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SC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SC
Collections created outside of the day-to-day activities of Kennesaw State University. They are arranged alphabetically by the title/subject of each collection.

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Archives Teaching Collection

Identifier: SC-A-002

This collection contains various non-rare materials that are useful for archival instruction sessions and KSU Archives interns. Not for researcher use, intended for student and intern training in archival methodology.

Dates: 1880-1990

Atkinson-Floyd Papers, 1815-1994

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: SC-A-001
Content Description The collection contains two typescripts and various documents relating the history of the Atkinson and Floyd families of Camden County and Marietta (Cobb County), Georgia. The first typescript (Notebook #1) is entitled "Atkinson: Being Mostly the Descendents of Burwell Atkinson and Nathan Atkinson Who Settled in Camden County, Georgia in the Late 1790s" and was compiled by Shirley Thomas Joiner. It contains several hundred typed pages of genealogical information, with short biographical...
Dates: 1815-1994; Other: Date acquired: 1995

Bobbie Bailey Collection, 1948-2016

Identifier: SC-B-004
Abstract Mary Bobbie Bailey was born in Roanoke, Alabama, in 1928. She was a successful entrepreneur who founded what would become the largest remanufacturer of air-conditioning and refrigeration compressors, Our-Way, Inc., and also launched music labels and produced music-related events. She helped retrieve a World War II fighter plane buried deep in the glaciers of Greenland with the design of special equipment by her company, Our-Way, Inc., and raised funds to bring the 1996 Olympics to Atlanta....
Dates: 1948-2016

Baker Family genealogy book, 1985

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: SC-B-005
Content Description

Baker Family genealogy book: "The Baker Family: Descendants of Ezra Stephen Baker and Rebecca (Priest) Baker." This is an unpublished family history book by Lillie Mae Prather, compiled in 1985; 84 pages, 34 pages of appendices. Also includes letter from author's son, Steve Prather, and a copy of 2010 City of Acworth proclamation in recognition of Baker family

Dates: 1985

George Henry Beggs Papers, 1964-1994

Identifier: SC-B-003

The files are arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1964-1994; Majority of material found in 1978-1993

Bell Aircraft Georgia Division (Marietta) Collection, 1942-1945

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-B-001

The photographs have been arranged into five sub-series and ordered chronologically.

Dates: 1942-1945

William P. Bingham survey map collection

Identifier: SC-B-007
Content Description

This collection consists of approximately 1350 maps showing land surveys conducted in Northwest Georgia between 1952 and 1996. The surveys were conducted primarily in DeKalb and Fulton Counties, but the collection also includes surveys from Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Murray, Newton, and Rockdale Counties. Surveys were conducted by William P. Bingham and Ansel J. Poe.

Dates: 1952-1996

Blair Family Collection, 1914-1950

Identifier: SC-B-002
Content Description

The Blair Family Collection consists of scrapbooks, papers, and photographs pertaining mainly to the 1940s, while L.M. (Rip) Blair was mayor of Marietta, Georgia, and the Bell Aircraft Company was transforming the local economy and culture. The collection also includes a number of blueprints for public projects in Marietta and Fair Oaks from 1938 to 1941.

Dates: 1914-1950; Majority of material found within 1940s

Deane Bonner Papers, circa 1950-2021

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-B-006

This is a collection of personal papers and memorabilia documenting the life and work of Deane T. Bonner. The materials document Bonner’s personal life and interests, civic and political involvement, as well as community service. Some materials relate to Bonner’s role as president of the Cobb NAACP. Materials include certificates, planners and calendars, event programs, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc.

Dates: circa 1950-2021

City of Marietta 175th Anniversary Oral History Video Clips

Identifier: SC-M-009
Content Description The materials in this collection consist of oral history video clips, titled Remembering Marietta, produced for the Marietta 175th Anniversary website were produced for the Marietta 175th Anniversary Website, which can be found on the WayBack Machine. Additional materials are also avaliable and include raw materials to produce the...
Dates: 2009

Cobb County Medical Society Records, 1925-2007

Identifier: SC-C-007
Content Description The Cobb County Medical Society was founded in 1905, and the records document the activities, functions, and administration of the medical society from circa 1925-2007. Materials include meetings, minutes, agendas, correspondence, committee files, financial records, subject files, newsletters, and member's files.Also included are records related to the Auxiliary to the Cobb County Medical Society. The Auxiliary was formed in April 1940, and primarily existed to advance health and...
Dates: 1925-2007

Cobb County Symposium Collection, 1966-1993

Identifier: SC-C-001

The collection is arranged by format, then chronologically.

Dates: 1966-1993

Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society Collection, 1920-2015

Identifier: SC-C-010
Content Description

This collection contains issues of the newsletter "The Landmarker; A Publication by Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society, Inc." ranging from Volume 1, Number 1, 1975 - Fall 2015. According to the back of the Fall 2015 issue, The Landmarker is published bi-monthly by CLHS, a non-profit organization.

Dates: circa 1920-2015

Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society's Marietta Daily Journal collection, 1891-2017

Identifier: SC-C-009
Content Description

This collection contains documents, photographs, microfilm, other audiovisual material, ephemera and publications, newspaper clippings from the Marietta Daily Journal, oversize documents and maps, and more. It is broken down into five series: Marietta Daily Journal (general materials), Bill Kinney, Joe Kirby, Lloyd and Harriet Harris, and documentation about Whitlock Heights in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1892-2017

Bayard and Mary Cole Papers, 1913-1966

Identifier: SC-C-005

Files are arranged in chronological order, with the exception of a correspondence series of D.C. Cole, filed alphabetically by last name.

