Gardens, American -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, and ephemera collected by Elizabeth Lawrence (indicated as "ELL" in the Collection Inventory), and found interleaved within the volumes of her personal library, held by the Cherokee Garden Library. The majority of the materials pertain to a wide variety of gardening topics such as growing bulbs, herbs, shrubs, trees, wildlife in the garden. plant and garden history, religion and plant associations, fall and winter...
Dates: 1914-1984, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains chiefly photocopies of articles, papers, clippings, and other research material covering a variety of landscape history topics. Also included is biographical research on women landscape architects such as Rose Ishbel Greely and Marian Cruger Coffin. Additionally, seminar materials from the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Radcliffe Seminars Program from the Landscape Institute of Harvard University provide further information on American and British...
Dates: 1905-2017, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains 28 glass lantern slides of historic gardens and estate landscape plans primarily from the Southeast. Images include historic sites such as Biltmore Estate (North Carolina), Casulon Plantation (Georgia), Magnolila Gardens (South Carolina), and Middleton Garden (South Carolina). Also a part of the collection are corresponding typed index cards by an unknown author. The index cards, labeled "American Gardens," describe the slides with regards to American garden history...
Dates: approximately 1930-1940