Garden Club of Georgia records

Garden Club of Georgia records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Garden Club of Georgia.
Title: Garden Club of Georgia records
Dates: Bulk, 1950-1985
Dates: 1930-1985
Quantity: 29.3 Linear feet (33 document boxes, 3 half boxes, 9 oversized boxes, 1 card file box, 2 large card file boxes, 1 oversized folder A)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Garden Club of Georgia from 1930-1985. The records include correspondence (1950-1985); guest books (1941-1971); annual district reports (1960-1967); photographs; minutes (1957-1958); scrapbooks containing clippings, printed materials, and some correspondence; receipts and bills (1956-1984); programs; and booklets produced by the Garden Club. The materials document the activities of the Garden Club of Georgia as well as local garden clubs throughout Georgia and on the national level. Some specific topics documented in the collection include landscape design schools, flower shows, blue star memorial highway markers, and garden therapy.
Coll. Number: ms2285

Biographical/Historical Note

For more information, see the article "Garden Club of Georgia" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Gardening--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Gardening--Georgia--Therapeutic use.
Gardens, American--Georgia.
Horticultural exhibitions--Georgia.
Landscape design--Georgia.
Minutes.
Scrapbooks.
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Garden Club of Georgia records, MS 2285. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence, 1950-1985, undated

Box
1Correspondence, 1950-1958
Box
2Correspondence, 1959
Box
3Correspondence, 1960
Box
4Correspondence, 1961
Box
5Correspondence, 1962-1963 April
Box
6Correspondence, 1963 May-1964
Box
7Correspondence, 1965-1966
Box
8Correspondence, 1967-1969 March
Box
9Correspondence, 1969 April-1976
Box
10Correspondence, 1977-1978
Box
11Correspondence, 1979-1981
Box
12Correspondence, 1982-1985, Undated
 

Series 2: Committees/Projects

Box
13Admissions - Garden Schools
Box
14Garden Therapy - Junior Gardeners
Box
15Landscape Design and Scholarships - Radio TV, 1959
Box
16Radio TV - World Gardening, 1960-1961
 

Series 3: Club Histories/Material

Box
17Series 3 Club Histories/Material
 

Series 4: Conventions/Awards

Box
18Series 4 Conventions/Awards
 

Series 5: Certificates, Photographs, Bird Sanctuary Sketch

Box
19Series 5 Certificates, Photographs, Bird Sanctuary Sketch
 

Series 6: Business records

Box
20Bank Items
Box
21Book and Print Sales
Box
22Desk Calendars 1976-1982
Box
23District Material
Box
24Finances
Box
25Membership/Officers
Box
26Membership Forms 1976-1979
Box
27Membership Forms 1980-1982
Box
28Minutes, Reports
Box
29Receipts/Bills 1956-1971
Box
30Receipts/Bills 1972-1984
Box
31Miscellaneous
Box
32Financial Ledgers, Check Stub Books
 

Series 7: Books/Booklets

Box
33 Garden Gateways, 1934 July-1959
Box
34 Garden Gateways, 1960 March 1978 January-February
Box
35 Georgia Garden Club Guide, 1930-1983
Box
36Engagement Calendars, 1955-1985
Box
37 All Those In Favor Say Something
Gems From Georgia Kitchens
More Gems
Instant Programs for High School Gardeners
Native Flora of the Golden Isles
Never Never Land of Poisonous Plants
Garden History of Georgia 1733 - 1933
Flowers From Plains to the White House
A Seed Is Planted
A Guide to significant and Historic Gardens of America
Birds of Georgia Coloring Book
An Introduction to LeConte-Woodmanston
Box
38Flower Shows - Programs, Handbooks, Printed Material
"Tree Talk" newsletter
Box
39Landscape Design School - Study Manuals, 1958-1980
Landscape Magazine
Box
40 History of Garden Club of Georgia
Volume 1, 1936-1937
Volume 2, 1938-1939
Volume 3, 1941-1942
Box
41 History of Garden Club of Georgia
Volume 4, 1943-1944
Volume 5, 1946-1948
Outline History of the Garden Club of Georgia
Fifty-Year History of the Garden Club of Georgia
The First Twenty Years
The Thirty-Fifth Year
 

Series 8: Guest Books, 1941-1971

Box
42Series 8 Guest Books, 1941-1971
 

Series 9: Notebooks

Box
43Series 9 Notebooks
Twenty-Five Year Histories (Districts)
 

Series 10: Scrapbooks

Box
44Blue Star Memorial Highway Markers
Garden Therapy
Garden Club of Georgia Publicity
Wildflower Program
Box
45Takeda Garden Club (Gainesville)
Box
46Charter Garden Club (Columbus), 1937-1938
Box
47Charter Garden Club (Columbus), 1938-1939
Box
48Garden Club of Georgia, 1949-1950
 

Series 11: Oversized Materials

OS Folder
1ADedication of Garden Club of Georgia Headquarters, September 15, 1958
Sketch of Bronze Plaque, 1967