ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER, Kenan Research Center

130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30305

http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/research/kenan-research-center

Primary Contacts:

Felicia Render, Visual Culture Archivist

FRender@atlantahistorycenter.com

Leah Lefkowitz, Manuscript Archivist

LLefkowitz@atlantahistorycenter.com

Hours:

Wednesday – Saturday, 10-5

http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/index.php?p=research/kenan-research-center

Possible Relevant Collections / Materials

>      City of Atlanta finding aid (mostly on the box rather than folder level)

o   Series VI: Planning and Community Development

o   Series VII: Public Works

>      Helen Bullard papers

>      Harry J Baldwin Papers (Mostly 1940, but there is material about Techwood)

>      Atlanta Housing Authority photographs

>      Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. Records (series 1)

>      Digitized photos available on Album:  http://research/album.html

>      Unprocessed  / unpublished materials:

o   Reference to an unprocessed collection within our visual material, 1989.318, that has photos of Techwood housing.  If you would like to view it, contact Felicia Render, Visual Arts archivist.

o   Unpublished finding aids available in the reading room. A word search of the title list did not reveal anything particularly promising, but you are welcome to do some further digging.


ATLANTA HOUSING AUTHORITY

230 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

https://saa2016atl.wordpress.com/2016/07/05/archives-of-the-atlanta-housing-authority/

Primary Contact:

Meredith Torre, Archivist

Meredith.Torre@atlantahousing.org

Hours:

Typically, Fridays for archival research; other arrangements can be made with advance notice

Possible Relevant Collections / Materials: (see finding aids on Canvas)

>      Centennial Place records (includes Techwood and Clark Howell Homes records)

>      University Homes (includes John Hope records)

>      Charles F. Palmer records

>      Community, Governmental, & External Affairs records

>      Organizational records


ATLANTA UNIVERSITY CENTER, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Archives Research Center

111 James P. Brawley Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

www.auctr.edu

Primary Contacts

Sarah Tanner, Assistant Department Head, Archives Research Center

stanner@auctr.edu

 

Tiffany Atwater, Public Services Archivist

tatwater@auctr.edu

Hours

https://www.auctr.edu/about/facilities-services/library-hours/

Possible Relevant Collections / Materials

>      Atlanta Community Relations Commission Collection, Atlanta Urban League Papers (Atlanta slums photographs)

>      Atlanta University Presidential Archives

o   John Hope (e.g.: Box 172, 173)

o   Florence Read (e.g.: Box 194)

o   Rufus Clement (e.g.: Box 208, Folder 9)

>      Atlanta University Bulletins from relevant years

>      David Roberts Oral History Collection (finding aid all digitized and online)

>      John and Lugenia Burns Hope Papers (on microfilm; finding aid on Canvas)

>      John Wheeler (Morehouse graduate, did a lot of work in NC and Atlanta, urban housing development in the 1960s)

>      W.E.B. DuBois surveys (Neighborhood Union surveys of areas directly around AU)


GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ARCHIVES

Georgia Institute of Technology Library

266 4th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0900

library.gatech.edu/archives/

Primary Contacts

Amanda Pellerin

Access Archivist, Archives & Records Management

amanda.pellerin@library.gatech.edu

Jody Lloyd Thompson

Head, Archives & Records Management Department

jody.thompson@library.gatech.edu

Hours

http://www.library.gatech.edu/archives/

Possible Relevant Collections / Materials

>     Photographs of GT students who lived in the Techwood Homes (McDaniels dormitory), late 1930s-early 1940s

>      GT Presidential papers during the construction of the building, 1930s

>      GT Presidential papers during the Olympics, 1990s

>      Annual reports, 1930s-1940s

>      Artifacts from President Roosevelt's visit

>      Technique, student newspaper

>      Subject files on the Techwood Homes, McDaniels dorm (mainly newspaper clippings from 1930s-1940s and event programs)

>      Subject files Techwood Homes, 1980s-1990s

General Searches

>      Georgia Tech Archives Subject Files

>      Early Presidents Collection

>      Ledgers Collection 

Visual Materials and Images/plans/drawings

>      Digital portal (run keyword searches)

>      The Edward B. Van Voorees Visual Materials Collection

>      Georgia Tech Photograph Collection

>      Georgia Tech Institutional Drawings Collection

>      Robert D. Neill Photograph Collection

>      Student publications may have useful information.  A lot has been digitized via SMARTech


STUART A. ROSE MANUSCRIPT, ARCHIVES AND RARE BOOK LIBRARY, Emory University

Woodruff Library, 10th floor

https://rose.library.emory.edu/

Primary Contacts

Gabrielle Dudley, Instruction Archivist

gabrielle.dudley@emory.edu

Kathy Shoemaker, Reference Coordinator, Research Services

libekk@emory.edu

Hours

https://rose.library.emory.edu/using/index.html

Possible Relevant Collections / Materials

>      Charles F. Palmer Papers


OTHER ARCHIVES / COLLECTIONS OF NOTE

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library

John M. Carmody Papers. Federal Works Administration.

John Ihlder Papers, U.S. Housing Authority Press Releases and Publications.

Georgia State University

Online portal and finding aid

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photograph Collection 

Library of Congress Manuscripts Reading Room

Jack Kemp Papers

National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland

General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Record Group 207

U.S. Public Housing Administration Project Files, Record Group 196