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John Leon Hoffman Sr. landscape architectural drawing

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS364
Scope and Content This collection contains one set of landscape drawings (one original drawing and two blueprint copies) of the formal garden for the Cason J. Callaway Estate in LaGrange, Georgia. The estate includes a Neel Reid designed home and is located adjacent to the Hills & Dales Estate. Of special interest, Hoffman's landscape plan includes 240 'Clara Butt' tulips, an heirloom tulip variety.
Dates: 1920-1930

Judith B. Tankard papers

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Identifier: ahc.MSS1081
Scope and Content This collection contains chiefly photocopies of articles, papers, clippings, and other research material covering a variety of landscape history topics. Also included is biographical research on women landscape architects such as Rose Ishbel Greely and Marian Cruger Coffin. Additionally, seminar materials from the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Radcliffe Seminars Program from the Landscape Institute of Harvard University provide further information on American and British...
Dates: 1905-2017, undated

Landscape architectural drawings of Violet Bank

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Identifier: ahc.VIS277
Scope and Content This collection contains landscape drawings that provide details of the garden and landscape history at the Violet Bank estate in Griffin, Georgia. A planting plan by the C. A. Dahl Company shows the layout of the property including the house, driveway, and formal garden. Of note, this drawing erroneously cites Mrs. H. W. Barnes as Mrs. H. 'G.' Barnes. Also a part of the collection are garden sketches by an unknown landscape architect which provide plant variety names and describe trees, wooded...
Dates: 1924-1985

Sarah G. Towery botanical watercolors

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Identifier: ahc.VIS362
Scope and Content This collection contains 35 of 36 original botanical watercolors painted by Sarah G. Towery for Ryan Gainey's (1944-2016) book The Gathered Garden (2012). The thirty-sixth watercolor, "Ryan's Rainbow," is not included in the collection. Gainey, a world-renowned garden designer and horticulturist, commissioned Towery to complete 36 botanical watercolors. Towery reproduced, in watercolor, plants Gainey selected which he considered to be important in...
Dates: 2012

Susan L. Hitchcock historic garden lantern slides

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Identifier: ahc.VIS387
Scope and Contents This collection contains 28 glass lantern slides of historic gardens and estate landscape plans primarily from the Southeast. Images include historic sites such as Biltmore Estate (North Carolina), Casulon Plantation (Georgia), Magnolila Gardens (South Carolina), and Middleton Garden (South Carolina). Also a part of the collection are corresponding typed index cards by an unknown author. The index cards, labeled "American Gardens," describe the slides with regards to American garden history...
Dates: approximately 1930-1940

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