Monroe, William L., 1892-1965
- Existence: 1892-1965
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
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
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...