Four Seasons Garden Club records
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.
- 1942-1993, undated
- Four Seasons Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.) (Organization)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
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.
6.5 linear ft. (3 document cases and 3 oversize boxes)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1998 with a subsequent addition
This collection was processed in 2014.
- Four Seasons Garden Club records
- Jennie Oldfield
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.