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Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Georgia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama restoration records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS540
Scope and Content This collection contains log books, progress reports, a copy of a master's thesis on panoramic paintings, temperature and humidity readings, and dedication ceremony programs and press releases.
Dates: 1978-1982

Beverly Dubose, Jr. Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama correspondence

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Collection number: ahc.MSS515
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence to and from the Georgia Historical Commission, the Georgia National Register Board, the National Register Board, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources regarding placing the Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama on the Historic Register. The majority of the material focuses on the restoration of the Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama.
Dates: 1958-1984, 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

Georgia alternative transportation collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS847f
Scope and Content This collection contains informational pamphlets and newsletters from the national Rails-To-Trails Conservancy and Georgia Rails Into Trails Society (G.R.I.T.S.). Additionally, there is a 1941 survey created by the Coal Producers Committee for Smoke Abatement during Roy LeCraw’s half term as Mayor of Atlanta that documents the problem of coal smoke in the city.
Dates: 1941-1994

Georgia Historic Landscape Initiative records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1007
Scope and Content This collection contains descriptive landscape surveys and accompanying research material such as correspondence, articles, maps, and garden sketches which document the history and current condition of historic landscapes included in the project. Many garden surveys are associated with a significant individual or house and provide social and cultural history as well as landscape history. Material varies according to the availability of information about each site.
Dates: 2002-current, undated

Southern Garden Heritage Conference records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1033
Scope and Content This collection contains material that provides information on the conference programs and speakers. Brochures and handouts are included in the collection, which offer details on topics explored during the conferences.
Dates: 2000-2014

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Historic Landscape and Garden Grant Fundraiser records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1026
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the history of the annual pilgrimages (and later other types of fundraisers such as lectures and tours) of the GCG since 1996. Brochures, flyers, maps, clippings, and correspondence are included in the collection. These items also provide histories of historic garden sites that are on the pilgrimages in Georgia and detail garden club activities relating to the pilgrimages, lectures, or tours. Financial and fundraising documentation are also a...
Dates: 1996-

The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Historic Landscape and Garden Grant Program records

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Collection number: ahc.MSS1076
Scope and Content This collection contains grant applications, reports, and supporting evidence, which document organizations seeking funds to assist with restoration and preservation projects of historic landscapes and gardens. Project follow-up reports are included where available. Of special interest are applications for multiple restoration projects at Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery. Also part of the collection are program materials that provide details of the grant program committee including chairman's...
Dates: 1996-2014