Steve Johnson collection ephemera

Steve Johnson collection ephemera

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Birdsong Nature Center.
Creator: Cochran Mill Nature Center.
Creator: Georgia Botanical Society.
Creator: Georgia Conservancy. Athens Chapter.
Creator: Georgia Conservancy.
Creator: Georgia Solar Coalition.
Creator: Lynn Haven Wildlife Garden Club.
Creator: Mountain Hill Schoolhouse Foundation.
Creator: Southface Energy Institute.
Creator: Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (Organization).
Title: Steve Johnson collection ephemera
Dates: circa 1967-2001
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms3359

Biographical/Historical Note

Many different conservation organizations exist in Georgia. The below are some of many:

The Mountain Hill Schoolhouse Foundation supports the Mountain Hill Schoolhouse, an historic building in Harris County, Georgia.

The Georgia Conservancy is a statewide environmental organization working to ensure that present and future generations of Georgians have healthy air, clean water, unspoiled wild places, and community greenspace.

Birdsong Nature Center is a model of biodiversity and environmental stewardship in the red hills of southwest Georgia.

Cochran Mill Nature Center is located just 20 minutes south of Atlanta in Palmetto, Georgia.

The Lynn Haven Wildlife Garden Club meets once a month September through May at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Center.

The Southface Energy Institute, established in Atlanta in 1978, promotes sustainable homes, workplaces, and communities through environmental education, research, advocacy, and technical assistance in Georgia.

Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper was established in 1994 by a group of Atlanta environmentalists, scientists, and community activists to protect the Chattahoochee River basin.

In 1926 the Georgia Botanical Society was founded in Atlanta by Eugene Scofield Heath with the following goals: to promote the understanding and appreciation of plants and their relationship to the environment; to undertake or support the setting apart of appropriate areas in Georgia for the preservation of native and cultivated flora; to encourage the protection of rare and endangered plant species and significant botanical habitats; and to promote the conservation of botanical resources and encourage the practice of a conservation ethic.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of ephemera related to various conservation organizations in Georgia. The materials include: Mountain Hill Schoolhouse Foundation flyer (2001); miscellaneous materials from the Georgia Conservancy, Athens Chapter, including bylaws and member list (1968); Birdsong Nature Center 1989 calendar of events; flyers from the Cochran Mill Nature Center; Lynn Haven Wildlife Garden Club, Columbus, Ga., membership lists, 1995/1996 and 1998/1999; miscellaneous Southface Energy Institute/Georgia Solar Coalition flyers and conference materials; "A Call for Help on the Wilderness Proposal for the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge," flyer, 10/21/1967; miscellaneous Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper brochures, promotional material; 1988 Georgia Conservancy annual conference information brochure; and miscellaneous Georgia Botanical Society materials, 1990-1998 (membership list, field trip information flyers).


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Birdsong Nature Center.
Bylaws (adminstrative records)
Call for help on the wilderness proposal for the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
Cochran Mill Nature Center.
Conservation of natural resources--Georgia.
Georgia Botanical Society. -- Membership
Georgia Conservancy. -- Congresses
Georgia Conservancy. Athens Chapter.
Georgia Conservancy. Athens Chapter. -- Membership
Georgia Solar Coalition. -- Congresses
Lynn Haven Wildlife Garden Club. -- Membership
Membership lists.
Mountain Hill Schoolhouse Foundation.
Printed ephemera.
Southface Energy Institute. -- Congresses
Stream conservation--Georgia.
Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (Organization).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Steve Johnson collection ephemera, circa 1967-2001. MS 3359. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence. Misc., 1968-1970
2By- Laws
3Conference Materials, 1969-1991
4Executive Committee minutes, 1970
5Executive Committee minutes, 1971
6Executive Committee minutes, 1972
7Expense/ Income statements, 1969-1972
8Board of Trustees, 1970-1972
9Rosters- Board of Trustees Executive Committee
10Misc. pamphlets, info sheets
11Athens area chapter music, 1968- 71
12Policy Statements, 1972
13Miscellaneous, 1968-1977