The Archdiocese of Atlanta has received a substantial gift from the estate of Margaret Mitchell's nephew, Joseph, including a 50 percent share of the trademark and literary rights to "Gone With the Wind."
The estate of Joseph Mitchell included a multimillion-dollar bequest to the archdiocese and the donation of his home in Atlanta. One of two sons of Margaret Mitchell's brother, Stephens, Joseph Mitchell died in October 2011. He was a member of the Cathedral of Christ the King and asked that, if possible, his donation assist the cathedral in a particular way. Visit this article to read more.