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

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

Descriptive Summary

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

Collection Description

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

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 June 16.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject 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.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Sewer applications

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11Index to sewer applications, 1891-1899
12#1-134, 1891-1899
13#135-268
14Index, 1899-1904
15#269-379, 1899-1904
16#380-489, 1899-1904
boxfolder
21Index to sewer applications, 1904-1908
22#1-100, 1904-1908
23#101-200, 1904-1908
24#201-300, 1904-1908
25#301-400, 1904-1908
26#401-456, 1904-1908
boxfolder
31Index to sewer applications (see also oversized folder 1A), 1908-1912
32#1-75, 1908-1909
33#76-150, 1908-1909
34#151-224, 1908-1909
35#1-85, 1910-1912
36#86-171, 1910-1912
37#172-256, 1910-1912
38#257-341, 1910-1912
39#342-426, 1910-1912
oversized_folder
1AIndex to sewer applications, 1908-1912
boxfolder
41Index to sewer applications (see oversized folder 1A), 1913-1922
42#1-100, 1913-1922
43#101-200, 1913-1922
44#201-300, 1913-1922
45#301-400, 1913-1922
46#401-500, 1913-1922
boxfolder
51#501-600, 1913-1922
52#601-700, 1913-1922
53#701-800, 1913-1922
54#801-900, 1913-1922
55#901-960, 1913-1922
56#961-1045, 1913-1922
oversized_folder
1AIndex to sewer applications, 1913-1922
boxfolder
61Index to sewer applications, 1922-1928
62#1-100, 1922-1928
63#101-200, 1922-1928
64#201-300, 1922-1928
65#301-400, 1922-1928
66#401-500, 1922-1928
67#501-600, 1922-1928
68#601-677, 1922-1928
boxfolder
71Index to sewer applications, 1929-1932
72#1-60, 1929-1932
73#61-120, 1929-1932
74#121-180, 1929-1932
75#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
132Real estate listing, 1936
133Assessment rolls, 1935-1948
134Assessment rolls, 1948-1965
135Assessment rolls, 1966-1976
136Correspondence, 1960
137Alphabetical listing of property/property owners
 

4. Aerial Photographs of Athens

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

5. Blueprints and Diagrams

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