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De Renne-Callaway book ephemera

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1127
Scope and Content This collection contains documents found in books from the De Renne and Callaway collections of the Cherokee Garden Library. Materials include clippings, correspondence, handwritten notes, articles, offprints, and invoices. Clippings and articles cover a wide range of topics including vegetable growing, botany, history, poetry, and William Shakespeare. In 1970, Callaway Gardens purchased a collection of De Renne books. Correspondence from these books was largely part of Augusta De Renne's...
Dates: 1891-1966, undated

Elizabeth Lawrence papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS986
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, and ephemera collected by Elizabeth Lawrence (indicated as "ELL" in the Collection Inventory), and found interleaved within the volumes of her personal library, held by the Cherokee Garden Library. The majority of the materials pertain to a wide variety of gardening topics such as growing bulbs, herbs, shrubs, trees, wildlife in the garden. plant and garden history, religion and plant associations, fall and winter...
Dates: 1914-1984, undated

Ellis D. Robb scrapbooks

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Identifier: ahc.MSS846
Scope and Content This collection consists of 43 scrapbooks which contain newspaper clippings, photographs, magazine articles, letters, and notes written by Robb. Material covers banking and business; genealogy and the Robb family; movies, theatre, and the circus; politics; World War II, celebrities; Robb’s homes in Eldora and Atlanta; and autograph collecting. Robb collected material between 1920 and 1943, but items themselves date to as early as 1863.
Dates: 1920-1943, undated

Green Thumb Garden Club photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS272
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and slides that provide details of the social and civic activities of the club. Images include flower arrangements and flower show displays, vegetable crops in the Tullie Smith House (later Smith Family Farm) garden, and members at club meetings. Of special interest are images of the courtyard garden at the Haven Home, as well as members helping residents with garden therapy projects.
Dates: approximately 1954-1976

James Larwood collection

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Identifier: ahc.MSS84
Scope and Content This collection contains the first twelve of a series of booklets published by the Atlanta Public Library for their exhibition of selections from Mr. Larwood’s library of Georgiana. Also included are two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning the collection which is now housed at Oglethorpe University.
Dates: 1954-1957, undated

Sydney C. Kerksis papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS762
Scope and Content This collection contains a number of Kersis' original manuscripts and the supporting research and correspondence as well as published copies of other articles.
Dates: 1946-1989

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