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Alma Walker papers

Alma Walker papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alma Walker papers
Creator: Walker, Alma Toevs, 1911-1989
Inclusive Dates: 1970-1989
Language: English
Extent: 22 Linear Feet 17 cartons, 3 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2696
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gift of Dr. Lester Walker.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 March 2.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Botanists -- Georgia.
Botany -- Georgia.
Civic leaders -- Georgia.
Conservation of natural resources -- Georgia.
Conservation of natural resources -- Societies, etc.
Environmentalists -- Georgia.
Georgia -- History -- Societies, etc.
Georgia Conservancy
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 Collections in this Repository

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

 
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11Athens Area News
 
12Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation
 
13Athens Council on Human Relations
 
14Bartram Trail Society
 
15Clarke County Communication Relations Division
 
16Conservation Foundation Newsletter
 
17Cumberland Island
 
18Environmental Defense Fund
 
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21Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art
 
22Friends of the University of Georgia
 
23Botanical Garden/Friends of the State
 
24Botanical Garden of Georgia
 
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31Friends of the University of Georgia
 
32Botanical Garden/Friends of the State
 
33Botanical Garden of Georgia
 
34Georgia Botanical Society
 
Georgia Conservancy
 
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35Georgia Conservancy
 
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41-5Georgia Conservancy
 
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51-7Georgia Conservancy
 
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6Georgia Conservancy-Committees
 
61Energy Policy
 
62Executive
 
63Forest and Woodlands
 
64Land Use Planning
 
6Georgia Conservancy-General Information
 
65Board Manual
 
66By-Laws
 
67Member Files
 
68Miscellaneous
 
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71Georgia Conservancy Annual Conferences
 
72Georgia Conservancy Newsletter
 
73Georgia Conservancy Newsletter/Magazine
 
74Georgia Heritage Trust
 
75Georgia Heritage Trust Newsletter
 
76Georgia Horticultural Society
 
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81Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
 
82Georgia Waterline Letter
 
83Historic Oglethorpe County
 
84Faust Farm
 
85Smithonia
 
86Hyla-Newsletter of Sandy Creek Nature Center
 
87Kiplinger Washington Letter
 
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9NEGAPDC
 
91Northeast Georgia Planning and Development Commission (NEGAPDC)
 
92NEGAPDC-Natural and Historic Resources Advisory Committee-Committee Handbook
 
93NEGAPDC-Natural and Historic Resources Advisory Committee
 
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101NEGAPDC-Natural and Historic Resources Advisory Committee
 
102NEGAPDC Older Voice
 
103NEGAPDC Update
 
104Oglethorpe County
 
105Piedmont Heritage Council
 
106Preservation News
 
107The Rankin File
 
108Sigma Delta Epsilon
 
109Society of Sigma XI
 
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111Taxonomy
 
112Travel Notebooks
 
113Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
 
114University of Georgia Alumni Society
 
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121University of Georgia-Misc. Newspaper, Clippings
 
122Wilderness Society
 
123Women's Issues-Newspaper Clippings
 
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13Botany
 
13Environmental
 
13Forestry
 
13General Georgia Information
 
13Miscellaneous
 
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14Notebooks: AAAS/AIBS Newsletters
 
14Notebooks: Athens Council of Human Relations
 
14Notebooks: Boyle's Island
 
14Notebooks: Coastal Topics
 
14Notebooks: Energy Potential
 
14Notebooks: Environment, Georgia
 
14Notebooks: Environment, U.S.
 
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15Notebooks: Environment, U.S.
 
15Notebooks: Georgia Conservancy, Athens Area Chapter
 
15Notebooks: Georgia Waterline
 
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16Notebooks: Lands
 
16Notebooks: Lands
 
16Notebooks: Mercury; DDT-Mirex
 
16Notebooks: miscellaneous, science
 
16Notebooks: Northeast Ga. Nature Center
 
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17Notebooks: Pollution; Atlanta
 
17Notebooks: Russell Dam and Lake
 
17Notebooks: Southeast Region
 
17Notebooks: UGA Botanical Gardens
 
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181Atlanta Botanical Garden
 
182Book orders
 
183Cornicularia normoerica
 
184Cornicularia normoerica-chemistry
 
185Cornicularia normoerica-U.S. National Museum specimens
 
186Daily planner, 1967-1969
 
187Dover Publications
 
188Electron microscopy
 
189Electron microscopy-reprints & notes
 
1810Electron photomicrographs
 
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191International Lichenological Newsletter
 
192Library of Science
 
193Lichenology
 
19Oglethorpe Co.; Survey of Farmsteads
 
194Printed material/publications
 
195Printed material/publications
 
196Printed material/publications
 
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201Reprints: cornicularia
 
202Reprints: chemical
 
203Reprints: cytological stains
 
204Reprints: fungus-alga ultrastructure
 
205Reprints: Thin-layer chromatography
 
206Solar homes
 
207South America-correspondence
 
208South America-travel
 
209Spectrophotometric data
 
2010Zopf
 
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21Certificates, photographs, and plaques, 1985 Community Cultural Award medal from the University of Georgia