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Four Seasons Garden Club records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1053

Scope and Content

This collection contains minutes, yearbooks, and scrapbooks that document the social and civic history of the club. Minutes include financial and presidential reports. Scrapbooks provide further detail about the club's flower show participation as well as programs and civic work. Much of the material highlights the garden club activities and speaking engagements of Mrs. Isabelle L. Spearman, one of the club's founding members and past president of the Georgia Daffodil Society.

Dates

  • 1942-1993, undated

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Four Seasons Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was organized in 1943 for the "stimulation of interest in and the study of flowers and horticulture as they pertain to both the individual and the community." The club was governed by elected officers such as president, vice-president, and secretary. The club joined The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. as well as the Atlanta Garden Center and the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. The club was also a member of the Expressway Beautification Association. The club has supported many organizations such as the Florence Crittenton Home, the Jesse Parker Williams Hospital on Peachtree Street, the American Red Cross, and the Garden Therapy program at the Milledgeville State Hospital. The club has hosted and participated in many flower shows, winning numerous awards.

Extent

6.5 linear ft. (3 document cases and 3 oversize boxes)

Language

English

System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1998 with a subsequent addition

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.
Title
Four Seasons Garden Club records
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040