Robert James Lowry collection, 1919

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lowry, Robert James, 1840-1919.
Title: Robert James Lowry collection, 1919
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 212
Extent: 0.25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Clippings relating to Atlanta banker and businessman Robert James Lowry.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Robert James Lowry, banker and businessman, was born March 4, 1840, in Greeneville, Tennessee, and died January 8, 1919, in Atlanta, Georgia. He entered the banking business with his father, William M. Lowry (1865), and became president of the Lowry Banking Company, (later Lowry National Bank). He was also president of the American Bankers' Association (1866-1867), an Atlanta city council member, alderman, mayor pro tem, and member of the Atlanta board of education.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of clippings relating to the death of Robert James Lowry in 1919.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Clippings, 1919
1 2 Clippings, 1919