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De Renne-Callaway book ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS1127
Scope and Content This collection contains documents found in books from the De Renne and Callaway collections of the Cherokee Garden Library. Materials include clippings, correspondence, handwritten notes, articles, offprints, and invoices. Clippings and articles cover a wide range of topics including vegetable growing, botany, history, poetry, and William Shakespeare. In 1970, Callaway Gardens purchased a collection of De Renne books. Correspondence from these books was largely part of Augusta De Renne's...
Dates: 1891-1966, undated

Emmie Castellow herbarium

Collection number: ahc.MSS944f
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a herbarium inscribed "Emmie Castellow, S.F.C. May 18, 1896," presumedly created by Castellow for her work at Southern Female College (later Cox College). The herbarium includes specimens of Southeastern native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs in a notebook labeled "Drawing Book." Pressed specimens are identified with botanical names including family, genus, and species classification and some include common names.

Dates: 1896

Georgia Botanical Society photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS257
Scope and Content This collection contains photographic prints that document the activities and membership of the society. Items provide details of field trips, plant identification and rescues, conservation projects, and meetings. The majority of the images are of identified sites in Georgia, but a few items are of other sites in Southeastern states. Native plants and trees are included as well as rivers, swamps, mountains, and rocky outcrops. Members such as Marie Mellinger, Norma Seiferle, Vivian...
Dates: approximately 1937-2000, undated

Georgia Botanical Society records

Collection number: ahc.MSS979
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, surveys, research, and minutes that provide details on the civic activities of the society. A large amount of material consists of biological surveys of Georgia flora as well as botanical papers and research on native, rare, and endangered plant species in Georgia. In addition, meeting and field trip summaries offer insight into the society's interests and conservation projects. The writings of several members are included such as Marie...
Dates: 1893-2007, undated

Norma K. and Edwin J. Seiferle papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1050
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, memoranda, and correspondence relating to professional and civic organizations with which the Seiferles were involved. Among those organizations are the Atlanta Historical Society, the Georgia Conservancy, the Georgia Botanical Society, and the Highpoint Civic Association. The collection also contains personal correspondence, coursework, family history, environmental studies, and travel interests. Material highlights a wide range of topics such as...
Dates: 1867-1989, undated

Norma K. and Edwin J. Seiferle photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS296
Scope and Content This collection contains images that document the social and civic activities of the Seiferles. The majority of images were taken on their hiking and botany trips, sometimes with groups such as the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club (GATC). Photographs are largely of gardens and flora, but also include scenic landscapes, mountains, rivers, harbors, and coastlines. Plant images are mostly identified and a great number of photographs are from the Seiferles' own Atlanta garden (later incorporated...
Dates: 1875-1988, undated

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

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