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Atlanta (Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Alvin J. Belle Isle scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS259
Scope and Content Newspaper clippings of Belle Isle family in the news.
Dates: 1916-1950

Atlanta Art Association Film

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS193
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is one reel of black and white acetate 16mm film. The film captures some members of the tour group boarding an Air France jet in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the passengers captured boarding the plane were Tom Little, Charlotte Little, and Ruth McMillan, the trip's organizer. It is unclear from the footage if the plane is in Atlanta, Georgia or Orly Field near Paris, France. The donation records indicate the passengers are boarding the plane at Orly Field,...
Dates: 1962

Atlanta Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS393
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection is comprised of organizational scrapbooks and year books. Other materials include newspaper clippings, programs, and club organizational records.
Dates: 1898-1951, undated

Atlanta Lung Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS322
Scope and Content The collection contains the administrative records of the association as well as documents pertaining to the association's activities and programs. The records include board of director and committee minutes, correspondence, program agendas, newsletters and bulletins as well as reports pertaining to association activities and meetings. The bulk of the collection documents the association's attempt to educate the public on the pathology of tuberculosis and the widespread implications to the...
Dates: 1906-1977, undated

Atlanta Music Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS404
Scope and Content This collection consists of records created by the Atlanta Music Club and its subsidiary organizations including correspondence, meeting minutes, rosters, by-laws, financial statements, and committee reports. Also included are marketing materials such as press releases, advertising contracts, correspondence regarding advertising and publicity arrangements, concert series programs, newsletters, and information about artists who performed for the club. The collection contains publications of...
Dates: 1915-2001, undated; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history recordings

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS178
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection is comprised of ten interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original video recordings for each interview, and a DVD access copy of each.
Dates: 2004-2005

Atlanta's Unspoken Past oral history transcriptions

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS994
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection is comprised of eleven interviews, transcript of each interview (edited and unedited), original audio recordings for each interview, and a CD access copy of each. The interviews with Billy Jones and Ginny Boyd are part of the Maria Helena Dolan collection (1999.142)
Dates: 1997, 2004-2005

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1023
Scope and Content The collection is primarily comprised of materials generated to promote the painting and solicit attendance. Also included is correspondence and invitations to special events hosted at the Atlanta Cyclorama site. There are other materials related to reports generated in advance of the restoration project and rededication of the painting and presentations in relation to interpretation at the site.
Dates: 1886-1980, undated

Benjamin Elliot Crane collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS341
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of essays, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a manuscript of Crane's biography.
Dates: 1849-1885

Calhoun family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS50
Scope and Content The Calhoun family papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, military papers, and family history. The primary contributors to the collection are James Montgomery Calhoun and his son, William Lowndes Calhoun. Notable items in the collection include an undated Calhoun family history, a personal account of Sherman’s siege of Atlanta by Robert Henderson, a family Bible, a handwritten copy of the affidavit of James M. Calhoun regarding the surrender of Atlanta, and a floor plan of the...
Dates: 1834-1960, undated

City of Atlanta Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...
Dates: 1848-2009, undated

Cotton States and International Exposition collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1022
Scope and Content This collection is comprised primarily of materials created in preparation of and during the Cotton States and International Exposition of 1895. The bulk of the collection is programs and publications that detail daily events and highlight exposition participants. Of particular interest is a series of souvenirs collected by individuals that attended the exposition as well as postcards and a pass issued for an employee of the Atlanta Journal with his...
Dates: 1895-1896, undated

English Speaking Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS516
Scope and Contents of the Records The bulk of this collection consists of meeting minutes, financial records, annual reports, membership lists, correspondence, publications, and scholarship fund information. Publications include English Speaking Union News and The Branch Officer’s Bulletin. Also included are the dissertations of Ph.D. students awarded grants from the Atlanta Branch’s scholarship funds to help them pursue their research in England.
Dates: 1940-2000, undated

Exposition Cotton Mills Employee Newspapers

 File
Identifier: ahc.MSS1009
Scope and Content The collection consists of issues ofThe Exposition, a newspaper published for the employees of the Exposition Cotton Mills. The newspaper, published semi-monthly, printed primarily information pertaining to the mill and its employees. Some issues included advertisements for the mill store and beauty shop as well as leisure activities organized by the mill. Most issues printed photographs of mill employees and their families and mill sponsored events. A few...
Dates: 1919-1957; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1942

Francis DeGress Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS195
Scope and Content The collection contains five photographs of Francis DeGress. Most are portrait shots with the exception of one which is a group shot of eight gentlemen in uniform.
Dates: 1864, undated

George C. Spence family photographs and silhouettes

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS231
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook of 127 images. These snapshots are mainly of the immediate family of George C. Spence, Sr. and range in date from approximately 1870 to 1945. Subjects include George C. Spence, Sr.; his mother, Cornelia; his sisters, Eudora, Mary, and Eleanor; and his brother, Nat Spence. There are several childhood photographs of George C. Spence, Jr. and his sister Maryanne, as well as photographs of his stepmother, Elizabeth Norman Spence. The images depict the family...
Dates: Approximately 1870-1942

Harry Winster Ligon papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS823
Scope and Content This collection contains patents, diagrams, papers, and correspondence related to inventions by Harry W. Ligon between 1908 and 1930. These papers include petitions and patents with accompanying diagrams for cotton ginning machines and related valves. Also included is a petition for a game or amusement device.
Dates: 1908-1930, undated

Hebrew Benevolent Congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS440
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, pamphlets, meeting minutes, calendar of events, and some correspondence.
Dates: 1895-1987, undated

Henry Burr Green papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1063
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Henry Burr Green's life and family. Documents related to his military service and real estate career comprise the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover multiple facets of Green's life including his long-term involvement in the Presbyterian Church, his membership in multiple fraternities while attending Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University), and his extensive involvement with the real estate community (1946-1987). Due to...
Dates: 1900-1991

Herbert H. Lee Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS130
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are slides and photographs of geographic locations, events, and transportation in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. The collection contains images of downtown Atlanta, including aerial views, government buildings, private residences, parks, street scenes, railroads, as well as photographs depicting poverty and sub-standard housing. The photographs of Herbert H. Lee are an excellent resource for those interested in the subject of urban renewal, and the post-World War...
Dates: 1919- 1968, undated