Middle Georgia Horticultural Society minute book

Middle Georgia Horticultural Society minute book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Middle Georgia Horticultural Society.
Title: Middle Georgia Horticultural Society minute book
Dates: 1887-1890
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms3295

Biographical/Historical Note

The Middle Georgia Horticultural Society was organized July 20, 1887 at Vineyard Station near Griffin, Georgia (Spalding County).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a minute book containing the constitution, by-laws and minutes of the society from 1887-1890. The minutes are handwritten and in newspaper clippings. In addition to discussions regarding the growing of fruit, flowers, and vegetables, the names of members and officers are given. There is also some information in the February 12, 1889 minutes about the society's attempts to get the Georgia Experiment Station to locate in Spalding County.

Index Terms

Bylaws (adminstrative records)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Gardening--Georgia--19th century.
Georgia Experiment Station..
Horticulture--Georgia--19th century.
Middle Georgia Horticultural Society. -- By-laws
Middle Georgia Horticultural Society. -- Constitution
Middle Georgia Horticultural Society. -- Records and correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Middle Georgia Horticultural Society minute book. MS 3295. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Minute book, 1887-1890