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Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Arnall T. Connell papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1046
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Arnall T. Connell's tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia. Student papers written by Connell's graduate students form the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover a large array of Atlanta-related subjects, including neighborhoods and their histories, historic preservation of buildings and homes, renovation and repurposing ideas for historic...
Dates: 1894-1994, undated

Bill Patterson records of the Buckhead Business Association

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1039
Scope and Content This collection contains Buckhead Business Association letters of incorporation, organizational charts, membership lists, and meeting minutes. The collection also contains correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to the BBA's involvement in community improvement projects and Bill Patterson as president of the association.
Dates: 1970-1977, undated

Buckhead Fifty Club records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS348
Scope and Content This collection contains the constitution and by-laws of the Buckhead Fifty Club, including membership lists for the years 1932, 1934, 1952, 1956-1957, 1959, 1962-1979, 1981-1983 and one labeled the 1979 Presidential Edition. There are minutes and resolutions of the organization from the years 1935-1940 and a history of the club's activities from 1934-1956. Also included are newspaper clippings in 1955 about the Little League team and the annual Santa Claus parade the club sponsored, as well...
Dates: 1932-1983

Buckhead Men's Garden Club of Atlanta, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1036
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, rosters, minutes, membership, and financial records of the club. Also included is the club's monthly newsletter, The Good Earth Boys, which highlights their activities. Material also documents the club's operation of three successive greenhouses.
Dates: 1960-2013, undated

City of Atlanta Limelight Day proclamation

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Identifier: ahc.MSS819f
Scope and Content This collection contains a proclamation by the Atlanta City Council announcing Monday, August 19, 1985 to be known as Limelight Day in Atlanta. Marvin S. Arrington, the president of the Atlanta City Council, and Robb Pitts, a council member, issued the proclamation in recognition of the club as a popular tourist attraction and the site of many charitable functions.
Dates: 1985

Cotten Alston photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated

Dante's Down the Hatch documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1174
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection is Christmas newsletters published by Dante's Down the Hatch. The newsletters detail events that occurred over the previous year with pictures of those events as well as of notable people who visited the restaurant. Also included in the collection are menus and flyers advertising the restaurant.
Dates: 1982-2011, undated

Holton Mastin diaries

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1143
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, legal documents, and political writings, including text of speeches and letters to the editor of local newspapers that reflect Henry Alexander's activism in the Republican Party during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Legal and professional documents include Alexander’s affiliation with the American Bar Association, correspondence to the General Assembly and with the Fifth District of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs. The...
Dates: 1960-2008, undated

Joseph C. Fisch Photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS172
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains photographs of Atlanta, Georgia, including federal and state buildings, retail stores and businesses, streets, expressways, churches, hospitals, colleges and residences. Included are photographs of the Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta City Hall, Federal Penitentiary, Atlanta Naval Air Station, Carnegie Library, Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, The Journal Building, Terminal and Union Stations, Cathedral of St. Philip, Christ the King Cathedral, Glenn Memorial Church, Emory...
Dates: 1954, 1963

Laura Berry Campbell's garden photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS379
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken by Reeves Studios of the gardens of Laura and John Bulow Campbell's property at 2958 Andrews Drive. The images highlight a boxwood terrace garden with tulips, a central pool featuring a Leda and the Swan bronze statue, garden tile, and a grassy allee flanked by dogwoods in bloom. Of special note are several millstones, popular decoration in gardens of that time period.
Dates: approximately 1941

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Dates: 1920-1979

Neighborhood Garden Club records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS677
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the club's social and civic activities. Scrapbooks detail the club's monthly meetings and special events attended. The club's ongoing civic project of the neighborhood parkway beautification is highlighted throughout the collection.
Dates: 1931-1973, undated

Peachtree Battle Garden Club records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1032
Scope and Content This collection contains material that documents the club's history. Included in the collection are scrapbooks that detail the club's social activities, programs, civic projects, and flower shows that the club attended or hosted.
Dates: 1947-2005

Peachtree Park Garden Club scrapbooks

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Identifier: ahc.MSS723
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks that detail the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes photographs, yearbooks, correspondence, and clippings that illustrate the club's interests and projects. Of special note is a report of the club's civic work with teenage girls from the Oak Hill Homes.
Dates: 1939-1966

Southeastern Elevator Company documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS779f
Scope and Content This collection contains invoices and inter-office documents recording the company's work with installing elevators in Atlanta homes.
Dates: 1945-1946

Southline Press, Inc. photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS158
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains images of people, places, and events, most of whom were represented in news stories and other features in Southline. Images of people include political and civic leaders, religious leaders, professionals, entertainers, journalists and authors, athletes, and the general public. Among the photographs are images of Marvin Arrington, Roy Barnes, Julian Bond, Mike Bowers, Bill Campbell, Shirley Franklin, Pierre Howard, Maynard Jackson, Joseph Lowry, Billy McKinney, Benjamin...
Dates: circa 1985-1989, undated

Susan Kessler Barnard oral histories collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS918
Scope and Content This collection consists of the partial transcriptions and the taped interviews. It also includes an original manuscript of the book.
Dates: 1993-1995, undated

Therrell House construction documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS890f
Scope and Content This collection contains invoices, letters, and bills gathered during the construction of James Hamilton Therrell's home, located at 3101 Habersham Road in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1936-1939

Thomas E. Foster papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS90
Scope and Content This collection contains business, financial, and organizational records gathered by Thomas E. Foster. Most items document his participation in various Atlanta social, civic, and business clubs. Materials include meeting minutes, memos, rosters, handbooks, correspondence, directories, and newsletters.
Dates: 1940-1963, undated

Una Rivers Glidden Tour photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS333
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken during the 1911 Glidden Tour from New York City to Jacksonville, Florida.
Dates: 1911 October 13-26