Athens Historical Society papers

Athens Historical Society papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Athens Historical Society.
Creator: Moss, Sarah H.
Title: Athens Historical Society papers
Dates: circa 1897-circa 1979
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of miscellaneous files and plaques, including the minutes of the meetings from 1979-1984 and documentation of the 1987 and 1988 events and projects undertaken by the Historical Society. Includes Sarah H. Moss collection of photographs, and miscellaneous papers (ca. 1897-1941).
Coll. Number: ms2005

Biographical/Historical Note

The Athens Historical Society was founded in 1959 and is dedicated to preserving the history of Athens, Clarke County and the surrounding area. The Society is a non-profit organization under federal 501(c)(3) regulations. Membership in the Society offers informative quarterly meetings (third Sunday of January, March, May and October), interesting projects, newsletters and the annual volume of papers presented to the Society, the Athens Historian. Other publications issued by the Society include ten books, a map and a color video tour of 21 historic homes.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens Historical Society. -- History--19th century--Sources
Athens Historical Society. -- History--20th century--Sources
Athens Historical Society. -- Photographs
Atlanta (Ga.)--History--19th century--Sources.
Atlanta (Ga.)--History--20th century--Sources.
Files (document groupings)
Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.
Georgia--History--20th century--Sources.
Moss, Sarah H.
Papers (document genre)
Plaques (flat objects)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens Historical Society papers, ca. 1897-ca. 1979. MS 2005. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Athens Historical Society papers, 1802-1997.

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