Chastain Park Garden Club scrapbook
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Chastain Park Garden Club scrapbook

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
Creator: Chastain Park Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.).
Title: Chastain Park Garden Club scrapbook
Dates: 1954-2005
Quantity: 1.58 linear ft. (one oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS973

Biographical/Historical Note

The Chastain Park Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was organized in 1954 "to increase our knowledge and love of gardening, to improve our home grounds, to encourage civic beauty, and to promote neighborliness." The club joined The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in 1956. The club is governed by elected officers such as president, vice president, and treasurer. The club has supported several civic projects such as landscaping the Chastain Park entrance at Powers Ferry Road and Stella Drive, beautifying the campus of the James L. Riley Elementary School, and other neighborhood beautification projects. The club has also hosted and participated in numerous flower shows.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one scrapbook that documents the club's civic and social activities. Included in the scrapbook are correspondence, clippings, photos, programs, and yearbooks that provide details on the meetings, flower shows, and civic work of the club.


Index Terms

Chastain Park (Atlanta, Ga.)
Chastain Park Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.).
Flower shows--Georgia--Atlanta
Gardening--Georgia--Atlanta
Gardening--Societies, etc.
Women--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chastain Park Garden Club scrapbook, MSS 973, Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2006

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.


Restrictions

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

 

Location

MSS OS Box 4.437Scrapbook, 1954-2005