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Land grants -- Georgia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alex M. Hitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS854
Scope and Content This collection contains many of Alex Hitz's business and personal papers. Included are sociel security records, tax return, military records, and general business papers, both private practice and city commission. Hitz also assembled a "Compilation of the State's Grantees to All Land Lots in Fulton County." A family history and genealogy records are also included. The collection also contains Hitz's collection of programs from various Atlanta Theaters.
Dates: 1893-1972

Alfred Austell papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS29
Scope and Content These papers consist of various business and legal documents related to Alfred Austell's numerous business ventures. Included are land deeds, bookkeeping notes, checks, property insurance policies, bills, receipts, and photocopies of pages from Austell's letter book dealing with banking business, sale of cotton, and property acquisition and payment of personal notes. This collection also contains two pocket files, which are listed by month. The contents of these files have been left in the...
Dates: 1833-1962; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1889

Charles and Annie Haden papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS108
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and business papers of Charles J. Haden and his wife, Annie Bates, including correspondence, land grants, clippings, maps, speeches, and printed material. Topics include genealogy, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the state Democratic Party, the Cherokee Slate Company, and the Cyclorama. Of particular note is a speech by Haden on cotton production in the South and the effects of various New Deal policies on southern economy, the Atlanta Convention Bureau...
Dates: 1847-1966, undated; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1950

Childress-Bryant family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS56
Scope and Content These papers document the ownership history of several tracts of land in District 14 of Atlanta, Georgia, between 1822 and 1925. Including land lots are 119, 197, 198, 231, and 232. The collection consists of land grants, deeds, and papers primarily of the Childress and Bryant families. There are also papers regarding the land transactions of the White, Thomas, Mangum, Mitchell, Wooten, Thrasher, Guyton, Willis, and Suttles families. The land stayed within the Childress and Bryant families...
Dates: 1822-1925

Daniel and William A. McDougald papers

 File
Identifier: ahc.MSS229f
Scope and Content This collection contains land deeds from Macon County, Muscogee County, and Meriwether County in Georgia, receipts, business records, and legal documents. Of particular note is a bill of sale for enslaved people in Muscogee County, Georgia; a list of enslaved people with ages and brief descriptions; and correspondence relating to land transactions on the part of William A. and Daniel McDougald.
Dates: 1825-1889, undated

Finley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS853
Scope and Content This collection is divided into two series. Series I is primarily correspondance, both business and personal, spanning from the 1770s into the 1880s. Included are indentures, land grants, surveys, store accounts, a scrapbook and a funeral notice. Series II is from the twentieth century and is the collected mementos of Robert S, Lowrence from Atlanta, Georgia. Included are scrapbooks, photograph albums, diplomas, certificates, correspondence, church bulletins, music programs,...
Dates: 1778-1992

Kirkpatrick family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS779
Scope and Content This collection contains personal letters written by and to the Kirkpatrick family, mainly Nettie Kirkpatrick and her sister Keren Kirkpatrick Lindley. Also included are many death notices for the immediate Kirkpatrick family. Tax records from the 1860s are included. Bill of sales for several slaves are also included. There are several newspaper clippings on various subjects along with several books and pamphlets.
Dates: 1778-1920, undated

Thompson and Glover Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS204
Scope and Content This collection documents the activities of various members of the Thompson and Glover families who lived in Madison, Monticello, and Atlanta, Ga., primarily Catherine Thompson, Will Glover Thompson, Emily Fish Glover, Sallie [Sarah] Glover, and Eli Glover. Materials include correspondence of Sallie Glover with friends and family regarding school, sicknesses, clothes, and family visits. A few letters reference the commotion and disturbance of the Civil War. Correspondence of Catherine Thompson...
Dates: 1839-1961

William N. Gantt papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS601f
Scope and Content This collection contains an original land grant, indentures, and land warranty deeds. This collection also includes a will dated 1901.
Dates: 1869-1901

Wilson family documents

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS761f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to the Wilson family from 1825-1899. Documents include a marriage license, land lot certificates, military discharge certificates, receipts, geneological papers, a letter, and a will.
Dates: 1825-1880