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Atlanta Bonsai Society papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS695f

Scope and Content

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.


  • 1974-1976, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2002

Description Control

Collection processed in 2011.

Atlanta Bonsai Society papers
Paul Crater
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305