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West End Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS972

Scope and Content

This collection contains one scrapbook that details the civic and social activities of the club. Material provides details on the meetings, programs, and flower shows of the club. Photos of members' gardens are also included, as well as a photo of the club's float for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival depicting the Thimblefinger Well at the Wren's Nest.

Dates

  • 1929-1936

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 West End Garden Club of Atlanta, Georgia, was organized in 1929. The club was governed by elected officers such as president, vice president, and treasurer. The club supported several civic projects including the beautification of a section of State Route 29, Roosevelt Highway, and the landscaping of the Kate P. Dawson Day Nursery. The club participated in the first Atlanta Dogwood Festival in 1936, as well as hosting and participating in numerous flower shows.

Extent

2 linear ft. (one oversize box)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2005

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.
Title
West End Garden Club scrapbook
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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