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Brookwood Hills Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS648

Scope and Content

This collection contains minutes, reports, yearbooks, and correspondence that document the civic and social activities of the club. Minutes also include membership and financial reports. Scrapbooks detail the club's programs, flower shows, and civic projects. Three of the scrapbooks are devoted to the club's restoration of Brookwood Hills Park in the 1970s.


  • 1938-1988, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 Brookwood Hills Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia was organized in 1938 to "aid the promotion of mutual interest in the preservation and beautification of this subdivision, to create good fellowship in encouraging interest in plant life, and the art of arranging and cultivating flowers." The club is governed by elected officers such as president, vice-president, and treasurer. The club is a member of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and the Fulton County Federation of Garden Clubs. The club worked to restore the Brookwood Hills park, establish nature trails and a bird sanctuary, as well as landscaping the Brighton and Palisades Roads neighborhood entrances. The club also supported organizations such as the American Red Cross and local area hospitals. The club has hosted and participated in numerous flower shows.


7.71 linear ft. (one document case and seven oversize boxes)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1989

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2014.

Brookwood Hills Garden Club records
Jennie Oldfield
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305