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Archives related to: Haverty, J. J. (James Joseph), 1858-1939

titleHaverty Family Papers, 1858-1992 (MSS 904)
locationAtlanta History Center
collection titleThese papers consist of letters, documents, and scrapbooks on members of the Haverty family, the Rhodes - Haverty Furniture Co., the Haverty Furniture Co.

Bio/History:
Thomas Haverty came from Ireland to Atlanta in 1858. His son J. J. Haverty started the Haverty Furniture Co. in 1885. Between 1889-1909 Haverty went into partnership with A. G. Rhodes in the Rhodes - Haverty Furniture Co. J. J. Haverty's son, Clarence Haverty and grandson, Rawson Haverty continued the company. Clarence Haverty was elected president of the National Retail Furniture Association in 1943. Rawson Haverty served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MARTA, 1969-1970. The Havertys were related to the Rawson and Munnerlyn families.
extent17 boxes, 10 cubic ft. 3 scrapbooks.
formatsCorrespondence Scrapbooks Ephemera
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record sourcehttp://voy-atla.gsu.edu/
updated08/07/2018 17:29:57
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title[Regional Directors and Administrative. Public Works Art Project ] / [graphic]
locationArchives of American Art
collection titlePictured first row: Duncan Phillips, J. J. Haverty, Hon. Lawrence Wood Robert, Jr., Mrs. Juliana Force, Walter S. Brewster, Louis LaBeaume. Second row: C. Powell Minnegerode, John S. Ankeney, Ellsworth Woodward, George H. Williamson, Jesse L. Nusbaum, Edward Bruce, Walter Heil, Fiske Kimball, Francis H. Taylor. Third row: Merle Armitage, Burt Brown Barker, John Davis Hatch, Jr., William M. Milliken, Forbes Watson, Cecil H. Jones, Wilbur G. Kurtz, Harold L. Mack and Edward B. Rowan. Photographed by Lewis P. Woltz.

Digital ID: 3280

Produced: [1934.]
extent1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm.
formatsPhotographs
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies [digital image available on repository's website].
record linkhttp://sirismm.si.edu/aaa/newPOA/aaa_watsforb_3938.jpg
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationDonated 1961 by Mrs. Forbes Watson as part of the Forbes Watson papers. Microfilmed 1973 with Photographs of Artists Collection I and scanned 2003.
updated11/12/2014 11:30:05
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