Atlanta Bonsai Society papers
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Atlanta Bonsai Society papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Atlanta Bonsai Society (Ga.)
Title: Atlanta Bonsai Society papers
Dates: 1974-1976, undated
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS695f

Biographical/Historical Note

The Atlanta Bonsai Society is a non-profit organization established in 1973 for the purpose of providing educational experiences in the art of bonsai. Each year the organization hosts or participates in several events to raise public awareness about the club and bonsai. Some of these events include the Spring Show, held in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Japanfest, and the North Carolina Bonsai Expo. As of 2011, the president of the Atlanta Bonsai Society is Denise Beckmann. Additional administrative history about the Atlanta Bonsai Society has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains various printed materials from the Atlanta Bonsai Society which pertain to society meetings, calendars of events, membership rosters, and bonsai gardening how-to articles and tips. Included are publications of the Atlanta Bonsai Society magazine, Tap Root, monthly newsletters for the Atlanta Bonsai Society, and a list of member delegates for the 1973 Bonsai Convention.

Index Terms

Atlanta Bonsai Society (Ga.)
Bonsai--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bonsai--United States
Flemister, Elise, 1924-2001
H. G. Hastings and Company

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Atlanta Bonsai Society papers, MSS 695f, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2002

Description Control

Collection processed in 2011.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.