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Charles O. Emmerich scrapbook

Identifier: Manuscript Collection No. 517

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook of printed materials concerning DeKalb County (1960-1964) maintained by Charles O. Emmerich. Subjects covered include government, history, zoning, businesses, construction, finances, education, and advertising.


  • 1960-1964

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Biographical Note

Charles O. Emmerich, politician and civic leader, was born May 7, 1902, in McComb, Pike County, Mississippi, and died June 27, 1967, in Atlanta, Georgia. He originally came to Atlanta with the National Youth Administration (Regional Director 1942-1943); then was with the United States Civil Service (Regional Chief, 1944-1945; Deputy Regional Director, 1946-1948); was the Emory University business manager (1948-1960); chairman of the DeKalb County Commission (1960-1964); and held offices in several county, regional, and national university and governmental associations.


1 oversized papers folder (OP)


Scrapbook of Charles O. Emmerich, Atlanta politician and civic leader, relating to DeKalb County.


Gift, 1968.


Control level 2


File name: emmerich517.doc


Control level 2

File name: emmerich517.doc

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Charles O. Emmerich scrapbook, 1960-1964
Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
January 13, 2007
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Repository Details

Part of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library Repository

540 Asbury Circle
Atlanta Georgia 30322 United States