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Dr. Henry F. Shorter papers

 Collection
Identifier: aarl94-007

Scope and Content Note

The Dr. Henry F. Shorter Papers are stored in one box, and are placed in folders #001-027. Include in the collection are numerous Deeds; Real Estate documents; Titles; correspondence; and minutes from various counties, in the State of Georgia.

Included also are sepia-tone photographs. The photographs are so named because of their brownish looking color and/or rotten appearance to them.

Dates

  • 1886-1994

Creator

Restrictions of Access

There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.

Historical Sketch

Dr. Henry F. Shorter, Atlanta native, attended Summerhill School as a child.

Extent

0.5 Linear feet

Overview

The collection spans 1886 to 1994 and consists of photographs depicting Shorter family members and friends dating from 1907 to 1920, legal and financial documents including deeds, titles, and Henry F. Shorter, Sr.'s will, correspondence, minutes of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Sunday School convention in 1904, and a set of picture postcards of Muscle Shoals and Florence, Alabama.

Series

Arranged by type.
Title
Inventory of the Dr. Henry F. Shorter Papers aarl94-007 aarl94-007
Author
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Date
2004 September 15

Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

Contact:
101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30303
404-613-4032