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Cherokee Garden Library postcard collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS264

Scope and Content

This collection contains postcards from the Southeastern United States with the majority from Georgia. Images include gardens, landscapes, residences, street scenes, parks, cemeteries, and government buildings. Postcards represent a range of styles and formats with most being in color. Of special interest are gardens, landscapes, and street scenes that document plant materials from the early 20th century.


  • 1898-approximately 1990s, undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.


372 postcard(s)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to state and city or by titles assigned by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift and purchase, 2005, with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was processed 2017, with subsequent additions.
Cherokee Garden Library postcard collection
Jennie Oldfield
July 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305