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Autobiographies

 Subject
Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS201f
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound volume. Inside are two letters to Miss Ruth Blair, the Executive Secretary of the Atlanta Historical Society, dated March 11, 1938 and March 18, 1938, both from Fitzhugh Knox, Sr. Also included is a short manuscript titled “My Reminiscences From 1883”. The first part of the manuscript is a memoir which mentions many prominent citizens, such as Joel Chandler Harris, Carroll Payne, and Henry W. Grady; businesses, like the Merchants Bank of Atlanta, J. Regenstein...
Dates: 1938

George Washington Collier papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1813-1903

Grace L. Hyatt memoir

 Collection
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 2002

Hughs family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS121
Scope and Content This collection contains family histories, scrapbooks, clippings, and correspondence about the Hughs family. Of particular note are three manuscripts; Lucile Smith Hughs' “My Pot Pourri of Ninety Years" about the West End area of Atlanta; Albert S. Mead's “Five Hundred Miles A-Foot” chronicling his trip through the North Georgia mountains; and Mother Mary Monica's “Some Family Memories” about Antebellum Atlanta.
Dates: 1858-1974, undated

Sidney Root papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS908f
Scope and Content This collection contains autobiographic and biographic materials on Sidney Root as well as transcriptions of letters and newspaper articles written by Root. Materials include the manuscripts for Root's unpublished autobiography, Memorandum of My Life and genealogy papers on the Root family. Of particular note is a manuscript of a biography of Root by Walter McElreath, one of the founders of the Atlanta Historical Society.
Dates: 1863-1897, undated

William S. Irvine papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS122
Scope and Content This collection contains research materials collected by William S. Irvine, including clippings from British and American magazines and newspapers about Georgia, Native Americans, and the Civil War. There are manuscripts and articles written by Elizabeth H. Hanna, Sarah Huff, and Dr. John Massey about Atlanta history. Also included are genealogy papers, correspondence, legal, and business papers.
Dates: 1773-1951, undated; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1951