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Bessie Clark garden club ephemera

Bessie Clark garden club ephemera

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bessie Clark garden club ephemera
Creator: Clark, Bess Vaughn
Inclusive Dates: 1950-2001
Language: English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms3495
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of flower show programs and garden club yearbooks from middle Georgia, including Federated Garden Clubs of Macon, Inc. and Ingoli Garden Club of Macon, Georgia. The collection also contains correspondence addressed to Mrs. Francis G. Clark (and Bessie Clark), mainly concerning flower shows, and papers of and concerning HANDS (Home and Neighborhood Development Sponsors, a part of the Sears Community Development Fund). Included is the Ingoli Garden Club wooden scrapbook containing certificates, a petition of the Ingoli Garden Club, newspaper clippings, and the constitution and by-laws of the club.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bessie Clark garden club ephemera, ms3495, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Garden clubs.
Gardening -- Georgia -- Societies, etc.
Programs (documents)
Scrapbooks

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence, 1964-1977
 
12Miscellaneous papers, 1966-1975
 
13HANDS Committee papers, 1968-1971
 
14Newspaper clippings, 1967-1980
 
15Federated Garden Clubs of Macon, Inc. yearbooks, 1967-1978
 
16Yearbooks, flower show programs, 1950-1983
 
17Photographs, 1967-1968
 
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2Ingoli Garden Club wooden scrapbook, ribbons, 1963-2001