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Newnan Historic Persons Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC-0007

Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily composed of historic photographs of people in and around the city of Newnan and Coweta County including the Atkinson family, Hollis family, McRitchie family and photos of Civil War soldiers. The collection also contains miscellaneous paper materials and some photos of buildindings and events that happened in the county. The NCHS maintains a separate collection of composed of historic photographs of buildings in and around Newnan and Coweta County.

Dates

  • 1860s-1990s

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Extent

2.52 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Overview

This collection was artifically assembeled by the Newnan Coweta Historical Society (NCHS) at an unknown date. This collection is primarily composed of historic photographs of people in and around newnan and coweta. The NCHS maintains a separate collection of historic photographs of buildings in and around Newnan and Coweta county.

Physical Location

Located at the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society in Newnan, Georgia. Please contact the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society for instructions on use.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Jennah MacPherson in February 2020 as part of the Community Archives program at the University of West Georgia Ingram Library Special Collections.

Processing Information

In June 2019, University of West Georgia Ingram Library Special Collections and the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society executed a Memorandum of Agreement under which Special Collections would assess and prioritize processing of archival collections held by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society, assess preservation needs, and arrange and describe archival materials, thereby making them more publicly accessible. Work on this project was conducted under the leadership of Dr. Michael Camp starting in August 2019

Processing Information

Funding to support this project was generously provided by the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) and the Board of Directors of the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society.
Title
Guide to the Newnan Historic Persons Photograph Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Jennah MacPherson
Date
2020
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society Repository

Contact:
McRitchie-Hollis Museum
74 Jackson Street
Newnan GA 30263 USA
770-2510207