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Gardens and cultural landscapes of Black America visual arts materials

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS400
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, postcards, stereographs, and slides that document Black American residential gardens, cultural landscapes, and farms, in both urban and rural areas. Also a part of the collection are photographs and postcards of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the Southeast. These images provide details such as garden and campus design, plant choices, farming methods, and land use as well as social and economic conditions in Black communities....
Dates: approximately 1880-2021, undated

Hastings Seed Company records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS992
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection primarily contains seed and nursery catalogs of H. G. Hastings and Company. The collection also includes business records and publications produced by H. G. Hastings and Company. Limited correspondence and newspaper articles provide some insight on the company’s operations. Unpublished manuscripts provide details about the company’s history and the mail order seed business in general.

Dates: 1894-1993, undated

Virginia Twinam Smith slides

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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

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