Native plants for cultivation -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains a herbarium inscribed "Emmie Castellow, S.F.C. May 18, 1896," presumedly created by Castellow for her work at Southern Female College (later Cox College). The herbarium includes specimens of Southeastern native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs in a notebook labeled "Drawing Book." Pressed specimens are identified with botanical names including family, genus, and species classification and some include common names.
Scope and Content This collection contains photographic prints that document the activities and membership of the society. Items provide details of field trips, plant identification and rescues, conservation projects, and meetings. The majority of the images are of identified sites in Georgia, but a few items are of other sites in Southeastern states. Native plants and trees are included as well as rivers, swamps, mountains, and rocky outcrops. Members such as Marie Mellinger, Norma Seiferle, Vivian Emerson,...
Dates: approximately 1937-2000, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, surveys, research, and minutes that provide details on the civic activities of the society. A large amount of material consists of biological surveys of Georgia flora as well as botanical papers and research on native, rare, and endangered plant species in Georgia. In addition, meeting and field trip summaries offer insight into the society's interests and conservation projects. The writings of several members are included such as Marie...
Dates: 1893-2007, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, brochures, meeting announcements, membership applications, and speaker rosters that document the activities of the association. Also a part of the collection are materials that provide details about annual symposiums, annual plant sales, and garden tours. Of special interest is an informational brochure for an educational flower show display, "Enduring Perennials," an Atlanta garden during World War II, created for the 2004 Southeastern Flower Show.
Dates: 1986-2007, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, ink drawings, and a poster that provides details of the activities and events held by the association. Included in the collection are images of identified members and speakers as well as ink drawings that were used as illustrations for the association's directory. Of special interest is an informational perennial poster published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Dates: 2002-2006, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images that document the social and civic activities of the Seiferles. The majority of images were taken on their hiking and botany trips, sometimes with groups such as the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club (GATC). Photographs are largely of gardens and flora, but also include scenic landscapes, mountains, rivers, harbors, and coastlines. Plant images are mostly identified and a great number of photographs are from the Seiferles' own Atlanta garden (later incorporated...
Dates: 1875-1988, undated
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,...