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Francis Johnstone papers

Francis Johnstone papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Francis Johnstone papers
Creator: Johnstone, Francis E. , Jr.
Inclusive Dates: 1952-1987
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.75 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Collection Number: UA92-203
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Francis E. Johnstone served as the Chairman of the Division of Horticulture, which was a unit within the College of Agriculture of the University of Georgia. He was heavily involved in the creation of the University of Georgia Botanical Garden (later the State Botanical Garden of Georgia), serving as the first director until his retirement in 1978.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of research project files related to peach rootstock breeding and testing to overcome disease in Georgia peach trees; photographs of various plants and horticultural projects; administrative files regarding the Division of Horticulture and the Botanical Gardens; a Botanical Garden Master Plan; and correspondence related to the Callaway Building at the Botanical Gardens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Francis Johnstone papers, UA92-203, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 5-7.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Administrative records.
Botanical gardens -- Design and construction.
Botanical gardens -- Georgia -- Athens -- Photographs.
Horticulturists -- Georgia -- Athens.
Peach -- Diseases and pests.
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
University of Georgia. Botanical Garden
University of Georgia. College of Agriculture

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: University of Georgia Botanical Garden records, UA92-157; College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) photograph collection.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Research Projects

11Peach Fertilizer Studies Stone Mountain Granite District
12S-9 Peach Root Stock Exploration Proposal, 1967
13Peach Rootstock project , 1967 May-December
14Notes on Peach Rootstock Project, 1967-1968
15Budget Items, 1967-1968
16Correspondence Concerning Acquisition of Peach Rootstocks, 1967-1968
17Peach Experiments Plans, 1967-1968
18Peach Rootstock Project: Building Data, 1968
19Peach Decline Project, 1968
110Peach Decline Committee Report, 1968
111Peach Rootstock Experiments Test of 4 Rootstock Varieties in Treated and Untreated Soil, 1968
112Peach Rootstocks Resistance to Pythium Experiment
113Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 1 , 1967 December 21-1968 January 20
114Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 2 , 1968 February 1-27
115Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 3, 1968 March 1-21
116Peach Rooting Experiment, No.3, photos, 1968 March 21
117Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 4, 1968 March 29 - 1968 April 19
118Peach Rooting Experiments, Nos. 5 & 6 , 1968 June 14-July 11, August 1-September 25
119Experiment in Rooting Softwood Cuttings of First Year Seedling Peaches
120Peach Bookstore in Plains, Ga, 1969-1970
121Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 1, 1969 February 12-March 10
122Peach Rootng Experiment, No. 2 , 1969 March 12 - April 8
123Peach Rooting Experiment No. 3, 1969 April 9 - May 5
124Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 4 , 1969 April 6 - May 5
125Peach Rooting Experiment No. 5 , 1969 April 23 - May 15
126Peach Rooting Experiment No. 6, 1969 April 28 - May 20
117Peach Rooting Experiment No. 7 Trials and Seed Extracts, 1969 May 19 - June 6
128Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 8, 1969 June 2 - July 9
129Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 9 , 1969 July 24-August 18
130Peach Cutting Test, 1969 August - September
131Peach Rootstocks Plans, 1969-1970
132Georgia Peach Commision Grant and Other Travel, 1968-1970
133Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 1 , 1970 April 27 - May 28
134Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 2 , 1970 April 29-May 25
135Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 1 , 1970 May 6-28
136Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 4 , 1970 June 11-July 8
137Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 5, 1970 June 24-July 23
138Peach Rooting Experiment No. 6, 1970 July 24-August 14
139Peach Rooting Experiment, No. 7 , 1970 August 4-31
140Tagites and Other Troubles in Replicated Plots in Fields in Athens and Fort Valley , 1970
141Peach Rooting Experiment, 1971
142National Peach Council Panel on Rootstocks, 1971
143Peach Rootstock Accessions, 1967-1972
144Peach Rootstocks Raw Data- Bateman Field Cell Summary, 1970-1972
145Peach Cutting Experiment, 1973
146Saving Peach Seed for Planting Flyer
147Peach Rootstock Projects, 1975-1987
148Georgia Peach Council Meeting, 1969
149Southeastern Peach Workshop Conference, 1970
150Curricula Study - Plant Science
151Maintaining Low Levels of Internal Cork Disease in Sweet Potatoes

2. Photographs

21Breeding Line, 1952
22Views from Conner Hall, 1959
23Farm Machinery, Hotbed Sprayer, Irrigation, etc.
24Horticulture: General & Historical Photos
25Greenhouse Photos: Glass and Plastic
26Plastics: Use of in Horticulture (Display at Southeastern Fair)
27Horticulture Fair Damn and Activities Photographs
28Minor (Trace) Element Research Photographs
29Floriculture - Photographs
210Cruciferae Crops Photographs: Cabbage, Collards
211Okra Photos
212Sweet Potatoes Photographs
213Miscellaneous Vegetable Photographs (Snap Beans, Peas, Cucumbers, Corn, etc.)
214Strawberry Photographs
215Watermelon Photographs (Seedless and Standard)
216Tomato Photographs
217Peaches Photographs
218Peaches Rooting Photographs
219Plums: Colored Drawings by A. Lunzer
220Pecan Photographs
221Miscellaneous Horticulture Photographs
222Plant Breeding Station Photographs (Moscow, Idaho; Edisto, South Carolina)
223Florida Field Trip For Horticulture Students
224State Farmer's Market Photos

3. Administrative Files

31Division of Horticulture: A Forward Looking Program, 1960
32Student Enrollment Analysis
33Christmas in Georgia Seminar, 1965 December 23
34Anne Winship Bates Leach (Mrs. Williford Ransom Leach)
35George S. Parthemos, Vice President
36Hubert Owens Retirement
37Corresepondence, 1967-1972
38University Self-Study on Services and Special Activites, 1970
39Southeastern Section of American Assoiation of Botanical Gardens meeting, 1976
310Faculty Handbook, 1954
311University Statutes, 1940, 1959, 1968

4. Botanical Gardens and Callaway Building

41-3Botanical Garden Master Plan, Parts 1-3
44Callaway Building Dedication Preparation
45Groundbreaking for Callaway Building Botanical Garden

5. Courses