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Druid Hills (Atlanta, Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Rhyne reminiscences

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS285f
Scope and Content This collection contains a bound volume of anecdotes made by Albert Rhyne of Atlanta about his maternal grandmother, Amelia Hutchins Alexander (Mrs. Hooper Alexander) of Decatur, and about various personalities and homes in Druid Hills. Mentioned extensively are the Heinz family, the family of Asa Candler, Dr. H.V.M. Miller, H. G. Hastings, and Mrs. Julius Y. Talmadge. Also included is an obituary of Dr. M. B. Hutchins, brother of Mrs. Hooper Alexander.
Dates: 1976

Arnall T. Connell papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1046
Scope and Content This collection consists of papers related to Arnall T. Connell's tenure as a professor in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia. Student papers written by Connell's graduate students form the largest portion of the collection. The papers cover a large array of Atlanta-related subjects, including neighborhoods and their histories, historic preservation of buildings and homes, renovation and repurposing ideas for historic...
Dates: 1894-1994, undated

Clifton Road Garden Club records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS651
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the Clifton Road Garden Club. Scrapbooks comprise the majority of the collection and detail the club's monthly meetings, beautification projects, and flower show awards earned by members of the club. Garden publications offer more insight into the club's interests including victory gardens, conservation, and flower arranging.
Dates: 1938-1949, undated

Cotten Alston photographs

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Collection number: ahc.VIS247
Scope and Content This collection contains aerial and street views of the Buckhead, downtown, and Midtown areas of Atlanta, Georgia. Included are images of Buckhead restaurants such as OK Cafe and Buckhead Diner. Also featured are the Atlanta History Center's Swan House, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Underground Atlanta, the Georgia Dome, The Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, The Varsity, Piedmont Park, and Clark College (later named Clark Atlanta University). Other images include...
Dates: 1972-1998, undated

Deep Dene Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Collection number: 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

Druid Hills Garden Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1021
Scope and Content This collection consists of histories, minutes and yearbooks that document the club's civic and social activities. The collection also includes scrapbooks which further document the club's interests and special projects, as well as activities of members such as Marie S. Nicholson and Francis King.
Dates: 1929-2011, undated

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS72
Scope and Contents This collection documents the prolific work of one of Atlanta’s pioneer women architects and businesswomen. It is comprised primarily of architectural plans, photographs, negatives, and slides of private residences, multi-family homes, and apartment buildings Wilburn designed during her career. Her portfolio of architectural plans in Series I includes designs of homes in Atlanta and its surrounding suburbs; in several cities and towns in Georgia, including Forsyth, McDonough, and Thomaston;...
Dates: 1920-1979

Lullwater Garden Club yearbook

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Collection number: ahc.MSS732f
Scope and Content This collection contains one yearbook describing the civic and social activities of the club. Included in the yearbook are monthly program details, civic projects, committee assignments, and a membership roster. Also a part of the yearbook are flower show announcements and gardening advice.
Dates: 1956-1957

Peony Garden Club records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1084
Scope and Content This collection contains documents which describe the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes financial budgets, photographs, yearbooks, clippings, and flower show awards. One scrapbook provides details on the club's early programs, projects, flower shows, and interests. Of special note are scrapbook clippings of the first Atlanta Dogwood Festival in 1936.
Dates: 1929-1983, undated

Philip T. Shutze visual arts materials

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Collection number: ahc.VIS351
Scope and Content This collection contains architectural drawings, sketches, artwork, and photos of Shutze's professional work, his travels, his personal life, and his antiques. The architectural drawings are from the firms of Norrman, Hentz & Reid; Hentz & Reid; Hentz, Reid & Adler; Hentz, Adler & Shutze; and Shutze & Armistead, as well as drawings representing historic buildings designed by other architects and firms. Among his most well known buildings are Swan House owned by Edward and...
Dates: 1820-1993, undated