Nina Wilkins Scudder papers

Nina Wilkins Scudder papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Scudder, Nina Wilkins, 1897-1956
Title: Nina Wilkins Scudder papers
Dates: 1901-1956
Quantity: 7.4 Linear feet (6 document boxes, 4 oversized boxes, 1 oversize folder A, 1 oversize folder B)
Abstract:The collection consists of the papers of Nina Wilkins Scudder from 1901-1956. Includes materials and correspondence relating to flower shows, flower show judging, flower arrangements, garden clubs, the Ladies Garden Club (Athens, Ga.), and the Founder's Memorial Garden (Athens, Ga.). Also contains awards, pictures, and information relating to the Scudder School of Art; records of the Bessie Mell Industrial Home, a charitable organization in Athens, Ga.; and speeches, articles, drawings, sketches, and paintings by Nina Wilkins Scudder.
Coll. Number: ms7

Biographical/Historical Note

Nina Wilkins Scudder (1897-1956) flower show judge, garden club lecturer, and artist, of Athens, Georgia.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Art schools--Georgia.
Athens (Ga.)
Bessie Mell Industrial Home (Athens, Ga.)
Flower shows--Judging--Georgia.
Founders Memorial Garden (Athens, Ga.)
Gardening--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Gardens, American--Georgia.
Ladies Garden Club (Athens, Ga.).
Scudder School of Art (Athens, Ga.).
Women art teachers--Georgia.
Women gardeners--Georgia.

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

Nina Wilkins Scudder papers. MS 7. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Ladies Garden Club collection.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing



11Mrs. Scudder's passport, 1887
2Letters, 1904-1929
3Letters, 1930-1938
4Letters, 1939 January-April
5Letters, 1939 May-July
6Letters, 1939 September- December
7Letters, 1940
8Letters, 1941-1946
9Letters, 1947-1949, undated 1940s
10Letters, 1950s
21Letters, undated
2Awards and achievements
3Biographical and family records
OS Folder
1Westminster Catechism certificate, 1913 October 5

Garden Clubs

24Flower arrangements
5Flower shows
6Flower show judging
7Founder's Memorial Garden
8Garden Club of Georgia
31Junior Ladies Garden Club
2Ladies Garden Club
3Mementoes and miscellanea
4News clippings
5Scudder School of Art
6Speeches and articles
7Weston, Moselle Scudder
8Athens Art Association
41World War I material


43Flower arrangement scrapbook
4Junior Ladies' Garden Club, Athens, Ga [guide], 1953-1954
51Nina and Susan's Scrapbook
2Scrapbook, no. 4
3Scrapbook, no. 5

Bessie Mell Industrial Home Records

61Records, 1908-1930
Cancelled checks and bank statement
Minute Book, 1902-1909
Minute Book, 1909-1916
Treasurer's Book, 1900-1914
Treasurer's Book, 1915-1917

Portfolios--drawings and flower arrangements, articles

7Portfolios--drawings and flower arrangements, articles
8Drawings, logo for Ladies and Jr. Ladies Garden Club, photographs
9Photos/cards from 1887 trip to Europe, 1887
10Scrapbooks #1 and #2
OS Folder
1BArchitectual Sketches, 1932
OS Folder
2APaintings on cardboard