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Druid Hills (Atlanta, Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 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

Albertype Company Atlanta souvenir album

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS213
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photogravures of locations in and around Atlanta during the early 20th century, including the Georgia State Capitol; Piedmont Hotel; Ansley Hotel; Winecoff Hotel; Second Baptist Church of Atlanta; Carnegie Library; First Baptist Church; and the First United Methodist Church.

Dates: approximately 1915

Alston and Glenn family papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1262
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers from the Alston and Glenn families of Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. These families were joined by marriage when Jack Glenn married Anne Amanda Alston in 1935. The Alston family papers include correspondence and legal documents pertaining to several generations of Alstons. Correspondence features discussions regarding finances, land plot purchases, education, historical society applications, and legal documents such as wills and estate planning. Also...
Dates: 1612-2017, undated; Majority of material found in 1900-1975

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

Atlanta Urban Design Commission records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1272
Scope and Contents This collection contains administrative records and documentation of the creation of AUDC through meeting minutes, reports, newspaper articles, and correspondence. The records also contain data collected about historic nominations of properties and neighborhoods, and records from the Cooperation of Olympic Development in Atlanta (CODA). Historic nomination forms include the nominee's history, correspondence, meeting minutes from the commission, and nomination and acceptance packets. The bulk...
Dates: 1973-2008, 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

 Collection
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

Darlene Roth papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1210
Scope and Contents This collection documents Darlene Roth's professional work at the History Group, Inc., the Atlanta History Center, and Darlene Roth and Associates, Inc. The bulk of papers are historical surveys and reports about the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area that she completed as research assessments for corporate clients such as MARTA, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and the Atlanta Urban Design Commission. Papers include records, reports, surveys, notes, maps, and correspondence....
Dates: 1854-2004, 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

 Collection
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

Druid Hills Land Company ledger

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS87
Scope and Contents

This volume contains entries of individuals and companies buying land in Druid Hills. Real estate sales, interest, bills received, cash, and other expenses are recorded. The volume is arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1908-1923

Leila Ross Wilburn visual arts materials

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Olmsted Parks Society Presidential Parkway records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1247
Scope and Contents These records document the community-led opposition to the construction of the Presidential Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are correspondence, memoranda, chronologies, agendas, meeting minutes, clippings, articles, legal documents, environmental reports, and publications. Included in the materials are records of various organizations such as the Georgia Department of Transportation, Council on Environmental Quality, and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.The records...
Dates: 1968-2004, undated

Peony Garden Club records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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