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Benjamin J. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS208
Scope and Content The papers of Benjamin J. Wilson consist primarily of business records from Alabama and Georgia. The bulk of the collection contains receipts and letters written as part of his business in and around Atlanta in the years 1864 and 1896. There are some personal records and family information with one folder of miscellaneous clippings collected by his wife. Other family members mentioned in these papers include his sons: John B. Wilson (1875-1881), Robert E. Wilson, Will Wilson (d. 1898) Philip D....
Dates: 1850-1896

Benjamin J. Wilson Photograph and Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS142
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection of photographs consist of three generations of Wilson family members, including the images of grandchildren: Caverly, Bessie and Benjamin Wilson Tye; the children of Carrie Wilson Tye and John L. Tye. There are also several unidentified photos. An additional oversize file contains a map, property survey of Fulton County, near Westend, pertaining to the Riddle v. Wilson court case that is part of MSS 208.
Dates: circa 1870-1930

Benjamin Mart Bailey papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS30
Scope and Content These papers consist of Army documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings from General Bailey's military career, personal life, and academic and military education.
Dates: 1881-1978; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1940

Benjamin T. Hunter papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS179f
Scope and Content This collection contains Benjamin T. Hunter's diary, in which he wrote extensively about the weather, his school, hunting, Civil War battles, drilling and camp life with the local militia, the cost of items he had purchased, and various activities he pursued in his workshop. Also included are military documents in which Hunter is ordered to arrest deserters. There are letters from J. DeWitt Burkhead regarding a teaching position in Athens, Georgia. The collection also contains papers related...
Dates: 1861-1869

Benning family papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS60
Scope and Content These papers consist of correspondence between various members of the Benning family, personal documents, genealogy of the Benning family, and business papers from Hong Kong, New York and Atlanta.
Dates: 1862-1963, undated

Benning family photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS343
Scope and Content This collection contains images of the Benning family and the construction of the English-American (Flatiron) Building in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1893-1961, undated

Benton family Leo Frank papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1167
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to the 1913 murder of Mary Phagan and the murder trial of Leo Frank. Newspaper articles and a dissertation describe the details of the trial and Frank's lynching as well as new witness for the case and the push for a pardon for Frank in the 1980s. Also included are genealogy papers on the Phagan family.
Dates: 1891-2015

Benton Rapid Express, Inc. freight tariff report

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Identifier: ahc.MSS828f
Scope and Content The collection contains a Benton Rapid Express, Inc. proportional freight tariff supplemental listing of class and commodity rates between Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1936-1938

Berman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS28f
Scope and Content Included in this collection is a certificate of naturalization for Augustus Berman and a reissued marriage license for Augustus and Gertrude Berman. Also included is a letter of acknowledgement to Gertrude Berman from Mrs. Abe Fitterman, President of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, for the donation of a sewing machine, and a Georgia medical license issued to Louis C. Rouglin.
Dates: 1901-1952

Bernard C. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS463f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents relating to conservation, or rationing of gasoline and civil defense during World War II; and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1943-1949

Bernard L. Solari Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS147
Scope and Contents of the Records These photographs depict the aftermath of a fire at Loew’s Grand Theatre in Atlanta. Included are photographs of the exterior of the building, interior light fixtures, the lobby area, theatre seating, and the theatre stage area, all damaged by the fire.
Dates: February 1978

Berry family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1024
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, certificates, correspondence, deeds, a ledger, military records, and school assignments. The majority of the records consist of deeds dated 1832-1887 of properties purchased by John Marshall Berry in Rome, Georgia. Included are deeds for one half of a commercial lot bought by Charles H. Smith, former mayor of Rome, Georgia, and one for 22 Bull Street in Savannah, Georgia. There is a merchant ledger dated 1864-1869 perhaps belonging to John Marshall Berry...
Dates: 1832-1965, undated

Berry O. Pyron Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS111
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of photographs of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, and include images of Terminal Station, Underground Atlanta, and Loew’s Grand Theatre. Photographs of Terminal Station were taken in 1971 shortly before it closed and include images of the front façade and architectural details. Photographs of Underground At businesses that were in the area. Photographs of Loew’s Grand Theatre were taken on the day it caught fire in 1978 and include images of the fire in progress and the...
Dates: 1968-1978

Berryman Edwards Woodruff, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS830
Scope and Content Collection consists of financial records, personal memorabilia, marriage and divorce records, correspondence, brochures, and other printed material.
Dates: 1955 - 1972

Bertha Gossett papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS421
Scope and Content This collection is consists of reports, programs, correspondence, invitations, and periodicals from a variety of patriotic organizations.
Dates: 1935-1985, undated

Bertha Harwood (Mrs. Milton W.) Arrowood scrapbooks

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Identifier: ahc.MSS816
Scope and Content This collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by Mrs. Arrowood. The scrapbooks consist of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, and notes made by Mrs. Arrowood.
Dates: 1898-1938

Bertha Y. Jones scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS155
Scope and Content The Bertha Y. Jones scrapbooks contains ten scrapbooks filled with newspaper clippings dating from 1961 to 1978. These clippings concern Tucker, Georgia, the state of Georgia, the nation, and some international news. The clippings have information concerning special events, historic places, and many famous personalities. With regard to the latter, there are clippings on local people (officials, businessmen, etc.), state officials, presidents and their families, leaders of other countries,...
Dates: 1961-1978

Beryl Knight Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1090
Scope and Content This collection contains typewritten and handwritten records of nurseries and plants that provide an inventory of Brown's garden on Knollwood Drive in Atlanta in the 1970s. Sizes, quantities, varieties, and prices paid are included in the lists. Awards and a brochure on azaleas and rhododendrons highlight Brown's interest in these plants.
Dates: 1971-1975, undated

Bessie Duke Small collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS466
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Bessie Duke Small and miscellaneous ephemeral materials. The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings primarily regarding the Democratic Party and various political events.
Dates: 1908-1961, undated

Bessie Shaw Stafford papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS352
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of personal papers of Bessie Shaw Stafford. Included in the collection are photographs, newspaper clippings, and wedding book of Elizabeth (Bessie) Shaw and George R. Stafford.
Dates: 1892-1950

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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
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
Gardening -- Georgia -- Societies, etc. 35
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
Georgia -- Genealogy 27
Societies -- Georgia -- Atlanta 27
Architecture, Domestic -- Georgia -- Atlanta 26
Gardens -- Georgia -- Atlanta 26
Landscape architects -- Georgia -- Atlanta. 25
Transportation -- Georgia -- Atlanta 25
Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.) 24
Business records -- Georgia 24
Portrait photography 24
Finance, Personal -- Georgia 23
Houses -- Georgia -- Atlanta 22
Landscape architecture -- Georgia 22
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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