Nurseries (Horticulture) -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains typewritten and handwritten records of nurseries and plants that provide an inventory of Brown's garden on Knollwood Drive in Atlanta in the 1970s. Sizes, quantities, varieties, and prices paid are included in the lists. Awards and a brochure on azaleas and rhododendrons highlight Brown's interest in these plants.
Dates: 1971-1975, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, minutes, membership rosters, and treasurer's reports that provide a history of the social and civic activities of the society. Also included are newsletters and meeting programs, which offer details on topics of interest and field trips. Of special interest are documents that show the society's involvement with the State Botanical Garden in Athens, Georgia.
Dates: 1964-1994, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains materials including personal and business histories, details of civic and cultural organizations, and scrapbooks. A typescript copy of The Southern Garden is a part of this collection as well as a scrapbook that provides insight into the growth and development of the city of the Atlanta. A scrapbook created by Louise Hastings includes information on The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. as well as other gardening clubs and societies.
Dates: 1891-1991, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection primarily contains seed and nursery catalogs of H. G. Hastings and Company. The collection also includes business records and publications produced by H. G. Hastings and Company. Limited correspondence and newspaper articles provide some insight on the company’s operations. Unpublished manuscripts provide details about the company’s history and the mail order seed business in general.
Dates: 1894-1993, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains landscape drawings of both William L. Monroe, Sr. and William L. Monroe, Jr., as part of the Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company, and represent a wide variety of clients including residential, commercial, churches, and parks. Of special note is a landscape plan of Chastain Woods for Chastain Memorial Park.
Dates: 1934-1987, undated
Scope and Content The collection is a scrapbook that primarily contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the Arkwright family. Some of the events of interest include parties at "Pinebloom" (home of the Arkwrights), presentation of portrait of P.S. Arkwright's father, and an ice storm that left Atlanta, Georgia without lights. It also includes a folder with a certificate to Preston Stanley Arkwright from the Greensboro Lions Club for services rendered to the State of Georgia, June 22, 1939.
Scope and Content This collection contains materials such as professional correspondence, accounting and financial records, and client plant lists, orders, and landscape drawings. Also included are correspondence and plant orders with numerous nurseries in the South. Additionally, personal letters, financial documents, and university correspondence are part of this collection. Of special note is correspondence with professor Ralph W. Curtis of Cornell University on his research on broad leafed evergreens with...
Dates: 1906-1968, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and postcards which provide details of the personal, military, and professional career of Norman Butts in New York, France, and Georgia. Included are images of his early family life, college years at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and landscaping projects in Atlanta, Georgia. Both Butts' work with Ashford Park Nurseries in Brookhaven and his own Atlanta landscaping business are represented. Of special interest are photographs of the gardens and...
Dates: 1880-1946, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records The Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans Collection contains personal and business records pertaining to Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans, Sr. and other Berckmans family members. The collection documents the activities of Fruitland Nurseries, one of the first commercial horticultural nurseries in the South. The collection contains family records, including correspondence, journals, newspapers articles, and photographs. The collection also has business records of Fruitland Nurseries, including...
Dates: 1828-2000, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs of William L. Monroe, Sr. and family members, wife Ila Smith Monroe, and children Evelyn Doris Monroe and William (Billy) L. Monroe, Jr. The majority of the images were taken in Monroe Gardens at 1896 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, adjacent to Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company. Of special interest are background features of the garden, such as the lodge, chapel, bomb shelter, and stone terracing, which provide details on the garden plan created by...
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence on company letterhead and an envelope from William W. Thompson of Le Conte Nursery. The correspondence includes an order for 300 Spanish chestnut trees, sent to William H. Moon of Moon Nurseries in Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Of interest is a description of awards and details of the Le Conte Nursery orchards included in the letterhead.