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De Renne-Callaway book ephemera

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1127

Scope and Content

This collection contains documents found in books from the De Renne and Callaway collections of the Cherokee Garden Library. Materials include clippings, correspondence, handwritten notes, articles, and invoices. Clippings and articles cover a wide range of topics including vegetable growing, botany, history, poetry, and William Shakespeare. In 1970, Callaway Gardens purchased a collection of De Renne books. Correspondence from these books was largely part of Augusta De Renne's (1894-1969) papers. Of special interest are letters to De Renne from several published authors.

Dates

  • 1891-1966, undated

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Extent

0.417 linear_ft. (one document case)

System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles of books where papers were originally located.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2005 by Edward C. Callaway, representing Callaway Gardens; previously a long-term loan from 1995-2005 to the Cherokee Garden Library, made by Howard "Bo" Callaway representing Callaway Gardens, in honor of his mother, Virginia Hand Callaway.

Related Archival Materials

Cherokee Garden Library DeRenne and Callaway book collections, Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2017.
Title
De Renne-Callaway book ephemera
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
July 2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
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