Men -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Societies and clubs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes records regarding the activities of the Atlanta Symposium. Documents include administrative records, minutes, and member presentations. Administrative records include the history of the organization, by-laws, correspondence, meeting notices, membership rosters. Of special note are secretary notebooks from 1907-1944. Minute records contain Symposium minutes throughout the organization's history. The bulk of the collection are member presentations and information on each...
Dates: 1907-2021, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Atlanta Symposium members and events. It includes group photographs, member portraits, and symposium events and outings. Of special interest are photographs taken during a visit to Rising Fawn, Georgia.
Dates: 1985-2016, undated
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of records pertaining to the organization and administration of the Burns Club of Atlanta and the Ladies' Burns Club of Atlanta. Records include legal documents, correspondence, membership lists, program information, and pamphlets. Topics include the construction of the Burns Cottage, the Annual Anniversary Dinner, club operations, and poetry written by club members.
Dates: 1900-1985, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of the Burns Club of Atlanta and Ladies' Burns Club members, as well as photographs of the Burns Cottage.
Dates: approximately 1910-1915, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of documents pertaining to the Apollo Room, interior decoration, and LGBT activism. These documents include Apollo Room travel brochures; an issue of House and Garden; and records documenting Stevens’s donations to Jerusalem House, a non-profit that housed low-income individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. Of particular note is correspondence between Stevens and the Jerusalem House about building an HIV/AIDS clinic in Midtown.
Dates: 1963-2007, undated
Scope and Content This collection includes a minute book that record the organizational meetings of the Colonial Club held at the Kimball House Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The minute book includes membership lists, financial data, and a chronicle of the club's membership and decline.The club's purchase of the Mary F. Dougherty House at Peachtree Street and East Baker Streets in 1900 is detailed. The records were kept by Gordon F. Mitchell, secretary and treasurer.
Scope and Content This collection contains interior and exterior views of the Edgar Poe McBurney's residence at 1300 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Georgia. One photograph shows a view of a formal dinner party held at McBurney's home in celebration of his birthday. Of special note are images of Villa Nelili, McBurney's Memorial Gardens.
Scope and Content The collection contains material pertaining to Masonic lodges in Georgia. There are two membership directories of Atlanta’s W. D. Luckie Lodge No. 89, from 1919 and 1922. Also included is a history of the First Grand Lodge of England, and the Grand Lodge of Georgia published by the Lodge of Research No. 104 of Atlanta; a manuscript on the history of the Leroy Duncan Lodge No. 262; and the official charter for the Mount Olive Lodge No. 161.
Scope and Content This collection contains documents from John Wesley and Betsy Mae Hardwick. Materials include club membership cards, a Masonic degree, and a Girl Scout handbook. The bulk of the membership cards are from two Masonic temples, the Yaarab Shrine and the Piedmont Lodge. Of particular note is Betsy Mae Hardwick's notebook that she used to record the Girl Scout badges that she earned.
Dates: 1912-1947, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of portraits of Kiwanis Club of Atlanta members, including portraits of the club's former presidents, vice presidents, and chairmen such as: George Hunt, the first president who served in 1918; J. Sherrard Kennedy, the fifth president and Chairman of the International Committee on Community Programs; and George West, Chairman of the Entertainment Committee in the early twentieth century. Most of the photographs are in black and white. There are also group photos of...
Dates: 1918-1995, undated
Scope and Content The collection contains minutes recorded by club member Charlie L. W. Bird. Minutes include attendence records, meeting summaries, a newspaper clipping, and Bird's correspondence with members.
Dates: 1941-1960, undated
Scope and Content The collection contains records from the Atlanta Historical Society, the Rotary Club of Atlanta, and the Yaarab Temple of Atlanta. Items include biographies of Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Warren Harding, a short story titled "The Poppies of Wu Fong," and newspaper clippings, mostly about Ruth Blair (1889-1974) being named as Woman of the Year in 1956.
Dates: 1914-1967, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the office of William J. J. Chase, including photographs from the awards ceremony of the 31st Annual Golf Tournament held at the Capitol City Country Club and images of club members. Of special interest is a photograph of the Warlick Building on Peachtree Street which was located directly across the street from the Flatiron Building (also known as the English American Building).
Dates: approximately 1920-1954