Gayther Plummer climatology collection

Gayther Plummer climatology collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Plummer, Gayther L.
Title: Gayther Plummer climatology collection
Dates: 1866-1995
Quantity: 22.0 Linear feet (55 document boxes, 3 rolls)
Coll. Number: ms2908

Biographical/Historical Note

Gayther Plummer was a botanist at the University of Georgia as well as the Georgia state climatologist.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records of climatological observations in Georgia. There are also maps, radar forms, information on pollution and climate change, and video cassette weather tapes.


Arrangement

This collection is unarranged but is open for research.


Index Terms

Audiovisual materials.
Cherokee Nation--Maps.
Climatic changes--Georgia.
Georgia--Climate--Observations.
Georgia--Climate.
Georgia--Maps.
Maps.
Natural disasters--Georgia.
Pollution--Georgia.
Radar.
Records (documents)
South Carolina--Maps.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gayther Plummer climatology collection, MS 2908. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11-6Albany, November 1891 - December 1949
 
7-8Albany - River Report, April 1989 - December 1949
 
BoxFolder
21-4Albany - River Report, January 1915 - December 1979
 
5-7Albany - Airport, September 1949 - December 1968
 
8-9Athens, March 1873- December 1919
 
BoxFolder
31-8Athens, January 1893 - 1971
 
9Athens - College of Agriculture, September 1935 - December 1939
 
BoxFolder
41-4Athens - College of Agriculture, Jan 1940 - May 1971
 
5-7Atlanta - Kirkwood, July 1934 - July 1951
 
8Atlanta - WB Airport, July 1949 - December 1950
This is the present-day location of Hartsfield Jackson Airport.
 
9Atlanta - WB City, July 1948 - December 1950
This is the location of presnt-day Grady Hospital.
 
10-12Atlanta - Bolton - River Report, February 1956 - December 1979
 
BoxFolder
51Augusta - WB Airport, December 1942 - December 1950
 
2Augusta - 8SSE (Butler Creek) - River Report, October 1965 - December 1979
 
3-9Augusta - WB City - River Report, July 1891 - November 1960
 
BoxFolder
61-3Bainbridge, June 1949 - September 1976, January 1977
 
4-9Bainbridge - River Report, June 1892 - December 1950
 
BoxFolder
71-8Brunswick, January 1895 - December 1979
 
9-11Brunswick - Airport, November 1940
 
BoxFolder
81-5Clayton, October 1894 - December 1945
 
6-12Covington, July 1893 - December 1979
 
BoxFolder
91-6Columbus, October 1891 - December 1950
 
7-11Columbus - River Report, January 1893 - October 1979
 
12Columbus APT, January 1946 - December 1949
 
BoxFolder
101-8Dahlonega, April 1974 - Decembr 1979
 
BoxFolder
111-3Dallas, June 1947 - December 1974
 
4Diamond, January 1900 - August 1913
 
5-10Experiment, June 1900 - December 1979
 
BoxFolder
121-8Eastman, November 1891- December 1979
 
9-10Fort Gaines, November 1891 - Dec 1919
 
BoxFolder
131-6Fort Gaines, January 1920 - December 1979
 
7-8Gainesville annotated copies, October 1891 - December 1929
 
BoxFolder
141-8Gainesville, October 1891
 
9Gibson, January 1975
 
10-12Glennville, November 1904 - December 1939
 
BoxFolder
151-4Glennville, January 1940 - December 1949
 
5-11Griffin, May 1892 - February 1979
 
BoxFolder
161Hamilton, May 1959 - April 1963
 
2-4Hartwell, January 1950 - December 1979
 
5-9Hawkinsville, March 1892 - December 1944
 
10-11Macon, October 1891 - December 1909
 
BoxFolder
171-7Macon, January 1910 - December 1979
 
8Macon - Airport, Octobre 1940 - December 1949
 
9-10Milledgeville - River Report, Febuary 1902 - December 1919
 
BoxFolder
181-3Milledgeville - River Report, January 1929 - May 1949
 
4-11Milledgeville, October 1891 - December 1979
 
BoxFolder
191-8Millen, November 1891 - December 1979
 
9-11Quitman, November 1891 - December 1929
 
BoxFolder
201-5Quitman, January 1930 - December 1979
 
6-9Rome - River Report, January 1892 - December 1929
 
BoxFolder
211-2Rome - River Report, January 1930 - December 1949
 
3Rome 6 SW, August 1948 - December 1949
 
4Rome - Airport, September 1945 - December 1967
 
5-7Rome, January 1950 - December 1979
 
BoxFolder
221-3Savannah - Beach, January 1950 - March 1977
 
4-5Savannah - Airport, 1950, June 1965 - December 1979
 
6-8Savannah - USDA Plant Garden, January 1950 - March 1977
 
9Sylvania, January 1950 - December 1950
 
10Talbotton - River Report, Septembr 1917 - December 1949
 
BoxFolder
231-9Talbotton, Febuary 1893 - December 1979
 
10-11Tifton, February 1911 - December 1939
 
BoxFolder
241-3Tifton, January 1940 - December 1979
 
4-7Toccoa - River Report, January 1910 - April 1949
 
8Toccoa - Ranger Station, February 1927 - May 1928
 
9-14Toccoa, October 1891 - December 1949
 
BoxFolder
251-7Warrenton, April 1914 - December 1979
 
8-9Washington, November 1981 - December 1919
 
1-6Washington, January 1920 - December 1979
 
7Watkinsville SCS 3, August 1948 - December 1949
 
8Waverly, June 1901 - December 1905
 
BoxFolder
269-11Waycross, April 1892 - December 1929
 
BoxFolder
271-2Waycross, January 1930 - December 1949
 
3-9West Point - River Report, March 1899 - December 1949
 
BoxFolder
281-8West Point, 1891 October - 1979 December
 
Bartram's "Lost Gordonia" Franklinia Alatamana
 
BoxFolder
289Surveyor's Notes: Macon Reserve, 1866
 
Carton
1Microfilm: Radar Scope, Athens; Tornado Hooks, et al (approx 66 reels), 1973-1990
 
