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Adelaide Ruff McCarty Photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS125
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection is comprised of images of the early development of Ansley Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer. Mr. Solon Zachery Ruff, who was the development’s civil engineer, can be seen, along with images of the home of Amos Rhodes (now Rhodes Hall). Mr Ruff is identified as “papa” on some of the images. One of the images is of an auction of lots in Ansley Park.

Dates: 1905

Ansley Park Garden Club records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1132
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, yearbooks, minutes, and financial reports that provide a social and civic history of the club. Scrapbooks offer details about programs, neighborhood projects, and flower shows. Of special interest are scrapbook images of members' gardens and neighborhood islands.

Dates: 1953-2015, undated

Brookwood Hills Garden Club photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS276
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of the park in Brookwood Hills including the playground, picnic and pool areas during restoration work by the club. Images show playground structures, picnic tables, planters, stone steps, as well as trees, shrubs, and other plants. Also a part of the collection are photographs of the club's Christmas decorations inside Rhodes Memorial Hall, Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular interest are club members and children shown during park workdays and events.

Dates: 1974-1982, undated

Herbert H. Lee Photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS130
Scope and Contents of the Records Included in this collection are slides and photographs of geographic locations, events, and transportation in Atlanta and the state of Georgia. The collection contains images of downtown Atlanta, including aerial views, government buildings, private residences, parks, street scenes, railroads, as well as photographs depicting poverty and sub-standard housing. The photographs of Herbert H. Lee are an excellent resource for those interested in the subject of urban renewal, and the post-World...
Dates: 1919- 1968, undated

Park Pride records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1158
Scope and Content

This collection contains minutes, clippings, and a report providing details of Atlanta parks prior to the creation of Park Pride. Also included in the collection are conceptual and master park plans and visioning reports which document the work of Park Pride and the communities with which they partner. Periodicals published by Park Pride as well as conference materials from annual meetings hosted by Park Pride are also a part of the collection.

Dates: 1905-2019, undated

William C. Pauley landscape architecture drawings

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS184
Scope and Content This collection contains the landscape architecture drawings and topographical surveys by William C. Pauley from 1914 to 1973. Projects are mainly from the southeast, but a few early projects are from Massachusetts. Much of the work consists of residential plans, but some are of schools, colleges, parks, cemeteries, and commercial projects. Notable Georgia projects include the Bankshaven estate of Newnan, Georgia, Joel Hurt Memorial Park of Atlanta, and the Robert W. Woodruff residence in...
Dates: 1914-1973, undated

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American Society of Landscape Architects. Georgia Chapter 1
Ansley Park Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Atlanta Civic Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 1