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Athens re-zoning petitions (Varsity corner)

Athens re-zoning petitions (Varsity corner)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens re-zoning petitions (Varsity corner)
Creator: Athens Historical Society
Inclusive Dates: circa 1963
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms899
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of petitions of the Athens Historical Society, the Society for the Preservation of Old Athens, and concerned citizens, to prevent the commercial zoning of Milledge Avenue from Broad Street north to Reese Street. Several hundred names are signed to theCitizens Signature Petition Offered printed in The Banner-Herald, Athens, Georgia, mimeographed petition sheets and letters, all protesting the re-zoning of "one of the South's best architectural assets."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens re-zoning petitions (Varsity corner), ms899, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Petitions -- Georgia.
Society for the Preservation of Old Athens (Athens, Ga.) -- History
Zoning -- Georgia -- Athens.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing