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Monroe, William L., 1892-1965

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1892-1965

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Druid Hills Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1021
Scope and Content This collection consists of histories, minutes and yearbooks that document the club's civic and social activities. The collection also includes scrapbooks which further document the club's interests and special projects, as well as activities of members such as Marie S. Nicholson and Francis King.
Dates: 1929-2011, undated

Mimosa Garden Club scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS673
Scope and Content This collection contains three scrapbooks that document the social and civic activities of the club. The scrapbooks include clippings, yearbooks, and flower show awards and ribbons. One scrapbook is devoted to the club's civic project landscaping the grounds of the Atlanta Speech School's new location on Northside Parkway in 1967. This scrapbook includes landscape drawings by landscape architect, William L. Monroe.
Dates: 1928-1975

Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company landscape architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS218
Scope and Content This collection contains landscape drawings of both William L. Monroe, Sr. and William L. Monroe, Jr., as part of the Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company, and represent a wide variety of clients including residential, commercial, churches, and parks. Of special note is a landscape plan of Chastain Woods for Chastain Memorial Park.
Dates: 1934-1987, undated

William L. Monroe, Sr. family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS234
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs of William L. Monroe, Sr. and family members, wife Ila Smith Monroe, and children Evelyn Doris Monroe and William (Billy) L. Monroe, Jr. The majority of the images were taken in Monroe Gardens at 1896 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, adjacent to Monroe's Landscape and Nursery Company. Of special interest are background features of the garden, such as the lodge, chapel, bomb shelter, and stone terracing, which provide details on the garden plan created by...
Dates: 1920-1953