William Patterson Timmie collection, 1950-1960

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zznq

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Timmie, William Patterson, 1891-1972.
Title: William Patterson Timmie collection, 1950-1960
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 555
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Scrapbooks containing photographs and ephemera of the 1950 and 1960 Capital City Club's celebrations held in honor of William Patterson Timmie.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

William Patterson Timmie was born in Chester, South Carolina on May 28, 1891. Timmie served as manager of the Capital City Club in Atlanta for more than fifty year. He died on December 8, 1972.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials relating to William Patterson Timmie, a longtime manager of the Atlanta Capitol City Club and Emory University benefactor. It includes two scrapbooks, containing photographs and other mementoes of the 1950 and 1960 Capital City Club's celebrations in Timmie's honor. The collection also contains one folder of newspaper clippings about Timmie.

Arrangement Note

Arranged and described at the fole level by Kathy Shoemaker, 2018.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Scrapbook, 40th anniversary, May 29, 1950, includes photos of Robert W. Woodruff
1 2 Scrapbook, 50th anniversary, June 29, 1960, includes photos of Robert W. Woodruff and Bobby Jones
1 3 Program and menu, 50th anniversary, June 29, 1960
1 4 Clippings, 1960, 1974 and undated
1 5 Statement regarding the creation of a memorial room in Timmie’s honor in the Woodruff Library at Emory, May 24, 1974