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Gardening

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Fontaine Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS227
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from 1835 to 1979, diaries from 1836 to 1884 and two volumes on zoology.

Dates: 1835 - 1979

Abbott "Abbo" Martin Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P74
Scope and Contents Materials related to Sewanee professor Abbott Cotten Martin. This collection is composed of newspapers clippings (the majority), index (some) and notes for his English classes (little). Martin was a gardener who, with the help of WWII POW labor, transformed the ravine on campus into the Abbott Cotten Martin Ravine Gardens, better known as "Abbo's Alley." He was also a staunch segregationist, believer in the Southern Cause and was anti-Communist-- with news clippings reflecting that. One...
Dates: 1928 - 1968