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Adelle Bartlett Harper papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1136
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, notes, and scrapbooks that document Adelle B. Harper's life as well as members of her family. Material provides insight into Harper's flower shop business, club activities, family life, and her wide variety of interests. Scrapbooks offer details about Auverne Harper's enrollment in Woodberry Hall School for Girls in Atlanta and Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.
Dates: 1864-2017, undated

Ansley Park Garden Club photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS402
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of club members, events, activities, and flower shows. Images include annual Easter egg hunts at McClatchey Park, Ansley Park neighborhood entrances such as The Prado, and houses. Of special interest are photographs of Rhodes Hall in Atlanta, decorated by club members for Christmas.
Dates: 1956-1998

Ansley Park Garden Club records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1132
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, yearbooks, minutes, and financial reports that provide a social and civic history of the club. Scrapbooks offer details about programs, neighborhood projects, and flower shows. Of special interest are scrapbook images of members' gardens and neighborhood islands.
Dates: 1953-2015, undated

Atlanta Dogwood Festival records of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta

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Identifier: ahc.MSS718
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, clippings, financial records, and programs that provide a history of the festival. Additional material provides details of events, performances, and pageant contests. Of special interest is a scrapbook providing images of parade floats and participants.
Dates: 1936-1988

Atlanta Music Club photographs and video

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Identifier: ahc.VIS245
Scope and Content The collection consists of images of club members and performers, club member meetings, and concerts and events produced by the Atlanta Music Club. A variety of images of events are represented in the collection such as color and black and white images from the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra's 26th Annual Young Artists' Concerto Concert (2000); the club's Spring Promenade (1982); the All-Star Concert Series (1985) and a fashion show (1993). There are a small number of unidentified events,...
Dates: 1950-2001, undated

Azalea Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1078
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook that details the social and civic activities of the club. Material includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, and programs. Of special interest are photographs of members' gardens from the Emory University area neighborhood. Additional loose photographs of Eatonton and Griffin, Georgia, from approximately 1938, are found at the end of the scrapbook.
Dates: 1938-1963; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1963

Board of Managers minutes

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Identifier: ahc.MSS574f
Scope and Content This collection contains the minutes of two meetings of this unidentified group, appearing to be May and June of 1924. One set of minutes are signed by a Mrs. Harris (or Mrs. Harrison?). The minutes in part discuss the Community Chest and placing two girls with the Monroe School.
Dates: 1924

Brookwood Hills Garden Club photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS276
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the park in Brookwood Hills including the playground, picnic and pool areas during restoration work by the club. Images show playground structures, picnic tables, planters, stone steps, as well as trees, shrubs, and other plants. Also a part of the collection are photographs of the club's Christmas decorations inside Rhodes Memorial Hall, Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular interest are club members and children shown during park workdays and events.
Dates: 1974-1982, undated

Burns Club of Atlanta documents

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Identifier: ahc.MSS433
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of records pertaining to the organization and administration of the Burns Club of Atlanta and the Ladies' Burns Club of Atlanta. Records include legal documents, correspondence, membership lists, program information, and pamphlets. Topics include the construction of the Burns Cottage, the Annual Anniversary Dinner, club operations, and poetry written by club members.
Dates: 1900-1985, undated

Burns Club of Atlanta photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS286
Scope and Content This collection consists of images of the Burns Club of Atlanta and Ladies' Burns Club members, as well as photographs of the Burns Cottage.
Dates: approximately 1910-1915, undated

Cascade Garden Club records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1087
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that provide a history of the social and civic activities of the club. Materials include clippings, correspondence, histories, minutes, and yearbooks. Scrapbooks offer more details on programs, projects, and club interests on a wide variety of gardening topics. Of special interest are scrapbook images of Cascade Road from approximately 1939.
Dates: 1933-2001, undated

Cherokee Garden Club visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS370
Scope and Content The collection contains images that detail the civic and social history of the Cherokee Garden Club. Included in the collection are photographs of the club's civic projects, flower show arrangements, and needlework. Also a part of the collection are images of club members attending the Garden Club of America Zone VIII meetings and working at fundraising events such as Potlatch and Gardener's Delight. A video and photographs of the Cherokee Garden Library document the early years of the...
Dates: approximately 1935-2014

Colonial Dames, Atlanta Chapter, minute books

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Identifier: ahc.MSS520f
Scope and Content This collection includes minute books that record membership lists, financial records, and the society's activities between 1898-1901 and 1919-1931. It also includes information on Georgia State Society activities including purchase of the Andrew Low House in Savannah, Ga.
Dates: 1898-1931

Deep Dene Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1189
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound scrapbook created by the Deep Dene Garden Club that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes poems, yearbooks, correspondence, clippings, drawings, and photographs that illustrate the club's garden interests and projects. The scrapbook clippings focus on flower arrangment and home decor.
Dates: 1940-1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

East Lake Garden Club historical summary

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Identifier: ahc.MSS763f
Scope and Content This collection contains a history of the club written by Pauline C. Franklin, club historian. The history provides details of the club's civic and social activities for the first 25 years of its existence. Highlighted in the summary are the club's projects and neighborhood beautification work. Of special interest is the description of the club's involvement with Atlanta's flower and tulip shows.
Dates: 1959

Emily Bourne Grigsby papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1201
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club and her association with the Atlanta Opera Arts Association. Included are opera show programs from her performances with the San Francisco Opera chorus, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, and Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also newspaper clippings of Grigsby's modeling career and her involvement in the 1954 "Feast of...
Dates: 1943-2004, undated

Emily Bourne Grigsby visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS391
Scope and Contents This collection contains images of Emily Bourne Grigsby's career as an opera singer and model, as well as her time as president of the Atlanta Music Club. Included are production stills from The Tales of Hoffman and Rigoletto with the San Francisco Opera, and images from the Moonlight Opera Company in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also photographs of Grigsby modeling at The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia; on top of Stone Mountain; for an...
Dates: 1940-2004, undated

Evergreen Garden Club scrapbooks

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Identifier: ahc.MSS655
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks that detail the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes photographs, clippings, and correspondence that provide insight into the club's interests and programs. A large portion of the material is devoted to gardening tips and cultivation. Of special note are photographs and clippings relating to first president Betty (Elizabeth) Faust and her husband and dahlia expert Conrad E. Faust.
Dates: 1936-1958

Every Saturday Club photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS261
Scope and Content This collection documents the members and activities of the Every Saturday Club, including an exhibit at the Atlanta Historical Society in the 1940s and regular meetings held between 1979 and 1987 at the homes of several members. Of particular note are images of author Anne Rivers Siddons and World Health Organization delegate Virginia Schneider at meetings.
Dates: approximately 1945, 1979-1987, undated

Expressway Beautification Association records

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Identifier: ahc.MSS654
Scope and Content This collection contains reports, correspondence, and clippings that document the activities of the association. Included in the collection is a landscape planting report by the Federal Bureau of Public Roads that details the planting goals of the project. These materials illustrate the coordinated effort between the association, local landscape architects, and state and federal highway departments.
Dates: 1949-1956, undated

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Harper's Flowers (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Harper, Adelle Bartlett, 1885-1974 2
Ladies' Burns Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Lane Brothers Photo News Service (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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San Francisco Opera 2
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