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Women authors

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Carlyn Fisher papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS770
Scope and Content

The collection contains materials pertaining to Carlyn Fisher's artistic career as a painter, as well as her chronicling of numerous other artists from the southeastern United States. Other items in the collection include newspaper clippings magazine articles, correspondence, and information regarding other artists and their works.

Dates: 1961-1982, undated

Emily Jane Winkler Bealer diary

Collection number: ahc.MSS814f
Scope and Content

This collection contains Emily Jane Winkler Bealer's diary in which she reflects on domestic life as an impoverished widow during Reconstruction in Atlanta. Topics include raising and educating her children, financial and business affairs, and social and church life. The collection also includes a typed transcript and biographical notes written by Bealer's great-granddaughter, Emily Bealer Calhoun II. These notes contain research on people and businesses referenced in the diary.

Dates: 1876-1886, approximately 1975

Every Saturday Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1270
Scope and Contents This collection documents civic, social, and intellectual activities of the Every Saturday Club through administrative records, minutes, yearbooks, and pa. The bulk of the content pertains to club meetings where members presented papers that they wrote on each year’s theme. In addition, the collection includes member papers, articles written about members, documentation about the club's founding, 100 year anniversary, and an Atlanta History Center exhibit in 1994 celebrating the club’s...
Dates: 1889-2023, undated

Helen Dortch Longstreet papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS136
Scope and Contents The Helen Dortch Longstreet papers include biographical materials, correspondence, speeches, manuscripts, newsclippings, and subject files, primarily documenting Longstreet's attempts to exonerate her husband from blame for the Confederacy's loss at the Battle of Gettysburg. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, including Sears Wilson Cabell, who served as treasurer of the Longstreet Memorial Association; her stepdaughter Lula Whelchel; Jessie P. Rothrock, North Carolina state chair...
Dates: 1904-1963

Henri (Henrietta Irene) Horrell poems

Collection number: ahc.MSS952f
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two poems written by Henri Horrell about the Civil War. There is a typed and a hand written copy of "Grand-Pa's Story," which is about the Battle of Chancellorsville. In addition, there is a typed copy of "Who'll Know the Blue from the Gray," as well as a copy of the periodical Blue and Gray: the Patriotic American magazine from February 1884, in which Horrell published her poem.

Dates: 1867-1894, undated

Jane Peacock research materials

Collection number: ahc.MSS1121
Scope and Content

This collection contains manuscripts, research materials, correspondence, book layouts, design notes, and newspaper clippings. Most of the material relates to Margaret Mitchell, the book Gone With The Wind, as well as its movie adaptation, and Peacock's research.

Dates: 1966-1988, undated

Laurel Horton's quilting and folk dance papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1221
Scope and Contents This collection documents Laurel Horton’s research about quilting and textiles, particularly the Chattahoochee Country Dancers, later called the Chattahoochee Contra Dancers. In addition, it contains information documenting the quilting committees on which she served. Horton collected the bulk of this material researching the connection between quilting and dancing in Alaska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. Papers include field notes, book chapters she authored, essays, emails,...
Dates: 1979-2003, undated

Lucinda Bunnen photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS395
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs taken for Movers and Shakers in Georgia by Lucinda Bunnen and Frankie Coxe. The collection includes images of notable political, business, cultural, and arts figures between 1976-1978 in Georgia. Also included are photographs of events such as Jimmy Carter's presidential election, a Decatur Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) planning meeting, the Ramblin' Raft Race on the Chattahoochee River, an Atlanta...
Dates: approximately 1976-1978

Martha Pyatt Green papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS101
Scope and Contents

The collection is primarily composed of Green’s book length manuscripts and newspaper clippings of her columns that have been mounted in scrapbooks.

Dates: 1880-1932

Mary Cawthon McIntrye papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1217
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection is short story drafts and notes written by Mary Cawthon McIntrye for her historical fiction and mystery stories. There are also three World War II ration books from her family.

Dates: 1944, 1990, undated

Nora Stirling papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1126
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, extensive newspaper reviews of Stirling's book Pearl Buck: A Woman in Conflict (1983) as well as reviews of her earlier plays. Also included are two book manuscripts and Stirling’s high school yearbook.

Dates: 1918-1990, undated

Olive Bell Davis papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS79
Scope and Content The bulk of these papers are drafts and finished versions of Davis' literary work, including the novels Inquest to Love and Exodus 20, the short stories, poems, and one-act plays published in Between two Novels (1965), an unpublished novel “A Year to Love," and articles published in the Atlanta Constitution and the Atlanta...
Dates: 1950-1968, undated

Pamela Parker papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS950f
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings about Pamela Parker’s theatrical work, flyers for Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance productions, and tickets to the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival and the Atlanta Theatrical League’s The Boys in the Band.

Dates: 1981-1992