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Business enterprises -- Georgia -- Atlanta

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Georgia Retail Merchants Association records

Identifier: ahc.MSS946
Scope and Content The records of the Georgia Retail Merchants Association include three bound volumes, as well as some loose newspaper clippings, and other material. The first volume is a scrapbook including press clippings, correspondence, event programs, brochures, official rosters, and annual reports, which chronicle the growth of the Georgia Retail Merchants Association. The clippings, originally intended to be incorporated into the scrapbook, document the social functions held by the association, which...
Dates: 1914-1974

Harold H. Martin research material

Identifier: ahc.MSS253f
Scope and Content This collection contains inter-office communications and preliminary drafts in preparation for a Newsweek cover story of Atlanta in March, 1954. The article covered the history and growth, especially the business development of the city. The research and writing was performed by Bill Emerson of the Atlanta Newsweek staff.
Dates: 1954

Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS279
Scope and Content This collection contains six scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral materials. Of particular interest is a copy of the speech by Dorsey to Governor Slaton in response to the motion to dismiss filed in behalf of Leo M. Frank.
Dates: 1838-1924

J. Regenstein Co. pamphlet and letter

Identifier: ahc.MSS817f
Scope and Content This collection contains a pamphlet titled You and Regenstein's that contains information for new employees as well as a typed letter from the J. Regenstein Co. written to Mr. L. M. King of Jonesboro, Georgia.
Dates: 1908, 1950

James Stapleton ephemera

Identifier: ahc.MSS337f
Scope and Content This collection contains an invoice for payment of purchase of various dry goods by William Hadden from J. and J. Stapleton; a pamphlet titled "Rules of the House of Representatives for the Session of 1865"; and invitations to the Inaugural Reception at the Kimball House in 1882.
Dates: 1859-1882

J.P. Stevens Engraving Company records

Identifier: ahc.MSS362
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains engraving and stationery samples from J.P. Stevens Engraving Company. Included are invitations for noteworthy events in Atlanta's history, such as an invitation to the fiftieth anniversary convention for the Coca-Cola Fountain Sales Corporation and an invitation to the opening of the Ponce de Leon Park. In addition, this collection contains documentation from the personal finances of J.P. Stevens including estate settlement documents such vouchers and...
Dates: 1894-1975, undated

Julius Frank Beck Business Papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS25f
Scope and Content The documents in this collection pertain to companies owned by Julius Beck; the Troy Steam Laundry Company and the Beck Steam Laundry Company. This collection includes: J. Frank Beck’s stock certificates; articles of agreement for building the Troy Steam Laundry; contract signed by George E. Murphy and William H. Venable in which they agree to construct the Troy Steam Laundry building on Houston Street; account balance for work on laundry building signed by Walter T. Downing; accounting...
Dates: 1889, 1897

Lamalco, Inc. business records

Identifier: ahc.MSS203f
Scope and Content This collection contains a small business administration loan form for Lamalco, Inc; a lease agreement between Perimeter Mall and Lamalco, Inc.; and four pages from the accounts payable book of Lamalco.
Dates: 1971-1972

Marion Johnson photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS33
Scope and Content This collection documents the Atlanta urban environment, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s, through cityscapes, aerial views and scenes of individual buildings as the city underwent a period of building and growth. The arrival of the city's first professional sports team, the Atlanta Braves, is documented. Also included in the collection are scenes pertaining to Southern politics including local, state and presidential races. A wide variety of Georgia agriculture and industry is...
Dates: 1938-1975

Mary Wylie McCarty manuscript

Identifier: ahc.MSS816f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a typed manuscript by Mary Wylie McCarty detailing the founding and early years of the Retail Credit Company, precursor of Equifax, founded by Cator Woolford (1869-1944). It includes a history of Woolford's early life on his family farm, his schooling at Maryland Agricultural College, his enlistment in the U.S. Army in order to become part of the Signal Corps, and other various jobs he held. The collection also contains a partial letter written to a Mr. Malone...
Dates: undated

McDonough-Thompson Company records

Identifier: ahc.MSS6
Scope and Content This collection consists of an alphabetical list of jobs undertaken by the company and dates of completion from 1920-1978.
Dates: 1920-1978

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce records

Identifier: ahc.MSS1077
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents generated and collected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The bulk of the material is meeting minutes created by the Chamber and its various councils. There are also publications of the Chamber, administrative and institutional records, and various documents describing the establishment of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), airports in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Region Metropolitan Planning Commission. Material includes...
Dates: 1883-2012, undated

Mrs. William Gayle Photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS121
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains reproductions of photographs of the Five Points area of downtown Atlanta, including images of Union Station, the parking deck for Rich’s Department Store, the Carnegie Library, the Forsyth Street Bridge Atlanta Journal building, Krystal restaurant, the Ivan Allen-Marshall building, Friedman Jewelers, the Western Union building, and the “Coca-Cola clock”. The streets shown include Broad, Alabama, Forsyth, Marietta, Peachtree, Pryor, and Carnegie. The collection also...
Dates: circa 1953

Nunnally Company ledger

Identifier: ahc.MSS876
Scope and Content This collection consists of one ledger, titled "Transfer Ledger Purchase and Private," dated 1904-1909, with the transactions listed under the names of companies and individuals.
Dates: 1904-1909

Property appraisals

Identifier: ahc.MSS610f
Scope and Content This collection contains the property appraisals, tax returns, and related information for two Atlanta, Georgia businesses. One business is Joe's Laundry owned by Jew Shiu Dun, and the other is Chinese Kitchen owned by Leon Quan.
Dates: 1968-1971

Robert Lee Avary papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS16
Scope and Content This collection consists of business papers, Methodist church papers, political papers, family records, and materials relating to Confederate veterans.
Dates: 1881-1958

Sam Massell photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell hosting...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974

Scrutchin, Morrison & Company customer form

Identifier: ahc.MSS571f
Scope and Content This collection contains a form mailed to costumers from Scrutchin, Morrison & Co. Commission Merchants and Dealers in Hardware, successors to McNaught, Ormond & Co. both of Atlanta, Georgia. There is a slightly legible note written on the back of the form from an unidentified person.
Dates: approximately 1865

Seydel-Woolley & Company agreement

Identifier: ahc.MSS663f
Scope and Content The Seydel-Woolley & Company records include an agreement admitting Paul Vasser Seydel and John R. Seydel into the company. Dated July 1, 1941, the document also describes the business, particularly its financial operations.
Dates: 1941

Thomas Harris ephemera

Identifier: ahc.MSS145f
Scope and Content This collection contains a business card and advertising for the Queen Mantel and Tile Company, and a list of stock holdings, dated 1953.
Dates: 1953, undated