Records relating to Atlanta University property deeds, 1874-1921
Scope and contents
The Atlanta University Financial records are the first series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records. There are separate finding aids for each of the series in the Presidential Records as well as a finding aid for each of the other three components of the archives-the Atlanta University School of Social Work (Series 12-19), the Altanta University Photographs (Series 20-26), and the Atlanta University Published and Printed Materials (Series 27-33).
This series includes Atlanta University property deeds, financial documents relating to those deeds, records of monetary gifts, and other financial papers. Property deeds include Fulton County, Georgia legal documents which detail the sale of land in and around the Atlanta University area from 1856 to 1933, financial documents relating to property deeds include mortgage loans, maps, and descriptions of property. The third subseries consists of documentation on some of Atlanta University's sources of income. The material in this group are primarily life annuities, gifts and legacies of personal property and is arranged alphabetically by donor. The subseries "Other Financial Records" includes insurance policies and bills of students.
- Creation: 1874-1921
From the Collection: 4 Linear feet
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