Garden Club of Georgia.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1189
Scope and Content This collection contains one bound scrapbook created by the Deep Dene Garden Club that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes poems, yearbooks, correspondence, clippings, drawings, and photographs that illustrate the club's garden interests and projects. The scrapbook clippings focus on flower arrangment and home decor.
Dates: 1940-1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949
Collection number: ahc.MSS1058
Scope and Content This collection contains awards, publications, flower show brochures, and histories that document the social and civic history of the club. Also included in the collection are director's reports that offer annual reports, financial records, meeting minutes, and newsletters. One scrapbook provides details on The Garden Club of Georgia conventions and activities of member garden clubs.
Dates: 1948-2011, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1070
Scope and Content This collection contains flower show school coursework, scoresheets, and flower show programs that provide a history of Webb's flower arranging interests and judging pursuits. Also part of the collection are scoresheets for symposiums that Webb attended in other states. Of special interest is a seed catalog from H. G. Hastings Company.
Dates: 1935-1999, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS971
Scope and Content 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...
Dates: 1924-2005, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS981
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection documents the founding of the Ladies’ Garden Club of Athens and its early history through published materials, transcriptions of newspaper articles, and a manuscript detailing facts about the club. The bulk of the material, however, documents the development of the Founders Memorial Garden at the University of Georgia between 1936 and 1946. The collection primarily contains published articles and correspondence regarding financial contributions to the endeavor and development...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1007
Scope and Content This collection contains descriptive landscape surveys and accompanying research material such as correspondence, articles, maps, and garden sketches which document the history and current condition of historic landscapes included in the project. Many garden surveys are associated with a significant individual or house and provide social and cultural history as well as landscape history. Material varies according to the availability of information about each site.
Dates: 2002-current, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS752
Scope and Content This collection contains materials including personal and business histories, details of civic and cultural organizations, and scrapbooks. A typescript copy of The Southern Garden is a part of this collection as well as a scrapbook that provides insight into the growth and development of the city of the Atlanta. A scrapbook created by Louise Hastings includes information on The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. as well as other gardening clubs and societies.
Dates: 1891-1991, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS976
Scope and Contents of the Records The Helen Hawkins Clarke collection contains landscape sketches drawn by Clarke. Photographs of Clarke at work and photographs of the work she completed in her garden are also included. Clarke’s clippings of photographs and landscape designs from popular magazines from the 1920s and 1930s constitute a large portion of the collection. The bulk of the collection dates from 1923-1938. The collection also contains two issues of Garden Gateways, correspondence regarding the restoration of the...
Dates: 1923-1982, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1096
Scope and Content This collection contains bulletins, pamphlets, and programs that describe the social and civic activities of Louise Hastings. Additional material includes detailed histories and events of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Of special note are handwritten speeches that Hastings gave to regional clubs.
Dates: 1926-1978, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1069
Scope and Content This collection contains flower show programs, award books of evidence, publicity articles, and correspondence that provide a history of Marsha Webb's career as a national flower show judge and internationally known flower arranger. Also included are documents that detail her involvement with numerous organizations such as the The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., the Atlanta Botanical Garden, National Garden Clubs, Inc., and WAFA (World Association of Flower Arrangers). Of special interest are...
Dates: 1939-2013, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1191
Scope and Content This collection contains bound scrapbooks and club records such as awards, correspondence, and meeting minutes, detailing the civic and social activities of the Sope Creek Garden Club. Scrapbook materials consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, and flower show awards that illustrate the club's interests and projects. Of special note are scrapbook clippings and images of the Sope Creek historic covered bridge.
Dates: 1955-2012, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS1117
Scope and Content This collection contains programs, guidebooks, and yearbooks for garden clubs mostly from south Georgia, but also from Alabama, South Carolina, and other southern states. Material provides details of membership, meeting programs, flower shows, and constitution and by-laws. Some items document club histories, achievements, activities, and civic projects. Included in the collection are annual meeting and convention programs from The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Of special interest are...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1033
Scope and Content This collection contains material that provides information on the conference programs and speakers. Brochures and handouts are included in the collection, which offer details on topics explored during the conferences.
Collection number: ahc.MSS1026
Scope and Content This collection contains materials that document the history of the annual pilgrimages (and later other types of fundraisers such as lectures and tours) of the GCG since 1996. Brochures, flyers, maps, clippings, and correspondence are included in the collection. These items also provide histories of historic garden sites that are on the pilgrimages in Georgia and detail garden club activities relating to the pilgrimages, lectures, or tours. Financial and fundraising documentation are also a...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1076
Scope and Content This collection contains grant applications, reports, and supporting evidence, which document organizations seeking funds to assist with restoration and preservation projects of historic landscapes and gardens. Project follow-up reports are included where available. Of special interest are applications for multiple restoration projects at Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery. Also part of the collection are program materials that provide details of the grant program committee including chairman's...