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Alton Bowie Reddick, Jr. Time Capsule Documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS789f
Scope and Content

This collection primarily consists of telegrams sent to Alton Bowie Reddick, Jr. (1920-2009) in regards to the Time Capsule Committee project. Telegrams were sent from Ralph McGill (1898-1969), Mayor William B. Hartsfield (1890-1971), and Collett E. Woolman (1899-1966), with predictions of Atlanta's growth and development between 1959 and 1998. There are also newspaper clippings with predictions of urban growth in every city and county in Georgia between 1959 and 2033.

Dates: 1959 May

American Institute of Industrial Engineers conference papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS862f
Scope and Content

This collection contains materials from the 1959 conference and convention of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are a scenic map of Atlanta, pamphlets on the history of Georgia and popular attractions, the conference schedule and agenda, and a directory of exhibits. Also included are a complete list of attendees, and a nametag and a resume belonging to Joseph M. Lee Jr. (1921-1999).

Dates: 1959

Atlanta Community Relations Commission documents

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1228
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes, reports, and other items generated by the Atlanta Community Relations Commission. These items document the Commission's establishment; relations with Atlanta Public Services; and reports on housing, discrimination, and race relations. Of particular interest is correspondence pertaining to segregation in schools, real estate, and employment.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-1968

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. Records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS591
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists primarily of the records of Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. The collection includes a small amount of material (1929-1952) from predecessor organizations: Central Atlanta Improvement Association, Greater Atlanta for Annexation, Inc, and the Central Marietta Street Association. The collection also includes early correspondence regarding the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad and the construction of viaducts and bridges in downtown Atlanta in the 1920s and...
Dates: 1924-1994, undated

City of Atlanta Records

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Collection number: ahc.CityofAtlanta
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps....
Dates: 1848-2009, undated

David Messer photograph collection

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Collection number: ahc.VIS237
Scope and Content The images in this collection consist of photographs of the construction of the Atlanta Civic Center taken by David James Messer, Sr. Photographs include black and white interior and exterior images of the auditorium of the convention center and the exhibit building for the City of Atlanta. Messer produced monthly images to document the stages of the Atlanta Civic Center's development. The collection depicts views of the initial groundbreaking in 1965 to the completion of the convention...
Dates: 1965-1968

E. Burton Cooke landscape architectural drawings

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Collection number: ahc.VIS215
Scope and Content

This collection contains landscape architecture drawings of residential properties in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1916

Earle Sumner Draper landscape architectural drawings

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Collection number: ahc.VIS216
Scope and Content

This collection contains a landscape drawing of the Blue Ridge Forest Resort, a 17,000 acre resort in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Tryon, North Carolina, and a perennial garden planting plan for the Cason J. Callaway Estate in LaGrange, Georgia.

Dates: 1925-1930

Edward L. Daugherty papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS997
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, client proposals, financial records, plant lists, project notes, and research notes that document Daugherty's landscape architecture career. Material includes a broad range of projects, such as private gardens, corporate headquarters, schools and cultural institutions. Also a part of the collection are correspondence, notes, reports, and case studies from professional organizations and committee work. Included are items from the Atlanta street tree...
Dates: 1908-1998, undated

Elizabeth Meriwether records of the Fulton County Botanical Garden Commission

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Collection number: ahc.MSS10f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, budgets, minutes, and a roster of members of the Fulton County Botanical Garden Commission. Correspondence includes discussion of the development of both the botanical garden and an airport in the same vicinity, now known as Fulton County Airport-Brown Field.

