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Agatha Sheehan photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS359
Scope and Content

The collection contains images of former enslaved people and elderly African Americans who lived at the E.R. Carter Home for the Elderly. Named in honor of Reverend Edward Randolph Carter (1856-1944), the pastor spearheaded an extensive housing ministry and directed the construction of a home for the aged, which was operated by Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The home was later demolished.

Dates: approximately 1900, undated

Ansley Park Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS402
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of club members, events, activities, and flower shows. Images include annual Easter egg hunts at McClatchey Park, Ansley Park neighborhood entrances such as The Prado, and houses. Of special interest are photographs of Rhodes Hall in Atlanta, decorated by club members for Christmas.

Dates: 1956-1998

Atkins Park Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS259
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of homes built in the early 20th century in the Atkins Park neighborhood, Atlanta, Georgia. A variety of architectural styles are represented including Georgian Revival, American Craftsman, and English Tudor. The photographs also provide details of landscape styles as well as popular shrubs and ornamental plants used in front yard gardens. Of special note are two images of the neighborhood stone entrance gateways.

Dates: 1988

Cherokee Garden Club visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS370
Scope and Content The collection contains images that detail the civic and social history of the Cherokee Garden Club. Included in the collection are photographs of the club's civic projects, flower show arrangements, and needlework. Also a part of the collection are images of club members attending the Garden Club of America Zone VIII meetings and working at fundraising events such as Potlatch and Gardener's Delight. A video and photographs of the Cherokee Garden Library document the early years of the...
Dates: approximately 1935-2014

Constance Knowles Draper Collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS968
Scope and Contents of the Records The Constance Knowles Draper Collection includes images of Mrs. Draper’s home and garden on Cherokee Road. The collection also contains Mrs. Draper’s lecture to the Peachtree Garden Club on Ferrell Gardens in LaGrange, Georgia. The bulk of the collection includes images of these gardens; Mrs. Draper used many of these in her Peachtree Garden Club lecture. In addition, the collection contains material documenting the landscape work that Edith Harrison and Constance Draper completed for Cason...
Dates: 1921-1939

Dargan Landscape Architects Inc. drawings

Collection number: ahc.VIS226
Scope and Content

This collection contains both residential and commercial landscape drawings for clients throughout the southeast United States. Also included are a few projects for international clients. The majority of projects are residential clients.

Dates: 1982-2008, undated

Dargan Landscape Architects Inc. records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1065
Scope and Content

This collection contains client files detailing landscape architecture plans, estimates, invoices, and correspondence. Also included are accounting and financial records, teaching and lecture materials, and professional correspondence with vendors and nurseries. Additionally, media files contain articles highlighting Dargan projects and events.

Dates: 1918-2010, undated; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2010

Edgar Poe McBurney photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS312
Scope and Content

This collection contains interior and exterior views of the Edgar Poe McBurney's residence at 1300 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Georgia. One photograph shows a view of a formal dinner party held at McBurney's home in celebration of his birthday. Of special note are images of Villa Nelili, McBurney's Memorial Gardens.

Dates: 1909-1929

Elizabeth Meriwether landscape plan for the Botanical Gardens Park, Fulton County, Georgia

Collection number: ahc.VIS426
Scope and Contents This collection contains a landscape plan of the Fulton County Botanical Gardens Park (also known as the Fulton County Botanical Garden) likely drawn by the landscape architect for the botanical garden, William L. Monroe (1892-1965). The plan includes features such as an ampitheater, azalea and alpine garden, cover crop areas, cypress plantings, bog garden, school house, and Mirror Lake. Of special interest are the dimensions and boundaries of the garden including River Camp Road, Gordon...
Dates: 1941

Elizabeth Meriwether records of the Fulton County Botanical Garden Commission

Collection number: ahc.MSS10f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, budgets, minutes, and a roster of members of the Fulton County Botanical Garden Commission. Correspondence includes discussion of the development of both the botanical garden and an airport in the same vicinity, now known as Fulton County Airport-Brown Field.

Dates: 1946-1952, undated

Franklin-Smith Associates documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS786f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, contracts, and invoices for landscape work completed at the Memorial Garden at the Governor's Mansion. Also included are descriptions of stonework such as a limestone oval and a millstone. Of special interest are plant lists providing details of trees and shrubs used in the project.

Dates: 1985-1988

Georgia Perennial Plant Association records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1200
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, brochures, meeting announcements, membership applications, and speaker rosters that document the activities of the association. Also a part of the collection are materials that provide details about annual symposiums, annual plant sales, and garden tours. Of special interest is an informational brochure for an educational flower show display, "Enduring Perennials," an Atlanta garden during World War II, created for the 2004 Southeastern Flower...
Dates: 1986-2007, undated

Harper family photographs and maps

Collection number: 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...
Dates: 1905-1975

Helen Hawkins Clarke Collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS976
Scope and Contents of the Records The Helen Hawkins Clarke collection contains landscape sketches drawn by Clarke. Photographs of Clarke at work and photographs of the work she completed in her garden are also included. Clarke’s clippings of photographs and landscape designs from popular magazines from the 1920s and 1930s constitute a large portion of the collection. The bulk of the collection dates from 1923-1938. The collection also contains two issues of Garden Gateways, correspondence regarding the restoration of the...
Dates: 1923-1982, undated

Ivy Garden Club photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS396
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs that document the social and civic activities of the club. Photographs include unidentified members attending social and civic events, field trips, and garden tours. Of special interest are images of historic homes and an unidentified cemetery in Georgia.

Dates: 1985-1986, undated

Joseph F. Buchanan photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS292
Scope and Content

This collection contains images of unidentified Atlantans posed in and around their homes.

Dates: approximately 1895

Julia O. Martin Landscape Design visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS182
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of landscape plans, photographs, negatives, and slides created by Atlanta landscape designer, Julia Orme Martin, from 1971 to 1995. The collection consists of primarily landscape designs for residential properties in the neighborhoods of Ansley Park and Buckhead, in Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular note are the drawings pertaining to the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia as well as those pertaining to the Tompkins property on West Wesley Road in Atlanta, Georgia....
Dates: 1971-1995, undated

Julia O. Martin papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1137
Scope and Content

The majority of this collection contains correspondence, estimates, ledgers, proposals, and planting studies that provide a history of Julia O. Martin's career as principal of Julia O. Martin Landscape Design. Martin's resume and clippings offer details of her personal and professional life. Of special note are Martin's garden design sketches included in various planting studies.

Dates: 1937-1997, undated

Laura Berry Campbell's garden photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS379
Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs taken by Reeves Studios of the gardens of Laura and John Bulow Campbell's property at 2958 Andrews Drive. The images highlight a boxwood terrace garden with tulips, a central pool featuring a Leda and the Swan bronze statue, garden tile, and a grassy allee flanked by dogwoods in bloom. Of special note are several millstones, popular decoration in gardens of that time period.

Dates: approximately 1941

Lois E. Scott garden slides

Collection number: ahc.VIS386
Scope and Contents

This collection contains color images of Lois Scott's roses, camellias, and garden. Included in the collection are images of a child (likely Lois Ann) in the garden, the Scott residence, and a wooded area in spring bloom. Of special interest is an image of Scott with her flower show award ribbons and roses.

Dates: 1939, undated

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