Athens, Georgia - city records

Athens, Georgia - city records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Athens, Georgia - city records
Dates: 1860-1970
Quantity: 51.6 Linear feet (81 document boxes, 15 half boxes, 12 oversized boxes, 2 oversized folders B, 16 oversized folders C)
Coll. Number: ms1633

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of various official records of the City of Athens that were housed in the Mayor's vault. Included are some tax assessment books, tax digests, city engineer's correspondence, disbursement ledgers, mayor's general papers and large amounts dealing with the Athens Housing and Urban Renewal Project.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Politics and government--History.
Athens Housing Authority (Athens, Ga.). -- Records and correspondence
Civil engineering--Georgia--Athens.
Government records.
Ledgers (account books)
Municipal officials and employees--Georgia--Athens--Records and correspondence.
Tax assessment--Georgia--Athens.
Tax records.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens, Georgia - city records, 1860-1970. MS 1633. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions on Access

This collection is on deposit.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Building plans and maps

OS Folder
1BContract between Athens and Athens Gas Light Co, 1884
Includes contract and map
OS Folder
2BPi Kappa Alpha fraternity house, Lumpkin St, 22 April, 1964
Includes specifications and drawings for construction
OS Folder