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Gardening -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Atkins Park Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS837
Scope and Content This collection consists of minutes, financial papers, and scrapbooks that document the social and civic activities of the club. Minutes include reports and membership information. Scrapbooks provide further detail on the club's programs, civic projects, as well as flower shows both hosted and attended.
Dates: 1929-2004

Beryl Knight Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1090
Scope and Content This collection contains typewritten and handwritten records of nurseries and plants that provide an inventory of Brown's garden on Knollwood Drive in Atlanta in the 1970s. Sizes, quantities, varieties, and prices paid are included in the lists. Awards and a brochure on azaleas and rhododendrons highlight Brown's interest in these plants.
Dates: 1971-1975, undated

Brookwood Hills Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS648
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, reports, yearbooks, and correspondence that document the civic and social activities of the club. Minutes also include membership and financial reports. Scrapbooks detail the club's programs, flower shows, and civic projects. Three of the scrapbooks are devoted to the club's restoration of Brookwood Hills Park in the 1970s.
Dates: 1938-1988, undated

Buckhead Men's Garden Club of Atlanta, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1036
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, rosters, minutes, membership, and financial records of the club. Also included is the club's monthly newsletter, The Good Earth Boys, which highlights their activities. Material also documents the club's operation of three successive greenhouses.
Dates: 1960-2013, undated

Camellia Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS649
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the social and civic activities of the club. Two scrapbooks highlight flower shows the club hosted and participated in, including the Junior Flower Show Association's 1949 show, Around the World with Fashions and Flowers.
Dates: 1947-2018, undated

Captain Francis L. and Elizabeth P. Edmondson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1109
Scope and Content This collection contains documents that provide professional and personal details about Captain Francis and Elizabeth Edmondson and the Edmondson family. Material includes United States Navy correspondence and publications documenting Edmondson's navy career. Personal interests of Francis and Elizabeth are illustrated through Civil War history clippings, publications from civic organizations, and Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. correspondence. Also a part of the collection are Elizabeth Edmondson's...
Dates: 1878-2008, undated

Chastain Park Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS973
Scope and Content This collection contains one scrapbook that documents the club's civic and social activities. Included in the scrapbook are correspondence, clippings, photos, programs, and yearbooks that provide details on the meetings, flower shows, and civic work of the club.
Dates: 1954-2005

Cherokee Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS650
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, newsletters, yearbooks, histories, and president's notebooks that document the civic and social history of the club. President's notebooks include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, reports, financial records, and membership information. Also a part of the collection are scrapbooks which illustrate the club's many projects including two scrapbooks devoted to the "Christmas Trees Around the World" project and a scrapbook devoted to the restoration project of...
Dates: 1928-2019, undated

Clay Hills Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS652
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, scrapbooks, and yearbooks that document the civic and social activities of the club. A twenty-five year anniversary book highlights the club achievements including numerous awards from Southeastern flower shows and civic work with local area hospitals.
Dates: 1941-1974, undated

Clifton Road Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS651
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the civic and social activities of the Clifton Road Garden Club. Scrapbooks comprise the majority of the collection and detail the club's monthly meetings, beautification projects, and flower show awards earned by members of the club. Garden publications offer more insight into the club's interests including victory gardens, conservation, and flower arranging.
Dates: 1938-1949, undated

Club Estates Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS653
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, reports, clippings, and yearbooks that document the civic and social activities of the club. Also a part of the collection are scrapbooks that provide more detail of the club's projects, programs, and flower shows. Two of the scrapbooks contain personal photos and awards of club member and avid dahlia grower, Mrs. Olive R. Uhl. One scrapbook focuses on the installation of an illuminated fountain in the garden of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home.
Dates: 1939-2008, undated

Colonial Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS722
Scope and Content This collection contains clippings, correspondence, flower show programs, and meeting minutes that document the civic and social activities of the club. Also part of the collection are scrapbooks that detail club activities, projects, and special interests such as the Swan House, conservation, and flower arrangement.
Dates: 1941-1986, undated

Cottage Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1044
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the history of the club, including meeting minutes and reports, flower show programs and awards, yearbooks, clippings, and correspondence. Scrapbooks also detail the social and civic activities of the club.
Dates: 1954-2014

Darlington Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1052
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes and a history of the club. Minutes include membership and financial information, as well as correspondence. Also part of the collection is a rezoning petition that the club developed to protect a neighborhood residential property for sale in 1961.
Dates: 1947-1971

Deep Dene Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1189
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound scrapbook created by the Deep Dene Garden Club that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes poems, yearbooks, correspondence, clippings, drawings, and photographs that illustrate the club's garden interests and projects. The scrapbook clippings focus on flower arrangment and home decor.
Dates: 1940-1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

Dessa Eubanks McElroy papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS261
Scope and Content This collection contains the bridal book of Dessa Barnette McElroy; scrapbook from the Azalea Garden Club which includes minutes, newspaper clippings, prize ribbons, reports, birthday cards, poems, pamphlets on Ida Cason Gardens, and a booklet on the Little White House, in Warm Springs, Georgia.
Dates: 1913-1950

Dogwood District records of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1058
Scope and Content This collection contains awards, publications, flower show brochures, and histories that document the social and civic history of the club. Also included in the collection are director's reports that offer annual reports, financial records, meeting minutes, and newsletters. One scrapbook provides details on The Garden Club of Georgia conventions and activities of member garden clubs.
Dates: 1948-2011, undated

Druid Hills Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1021
Scope and Content This collection consists of histories, minutes and yearbooks that document the club's civic and social activities. The collection also includes scrapbooks which further document the club's interests and special projects, as well as activities of members such as Marie S. Nicholson and Francis King.
Dates: 1929-2011, undated

Flower Show ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS971
Scope and Content This collection contains flower show brochures and programs from shows and exhibits in Atlanta and the Southeast. Shows were sponsored by Atlanta garden clubs and plant associations such as the Atlanta Flower Show Association, the Atlanta Camellia Society, and The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. The collection also contains clippings and correspondence. These materials offer a variety of horticultural information including plant varieties and classification, cultivar popularity, and floral...
Dates: 1924-2005, undated

Four Seasons Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1053
Scope and Content This collection contains minutes, yearbooks, and scrapbooks that document the social and civic history of the club. Minutes include financial and presidential reports. Scrapbooks provide further detail about the club's flower show participation as well as programs and civic work. Much of the material highlights the garden club activities and speaking engagements of Mrs. Isabelle L. Spearman, one of the club's founding members and past president of the Georgia Daffodil Society.
Dates: 1942-1993, undated