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Dogwood District records of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

Collection number: ahc.MSS1058

Scope and Content

This collection contains awards, publications, flower show brochures, and histories that document the social and civic history of the club. Also included in the collection are director's reports that offer annual reports, financial records, meeting minutes, and newsletters. One scrapbook provides details on The Garden Club of Georgia conventions and activities of member garden clubs.


  • 1948-2011, 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 Dogwood District was created in 1959 as one of six geographical districts formed that year from The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Due to the large size of the Dogwood District, a portion was reassigned to the newly formed seventh district, Redbud District, in 1961. According to their website, "These seven districts carry out the state program on a local level throughout Georgia." The district is governed by elected officers such as director, secretary, treasurer, and numerous committees. The district holds an annual meeting and hosts The Garden Club of Georgia conventions and flower shows. The district also raises money for various service programs and participates in community outreach projects through member clubs. Dogwood Dialogue is a quarterly newsletter published by the district.


3.42 linear ft. (4 document cases and 1 oversize box)



System of Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2011, with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014, with subsequent additions.

Dogwood District records of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.
Jennie Oldfield
November 2014
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