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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1908-1973

Creator:  Ann Uhry Abrams Family

Summary/Abstract:  Ann Uhry Abrams was born in Atlanta, Georgia the daughter of Ralph and Alene Fox Uhry.  Her brother, Alfred Uhry, is a famous playwright. She is an accomplished historian. The collection consists of brides books, a baby book, a scrapbook, and a memorial book relating to Fox, Uhry and Abrams family members.

Quantity/Physical Description: .6 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 179, Ann Uhry Abrams Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Arrangement: The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note Ann Uhry Abrams was born in Atlanta, went to Druid Hills High School, and attended Sarah Lawrence College and Georgia State University, at the latter receiving a B.A. and an M.A. in history. She also holds a doctorate in interdisciplinary studies from the Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University. Between 1975 and 1995, she taught art history full-time at Spelman College, and part-time at Georgia State University, Agnes Scott College, and Emory University. In 1980-81, she was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, and returned to Washington for a short-term Smithsonian research grant in 1987. (Source: Biography, “Ann Uhry Abrams,” Amazon Books, http://www.amazon.com/Ann-Uhry-Abrams/e/B001K8RMHK)

Scope and Content Researchers studying the Ann Uhry Abrams Family Papers will gain insight into an influential Jewish family in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 American Red Cross – Atlanta Chapter – dance and pantomime program 1917
2 Baby book of Alene Fox 1909-1920
3 Baby book of Alene Fox – loose items removed Ca. 1909
4 Brides book of Alene Fox Uhry 1931
5 Brides book of Alene Fox Uhry – loose items removed 1931
6 Brides book of Lena Guthman Fox 1908
7 Brides book of Lena Guthman Fox – loose items removed including congratulatory telegrams 1908
8 Correspondence 1912, 1918, Undated
9 Insurance 1916-1973
10 Invitations and programs 1920-1951
11 Last will and testament of Lena Guthman Fox 1955
12 Memorial book – Ralph K. Uhry 1955
13 Memorial book – Ralph K. Uhry – loose documents 1955
14 Report cards of ALene Fox and Ann Uhry 1917-1923, 1947-1948
15 School papers of Alene Fox Undated
2 1 Scrapbook 1946-1950


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