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Buckhead (Atlanta, Ga.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Adams family scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS931f
Scope and Content This collection contains a family scrapbook with photocopies of a diary kept by Nancy Ann Holt Adams from 1895-1898 documenting family life, the weather, and the death of her first child. It also includes newspaper articles about the family, certificates, photographs, and genealogical information about the Adams family.
Dates: 1895-1996, undated

Forsythia Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1139
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that provides details of the social and civic activities of the club. The scrapbook includes clippings, photographs, program information, and one yearbook. Entries and awards from flower shows are also detailed. Of special interest are sketches of a garden beautification project and signpost along Peachtree Battle Avenue between Woodward Way and Dellwood Drive in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta.
Dates: 1949-1950

Habersham Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS667
Scope and Content This collection contains materials which detail the social and civic activities of the club and provide details on programs and projects. Included in the collection are clippings, articles, correspondence, and flower show ephemera. Of special interest are scrapbook items concerning member Louise B. Hastings, past president of The Garden Club of Georgia, well known lecturer, author, and wife of Donald M. Hastings, owner of H. G. Hastings Co.
Dates: 1928-2018, undated

Indian Creek Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS668
Scope and Content This collection contains yearbooks, histories, flower show programs, and project reports that document the activities of the club. Scrapbooks provide details of meetings, social events, and numerous civic projects of the club. Of special interest is the club's history of the section of Lenox Road that was known as Indian Creek Acres by the resident members. Also of note is a report for a civic project to save the landmark Buckhead tree on which the original buck's head was hung, and gave the...
Dates: 1939-1984

Peachtree Creek Garden Club scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS676
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks that provide details on the civic and social activities of the club. The scrapbooks contain clippings, correspondence, photographs, and flower show programs. Of special interest are club histories that describe the Peachtree Creek neighborhood in the early years of development.
Dates: 1946-1973

Spade and Trowel Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS717
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, flower show programs, minutes, and yearbooks that provide details on the civic and social activities of the club. Also part of the collection are scrapbooks that highlight programs, projects, and club interests. Of special note is a scrapbook devoted to the club's civic project of landscaping the traffic island at Cherokee Road and Andrews Drive.
Dates: 1939-1981, undated

Susan Kessler Barnard oral histories collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS918
Scope and Content This collection consists of the partial transcriptions and the taped interviews. It also includes an original manuscript of the book.
Dates: 1993-1995, undated

William S. Irvine photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS321
Scope and Content This collection contains images of buildings, streets, and monuments in Atlanta, Georgia. Included are photographs of service stations, high schools, churches, residences, and Confederate monuments in addition to automobiles, street views, bomb proof sites, children, and family members of William S. Irvine.
Dates: 1919-1948, undated