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Dargan Landscape Architects Inc. records

Identifier: ahc.MSS1065
Scope and Content This collection contains client files detailing landscape architecture plans, estimates, invoices, and correspondence. Also included are accounting and financial records, teaching and lecture materials, and professional correspondence with vendors and nurseries. Additionally, media files contain articles highlighting Dargan projects and events.
Dates: 1918-2010, undated; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2010

De Renne-Callaway book ephemera

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

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

George R. Stritikus Papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS983
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains the research papers of George R. Stritikus. According to the author, "these pages are not really scholarly papers written for other scholars. The primary audience is the novice/average gardener, who is interested in gardening and history, but who may or may not be a trained botanist or horticulturist. As far as I am concerned, I consider these 2500 pages my ‘Un-official Dissertation.’" The collection consists primarily of articles written by Stritikus (abbreviated as...
Dates: 1979-1998

Hastings family papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS752
Scope and Content This collection contains materials including personal and business histories, details of civic and cultural organizations, and scrapbooks. A typescript copy of The Southern Garden is a part of this collection as well as a scrapbook that provides insight into the growth and development of the city of the Atlanta. A scrapbook created by Louise Hastings includes information on The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. as well as other gardening clubs and societies.
Dates: 1891-1991, undated

Hastings Seed Company Records

Identifier: ahc.MSS992
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection primarily contains seed and nursery catalogs of H. G. Hastings and Company. The collection also includes business records and publications produced by H. G. Hastings and Company. Limited correspondence and newspaper articles provide some insight on the company’s operations. Unpublished manuscripts provide details about the company’s history and the mail order seed business in general.
Dates: 1894-1993, undated

James R. Cothran papers

Identifier: 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

John Leon Hoffman Sr. landscape architectural drawing

Identifier: ahc.VIS364
Scope and Content This collection contains one set of landscape drawings (one original drawing and two blueprint copies) of the formal garden for the Cason J. Callaway Estate in LaGrange, Georgia. The estate includes a Neel Reid designed home and is located adjacent to the Hills & Dales Estate. Of special interest, Hoffman's landscape plan includes 240 'Clara Butt' tulips, an heirloom tulip variety.
Dates: 1920-1930

Julia O. Martin Landscape Design visual arts materials

Identifier: ahc.VIS182
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of landscape plans, photographs, negatives, and slides created by Atlanta landscape designer, Julia Orme Martin, from 1971 to 1995. The collection consists of primarily landscape designs for residential properties in the neighborhoods of Ansley Park and Buckhead, in Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular note are the drawings pertaining to the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia as well as those pertaining to the Tompkins property on West Wesley Road in Atlanta, Georgia....
Dates: 1971-1995, undated

Julia O. Martin papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1137
Scope and Content The majority of this collection contains correspondence, estimates, ledgers, proposals, and planting studies that provide a history of Julia O. Martin's career as principal of Julia O. Martin Landscape Design. Martin's resume and clippings offer details of her personal and professional life. Of special note are Martin's garden design sketches included in various planting studies.
Dates: 1937-1997, undated

Norma K. and Edwin J. Seiferle papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1050
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, memoranda, and correspondence relating to professional and civic organizations with which the Seiferles were involved. Among those organizations are the Atlanta Historical Society, the Georgia Conservancy, the Georgia Botanical Society, and the Highpoint Civic Association. The collection also contains personal correspondence, coursework, family history, environmental studies, and travel interests. Material highlights a wide range of topics such as wildlowers,...
Dates: 1867-1989, undated

Norma K. and Edwin J. Seiferle photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS296
Scope and Content This collection contains images that document the social and civic activities of the Seiferles. The majority of images were taken on their hiking and botany trips, sometimes with groups such as the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club (GATC). Photographs are largely of gardens and flora, but also include scenic landscapes, mountains, rivers, harbors, and coastlines. Plant images are mostly identified and a great number of photographs are from the Seiferles' own Atlanta garden (later incorporated...
Dates: 1875-1988, undated

Southeastern garden clubs collection

Identifier: ahc.MSS1117
Scope and Content This collection contains programs, guidebooks, and yearbooks for garden clubs mostly from south Georgia, but also from Alabama, South Carolina, and other southern states. Material provides details of membership, meeting programs, flower shows, and constitution and by-laws. Some items document club histories, achievements, activities, and civic projects. Included in the collection are annual meeting and convention programs from The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Of special interest are...
Dates: 1929-current

Southern Garden Heritage Conference records

Identifier: ahc.MSS1033
Scope and Content This collection contains material that provides information on the conference programs and speakers. Brochures and handouts are included in the collection, which offer details on topics explored during the conferences.
Dates: 2000-2014

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