Dates: 1946-1952, undated

Eugene R. Martini landscape architectural drawings and photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS202
Scope and Content This collection contains landscape architectural drawings and photographs of Eugene Martini and his projects. Landscape architecture projects illustrate his focus on land planning and land use. Among his notable projects are Northside Methodist Church (Atlanta, Georgia), Springs Valley Mobile Home Court (Mobile, Alabama), and Cocoa Isles and Rivers Isles communities (Cocoa Beach, Florida). The collection also includes photographs of the Martini family and Eugene Martini from childhood...
Dates: 1946-1970, undated

Eugene R. Martini papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS148
Scope and Content This collection contains chiefly correspondence, but also includes professional publications, seminar lectures and writings as well as family genealogy. Correspondence consists of letters and statements to residential clients, corporations, and government entities. Letters to local landscape architects, professional organizations, and family members are also included. Documents provide insight into Martini's work with site planning, subdivision planning, and career development. Personal...
Dates: 1780-1967, undated

G. Eric Harkness papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1088
Scope and Content

This collection contains landscape plans, pamphlets, reports, and a directory that provide details on the career of G. Eric Harkness. Materials are from a variety of projects, including commercial, residential, and government clients. Pamphlets show a wide range of interests and topics from ornamental plants to city street planning.

Dates: 1957-2006, undated

G. Eric Harkness visual arts material

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Collection number: ahc.VIS240
Scope and Content

This collection contains landscape drawings and photographic prints that landscape architect G. Eric Harkness produced between 1954 and 1994. A variety of projects are represented such as city planning, commercial and residential properties, parks and urban renewal developments. Of special interest are drawings and plans for Alpine Village of Helen, Georgia.

Dates: 1954-1994, undated

Harry G. Lefever papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1011
Scope and Content The Harry G. Lefever papers consist primarily of records Mr. Lefever kept on neighborhoods and community organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers reflect his involvement in community organizing; race relations and urban renewal; Atlanta inner-city neighborhoods and associations; and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. These files contain correspondence; articles from books, magazines, and newspapers; reports; and student papers on the relationship between the community...
Dates: 1966-2009, undated

J. Newton Bell, Jr. papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1133
Scope and Content

This collection contains articles, certificates, and handwritten notes from the professional career of J. Newton Bell. Also included in the collection are landscape architecture contract templates and plant resources such as catalogs and tree lists. Of special interest is a proclamation by the mayor of the City of Griffin, designating February 17, 2005 as J. Newton Bell, Jr. Day.

Dates: 1950-2005, undated

James R. Cothran papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS989
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains research materials collected by James R. Cothran including seed and nursery catalogs; information regarding botanists, naturalists, landscape designers and architects, and landscape architectural firms; horticultural, gardening and landscape topics; historic gardens of the Southeast region; and professional materials including correspondence, papers authored, and awards received. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of research material including seed and...
Dates: 1744-2012, undated

James R. Cothran visual arts material

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Collection number: ahc.VIS262
Scope and Content This collection contains slides, photographs, and negatives taken or collected by Cothran depicting topics such as botanists, naturalists, landscape designers and architects; horticultural, gardening and landscape topics; and historic gardens of the Southeast, other regions of the United States, and Europe. Material also includes images used in Cothran's lectures and books he authored. The majority of the collection consists of images taken by Cothran on his travels or collected during...
Dates: 1932-2011, undated

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS167
Scope and Contents This collection consists of images of geographic locations in the Metropolitan Atlanta region, and several events, most probably used in promotional material published by the Chamber. The majority of the photographs are aerial views of the city, as well as Atlanta landmarks, and commercial and government buildings. The identity of the photographers who produced the images has not been determined. This collection also contains four films produced by the Chamber. They depict Atlanta's first...
Dates: 1922-1993, undated

Sam Massell photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS322
Scope and Content This collection documents the public life of former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell. The majority of the images in the collection depict his time as mayor; others document his career as a realtor and member of the City of Atlanta Board of Aldermen. The images also document Massell's ceremonial duties as mayor, including presiding over groundbreakings; presenting keys to the city to special visitors; and ceremonies involving MARTA and Delta Airlines. The collection features images of Massell...
Dates: 1954-1991, undated; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1974

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Atlanta (Ga.). Bureau of Planning 5
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American Society of Landscape Architects. Georgia Chapter 3
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Martini and Associates, Landscape Architects and Planning Consultants (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Pauley, William C. (William Crooks) 2
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Arrington, Marvin S. 1
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