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Cherokee Garden Library postcard collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS264
Scope and Content

This collection contains postcards from the Southeastern United States with the majority from Georgia. Images include gardens, landscapes, residences, street scenes, parks, cemeteries, and government buildings. Postcards represent a range of styles and formats with most being in color. Of special interest are gardens, landscapes, and street scenes that document plant materials from the early 20th century.

Dates: approximately 1893-approximately 1990s, undated

George R. Stritikus Papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS983
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains the research papers of George R. Stritikus. According to the author, "these pages are not really scholarly papers written for other scholars. The primary audience is the novice/average gardener, who is interested in gardening and history, but who may or may not be a trained botanist or horticulturist. As far as I am concerned, I consider these 2500 pages my ‘Un-official Dissertation.’" The collection consists primarily of articles written by Stritikus (abbreviated as...
Dates: 1979-1998

James R. Cothran papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS989
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains research materials collected by James R. Cothran including seed and nursery catalogs; information regarding botanists, naturalists, landscape designers and architects, and landscape architectural firms; horticultural, gardening and landscape topics; historic gardens of the Southeast region; and professional materials including correspondence, papers authored, and awards received. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of research material including seed and...
Dates: 1744-2012, 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

Sarah G. Towery botanical watercolors

Collection number: 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

Southern Garden History Society records

Collection number: ahc.MSS1001
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection largely contains the records of Flora Ann Bynum (1924-2006), who was a founder of the society and served as Secretary-Treasurer from 1982 to 2005. Her records include correspondence, membership and administrative records as well as records of the Society's annual meetings and Restoring Southern Gardens and Landscapes conferences. Records also include program materials, financial reports, speaker and tour literature, brochures and articles. Semiannual board meetings include...
Dates: 1980-current

Susan L. Hitchcock historic garden lantern slides

Collection number: 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

Virginia Twinam Smith slides

Collection number: 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,...
Dates: 1978-2003

William R. Mitchell Jr. photograph collection

Collection number: ahc.VIS222
Scope and Content

This collection consists of photographs documented and collected by William R. Mitchell, Jr that appeared in his books, lectures, and architectural studies. The photographs were taken in various Georgia cities including Atlanta, Savannah, Thomasville, Roswell, and Albany. The images are of residential homes and apartments, furnished interiors, historic buildings, parks, streetscapes, churches, and Edward Vason Jones's 19th Century America exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dates: 1889-1986, undated

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