Robert Hanie papers,1961-1979

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/b6xzd

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hanie, Robert.
Title: Robert Hanie papers,1961-1979
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 702
Extent: 33 linear ft. (33 boxes)
Abstract:Personal papers and organizational records documenting Robert Hanie's work as a teacher in East Africa (1961-1964) and his association with Atlanta 2000 (1973-1979).
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Gift, 1980 with subsequent additions


[after identification of item(s)], Robert Hanie papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Unprocessed collection.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Robert Edward Hanie, author, educator, and leader in organizations concerned with social change, was born in 1937. He taught school in East Africa (1961-1964) and studied at Emory University. Robert Hanie was founder and first director of the Georgia Conservancy, director of the Georgia Natural Areas Council, and executive director of Atlanta 2000, a public planning corporation founded in July 1973 to study the problems of human ecology that would be faced in the Atlanta metropolitan area by the turn of the twenty-first century.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of personal papers and organizational records. Personal papers include Hanie's birth certificate and correspondence, photographs, and printed material from his tenure as a teacher in East Africa (1961-1964). Organizational records include speeches, schedules, agendas, correspondence, reports, financial records, subject files, and printed materials documenting the span of the work of Atlanta 2000 and Hanie's association with the organization (1973-1979).

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.

Finding Aid Note

A rough inventory of this collection is available in the collection file.

Selected Search Terms

Corporate Names

Topical Terms

Geographic Names