Flower Show ephemera
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Flower Show ephemera

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Title: Flower Show ephemera
Dates: 1924-2005, undated
Quantity: 0.83 linear ft. (two document cases)
Identification: ahc.MSS971

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains flower show brochures and programs from shows and exhibits in Atlanta and the Southeast. Shows were sponsored by Atlanta garden clubs and plant associations such as the Atlanta Flower Show Association, the Atlanta Camellia Society, and The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. The collection also contains clippings and correspondence. These materials offer a variety of horticultural information including plant varieties and classification, cultivar popularity, and floral arrangements.


This collection is arranged alphabetically according to flower show sponsor or host.

Index Terms

Atlanta Flower Show Association.
Flower arrangement
Flower shows--Georgia--Atlanta
Flower shows--Judging--Georgia--Atlanta
Garden Club of Georgia.
Gardening--Societies, etc.
Horticultural exhibitions--Georgia--Atlanta
Plants, Ornamental--Georgia

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Flower Show ephemera, MSS 971, Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1970 with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




11Atlanta Camellia Society, annual show, 1955-1957
2Atlanta Camellia Society, annual show, 1958-1959
3Atlanta Camellia Society, annual show, 1963-1965
4Atlanta Camellia Society, annual show, 1968-1971
5Atlanta Camellia Society, annual show, 1972-1973
6Atlanta Camellia Society, annual show, 1974-1976
7Atlanta Flower Show Association, annual show, 1937-1938
8Atlanta Flower Show Association, annual show, 1940-1949
9Atlanta Flower Show Association, annual show, 1950-1956
10Atlanta Garden Center, School of Flower Arrangement, undated
11Atlanta Tulip Show Association, 1946-1948
12Augusta Garden Club, spring flower show, 1933
13Bibb County Flower Show, annual show, 1934
14Birmingham Federation of Garden Clubs, spring flower show, 1933



21Camellia Garden club, annual show, 1948
2Camellia Show Association, annual show, 1950-1953
3Cherokee Garden Club, flower show, 1978-1983
4Dahlia Society of Georgia, annual show, 1934-1946
5Dixie Flower and Garden Show, 1964
6Druid Hills Garden Club, Atlanta Rose Show, 1939-1941
7Federated Garden Clubs, flower show, 1969
8Flower Arranger Club of Georgia, fall flower show, 1953
9Foxhall Farm, flower show, 2003
10The Garden Club of Georgia, flower show, 1974-1979
11The Garden Club of Georgia, flower show, 2005
12Garden Club of Norfolk, Virgina, annual camellia show, 1937
13General Federation of Women's Clubs, flower show guide by Susan L. Martin, 1956
14Georgia Chrysanthemum Society, annual show, 1958-1974
15Georgia Daffodil Society, flower show, 1991
16Georgia Gladiolus Society, annual exhibition, 1941
17Georgia Greater Atlanta Rose Society, annual show, 1969
18Georgia Iris Society, annual show, 1969
19Habersham Garden Club, flower show guide, undated
20Iris Garden Club of Atlanta, iris show, 1939
21Junior Flower Show Association, annual flower show, 1947
22Junior Flower Show Association, annual flower show, 1948-1949, 1963
23Mimosa Garden Club, pamphlet of winning arrangements from the Atlanta Flower Show Association's fifth annual flower show, 1940
24North Georgia Camellia Society, annual camellia show, 1989
25Peachtree Garden Club, flower show, 1924-1935
26Sand Hills Garden Club, camellia show, 1937
27Southeastern Flower Show, Atlanta flower show, 1990; Junior flower show book, 1997
28Tulip Study Club, annual tulip show, 1939-1942
29Tulip Study Club, annual tulip show, 1972-1975
30United Garden Clubs of Columbus, Georgia, annual show, 1933-1940
31Woodland Garden Club, annual show, 1957