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Azalea Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1078

Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook that details the social and civic activities of the club. Material includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, and programs. Of special interest are photographs of members' gardens from the Emory University area neighborhood. Additional loose photographs of Eatonton and Griffin, Georgia, from approximately 1938, are found at the end of the scrapbook.

Dates

  • 1938-1963
  • Majority of material found within 1959 - 1963

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 Azalea Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was formed in 1929 and was an active member of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and the Atlanta Garden Center. The club was governed by elected officers such as president, vice president, and treasurer. The club supported many beautification projects with organizations such as Grady Memorial Hospital, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Free Cancer Home, and Druid Hills High School (formerly Druid Hills School). Also, the club hosted and participated in local flower shows winning many awards. Additional historical information about the Azalea Garden Club has not been determined.

Extent

1.58 linear_ft. (one oversize box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2009

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2016.
Title
Azalea Garden Club scrapbook
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
February 2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
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