H.G. Hastings Co.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.VIS99
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection is comprised of original negatives, copy prints, and copy negatives created by Bill Wilson and other artists and photographers, whose works were collected by Wilson. The collection offers important documentation on a wide variety of personalities, events, and geographic locations both in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. Most of the material is captured on acetate film and color transparencies.
Dates: 1938-1984, undated
Collection number: 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
Collection number: ahc.VIS174
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains portraits of H. G. Hastings and Pearl M. Freeborn Hastings. A group photograph of a United States delegation to Mexico includes H. G. Hastings, Pearl M. Freeborn Hastings and their three sons. Louise Brown Hastings appears in a group photograph of the 1961 Women of the Year. A photograph documenting an autographing event for The Southern Garden Book features Louise Brown Hastings, Donald M. Hastings, Sr. and their daughter, Mary Louise...
Dates: ca. 1905-1961, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS992
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 Unpublished manuscripts provide details about the company’s history and the mail order seed business in general.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
Collection number: ahc.VIS173
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographic prints of crops grown from H. G. Hastings Company seeds. In addition, the collection includes one image of H. G. Hastings, one photograph of a Hastings’ Seed store in Atlanta, and one photograph of students at the Georgia State College of Agriculture, later part of the University of Georgia, in Athens.
Dates: 1912-1953, undated