Alma Walker papers

Alma Walker papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Walker, Alma Toevs, 1911-1989
Title: Alma Walker papers
Dates: 1970-1989
Quantity: 22.0 Linear feet 17 cartons, 3 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms2696

Biographical/Historical Note

Alma Toevs Walker (1911-1989) was a botanist, environmental activist, and civic leader, of Athens, Georgia. She was married Lester C. Walker.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains notebooks reflecting Walker's participation in Georgia organizations, especially Georgia Conservancy and Northeast Georgia Area Planning and Development Commission, and her more general interests including Athens, Ga., University of Georgia, and women's issues; together with brochures, books, and other loose material.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Botanists--Georgia.
Botany--Georgia.
Civic leaders--Georgia.
Conservation of natural resources--Georgia.
Conservation of natural resources--Societies, etc.
Environmentalists--Georgia.
Georgia Conservancy.
Georgia--History--Societies, etc.
Nature conservation--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Northeast Georgia Area Planning and Development Commission..
Regional planning--Citizen participation.
Regional planning--Georgia.
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Athens.
Universities and colleges--Georgia.
Women botanists--Georgia.
Women civic leaders--Georgia.
Women environmentalists--Georgia.
Women's rights--United States.

Related Material

Further information pertaining to Alma Toevs Walker can be found in Bartram Trail Society Papers, ms2044, and in the Lester Walker Collection, ms2595.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Athens Area News
 
2Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation
 
3Athens Council on Human Relations
 
4Bartram Trail Society
 
5Clarke County Communication Relations Division
 
6Conservation Foundation Newsletter
 
7Cumberland Island
 
8Environmental Defense Fund
 
BoxFolder
21Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art
 
2Friends of the University of Georgia
 
3Botanical Garden/Friends of the State
 
4Botanical Garden of Georgia
 
BoxFolder
31Friends of the University of Georgia
 
2Botanical Garden/Friends of the State
 
3Botanical Garden of Georgia
 
4Georgia Botanical Society
 
Georgia Conservancy
 
BoxFolder
35Georgia Conservancy
 
BoxFolder
41-5Georgia Conservancy
 
BoxFolder
51-7Georgia Conservancy
 
Box
6Georgia Conservancy-Committees
 
1Energy Policy
 
2Executive
 
3Forest and Woodlands
 
4Land Use Planning
 
Georgia Conservancy-General Information
 
5Board Manual
 
6By-Laws
 
7Member Files
 
8Miscellaneous
 
BoxFolder
71Georgia Conservancy Annual Conferences
 
2Georgia Conservancy Newsletter
 
3Georgia Conservancy Newsletter/Magazine
 
4Georgia Heritage Trust
 
5Georgia Heritage Trust Newsletter
 
6Georgia Horticultural Society
 
BoxFolder
81Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
 
2Georgia Waterline Letter
 
3Historic Oglethorpe County
 
4Faust Farm
 
5Smithonia
 
6Hyla-Newsletter of Sandy Creek Nature Center
 
7Kiplinger Washington Letter
 
Box
9NEGAPDC
 
1Northeast Georgia Planning and Development Commission (NEGAPDC)
 
2NEGAPDC-Natural and Historic Resources Advisory Committee-Committee Handbook
 
3NEGAPDC-Natural and Historic Resources Advisory Committee
 
BoxFolder
101NEGAPDC-Natural and Historic Resources Advisory Committee
 
2NEGAPDC Older Voice
 
3NEGAPDC Update
 
4Oglethorpe County
 
5Piedmont Heritage Council
 
6Preservation News
 
7The Rankin File
 
8Sigma Delta Epsilon
 
9Society of Sigma XI
 
BoxFolder
111Taxonomy
 
2Travel Notebooks
 
3Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
 
4University of Georgia Alumni Society
 
BoxFolder
121University of Georgia-Misc. Newspaper, Clippings
 
2Wilderness Society
 
3Women's Issues-Newspaper Clippings
 
Box
13Botany
 
Environmental
 
Forestry
 
General Georgia Information
 
Miscellaneous
 
Box
14Notebooks: AAAS/AIBS Newsletters
 
Notebooks: Athens Council of Human Relations
 
Notebooks: Boyle's Island
 
Notebooks: Coastal Topics
 
Notebooks: Energy Potential
 
Notebooks: Environment, Georgia
 
Notebooks: Environment, U.S.
 
Box
15Notebooks: Environment, U.S.
 
Notebooks: Georgia Conservancy, Athens Area Chapter
 
Notebooks: Georgia Waterline
 
Box
16Notebooks: Lands
 
Notebooks: Lands
 
Notebooks: Mercury; DDT-Mirex
 
Notebooks: miscellaneous, science
 
Notebooks: Northeast Ga. Nature Center
 
Box
17Notebooks: Pollution; Atlanta
 
Notebooks: Russell Dam and Lake
 
Notebooks: Southeast Region
 
Notebooks: UGA Botanical Gardens
 
BoxFolder
181Atlanta Botanical Garden
 
2Book orders
 
3Cornicularia normoerica
 
4Cornicularia normoerica-chemistry
 
5Cornicularia normoerica-U.S. National Museum specimens
 
6Daily planner, 1967-1969
 
7Dover Publications
 
8Electron microscopy
 
9Electron microscopy-reprints & notes
 
10Electron photomicrographs
 
BoxFolder
191International Lichenological Newsletter
 
2Library of Science
 
3Lichenology
 
Oglethorpe Co.; Survey of Farmsteads
 
4Printed material/publications
 
5Printed material/publications
 
6Printed material/publications
 
BoxFolder
201Reprints: cornicularia
 
2Reprints: chemical
 
3Reprints: cytological stains
 
4Reprints: fungus-alga ultrastructure
 
5Reprints: Thin-layer chromatography
 
6Solar homes
 
7South America-correspondence
 
8South America-travel
 
9Spectrophotometric data
 
10Zopf
 
OS Box
21Certificates, photographs, and plaques, 1985 Community Cultural Award medal from the University of Georgia