Women gardeners -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1019
Scope and Content This collection contains the records of the Avondale Estates Garden Club from 1931 to 2011. The collection chiefly consists of the Club's scrapbooks from 1944-1999. Also included is a yearbook from 2011 and a history of the Club from 1972. These materials document the Club's civic and social activities as well as special projects.
Collection number: 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
Collection number: 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
Collection number: 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
Collection number: 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
Collection number: ahc.MSS1070
Scope and Content This collection contains flower show school coursework, scoresheets, and flower show programs that provide a history of Webb's flower arranging interests and judging pursuits. Also part of the collection are scoresheets for symposiums that Webb attended in other states. Of special interest is a seed catalog from H. G. Hastings Company.
Dates: 1935-1999, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS239
Scope and Content This collection consists of photographs of flower arrangements for wedding ceremonies, mainly of unidentified bridal parties, taken by various Atlanta photographers including Reeves Studios; Elliott's Peachtree Studios; Halberstadt Studios; Portraits by Lee; Ludi Studio; and Dean King of Decatur, Georgia. Photographs include interior images of religious institutions where each wedding ceremony was held as well as reception table settings. Also a part of the collection are photographs of...
Dates: 1930-1964, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS752
Scope and Content This collection contains materials including personal and business histories, details of civic and cultural organizations, and scrapbooks. A typescript copy of The Southern Garden is a part of this collection as well as a scrapbook that provides insight into the growth and development of the city of the Atlanta. A scrapbook created by Louise Hastings includes information on The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. as well as other gardening clubs and societies.
Dates: 1891-1991, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS396
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs that document the social and civic activities of the club. Photographs include unidentified members attending social and civic events, field trips, and garden tours. Of special interest are images of historic homes and an unidentified cemetery in Georgia.
Dates: 1985-1986, undated
Collection number: ahc.VIS182
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of landscape plans, photographs, negatives, and slides created by Atlanta landscape designer, Julia Orme Martin, from 1971 to 1995. The collection consists of primarily landscape designs for residential properties in the neighborhoods of Ansley Park and Buckhead, in Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular note are the drawings pertaining to the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia as well as those pertaining to the Tompkins property on West Wesley Road in Atlanta, Georgia....
Dates: 1971-1995, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1061
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the social and civic history of the club. Several of the club's beautification projects are detailed and scrapbooks provide further information on the gardening topics studied such as the effects of automobile exhaust on gardens, soybeans, and soil lead poisoning.