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Franklin-Smith Associates documents

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS786f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, contracts, and invoices for landscape work completed at the Memorial Garden at the Governor's Mansion. Also included are descriptions of stonework such as a limestone oval and a millstone. Of special interest are plant lists providing details of trees and shrubs used in the project.

Dates: 1985-1988

Franklin-Smith Associates landscape architectural drawings

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS274
Scope and Content

This collection contains landscape plans for the Governor's Mansion Memorial Garden providing details of stone work, retaining walls, terraces, and benches. Drawings include identified trees, shrubs, and garden features.

Dates: 1985

J. Newton Bell, Jr. landscape architectural drawings

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS271
Scope and Content

This collection contains landscape drawings of mostly residential projects, but also includes some commercial properties and parks in Griffin and other Georgia cities. Drawings include general landscape plans and plant lists as well as plans for walls, foundation plantings, and traffic islands. Of special interest is Bell's 1940 senior thesis drawing of a country estate for his parents.

Dates: 1940-1994, undated

J. Newton Bell, Jr. papers

 Collection
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

Julia O. Martin papers

 Collection
Collection number: 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

Norman C. Butts photographs and postcards

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS268
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and postcards which provide details of the personal, military, and professional career of Norman Butts in New York, France, and Georgia. Included are images of his early family life, college years at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and landscaping projects in Atlanta, Georgia. Both Butts' work with Ashford Park Nurseries in Brookhaven and his own Atlanta landscaping business are represented. Of special interest are photographs of the gardens and...
Dates: 1880-1946, undated

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