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Northridge Garden Club records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1072

Scope and Content

This collection contains yearbooks and one scrapbook that provide information on the civic and social activities of the club. Included in the yearbooks are details on meetings and programs, civic activities, and flower shows. The scrapbook includes photos, correspondence, and clippings that further illustrate the club's interests, including the club's support of Cyclorama Restoration, Inc. to restore the Atlanta Cyclorama painting.

Dates

  • 1953-1980

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 Northridge Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was organized in 1949 to "promote love and understanding of gardening and flower arranging among amateurs, to learn about our native trees, flowers and shrubs and their care, and also to aid in the beautification of our community." The club was governed by elected officers such as president, vice president, and treasurer. The club was a member of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., the Fulton County Federation of Garden Clubs, the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc., and the Atlanta Junior Flower Show Association. The club had several civic projects such as planting and care of the grounds of the Sarah Smith Elementary School, care of the green space on the corner of Peachtree Road and Wieuca Road, and landscaping the liberty isles at the Swan House of the Atlanta Historical Society (now known as the Atlanta History Center). The club supported many other organizations such as the American Red Cross, the Egleston Children's Hospital, and the Garden Therapy program at the Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, Georgia.

Extent

1.625 linear ft. (one half document case and one oversize box)

Language

English

System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2002, with a subsequent addition

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2015.
Title
Northridge Garden Club records
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
November 2015
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