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Ernest W. Sills Tullie Smith House photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS338
Scope and Content This collection contains images taken of the Tullie Smith House in its original location at 2890 North Druid Hills Road in Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1940

Green Thumb Garden Club photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS272
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and slides that provide details of the social and civic activities of the club. Images include flower arrangements and flower show displays, vegetable crops in the Tullie Smith House (later Smith Family Farm) garden, and members at club meetings. Of special interest are images of the courtyard garden at the Haven Home, as well as members helping residents with garden therapy projects.
Dates: approximately 1954-1976

Green Thumb Garden Club records

Identifier: ahc.MSS665
Scope and Content This collection includes material that documents the civic and social activities of the club. Minutes, clippings, and yearbooks provide details on the club's meetings, flower shows, and civic work. Several scrapbooks are dedicated to individual civic projects including the Tullie Smith House field crops garden and the grounds of the Fairhaven School. Garden plans for the school drawn by landscape architect Eugene Martini are also part of the collection.
Dates: 1953-1987, undated

Ivy Garden Club records

Identifier: ahc.MSS670
Scope and Content This collection includes scrapbooks that illustrate the history and, social and civic activities of the club. Community projects, flower shows, and club meetings are detailed in the scrapbooks. Several scrapbooks highlight the club's support of the Wren's Nest and the gardens at Tullie Smith Farm at the Atlanta History Center.
Dates: 1948-2017

Magnolia Garden Club records

Identifier: ahc.MSS1135
Scope and Content The Magnolia Garden Club records include clippings, minutes, newsletters, and scrapbooks, which document the club's social and civic history and activities. The oldest scrapbook, 1922-1949, primarily contains material in reference to Mrs. John (Adelle B.) Harper's speaking engagements and activities with both the Perennial Garden Club (1922-1934) and the Magnolia Garden Club (1935-1949). Three scrapbooks from 1969 highlight the club's community project for the Sheltering Arms Day Care. Several...
Dates: 1922-2016, undated

Mills B. Lane, Jr. papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS12f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, memos, and newspaper clippings on historical preservation projects in which Mills B. Lane, Jr. was involved as well as a banking code that Lane helped to create. One of the preservation projects that he worked on was the move and restoration of the Tullie Smith House to the Atlanta History Center from its original location in DeKalb. The Tullie Smith House is a typical "plantation plain" style house built in the 1840s by Robert Smith, a yeoman farmer...
Dates: 1953-1973

Norma K. and Edwin J. Seiferle papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1050
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, memoranda, and correspondence relating to professional and civic organizations with which the Seiferles were involved. Among those organizations are the Atlanta Historical Society, the Georgia Conservancy, the Georgia Botanical Society, and the Highpoint Civic Association. The collection also contains personal correspondence, coursework, family history, environmental studies, and travel interests. Material highlights a wide range of topics such as wildlowers,...
Dates: 1867-1989, undated

Norma K. and Edwin J. Seiferle photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS296
Scope and Content This collection contains images that document the social and civic activities of the Seiferles. The majority of images were taken on their hiking and botany trips, sometimes with groups such as the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club (GATC). Photographs are largely of gardens and flora, but also include scenic landscapes, mountains, rivers, harbors, and coastlines. Plant images are mostly identified and a great number of photographs are from the Seiferles' own Atlanta garden (later incorporated...
Dates: 1875-1988, undated

Northwood Garden Club records

Identifier: ahc.MSS674
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection consists mainly of scrapbooks, but also includes minutes and records documenting the Club’s membership meetings, civic and social activities, as well as special projects.
Dates: 1947-2010

Poppy Garden Club photographs of Tullie Smith House and Farm

Identifier: ahc.VIS401
Scope and Contents This collection contains interior and exterior images of the Tullie Smith House and outbuildings (later Smith Family Farm) that include the farmhouse, grounds, barn, and enslaved people's cabin. A large number of images offer details of holiday decorations used to represent a 19th century Christmas on the farm. Many of the photographs were used for publicity and the club's booklet, Tullie Smith House published in 1986. Some of the images include unidentified...
Dates: approximately 1976-1980

Poppy Garden Club records

Identifier: ahc.MSS942f
Scope and Contents This collection contains items that document the club's efforts to support the Tullie Smith House and Farm. Included in the collection are writings about the Tullie Smith House, correspondence about the publication of the Tullie Smith House booklet, and Atlanta Historical Society (later Atlanta History Center) publications and newsletters. Of special interest are notes for a Yule Log slide presentation.
Dates: 1978-1979

Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records

Identifier: ahc.MSS511
Scope and Content This collection consists of the Tullie Smith House Blacksmith Guild records including its constitution and by-laws, correspondence, membership lists, and newsletters. Also included are information on the guild's activities, blacksmithing techniques, and construction of the forge and workshop. There is also a folder on the Artist-Blacksmith Association of North America which contains its constitution and by-laws, a newsletter, and correspondence.
Dates: 1974-1988, undated

Virginia Twinam Smith slides

Identifier: ahc.VIS397
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides of a wide variety of identified plants including herbs, flowering annuals and perennials, native shrubs, vegetables, vines, and trees of the Southeastern States. Also a part of the collection are photographs of public gardens, such as the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Callaway Gardens, Chattahoochee Nature Center, and the gardens of the Tullie Smith House at the Atlanta History Center. Other images in the Smith collection depict downtown Atlanta, skylines, churches,...
Dates: 1978-2003

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