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J. Newton Bell, Jr. landscape architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS271
Scope and Content This collection contains landscape drawings of mostly residential projects, but also includes some commercial properties and parks in Griffin and other Georgia cities. Drawings include general landscape plans and plant lists as well as plans for walls, foundation plantings, and traffic islands. Of special interest is Bell's 1940 senior thesis drawing of a country estate for his parents.
Dates: 1940-1994, undated

J. Newton Bell, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1133
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, certificates, and handwritten notes from the professional career of J. Newton Bell. Also included in the collection are landscape architecture contract templates and plant resources such as catalogs and tree lists. Of special interest is a proclamation by the mayor of the City of Griffin, designating February 17, 2005 as J. Newton Bell, Jr. Day.
Dates: 1950-2005, undated

Landscape architectural drawings of Violet Bank

 Collection
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