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Adelle Bartlett Harper papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1136
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, notes, and scrapbooks that document Adelle B. Harper's life as well as members of her family. Material provides insight into Harper's flower shop business, club activities, family life, and her wide variety of interests. Scrapbooks offer details about Auverne Harper's enrollment in Woodberry Hall School for Girls in Atlanta and Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.
Dates: 1864-2017, undated

Captain Francis L. and Elizabeth P. Edmondson papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1109
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that provide professional and personal details about Captain Francis and Elizabeth Edmondson and the Edmondson family. Material includes United States Navy correspondence and publications documenting Edmondson's navy career. Personal interests of Francis and Elizabeth are illustrated through Civil War history clippings, publications from civic organizations, and Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. correspondence. Also a part of the collection are Elizabeth Edmondson's...
Dates: 1878-2008, undated

Coca-Cola Company ephemera

Identifier: ahc.MSS337
Scope and Content This collection consists of histories, reports, and publications that provide details about the company as well as the bottling operation. Also included are advertising and marketing items, anniversary materials, and memorabilia. Of special note is a commemorative book to honor company president Robert W. Woodruff's birthday in 1959.
Dates: 1909-1988, undated

Coca-Cola Company photographs of flower arrangements

Identifier: ahc.VIS273
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of flower arrangements used for the three volume set of Flower Arranging and Homes and Flowers. A few of the images are credited to photographer Fidelis Harrer (1898-1980). The photographs are enlarged, mounted on cardboard, and include publishing notations. Publication page numbers to each volume are also referenced. Some of the images include table settings featuring bottles of Coca-Cola....
Dates: 1940-1942

Deep Dene Garden Club scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS1189
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound scrapbook created by the Deep Dene Garden Club that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes poems, yearbooks, correspondence, clippings, drawings, and photographs that illustrate the club's garden interests and projects. The scrapbook clippings focus on flower arrangment and home decor.
Dates: 1940-1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

Evelin Huffman Webb papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1070
Scope and Content This collection contains flower show school coursework, scoresheets, and flower show programs that provide a history of Webb's flower arranging interests and judging pursuits. Also part of the collection are scoresheets for symposiums that Webb attended in other states. Of special interest is a seed catalog from H. G. Hastings Company.
Dates: 1935-1999, undated

Flower Arrangers Club of Georgia photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS260
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs that document the club's flower arranging activities and its members. A large amount of material pertains to charter member Marie Fort's career as a flower arranger, flower show judge, and author. Additional images include arrangements and table setting decorations entered in flower shows at the Atlanta Garden Center at Rich's and other venues. Also a part of the collection are images of flower arrangements made by members such as Lucy Evans and Polly...
Dates: approximately 1940-1972, undated

Flower Arrangers Club of Georgia records

Identifier: ahc.MSS1114
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the club. Included are clippings, minutes, yearbooks, and flower show programs. Also a part of the collection are four scrapbooks that detail the programs and projects of the club. Of special interest are items from Marie J. Fort, well known flower arranger, flower show judge, lecturer, and author.
Dates: 1943-1997, undated

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

Harper family photographs and maps

Identifier: ahc.VIS366
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs and maps that provide details about the Harper family. Most of the images depict Adelle Harper in her numerous roles as businesswoman and florist, author, genealogist, and mother. Also included are photographs of her husband, John, their children, and other family members at school settings, family gatherings, and in front of their various Atlanta residences. Of special note are images of Adelle and Auverne Harper at a Woman of the Year award reception.
Dates: 1905-1975

Harper's Flowers photographs and color drawing

Identifier: ahc.VIS239
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs of flower arrangements for wedding ceremonies, mainly of unidentified bridal parties, taken by various Atlanta photographers including Reeves Studios; Elliott's Peachtree Studios; Halberstadt Studios; Portraits by Lee; Ludi Studio; and Dean King of Decatur, Georgia. Photographs include interior images of religious institutions where each wedding ceremony was held as well as reception table settings. Also a part of the collection are photographs of...
Dates: 1930-1964, undated

Iris Garden Club photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS253
Scope and Content This collection contains photographic prints and negatives that document the social and civic activities of the club. Meetings, floral arrangements, and garden scenes are part of the material. Some of the floral arrangements were from club members' participation in local flower shows. Also included are photographs of the club's landscaping project at the Iris Garden and Woodland Glen in Winn Park, Atlanta. Of special interest are photographs of the club's Orchard Terrace project at the...
Dates: approximately 1930-1963, undated

Peachtree Garden Club records

Identifier: ahc.MSS681
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains minutes, committee reports, financial statements, membership information, and correspondence that documents the civic and social activities of the club. Materials from Presidents Brenda Dreyer and Dean Smith comprise a substantial section of the collection from the years 1999 to 2003. Also in the collection are scrapbooks as well as GCA manuals and meeting programs from the GCA Annual and Zone Meetings beginning with 1932. A large amount of material details the GCA Zone...
Dates: 1923-2019, undated

Peachtree Garden Club visual arts materials

Identifier: ahc.VIS289
Scope and Content This collection contains images of club members participating in civic and social activities. Photographs of club projects such as the Atlanta History Center Swan Woods work days and decorating the Shepherd Center are included. Also a part of the collection are images of club meetings, luncheons, and garden and home tours. A large number of photographs document the restoration of the Swan Woods and its designation as the first Garden for Peace, an international network of gardens that ease...
Dates: 1955-2017

Peachtree Hills Garden Club scrapbook

Identifier: ahc.MSS682
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that describes the social and civic activities of the club. Material includes photographs, membership rosters, clippings, and meeting announcements. The club's interest in flower arranging is highlighted in workshop photographs.
Dates: 1959-1960

Percy H. Perkins, Jr. architectural drawings and photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS254
Scope and Content The collection consists of architectural drawings of projects designed by Perkins and images of himself and family members. A variety of projects are presented in the collection such as the construction of the administration building of the Fulton County Airport (1950-1951); Salvation Army School for officer training (1966); and Lake Shore Shopping Center in Gainesville, Georgia (1963). Of special interest is a black and white print of Perkins at his drawing board in his office.
Dates: 1937-1975, undated

Rosemary Garden Club photographs

Identifier: ahc.VIS403
Scope and Contents This collection contains images of identified club members attending meetings, programs, and field trips. A large number of photographs were taken at members' homes and include table settings and floral arrangements. Also a part of the collection are images of Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain; Atlanta Botanical Garden; and Oakland Cemetery where members visited on field trips.
Dates: approximately 1970-1992, undated

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