Arthur L. Montgomery papers

Arthur L. Montgomery papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Montgomery, Arthur L.
Title: Arthur L. Montgomery papers
Dates: Bulk, 1960-1980
Dates: 1958-2000
Quantity: 3.5 Linear feet (3 boxes and films)
Coll. Number: ms3784

Biographical/Historical Note

Arthur L. Montgomery (1923-2012), son of L. F. Montgomery, served as an executive of Coca Cola and was an Atlanta civic leader. He served as chairman of the Atlanta City Parks and Recreation Committee and was instrumental in the creation of the Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium and in bringing the Braves and Falcons to Atlanta.

Montgomery was heavily involved in civic and charitable organizations including: American Cancer Society; University of Georgia Foundation; Rabun Gap-Nacoochee Schools; Atlanta Municipal Theater; Atlanta Symphony; Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; Georgia Student Educational Fund; Atlanta Rotary Club; and Georgia Alumni Society.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes clippings and articles; plaques and certificates; a small amount of correspondence; and films related to the career and activities of Arthur L. Montgomery. The majority of the papers deal with Montgomery's involvement in the Atlanta City Parks and Recreation Committee and the Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. The films are primarily Montgomery family home moves from the 1950s to the 1970s.

Index Terms

Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Atlanta, Ga.).
Clippings (information artifacts)
Plaques (flat objects)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Arthur L. Montgomery papers, ms 3784, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in other repositories: Arthur and Lafayette Montgomery papers, ahc.MSS164, Atlanta History Center

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Clippings, magazines, Atlanta Stadium report, printed material, and carbon copies of letters betweeen L. F. Montgomery and R. W. Woodruff, 1954-2000
2Plaques and Sanford Stadium ashtray
3Certificates and clippings [oversize]