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The Chattahoochee Unit of the Herb Society of America records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1066

Scope and Content

This collection contains awards, minutes, newsletters, scrapbooks, and treasurer reports that provide details on the social and civic activities of the unit. Histories include correspondence, clippings, membership lists, and writings by members that document programs, garden tours, and outreach projects. Of special interest are craft projects such as quilting, soap making, herbal recipes, and floral arrangements.


  • 1979-2013


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Chattahoochee Unit of the Herb Society of America (CUHSA) was formed in 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia, to further the knowledge and use of herbs and to promote cultural, civic, and educational projects relating to herbs. The unit is guided by the policies of the Herb Society of America and is governed by a board of elected officers that includes president, vice president, and secretary. The unit holds monthly meetings and hosts an annual plant sale at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The unit has supported several outreach projects at elementary schools, an annual Herb Education Day at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, and educational programs held at various gardening events. The unit has participated in Atlanta flower shows with displays and demonstrations.


3.21 linear ft. (four document cases and one oversize box)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2014

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2015.

The Chattahoochee Unit of the Herb Society of America records
Jennie Oldfield
August 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305