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Peachtree Park Garden Club scrapbooks

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS723

Scope and Content

This collection contains scrapbooks that detail the civic and social activities of the club. Material includes photographs, yearbooks, correspondence, and clippings that illustrate the club's interests and projects. Of special note is a report of the club's civic work with teenage girls from the Oak Hill Homes.

Dates

  • 1939-1966

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 Peachtree Park Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was organized in 1937 to "promote interest in gardens, to aid in protection of native trees, flowers, and birds, and to exchange experiences." The club was governed by elected officers such as president, vice-president, and treasurer. The club was an active member of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. The club supported many organizations such as the Henrietta Egleston Hospital for Children, the Buckhead Health Center, Oak Hill Homes, and the Northside YMCA. The club was a member of the Junior Flower Show Association and participated in numerous flower shows, winning many awards.

Extent

10 linear_ft. (six oversize boxes)

System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2016.
Title
Peachtree Park Garden Club scrapbooks
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
January 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