Southern Garden Heritage Conference records
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Southern Garden Heritage Conference records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Garden Club of Georgia.
Creator: State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Friends of the Garden.
Creator: State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
Creator: University of Georgia. College of Environment & Design.
Title: Southern Garden Heritage Conference records
Dates: 2000-2014
Quantity: 0.42 linear ft. (one document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS1033

Biographical/Historical Note

The Southern Garden Heritage Conference began in 2000 as a collaboration between James R. Cothran, FASLA, landscape architect and garden historian; Dr. Jefferson Lewis III, horticulturist, professor and Director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia; and Neal Weatherly, Jr., FASLA, landscape architect and University of Georgia professor. The conference is sponsored by the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, the Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, the University of Georgia College of Environment & Design, and The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. The purpose of the conference is to encourage appreciation and share knowledge of the preservation of historic gardens and landscapes. Conferences are held annually in Georgia with an agenda that includes numerous lectures on a diverse range of topics concerning preservation, restoration, and management of historic gardens and landscapes as well as historic horticulture and garden history in the South.

Scope and Content Note

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.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Index Terms

Garden Club of Georgia.
Gardens--Conservation and restoration--Georgia
Historic gardens--Conservation and restoration
Historic preservation--Southern States
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration--Georgia
Landscape architecture--Southern States
Landscape gardening--Southern States--History

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Southern Garden Heritage Conference records, MSS 1033, Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collected by staff.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2012 with subsequent additions.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Conference, 2000
2Conference, 2002
3Conference, 2003
4Conference, 2004
5Conference, 2005
6Conference, 2006
7Conference, 2007
8Conference, 2008
9Conference, 2009
10Conference, 2010
11Conference, 2011
12Conference, 2012
13Conference, 2013
14Conference, 2014