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Women -- Societies and clubs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Ivy Garden Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS670
Scope and Content

This collection includes scrapbooks that illustrate the history and, social and civic activities of the club. Community projects, flower shows, and club meetings are detailed in the scrapbooks. Several scrapbooks highlight the club's support of the Wren's Nest and the gardens at Tullie Smith Farm at the Atlanta History Center.

Dates: 1948-2017

Junior Flower Show Association scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS414
Scope and Content

This collection contains three scrapbooks that provide details of the social activities and flower shows of the association.

Dates: 1948-1956

Lorena Pace Pruitt collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS493
Scope and Content

This collection contains Confederate Soldiers Home administrative materials, a few personal papers, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains materials pertaining to the Confederate Soldiers Home and the Georgia State Patrol. Personal papers include a copy of the Civil War record of Mrs. Pruitt's grandfather, Green B. Bentley.

Dates: 1932-1982, undated

Mimosa Garden Club scrapbooks

Collection number: ahc.MSS673
Scope and Content

This collection contains three scrapbooks that document the social and civic activities of the club. The scrapbooks include clippings, yearbooks, and flower show awards and ribbons. One scrapbook is devoted to the club's civic project landscaping the grounds of the Atlanta Speech School's new location on Northside Parkway in 1967. This scrapbook includes landscape drawings by landscape architect, William L. Monroe.

Dates: 1928-1975

National League of American Pen Women, Atlanta Branch

Collection number: ahc.MSS438
Scope and Content

This collection consists of minutes, correspondence, scrapbooks, and newsletters.

Dates: 1931-1998, undated

Nellie Peters Black papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS32f
Scope and Content

This collection contains reminiscences by Nellie Peters Black about her father, her childhood, and her experience in Atlanta during the Civil War. Also included are newspaper clippings, a short biographical sketch, and a short story regarding Mrs. Black.

Dates: 1896-1907, undated

Phoenix Society records

Collection number: ahc.MSS469
Scope and Content

This collection contains two yearbooks and twelve scrapbooks.

Dates: 1964-1997, undated

Russell Bellman Gone With the Wind Premiere Film

Collection number: ahc.VIS189
Scope and Content The collection, in its original format, is a single reel of spliced 16mm black and white, and color film shot by Russell Bellman during the festivities and premiere of Gone With the Wind. The beginning of the footage captures the Atlanta Junior League Ball at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium and was shot in black and white and color. Bellman shot the black and white portion from an elevated position panning the auditorium grandstands and floor area. The...
Dates: 1939

Tea Olive Garden Club scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS982
Scope and Content

This collection contains one scrapbook that documents the social and civic history of the club. The scrapbook includes correspondence, clippings, yearbooks, and photos. Flower show programs, and awards, as well as horticultural information are also a part of the scrapbook.

Dates: 1950-1958

Wednesday Morning Study Club records

Collection number: ahc.MSS580
Scope and Contents of the Records The Wednesday Morning Study Club Records primarily consist of the minute books, 1907-1979, annual program booklets, 1907-2008, and program papers, 1967-2008. The minute books document the activities of the organization and often provide a synopsis of the papers presented at the meeting. The topic of each paper conformed to a theme selected by the organization and was read aloud at the meeting. The minute books also provided a glimpse of the current events; however, one entry suggests the...
Dates: 1907-2012

West End Garden Club scrapbook

Collection number: 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

Women's Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS485
Scope and Content

This collection contains the administrative and financial records of the organization. The administrative records include committee materials, correspondence, minutes for different committees, and publicity materials. There is also a series of scrapbooks compiled by the organization. The scrapbooks document various activities the organization supported or in which they participated.

Dates: 1940-1978