Fulton County (Ga.) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content These papers consist of various business and legal documents related to Alfred Austell's numerous business ventures. Included are land deeds, bookkeeping notes, checks, property insurance policies, bills, receipts, and photocopies of pages from Austell's letter book dealing with banking business, sale of cotton, and property acquisition and payment of personal notes. This collection also contains two pocket files, which are listed by month. The contents of these files have been left in the...
Dates: 1833-1962; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1889
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
Scope and Content This collection consists of three Freedman's bonds issued by Fulton County, Georgia: to Virginia M. Jordan for the eleven year old, black, female orphan, Celia Walker; to John M.C. Reed for eleven year old, black girl named Julia; and to Larkin H. Davis for eleven year old Savannah Brown for their apprenticeship until they reach the age of eighteen.
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, legal documents, and political writings, including text of speeches and letters to the editor of local newspapers that reflect Henry Alexander's activism in the Republican Party during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Legal and professional documents include Alexander’s affiliation with the American Bar Association, correspondence to the General Assembly and with the Fifth District of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs. The...
Dates: 1900-1973, undated
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of correspondence. There are letters of sympathy and support sent to Leo Frank and Lucille Selig Frank throughout his incarceration and after his death. Letters to the Franks are often written by many of the same people and share similar content. Also included is correspondence from members of the Frank and Selig families, from Frank's attorneys, from newspaper publishers and reporters, and to Governor Slaton on behalf of Leo Frank. In addition, the...
Dates: 1912-1916, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains various papers including tax receipts and bills for Cobb County, Fulton County, City of Austell, and City of Atlanta. Also included are correspondence, graduation, invitations, and programs documenting the activities of the Walraven family.
Dates: 1850-1954, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains genealogical information on Cooper and his family, and documents surrounding the history of Fulton County.
Dates: 1934-1938, undated