Dates: 1913-1966; Majority of material found in 1913-1940

Michael J. Coles papers, 1971-2017

Identifier: SC-C-008
Content Description This collection consists of many various records and documentation pertaining to the professionial and political career of Michael J. Coles from 1971 to 2017. Included are paper documents such as correspondence, clippings, and publications, as well as audiovisual material and various artifacts. Subjects covered in this collection are Michael Coles' bid for the United States House of Representatives in 1996, bid for United States Congress in 1998, ownership of the Great American Chocolate...
Dates: 1971-2017

Confederate Veterans Annual Year Book Collection, 1924-1927

Identifier: SC-C-006
Biographical or Historical Information The Confederate Soldier's Home was established in Atlanta around the end of the nineteenth century. The home was built as an expression of gratitude to veterans of the Confederate Army during the Civil War (1861-1865). The original home was destroyed by fire in 1901, but the home was rebuilt at the same location due to the generosity of various individuals and organizations. The yearbooks in this collection contain photos of the home site and its residents in addition to a variety of...
Dates: 1924-1927

Friends of the Mable House collection, 1882-2013

Identifier: SC-F-001
Content Description This collection contains 3 separate components. The Oral History series includes 14 cassette tapes, 4 VHS tapes, and 2 written transcriptions collected by the historic Mable House in Mableton, Cobb County, Georgia. The interviews are of community members who are important to the history of Mableton and the surrounding area. The Records series contains research files relating to the activities of the Mable House Museum, including project to trace the history and descendants of the Mable...
Dates: 1882-2013

Joe B. Gabriel Digital Image Collection, circa 1952

Identifier: SC-G-001
Content Description The collection consists of digital reproductions of 26 8"x10" black and white photographs, six smaller black and white photographs, and a section of the Lockheed Southern Star, the official publication of the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Vol.1, no.21, January 4, 1952. The original materials were loaned to the Kennesaw State University Archives by Joe Gabriel and document the contract work carried out by employees of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation...
Dates: circa 1952

Georgia Marble Company Records, circa 1910-2004

Identifier: SC-G-006
Abstract The Georgia Marble Company was founded in May 1884, in Tate, Georgia, by entrepreneurs Henry C. Clement, Frank H. Sidall, and O.F. Bane, with Henry C. Clement serving as president of the company. Around the same time, another businessman named Samuel Tate purchased tracts of land containing large deposits of marble in Pickens County, Georgia, and he too became a partner in the Georgia Marble Company. In 1905, Sam Tate became the company’s president, continuing in that position until his...
Dates: circa 1910-2004

Georgia Music Teachers Association compositions Collection, 1980-1998

Identifier: SC-G-003


Dates: 1980-1998

Phil Gingrey Congressional Papers, 1999-2015

Identifier: SC-G-007
Content Description The Phil Gingrey Congressional Papers consist of materials related to Phil Gingrey's political career serving in the Georgia state senate (1999-2002), and as the U.S. representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district from 2003 to 2015. Materials include legislative files, chiefly texts and related information about sponsored or co-sponsored bills by Gingrey; a large number of committee files, chiefly committee hearings related to Gingrey's committee and subcommittee work; letters...
Dates: circa 1999-2015

Gordon, Kruse, and Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-G-002

The collection is organized into series which describe how the materials were created or acquired. Within each series, materials are arranged by format or activity, then chronologically.

Dates: 1951-2010; Majority of material found in 1966-1989

Great Locomotive Chase Festival Collection, 1979-2017

Identifier: SC-G-008
Content Description

This collection consists of items documenting the annual festival tradition in the City of Adairsville, Georgia. Materials primarily include issues of The Semaphore (1979-1980s, 1998), a supplement to The Herald Tribune and The North Bartow News. Also included are fliers (1984, 1988, 1990), and one poster (2017).

Dates: 1979-1980s, 1990, 1998, 2017; Majority of material found within 1979-1980s

Jon C. Greaves, Jr. Collection, 1987-2012

Identifier: SC-G-004

Materials are arranged by series and alphabetically by creator and then chronologically.

Dates: 1987-2022; Majority of material found in 1993-1999

Gregson and Ellis Architectural Drawings Collection

Identifier: SC-G-005
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 2849 technical drawings of various sizes from Gregson and Ellis, architects based in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as other items of mixed media. The architectural drawings date from circa the 1940s-1970s, and the bulk are from designs and plans made around the state of Georgia, including libraries, public institutions, hospitals, college buildings, courthouses, gymnasiums, school buildings, auditoriums, stadiums, museums, funeral homes, public housing,...
Dates: circa 1940s-1970s

Hugh L. Grogan papers, 1957-2009

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-G-010
Dates: 1957-2009

Harry (Hap) Leo Hudson, Sr. Collection, 2003

Identifier: SC-H-003

Manuscript is arranged into chapters.

Dates: circa 2003

Beth Henley Collection, 2000-2001

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: SC-H-002
Content Description

The Henley Collection consists of two volumes of Beth Henley's Collected Plays, published in 2000 and inscribed to author Howard Norman as well as an ALS written by Beth Henley to Howard Norman, dated October 2001.

Dates: 2000-2001

Hugh L. Gordon papers, 1938-2013

Identifier: SC-G-012
Content Description

Materials pertaining to Hugh Gordon, donated by his son, Ted Gordon. Materials include those related to his work at Lockheed and his interest in workplace integration, and also items pertaining to his life as a fighter pilot in WW2.

Dates: 1938-2013