Garden Club of Kentucky records

Abstract

The Garden Club of Kentucky records (dated 1931-1973; 1.8 cubic feet; 4 boxes) consists of presidential records, minutes, club reports, programs, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs, which document the activities of the Garden Club beginning from its founding in 1931.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Garden Club of Kentucky records
Extent
1.8 Cubic feet
Subjects
Articles of incorporation.
Gardening--Societies, etc.
Minutes.
Women--Kentucky--Societies and clubs
Arrangement
Collection arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
56M304: [Identification of item], Garden Club of Kentucky records, 1931-1973, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Garden Club of Kentucky was founded in 1931. It is divided into five districts: Audubon, Blue Grass, Dogwood, Limestone, and Mt. Laurel. The club provides education and resources to promote gardening, floral design, and environmental literacy.
Garden Club of Kentucky, Inc. Garden Club of Kentucky, Inc., 21 June 2010. Web. 8 February 2011.
Scope and Content
The Garden Club of Kentucky records (dated 1931-1973; 1.8 cubic feet; 4 boxes) consists of presidential records, minutes, club reports, programs, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs, which document the activities of the Garden Club beginning from its founding in 1931. The meeting minutes and the presidential records comprise the bulk of the collection. The minutes include the minutes of the committee meetings, Board of Governors meetings, annual reports, Executive Board meetings, Regional and County Garden Club meetings, and General Assembly meetings. Also included are the articles of incorporation and constitution of the Club. There is a yearbook for the years 1932-1942, club bulletins from 1943-1955, and the financial records for 1931-1947.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open for research by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Garden Club records and publications, 1931-1957

Expenses, 1931-1947

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Garden Club yearbooks and directory, 1932-1942

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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Garden Club bulletins, 1943-1955

  • Box 1, Folder 7
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Articles of Incorporation/Constitution, 1949-1954

  • Box 2, Folder 3
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Photograph and ribbon, 1953

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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Publications and reports, 1955-1957

  • Box 3, Folder 5
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Minutes, 1941-1973

, 1941-1943

  • Box 2, Folder 4
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. Alvin Stiltz 1941-1943.
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, 1943-1945

  • Box 2, Folder 5
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. Augustus Thomas 1943-1945.
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, 1945-1947

  • Box 2, Folder 6
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. Dena Shelby Diehl 1945-1947.
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, 1947-1949

  • Box 2, Folder 7
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. David B. Honaker
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, 1949-1951

  • Box 2, Folder 8
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. Leslie V. Abbott. This file also includes 3 offical photographs from the Kentucky Department of Highways.
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, 1951-1953

  • Box 2, Folder 9-10
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. Robert A. Blair
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, 1953-1955

  • Box 2, Folder 11
  • Box 3, Folder 1
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. Edgar M. Young 1953-1955.
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, 1955-1957

  • Box 3, Folder 2-4
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. A.J. Steiner
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, 1957-1958

  • Box 3, Folder 6
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, 1959

  • Box 3, Folder 7
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, 1961 June 20-1963 September 5

  • Box 4, Folder 3
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, 1964 January 20-1967 October 24

  • Box 4, Folder 4
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, 1968 February 5-1973 June 5

  • Box 4, Folder 5
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President's records, 1931-1961

Mrs. James Means Robb, 1931-1933

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Mrs. Frederick A. Wallis, 1933-1935

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Mrs. Theodore F. Roemele, 1935-1937

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Mrs. Earl D. Rabold, 1937-1939

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Mrs. J.K. Grannis, 1939-1941

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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President's scrapbook, 1959-1961

  • Box 3, Folder 8
  • Box 4, Folder 1-2
The original folder's cover stated: Mrs. Charles D. Highland President's Scrapbook 1959-1961
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