Oversize_BoxItem
291Monthly Temperature Extremes for the cities of Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Macon, Rome, Savannah, and Thomasville, circa 1880-1990
 
292-3Monthly Rainfall Patterns for the states of GA, NC, SC, AL, TN, KY, IN, IA, PA, ND, and VA, circa 1880 - 1995
 
Roll
1Degree-Days: Cooling and Heating, Georgia, 1870-1995
 
Roll
2Geobotanic Maps: Georgia & McIntosh Co., GA
 
Roll
3Temperature Charts for Georgia Cities, 1885-1995
 
Oversize_BoxItem
301-2Radar Forms, 1988-1989
 
Oversize_Box
31Radar Forms, 1990
 
OS Folder
1BMaps: Georgia, South Carolina, & Cherokee Nation (photocopies)
 
Carton
2Microfilm: Radar Scope Athens (approx 59 reels) and Athens Area Radar Maps, 1991-1996
 
Carton
3Beta tapes (approx 26) and Video Cassettes (approx 21): A.M. Weather Tapes (Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Blizzard of 1993), 1985-1995
 
Box
32National Weather Service: Athens- Hourly Observations, 1992
 
Box
33National Weather Service: Athens- Hourly Observations, 1993
 
Box
34National Weather Service: Athens- Hourly Observations, 1994 January 1 - March 9
 
Box
35National Weather Service: Athens- Hourly Observations, 1994 March 10- December 31
 
BoxFolder
361Center for Air Environment Studies: Handbook of Effects Assessment Vegetation Damage by Norman L. Lacasse and William J. Moroz, 1969
 
2Pollutant and Plant Research, 1963-1971
 
3"Air Pollution: Phytotoxicity of Acid Gases and Its Significance in Air Pollution Control" by R. Guderian, 1977
 
4"Recognition of Air Pollution Injury to Vegetation: A Pictoral Atlas", 1970
 
5Air Pollution Injury to Vegetation, 1970
 
6"A Closer Look at the Pesticide Question for Those Who Want the Facts" by Dow Chemical Company, 1976
 
7"Assessment of Air Pollution Damage to Vegetation in New England July 1971 - July 1972", 1972 August
 
8Drought of 1986 research materials, 1986-1987
 
BoxFolder
371Drought of 1988 research materials, 1988
 
2"Small Grain Performance Tests", 1983-1986
 
3"Field Crops Performance Tests: Soybeans, Peanuts, Cotton, Tobacco, Sorghum, Summer Annual Forages, and Sunflowers", 1985
 
4"Corn Performance Tests", 1981, 1985, 1986
 
5"Climate Alert" newsletter, 1988-1989
 
6"Unidata Newsletter", 1989 Spring-Summer
 
7"Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) Progress Report" newsletter, 1988 December - 1989 September
 
8"Drought Network News" newsletter, 1989 January- September
 
9Drought Reports, 1989
 
10Agricultural Weather Information System Evaluation (AgWISE) questionnaire - heavily critiqued by G. L. Plummer, 1985
 
11"A Model Drought Plan for State Government" by Dr. Donald Wilhite of the University of Nebraska, 1989 January 25
 
12Satellites, 1984 December - 1985 August
 
13"Oklahoma Climatological Survey", 1982 October and 1984 March
 
14"Climate and Health", 1976 October
 
15House Beautiful Climate Project, 1950
 
16Precipitation articles, 1981-1987
 
16Anticyclone articles, 1988
 
17El Niño articles, 1987-1993
 
BoxFolder
381-2Miscellaneous Climate and Weather articles
 
3-5Global Climate Change: Issues research materials, 1985-1992
 
6Global Climate Change: Issues clippings, 1972-1994
 
7Global Climate Change: Issues correspondence and personal, 1980s, 1990s
 
8Global Climate Change: Issues pamphlets and offers, circa 1990s
 
9Carbon Dioxide Temperature Trends in the Southeast, 1980s
 
BoxFolder
391Carbon Dioxide research materials, 1981 - 1990
 
2-3Carbon Dioxide Effects Research and Assessment Program reports, 1980 February, August, October
 
4Ozone reasearch materials, 1970s-1990s
 
5Acid Rain research materials, 1970s-1990s
 
6US International Biology Program materials, 1960s
 
7Phenology - Peaches, 1930-1970
 
BoxFolder
401Phenology materials associated with IBP (Intational Biology Program) and AIBS (American Institute of Biological Science, 1972 June - August
 
2-3Phenology scholarly articles, 1952-1972
 
4Phenology notes, circa 1970
 
5"Tornadoes in Georgia" by Plummer, et al. drafts and notes, circa 1990
 
6Tornadoes general research materials, 1957-1990
 
7Tornadoes - Georgia research materials, circa 1950-1990
 
BoxFolder
411Tornadoes - Athens, 1973
 
2Tornadoes -, 1991 April 26-29
 
3Tornadoes -, 1992 November 22
 
3Notebook with clippings, articles and research- Francis Harper on Bartram and Lyon about Franklinia Alatamaha
 
4Research on Franklinia Altamaha
 
5Reprints: Gayther Plummer article, Franklinia Alatamaha Bartram Ex Marshall: the Lost Gordonia (Theaceae)
 
1Franklinia Altamaha seeds from Morton Arboretum, 1976 November 11
 
Carton
4Infrared Film: Little River Watershed aerial land images., 1966-1968