Athens (Ga.). Office of the City Engineer papers

Athens (Ga.). Office of the City Engineer papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Athens (Ga.). Office of the City Engineer.
Title: Athens (Ga.). Office of the City Engineer papers
Dates: 1891-1976
Quantity: 14.9 Linear feet 12 document boxes, 1 half box, 4 oversized boxes, 3 oversized folders
Coll. Number: ms2607

Biographical/Historical Note

Athens, home of the University of Georgia (UGA), is located along the north Oconee River in Clarke County, in the rolling Piedmont of northeast Georgia. Athens and Clarke County combined to form a unified government in 1990. For more information, see the article Athens in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two oversize volumes of aerial photographs of Athens, City Engineer field books, sewer applications, and real estate and assessment listings. Also included are diagrams for the UGA Science Hall and blueprints for the R.L. Moss estate.


Index Terms

Aerial photography in city planning--Georgia--Athens.
Athens (Ga.)--History.
Athens (Ga.)--Photographs.
Athens (Ga.). Office of the City Engineer. -- History
Civil engineering--Georgia--Athens.
Correspondence.
Real property--Georgia--Athens.
Roads--Maintenance and repair.
Sewerage--Georgia--Athens--History.
Streets--Maintenance and repair.
Tax assessment--Georgia--Athens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Athens (Ga.). Office of the City Engineer papers, ms2607, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Sewer applications

BoxFolder
11Index to sewer applications, 1891-1899
2#1-134, 1891-1899
3#135-268
4Index, 1899-1904
5#269-379, 1899-1904
6#380-489, 1899-1904
BoxFolder
21Index to sewer applications, 1904-1908
2#1-100, 1904-1908
3#101-200, 1904-1908
4#201-300, 1904-1908
5#301-400, 1904-1908
6#401-456, 1904-1908
BoxFolder
31Index to sewer applications (see also oversized folder 1A), 1908-1912
2#1-75, 1908-1909
3#76-150, 1908-1909
4#151-224, 1908-1909
5#1-85, 1910-1912
6#86-171, 1910-1912
7#172-256, 1910-1912
8#257-341, 1910-1912
9#342-426, 1910-1912
OS Folder
1AIndex to sewer applications, 1908-1912
BoxFolder
41Index to sewer applications (see oversized folder 1A), 1913-1922
2#1-100, 1913-1922
3#101-200, 1913-1922
4#201-300, 1913-1922
5#301-400, 1913-1922
6#401-500, 1913-1922
BoxFolder
51#501-600, 1913-1922
2#601-700, 1913-1922
3#701-800, 1913-1922
4#801-900, 1913-1922
5#901-960, 1913-1922
6#961-1045, 1913-1922
OS Folder
1AIndex to sewer applications, 1913-1922
BoxFolder
61Index to sewer applications, 1922-1928
2#1-100, 1922-1928
3#101-200, 1922-1928
4#201-300, 1922-1928
5#301-400, 1922-1928
6#401-500, 1922-1928
7#501-600, 1922-1928
8#601-677, 1922-1928
BoxFolder
71Index to sewer applications, 1929-1932
2#1-60, 1929-1932
3#61-120, 1929-1932
4#121-180, 1929-1932
5#181-235, 1929-1932
 

2. City Engineer field books

Box
8Field books (25), 1894-1919
Box
9Field books (22), 1910-1935
Box
10Field books (20), 1935-1941
Box
11Field books (21), 1941-1948
Box
12Field books (19), 1948-1953
 

3. Property documents

BoxFolder
131Paving contracts, 1930-1933
2Real estate listing, 1936
3Assessment rolls, 1935-1948
4Assessment rolls, 1948-1965
5Assessment rolls, 1966-1976
6Correspondence, 1960
7Alphabetical listing of property/property owners
 

4. Aerial Photographs of Athens, 1946

OS Box
14Index grid to aerials 1-160 (The index grid page will be needed in order to choose which detailed views to request.)
Aerials detail view pages 3-43
OS Box
15Aerials detail view pages 44-83
OS Box
16Aerials detail view pages 84-123
OS Box
17Aerials detail view pages 124-158
 

5. Blueprints and Diagrams

OS Folder
2ADiagram for UGA Science Hall
OS Folder
3BBlueprints for R. L. Moss estate, remodeled hotel