Series 5
Writings and printed materials, 1938-1980
Boxes 73-75 and OP3

Scope and Content Note

Contained here are writings and printed materials by and about Rich and Rich's department stores. Speeches Rich wrote and delivered to civic groups, local and national business associations, college groups, and store employees from 1938 to 1974 are filed chronologically. Topics include current business trends, developments at Rich's, the post-war economy, and the importance of cooperation among merchants, employees, and city and community groups. Rich also had several articles published in periodicals and newsletters. Most of these discuss business and economic topics; they are filed chronologically.

Printed materials include local and national magazine and newspaper clippings about Rich and his family and about Rich's and the store's role in the growth of Atlanta. These too are filed chronologically.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Speeches by R. H. Rich
Box Folder Content
73 1 1938 - 1939
73 2 1943 - 1945 October
73 3 1945 November
73 4 1946
73 5 1947
73 6 1948 January - February 2
73 7 1948 February 6 - April
73 8 1948 May - August
73 9 1948 October - December
73 10 1952 January
73 11 1952 February - April
73 12 1952 May - November
73 13 1953 June - July
73 14 1953 October
73 15 1954 January - March 5
73 16 1954 March 29 - August
73 17 1954 September
73 18 1954 December
73 19 1955 January
73 20 1955 February
73 21 1955 March - May
73 22 1955 June
73 23-24 1955 September
73 25 1956 June - August
73 26 1956 November
74 1 1958 February - April
74 2 1958 May 22
74 3 1958 May 29 - July
74 4 1958 September - November 20
74 5 1958 November 26
74 6 1950 - 1960
74 7 1962
74 8-9 1963 August
74 10 1963 October
74 11 1963 December
74 12 1964 March
74 13 1964 May - June
74 14 1964 July
74 15 1964 October
74 16 1965 July
74 17 1965 October
74 18 1968, 1974
Writings by R. H. Rich
74 19 1949 - 1954
74 20 1958 - 1960
74 21 1962 - 1968
Printed materials about Rich and Rich's
75 1 Articles, 1942, 1948
75 2 Articles, 1949
75 3 Articles, 1951 - 1959
75 4 Articles, 1961 - 1962
75 5 Articles, 1963
75 6 Articles, 1965 - 1966
75 7 Articles, 1967 - 1968
75 8 Articles, 1969
75 9 Articles, 1970, 1973
75 10 Articles, 1974
75 11 Articles, 1975, undated 1970's
75 12 Newsclippings, 1942 - 1948
75 13 Newsclippings, 1952 - 1964
75 14 Newsclippings, 1965 - 1966
75 15 Newsclippings, 1967 - 1969, undated 1960's
75 16 Newsclippings, 1970 - 1974
75 17 Newsclippings, 1975
75 18 Newsclippings, 1976 - 1980
OP3 - Newsclipping - Advertisements Memorializing Rich and Article about Atlanta and Georgia (7 items)
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