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Adelaide Everhart drawings

Identifier: 1970-0247M

Scope and Contents

Sketches, bookplates, illustrated books, newspaper clippings, catalogs, photographs, verses, and letters relating to Miss Everhart's career.


  • 1886-1958


Conditions Governing Use

Publications are under copyright.

Biographical / Historical

Adelaide Everhart was born January 30, 1865 in Mecklenburg, North Carolina. She was the daughter of George Marlowe Everhart and Cornelia Adelaide Banner Everhart. She lived most of her life in Decatur, Georgia (DeKalb county), where she worked as a book illustrator and portrait painter. She died in 1958 and is buried at Salem Cemetery, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina.

She illustrated, Roses of St. Elizabeth, Gabriel and the Hour Book, The Young Knight, and Clementina's Highwayman.


0.75 Cubic Feet

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Books/publications filed separately from loose documents or paper back publications.

Other Finding Aids

Unpublished inventory available.

Available at Other Repositories

Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository, Everhart family papers, ahc.MSS82.

Adelaide Everhart drawings
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States