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Dr. Henry F. Shorter papers

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.


  • 1886-1994


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.


0.5 Linear feet


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.


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

Repository Details

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

101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30303