University Archives Documents

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University Archives Documents

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This collection includes documents from the University Archives that relate to the Ivy Street building (later Kell Hall)

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Map of the City of Atlanta and Suburbs, 1921 [detail]
This map was produced by the Southern Map Company. It shows the city of Atlanta in 1921 with ward boundaries indicated by color.

Letter to Ralph McDonald from George M. Sparks
This letter, in response to queries from the National Education Association of the United States, clarifies the number of students at the downtown division (about 2500 at the time) and the accommodations for the students, comprised solely of the…

Letter to C. J. Smith from George M. Sparks
Apparently prompted by C.J. "Jay" Smith's remarks suggesting that there was little importance or even perhaps financial risk in acquiring the Bolling Jones Building, Sparks writes this letter to rather forcefully inform him of how financially sound…

Letter to George A. Levy from George M. Sparks
This letter concerns the placing of cotton deliveries, intended for building tenant Anderson-Clayton & Company, in the downstairs lobby or on the sidewalk in front of the Bolling Jones Building. Sparks is clearly agitated with the unsightly packages…

Letter to Doctor Vaughan Howard from George M. Sparks
This letter is written to Vaughan Howard, of the Georgia Industrial and Agricultural Development Board, one of the tenants of the adapted Ivy Street Garage. Sparks requests Howard pay for work done by Lloyd Preacher, Jr. to convert the garage's…

Letter to Tucker and Howell from George M. Sparks
This letter to the firm directing the Ivy Street Garage renovations requests three copies of the new ventilation plans as well as an architect's plan.

USG Board of Regents Resolution
Resolution for the Operation of Ivy Street Garage by University System Center

Letter to George M. Sparks from George A. Levy
George A. Levy responds to Sparks's letter lamenting practices in processing cotton on the sixth floor of the Bolling Jones Building. Levy highlights Sparks's overly grandiose threats of retribution, clarifies that Anderson, Clayton & Company are…

Letter to George A. Levy from George M. Sparks
Sparks clarifies his original December 4th letter to George A. Levy of Anderson, Clayton & Company, stating that he never threatened any legal action or consequences against the company. He however doubles down on his ultimatum, restating that the…

Letter to George A. Levy from George M. Sparks
George Sparks engages in threatening discourse with George Levy of Anderson-Clayton & Company, who rented space within the Bolling Jones Building for processing cotton. Concerned with the health and fire hazards imposed by the airborne cotton…

Letter to W. W. Owens from George M. Sparks
Sparks writes this letter to a representative of the Railway Express Agency, one of the Bolling Jones Building's tenants, in hopes of assuaging fears of the school growing to crowd out office space. He further consoles the tenants by informing them…

Letter to G. J. Dye from George M. Sparks
This letter from George M. Sparks to G. J. Dye is about the lack of heat in the Ivy Street Building and specifically the floors occupied Mr. Dye's company. The problem ended up being that the heat was turned off for Thanksgiving which cooled the…

Letter to George M. Sparks from George A. Levy
In this letter, George A. Levy responds to Dr. Sparks about Mr. Levy's company "Anderson, Clayton & Co." vacating the Ivy Street Building by Februrary 1st, 1946. Dr. Sparks inquired about a potential fire hazard caused by their use of cotton, but Mr.…

Letter to Marion Smith from George M. Sparks
This letter is from Dr. George M. Sparks to Mr. Marion Smith, the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
In the letter, Dr. Sparks is outlining the financial standing of the college in regards to the purchasing of a…

Letter to Tucker and Howell from L. R. Siebert
This letter from Secretary L. R. Siebert of the University System of Georgia to Tucker & Howell Architects is regarding the payment for the work done on the Bolling Jones (Kell Hall) building.

Letter Exchange between Atlanta Tax Assessors and George M. Sparks
In this letter from Director Sparks to the Tax Assessors and Receivers of Atlanta, he explains the error in regards to his ownership of a 1942 Ford. The address for the tag was incorrect in that it showed his business address instead of his personal…

Letter to John H. Landers from George M. Sparks
Dr. Sparks writes to Mr. John H. Landers in this letter to compliment and possibly recommend the work done by Lloyd Preacher and Associates who did a lot of the initial work on Kell Hall.

Report upon University System of Georgia Center
This is a report written by Dr. Sparks for Acting-Chancellor Marion Smith of the University System of Georgia. It is regarding the enrollment of veterans and the affects it will have in the coming years. Dr. Sparks leads with this in order to make a…

Letter to Marion Smith from George M. Sparks
This letter is a progress report on the prospective work to be done on the Bolling Jones (Kell Hall) building. Dr. Sparks states what the $35,000 budget will go towards including the heating, air-circulation, electrical, and lab equipment for the…

Letter to George A. Levy from George M. Sparks
In this letter, Director Sparks writes to Mr. George A. Levy of Anderson, Clayton & Co. about a recently renovated state-owned building that Anderson, Clayton & Co. might be able to occupy. The reason Director Sparks is informing them of this is…
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