Nina Wilkins Scudder papers

Nina Wilkins Scudder papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Scudder, Nina Wilkins, 1897-1956
Title: Nina Wilkins Scudder papers
Dates: 1901-1956
Quantity: 7.4 Linear feet (10 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
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.


Scope and Content Note

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.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Art schools--Georgia.
Athens (Ga.)
Bessie Mell Industrial Home (Athens, Ga.)
Founders Memorial Garden (Athens, Ga.)
Gardening--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Gardens, American--Georgia.
Ladies Garden Club (Athens, Ga.).
Sketches.
Women art teachers--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nina Wilkins Scudder papers, ms7, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Ladies Garden Club collection.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
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
 
10Letters, 1950s
 
BoxFolder
21Letters, undated
 
2Awards and achievements
 
3Biographical and family records
 
OS Folder
1Westminster Catechism certificate, 1913 October 5
 
BoxFolder
24Flower arrangements
 
5Flower shows
 
6Flower show judging
 
7Founder's Memorial Garden
 
8Garden Club of Georgia
 
BoxFolder
31Junior Ladies Garden Club
 
2Ladies Garden Club
 
3Garden Clubs Mementoes and miscellanea
 
4Garden Clubs News clippings
 
5Scudder School of Art
 
6Speeches and articles
 
7Weston, Moselle Scudder
 
8Athens Art Association
 
BoxFolder
41World War I material
 
2Slides
 
3Flower arrangement scrapbook
 
4Junior Ladies' Garden Club, Athens, Ga [guide], 1953-1954
 
BoxFolder
51Nina and Susan's Scrapbook
 
2Scrapbook, no. 4
 
3Scrapbook, no. 5
 
Plates
 
BoxFolder
61Bessie Mell Industrial Home Records, 1908-1930
 
Bessie Mell Industrial Home Cancelled checks and bank statement
 
Bessie Mell Industrial Home Minute Book, 1902-1909
 
Bessie Mell Industrial Home Minute Book, 1909-1916
 
Bessie Mell Industrial Home Treasurer's Book, 1900-1914
 
Bessie Mell Industrial Home Treasurer's Book, 1915-1917
 
Box
7Portfolios--drawings and flower arrangements, articles
 
Box
8Drawings, logo for Ladies and Jr. Ladies Garden Club, photographs
 
Box
9Photos/cards from 1887 trip to Europe, 1887
 
Box
10Scrapbooks #1 and #2
 
OS Folder
1BArchitectual Sketches, 1932
 
OS Folder
2APaintings on cardboard