Cottage Garden Club records
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Cottage Garden Club records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Cottage Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.).
Title: Cottage Garden Club records
Dates: 1954-2014
Quantity: 10.5 linear ft. (1 document case and 7 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS1044

Biographical/Historical Note

The Cottage Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was formed in 1954 and joined the Garden Club of Georgia in 1955. The purpose of the club is to "stimulate among amateurs the knowledge and love of gardening, the protection of trees, plants and birds, and the encouragement of civic planting." The club is governed by officers elected by members of the club including a president and vice-president. Meetings and programs are held monthly and the club participates in numerous flower shows. The club has contributed to many civic projects including a long term commitment to the gardens at the Atlanta History Center, as well as supporting several of the Atlanta area hospitals.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials that document the history of the club, including meeting minutes and reports, flower show programs and awards, yearbooks, clippings, and correspondence. Scrapbooks also detail the social and civic activities of the club.


This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Societies, etc.
Atlanta Historical Society
Atlanta History Center
Cottage Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.).
Flower shows--Georgia--Atlanta
Gardening--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cottage Garden Club records, MSS 1044, Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2009, with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




1150th anniversary celebration, 2004
250th anniversary celebration, 2004
3Directory, 2013-2014
4History, 1954-1955
5History, 1955-1956
6History, 1956-1957
7History, 1957-1958
8History, 1958-1959
9History, 1959-1960
10History, 1960-1961
11History, 1961-1962
12History, 1962-1964
13History, 1967-1968
14History, 1970s
15History, 1980s
16History, 2004-2005


MSS OS box 3.20Scrapbook, 1968-1972


MSS OS box 3.395Scrapbook, 1983-1995


MSS OS box 3.398Scrapbook, 1995-2000


MSS OS box 4.197Scrapbook, 2002-2004


MSS OS box 4.431Scrapbook, 2004-2005


MSS OS box 4.432Scrapbook, 2005-2006


MSS OS box 4.433Scrapbook, 2007-2008