 letters exchanged between Standard and his wife, Jane, as well as...
Dates: 1846-1970, undated

William McElreath Branham photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS291
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Branham family members, including: Walter McElreath at age 40; J.N. McEachern and his wife; and Emmett and May McElreath, law partner and brother of Walter McElreath. Of special note is a profile image of Robert E. Lee, believed to be signed by him.
Dates: approximately 1935, undated

William McNaught Papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS156
Scope and Content The collection is primarily a series of correspondence and documents relating to William McNaught’s business interests; and a limited collection of personal correspondence between family members. The business records document ordinary business activities as well as the effects of the Civil War on his commerce. Several letters document the difficulties collecting funds from debtors after the Civil War. During the Civil War William McNaught with a group of investors formed the Fulton Exporting...
Dates: 1836-1911

William Moore collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS270
Scope and Content This collection contains two ledger books from company owned by William Moore in Acworth, Cherokee County, Georgia.
Dates: 1853-1874

William N. Gantt papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS601f
Scope and Content This collection contains an original land grant, indentures, and land warranty deeds. This collection also includes a will dated 1901.
Dates: 1869-1901

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Atlanta (Ga.) -- History 117
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Flower shows -- Georgia -- Atlanta 79
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 73
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 69
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Associations, institutions, etc. -- Georgia -- Atlanta 62
Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies and clubs 58
Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta 53
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Plants, Ornamental -- Georgia 16
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African American women -- Georgia -- Atlanta 15
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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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