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Jennifer Giarratano collection on Atlanta economic development

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Y013

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Jennifer Giarratano collection on Atlanta economic development consists of speeches, publications, reports, newsletters, and a small amount of correspondence. The collection deals with economic development and urban planning in the City of Atlanta. The majority of the material consists of publications produced by civic and business groups. Organizations include the City of Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (and some allied chambers), Central Atlanta Progress, Georgia Power, Atlanta Action Forum, UGA's Small Business Development Center, and the Children's School.


  • 1985-2005


Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Biography of Jennifer Giarratano

Jennifer F. Giarratano, public relations manager, plans, develops and executes communication, marketing and media relations programs for the Andrew Young School. She began working for the school in 2001 as a freelance writer before joining the Dean's Office in 2006. Giarratano manages a team of staff and graduate assistants who promote the school’s policy and public management-related research, programs and people – students, faculty, alumni and friends – and their excellence in the areas of criminal justice and criminology, economics, public management and policy, and social work. Prior to joining the Andrew Young School, Giarratano managed a freelance business and has held positions at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Central Atlanta Progress, American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay, Atlanta Women’s Fund and The Children's School (Atlanta). Her freelance clients have included the Georgia Small Business Development Center, the former Atlanta Development Authority (now Invest Atlanta), Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia Municipal Association, Georgia Power Company, McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP (now Dentons), Southern Education Foundation and a number of chambers of commerce. Her stories have been published in Georgia Trend, Atlanta Woman Magazine, Economic Development Commentary, TechLINKS and Blue Ridge Outdoors. Giarratano holds a B.A. in Communications from Auburn University.


1.25 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials



The Jennifer Giarratano collection on Atlanta economic development consists of speeches, publications, reports, newsletters, and a small amount of correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jennifer Giarratano, 2017 and 2019.

Processing Information

This collection has not been processed. This finding aid presents a rough description created during accessioning (2019) without a detailed container list. As the collection is processed, materials may be relocated and citations rendered incorrect.
Jennifer Giarratano:
A Guide to Her Economic Development Collection at Georgia State University Library
Hal Hansen
September 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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