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African American gardens and cultural landscapes visual arts materials

Identifier: ahc.VIS400
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, postcards, stereographs, and slides that document African American residential gardens, cultural landscapes, and farms, in both urban and rural areas. Also a part of the collection are photographs and postcards of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the Southeast. These images provide details such as garden and campus design, plant choices, farming methods, and land use as well as social and economic conditions in African American...
Dates: approximately 1880-2021, undated

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

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 Unpublished manuscripts provide details about the company’s history and the mail order seed business in general.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

James R. Cothran visual arts material

Identifier: 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

Virginia Twinam Smith slides

Identifier: ahc.VIS397
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides of a wide variety of identified plants including herbs, flowering annuals and perennials, native shrubs, vegetables, vines, and trees of the Southeastern States. Also a part of the collection are photographs of public gardens, such as the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Callaway Gardens, Chattahoochee Nature Center, and the gardens of the Tullie Smith House at the Atlanta History Center. Other images in the Smith collection depict downtown Atlanta, skylines, churches,...
Dates: 1978-2003

William C. Pauley papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1091
Scope and Content This collection contains documents which provide details of residential and commercial work by landscape architect William C. Pauley. Materials include plant lists, correspondence, and specifications. Projects are mainly from the Southeastern states and most of the work consists of residential clients from Georgia. Parks, cemeteries, and a hotel are included in Pauley's commercial clients. Of special interest are documents for East View Cemetery in Rome, Georgia, and Lincoln Memorial Park...
Dates: 1922-1953, undated

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