Government and Civic Affairs

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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City of Atlanta Records

Sam Massell Papers

Central Atlanta Progress Inc. Records

Lester Maddox Papers

Helen Bullard Papers

Research Atlanta Records

OASIS and HOPE Papers of Frances D. Green

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

Charles Longstreet Weltner Papers

Herbert Jenkins Papers

Grace Towns Hamilton Papers

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