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Andrew Kohr records of the South Carolina Historic Landscape Initiative

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1071
Scope and Content This collection contains descriptive landscape surveys and accompanying research material such as correspondence, articles, maps, and garden sketches, which document the history and current condition of historic landscapes included in the project. Surveys included in the collection are from records maintained by landscape architect Andrew Kohr and are primarily from Charleston County, South Carolina. Many garden surveys are associated with a significant individual or house and provide...
Dates: 2014

Garden Club of Virginia Research Fellowship reports

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1205
Scope and Contents

This collection contains reports written by graduate fellows that document a variety of historic sites across Virginia. Reports include a history of the site, research documentation, landscape details, and site plans. Sites include houses, plantations, parks, farms, and other historic properties. Many reports include historic photographs, maps, sketches, and landscape drawings.

Dates: 2000-2020

George R. Stritikus Papers

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Collection number: 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

Georgia Historic Landscape Initiative records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1007
Scope and Content

This collection contains descriptive landscape surveys and accompanying research material such as correspondence, articles, maps, and garden sketches which document the history and current condition of historic landscapes included in the project. Many garden surveys are associated with a significant individual or house and provide social and cultural history as well as landscape history. Material varies according to the availability of information about each site.

Dates: 2002-current, 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

Mills B. Lane, Jr. papers

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Collection number: ahc.MSS12f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, memos, and newspaper clippings on historical preservation projects in which Mills B. Lane, Jr. was involved as well as a banking code that Lane helped to create. One of the preservation projects that he worked on was the move and restoration of the Tullie Smith House to the Atlanta History Center from its original location in DeKalb. The Tullie Smith House is a typical "plantation plain" style house built in the 1840s by Robert Smith, a yeoman farmer...
Dates: 1953-1973

Southern Garden Heritage Conference records

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Collection number: 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

Southern Garden History Society records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1001
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection largely contains the records of Flora Ann Bynum (1924-2006), who was a founder of the society and served as Secretary-Treasurer from 1982 to 2005. Her records include correspondence, membership and administrative records as well as records of the Society's annual meetings and Restoring Southern Gardens and Landscapes conferences. Records also include program materials, financial reports, speaker and tour literature, brochures and articles. Semiannual board meetings include...
Dates: 1980-current

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Historic Landscape and Garden Grant Fundraiser records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1026
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the history of the annual pilgrimages (and later other types of fundraisers such as lectures and tours) of the GCG since 1996. Brochures, flyers, maps, clippings, and correspondence are included in the collection. These items also provide histories of historic garden sites that are on the pilgrimages in Georgia and detail garden club activities relating to the pilgrimages, lectures, or tours. Financial and fundraising documentation are also...
Dates: 1996-

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Historic Landscape and Garden Grant Program records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1076
Scope and Content This collection contains grant applications, reports, and supporting evidence, which document organizations seeking funds to assist with restoration and preservation projects of historic landscapes and gardens. Project follow-up reports are included where available. Of special interest are applications for multiple restoration projects at Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery. Also part of the collection are program materials that provide details of the grant program committee including chairman's...
Dates: 1996-2014

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