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Atkins Park Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS259
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of homes built in the early 20th century in the Atkins Park neighborhood, Atlanta, Georgia. A variety of architectural styles are represented including Georgian Revival, American Craftsman, and English Tudor. The photographs also provide details of landscape styles as well as popular shrubs and ornamental plants used in front yard gardens. Of special note are two images of the neighborhood stone entrance gateways.

Dates: 1988

Dargan Landscape Architects Inc. drawings

Collection number: ahc.VIS226
Scope and Content

This collection contains both residential and commercial landscape drawings for clients throughout the southeast United States. Also included are a few projects for international clients. The majority of projects are residential clients.

Dates: 1982-2008, undated

Edith Henderson papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS980
Scope and Contents of the Records The bulk of this artificial collection consists of weekly articles Henderson wrote for the Atlanta Journal/Constitution that provided practical design advice to readers. The collection contains articles from 1942, 1943, and 1950-1977. The collection includes some original manuscripts. More frequently, however, the articles included here are copies of the published version from the Atlanta Journal/Constitution. Occasionally,...
Dates: 1923-2005, undated

Edith Henderson visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS217
Scope and Content

This collection contains Henderson's landscape drawings for a residential property in Atlanta; an original rendering of the Clark Howell Homes, as part of the Housing Authority project in which Henderson took part; and over 200 of Henderson's slides on various gardening topics. Also a part of the collection are Henderson's pencil sketches of gardens, garden structures and statuary, as well as trees and landscapes.

Dates: 1933-1992, undated

Edward L. Daugherty visual arts material

Collection number: ahc.VIS207
Scope and Content This collection contains drawings of projects including private gardens, corporate clients, schools, cultural institutions, large developments, parks, and cemeteries. Notable projects are the Atlanta Historical Society (Atlanta History Center), Atlanta Botanical Garden, Coca-Cola Headquarters Complex, Piedmont Hospital, Agnes Scott College, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and a large cross section of private residences in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta. Also a part...
Dates: 1928-2013, undated

Founders Memorial Garden Project Collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS981
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection documents the founding of the Ladies’ Garden Club of Athens and its early history through published materials, transcriptions of newspaper articles, and a manuscript detailing facts about the club. The bulk of the material, however, documents the development of the Founders Memorial Garden at the University of Georgia between 1936 and 1946. The collection primarily contains published articles and correspondence regarding financial contributions to the endeavor and development...
Dates: 1931-1976

Georgia Historic Landscape Initiative records

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

Ivy Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS396
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs that document the social and civic activities of the club. Photographs include unidentified members attending social and civic events, field trips, and garden tours. Of special interest are images of historic homes and an unidentified cemetery in Georgia.

Dates: 1985-1986, undated

J. Newton Bell, Jr. landscape architectural drawings

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

James R. Cothran papers

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

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

Julia O. Martin papers

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

Landscape architectural drawings of Violet Bank

Collection number: ahc.VIS277
Scope and Content This collection contains landscape drawings that provide details of the garden and landscape history at the Violet Bank estate in Griffin, Georgia. A planting plan by the C. A. Dahl Company shows the layout of the property including the house, driveway, and formal garden. Of note, this drawing erroneously cites Mrs. H. W. Barnes as Mrs. H. 'G.' Barnes. Also a part of the collection are garden sketches by an unknown landscape architect which provide plant variety names and describe trees,...
Dates: 1924-1985

Louise B. Hastings papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1096
Scope and Content

This collection contains bulletins, pamphlets, and programs that describe the social and civic activities of Louise Hastings. Additional material includes detailed histories and events of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Of special note are handwritten speeches that Hastings gave to regional clubs.

Dates: 1926-1978, undated

Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company landscape architectural drawings

Collection number: ahc.VIS218
Scope and Content

This collection contains landscape drawings of both William L. Monroe, Sr. and William L. Monroe, Jr., as part of the Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company, and represent a wide variety of clients including residential, commercial, churches, and parks. Of special note is a landscape plan of Chastain Woods for Chastain Memorial Park.

Dates: 1934-1987, undated

Norman C. Butts photographs and postcards

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

Peachtree Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS681
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains minutes, committee reports, financial statements, membership information, and correspondence that documents the civic and social activities of the club. Materials from Presidents Brenda Dreyer and Dean Smith comprise a substantial section of the collection from the years 1999 to 2003. Also in the collection are scrapbooks as well as GCA manuals and meeting programs from the GCA Annual and Zone Meetings beginning with 1932. A large amount of material details the GCA...
Dates: 1923-2019, undated

Richard Anderson Landscape Architect Inc. drawings

Collection number: ahc.VIS404
Scope and Contents

This collection contains landscape drawings, plant lists, concept and site plans, and surveys that provide details of work done by Richard Anderson Landscape Architect Inc., as well as earlier work with Daugherty/Anderson and Associates. The work of a few other architects is included such as Edward L. Daugherty and E. S. Draper. The majority of projects are of residential landscapes.

Dates: 1921-2017

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

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

Vineville Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1218
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles, clippings, correspondence, newsletters, and yearbooks that provide details of the civic and social activities of the Vineville Garden Club. Also included in the collection are programs and yearbooks from other garden clubs and organizations as well as Bibb County Flower Show schedules. Scrapbooks highlight the club members' gardens and horticultural interests. Scrapbooks from first president, Mrs. Thomas J. (Ann "Octavia" Burden) Stewart, and former...
Dates: 1922-2015, undated

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Bell, J. Newton (Jewell Newton) 1
Bibb County Flower Club (Macon, Ga.) 1
Butts family 1
Butts, Norman C. 1
C. A. Dahl Co. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Capital City Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Chastain Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Cherokee Garden Library (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Cooney, Loraine M. (Loraine Meeks) 1
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Dargan, Hugh Graham 1
Dargan, Mary Palmer 1
Daugherty/Anderson and Associates 1
Founders Memorial Garden (Athens, Ga.) 1
Garden Club of America 1
Gardens for Peace (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Georgia. Historic Preservation Division 1
Habersham Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Hastings, Louise Brown 1
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Ladies Garden Club (Athens, Ga.) 1
Martin, Julia Orme 1
Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Co. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Monroe, William L., 1892-1965 1
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National Council of State Garden Clubs 1
Norman C. Butts Nursery (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Owens, Hubert B. 1
Peachtree Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Reid, J. Neel (Joseph Neel), 1885-1926 1
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Stewart, Thomas J., Mrs. (Ann Octavia Burden), 1886-1979 1
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United States. National Park Service. Southeast Regional Office 1
University of Georgia. College of Environment & Design 1
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