Government and Civic Affairs

The Kenan Research Center collects institutional Records and personal papers that document Atlanta’s political and civic history from antebellum to the present with a concentration in mid-to late-20th-century history. Included are records of Atlanta city government and civic organizations, and political papers from Atlanta’s mayors, representatives, and civic leaders.

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Sam Massell Papers

Central Atlanta Progress Inc. Records

Lester Maddox Papers

Helen Bullard Papers

Research Atlanta Records

HOPE Inc. Records

League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County Records

Allen family Papers

Junior League of Atlanta Records

Charlotte and Alven Ferst, Jr. Papers

For more information about our archival collections, please call 404.814.4040 or email

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