Georgia -- Genealogy
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS375
Scope and Content This collection contains organizational records and histories of the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association. Also included are historical items collected by members as well as newspaper clippings, programs, and membership information. There are files pertaining to member genealogy and biographies of Confederate soldiers.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1024
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, certificates, correspondence, deeds, a ledger, military records, and school assignments. The majority of the records consist of deeds dated 1832-1887 of properties purchased by John Marshall Berry in Rome, Georgia. Included are deeds for one half of a commercial lot bought by Charles H. Smith, former mayor of Rome, Georgia, and one for 22 Bull Street in Savannah, Georgia. There is a merchant ledger dated 1864-1869 perhaps belonging to John Marshall Berry...
Dates: 1832-1965, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS953
Scope and Content The Campbell-Bulow-Orme papers include genealogical information, documents, correspondence, and newsclippings concerning these three inter-related families. These materials are primarily organized into two scrapbooks. The correspondence includes letters from Stonewall Jackson's wife. The genealogical record of the Orme family was copied from The Family Record Book of Dr. F.H. Orme, in Atlanta, Georgia, on December 17, 1911. Also included is a single letter from...
Dates: 1911, 1930, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS446
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, periodicals, recipe booklets, and academic certificates.
Dates: 1888-1965, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS99
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection is an assortment of documents pertaining to the Goza and Cochran families and a family bible from the Cochran family presumably from Cobb County, Georgia. The bible contains the birth, marriage, and death information for the Cochran family for the period 1830-1971. Other materials found in the collection include a few pieces of correspondence and an account book from an unidentified business. The records in the account book appear to be from a blacksmith or hardware company but...
Collection number: ahc.MSS345
Scope and Content This collection is primarily comprised of genealogy and family records pertaining to the Edwards family. Included in the collection are family histories, biographical sketches, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1714-1975, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.
Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970
Collection number: ahc.MSS82
Scope and Content This collection consists of photocopies of art by Adelaide Everhart, family bibles, books, bookplates, brochures, certificates, clippings, correspondence, employment assignments, employment records, genealogy, government records, house records, memos, a receipt, patent records, military records, and school materials. There are four books, including one unpublished work displaying Lucile Bell's interior designs. One published journal contains an essay written by George Everhart in 1950 about...
Dates: 1860-2004, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1005
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, diaries, obituaries, newspaper clippings, financial records, and official United States government documents pertaining to Gatins family members. Included among the latter are files from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), court records, passport application files, and INS records. The collection also contains birth, baptism, marriage, school and death records for various family members. Also included is secondary research on significant...
Dates: 1848-2010, undated, bulk 1999-2008; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2008
Collection number: ahc.MSS602f
Scope and Content This collection contains a handwritten autobiography of George Washington Collier and includes Collier family history. Included is a transcription of the writings.
Collection number: ahc.MSS769f
Scope and Content This collection contains Grace Hyatt’s memoirs which she composed in intervals between 1980 and 2002. It includes genealogical accounts of the Lorentzson family and several accounts of her life and that of her husband, Spurgeon. Most of these accounts are recollections of her teaching career in Brunswick, Collins, and Canton, as well as her courtship with Spurgeon.
Collection number: ahc.MSS402f
Scope and Content This collection contains photocopies of correspondence from members of the Jabez and Galt families.
Dates: 1844-1867, 1971, 1980
Collection number: ahc.MSS848f
Scope and Content This collection documents the life of James L. Bell and Bell family genealogy. Included are letters to Bell from William J. Hilburn, a fellow soldier; Captain Charles K. Maddox, under whom both Bell and Hilburn served during their military service; Walter A. Wiley; and A. T. Spalding, a pastor at Second Baptist Church in Atlanta. There is also research on the Bell family, gathered by James L. Bell’s great-granddaughter Edith H. Cook, that traces the family back to the 18th century. Cook also...
Dates: 1876-1983, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS137
Scope and Content This collection contains genealogical research, records of the Atlanta Chapter of the Associated Charities, manuscripts on a myriad of topics, and newspaper clippings. There is genealogical research on the Grant and Logan families gathered by Margaret Laing for her book, The Ten Years, 1905-1915, a history of the Atlanta Branch of the Associated Charities. Also included is correspondence that Laing received regarding her research from family members and...
Dates: 1903-1949, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS89
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection is primarily genealogical documents and materials pertaining to the civic activities of Julia Willet. The Foreacre family papers include service orders for William Foreacre from the Civil War, newspaper clippings, and family histories. The scrapbook, presented to Delia Foreacre at Christmas 1962, includes newspapers clippings relating to family members and a few pieces of correspondence. The majority of the materials pertaining to Julia Willet are newspaper clippings and...
Collection number: ahc.MSS785f
Scope and Content This collection contains a history of the Butler Van Guards, a Confederate infantry unit, and Kimble family genealogy.
Collection number: ahc.MSS139
Scope and Content This collection contains two scrapbooks, a diary, correspondence, newspaper clippings, Atlanta Board of Aldermen resolutions, and a recipe book. The two scrapbooks contain poems, genealogical notes, letters, greeting cards, and notes from family members and friends including “Cousin Naomi,” Augustus Alden, “Sister Anna L. A.,” Danny Boykins, Allie Alden, and Wilson Lumpkin. There are newspaper clippings on topics such as the 1888 Southern Baptist Convention, a 50th anniversary article on the...
Dates: 1840-1959, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS387
Scope and Content This collection contains military records mostly from the American Revolutionary War and a little from the American Civil War. Included in this collection are discharge papers, service records, and the like mostly from the Watson and Frazier families. There is also a family Bible containing genealogical information of the Watson family.
Dates: 1780-1918, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS618
Scope and Content This collection contains burial permits, interment book records, removal lists, and "record of lot owners" books which provide details of persons buried and lot ownership at Oakland Cemetery. Also a part of the collection are sexton and superintendent records of payroll, expense ledgers, annual reports, and correspondence which document the day to day operations of the cemetery. Of special interest are WPA project records that reflect a consolidation of early cemetery records as well as the...
Dates: 1848-2018, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS460
Scope and Content This collection contains material pertaining to Dean S. Paden's enlistment in the army during World War I and the King Hardware Company. Personal papers included in the collection are his enlistment application, correspondence, and a diary. Materials pertaining to King Hardware include financial records, legal documents, and correspondence.
Dates: 1910-1974, undated