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Horticulture -- Georgia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Georgia Horticultural Society records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1092
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

Hastings family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS752
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

James R. Cothran papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS989
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains research materials collected by James R. Cothran including seed and nursery catalogs; information regarding botanists, naturalists, landscape designers and architects, and landscape architectural firms; horticultural, gardening and landscape topics; historic gardens of the Southeast region; and professional materials including correspondence, papers authored, and awards received. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of research material including seed and...
Dates: 1744-2012, undated

Perennial Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1080
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that provide a history of the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes meeting announcements, yearbooks, clippings, and GCG convention booklets. Scrapbooks are largely devoted to the study of horticulture, conservation, and related gardening interests, including several papers written by members. A club history details its policies on the restriction of civic work and on fundraising.
Dates: 1942-1970, undated

Prosper Jules Alphonse Berckmans landscape architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS278
Scope and Content This collection contains drawings that provide details of the land owned by the Berckmans family in both Belgium and Augusta, Georgia. Also part of the collection is a landscape drawing by P. J. Berckmans Company for an estate in Eatonton, Georgia and color landscape plans produced by the lawn and garden fertilizer company Vigoro.
Dates: 1852-approximately 1920