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Ladies' Garden Club publication Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MSS 016.022
Level of Description
Series
Language
English

Dates

  • 1976 (Creation)

Extents

  • .06 Linear Feet (Whole)
    One of seven folders in a full legal document box.

Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    Informational booklet about the Ladies' Garden Club of Athens, Georgia, the nation's first such organization.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Unknown

  • Physical Description

    Fair

  • Preferred Citation

    Ladies’ Garden Club publication, Small Collections, Heritage Room, Athens-Clarke County Library

  • Biographical / Historical

    Founded in 1891, the Ladies’ Garden Club billed itself as nation’s first garden club. The Garden Club of Georgia, founded in 1928 in Atlanta, led efforts to construct a memorial to the twelve original members of the Athens club. It would become the Founders Memorial Garden, completed in 1946.

  • Scope and Contents

    This copy is from the sixth edition of the publication, 1976. The original publication date is not provided. The newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items span the years, 1891-1966.

  • Bibliography

    Cothran, James R. “Garden Club of Georgia.” New Georgia Encyclopedia, 2002. "About Us: History of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc." The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., https://gardenclub.uga.edu/history.html.

Instances

  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    5
    Container 2 Type
    Folder
    Container 2 Indicator
    24

Components