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Columbus (Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Emma Jacqueline Slade Prescott booklets

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS277f
Scope and Content This collection consists of two booklets entitled "Stories of the War" and "Reminiscences of the War." In these documents Prescott wrote about "yankees" torturing a man in order to discover where his money was hidden; and how her husband was called to war in 1862 and later how he faced down thirty armed deserters who planned to kill him. She also writes about how she hid valuables from "yankee" raids; an occasion when the "yankees" broke into her home and threatened her at gunpoint; the places...
Dates: 1922-1924

Georgia Power Company records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS363
Scope and Content This collection contains annual reports, Board of Directors' minutes, a property inventory, and notes on the Hatton Shoals development on the Tugaloo River. Also included are loose-leaf pages to the Georgia Power Company's Atlanta Transportation System series of franchises and ordinances, as well as booklets and manuals associated with the Transportation System and its employees. Annual reports cover the company's interests in the Railway, Electric, Gas, Steam Heat, and Operating Engineering...
Dates: 1903-1975, undated

John Isham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS232
Scope and Content This collection consists of six diaries written by John Isham and his wife, Maria Louisa “Lou”, during the years 1878 to 1892. At the conclusion of the diaries there is one page dated February 1893, most probably written by his daughter. John Isham died on 1 August 1892. The daily entries usually begin with observations of the weather and temperature, followed by comments about daily events. In addition, Isham and his wife give a great deal of attention to the news and gossip around Atlanta....
Dates: 1855-1893

Wilbur G Kurtz, Sr. visual arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS197
Scope and Content This collection contains the family photographs of the Kurtz and Fuller families as well as visual materials Kurtz created and collected during the course of his career. Family photographs pertain to Kurtz and Fuller families as well as a few images from Annie Pye Kurtz prior to her marriage to Wilbur Sr. Also included are images of Wilbur Sr. and friends during his time in Chicago, Illinois. The bulk of this collection is photographic materials which support the research and field work...
Dates: 1859-1972, undated