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Athens Historical Society papers

Athens Historical Society papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens Historical Society papers
Creator: Athens Historical Society
Inclusive Dates: 1897-1979
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (1 oversized box)
Collection Number: ms2005
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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, interesting projects, newsletters and the annual volume of papers presented to the Society, the Athens Historian. Other publications issued by the Society include books, maps, and tours of historic homes.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of files and plaques, including the minutes of the meetings and documentation of events and projects undertaken by the Athens Historical Society. Included are photographs, and papers belonging to Sarah H. Moss.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens Historical Society papers, ms2005, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in Athens Historical Society papers, ms2306.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers and plaques