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Lois E. Scott garden slides

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS386

Scope and Contents

This collection contains color images of Lois Scott's roses, camellias, and garden. Included in the collection are images of a child (likely Lois Ann) in the garden, the Scott residence, and a wooded area in spring bloom. Of special interest is an image of Scott with her flower show award ribbons and roses.

Dates

  • 1939, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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.

Biographical / Historical

Lois Elwood Scott (1898-1990) was born in Menominee, Michigan, to Calvin Rose Elwood (1870-1931) and Harriet Spies Elwood (1872-1955). She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1924 and married Atlanta attorney Thomas Howell Scott (1889-1947) in 1928. The couple lived at 3010 Habersham Road in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta and had three children: Thomas Howell Jr. (1928-1936), Frank Elwood (1930-2014), and Lois Ann (1935- ). Scott was a president of the Rose Garden Club and worked on various committees with the Atlanta Flower Show Association. An avid rose grower, she served as president of the Georgia Rose Society and was a member of the American Rose Society. Scott also competed in numerous flower shows and lectured on growing roses.

Extent

12 glass slide(s)

Language

English

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2020.
Title
Lois E. Scott garden slides
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
July 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

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