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Nina Wilkins Scudder papers

Nina Wilkins Scudder papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Nina Wilkins Scudder papers
Creator: Scudder, Nina Wilkins
Inclusive Dates: 1901-1956
Language: English
Extent: 7.4 Linear Feet (10 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Collection Number: ms7
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of the papers of Nina Wilkins Scudder from 1901-1956. Includes materials and correspondence relating to flower shows, flower show judging, flower arrangements, garden clubs, the Ladies Garden Club (Athens, Ga.), and the Founder's Memorial Garden (Athens, Ga.). Also contains awards, pictures, and information relating to the Scudder School of Art; records of the Bessie Mell Industrial Home, a charitable organization in Athens, Ga.; and speeches, articles, drawings, sketches, and paintings by Nina Wilkins Scudder.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Nina Wilkins Scudder (1897-1956) flower show judge, garden club lecturer, and artist, of Athens, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the papers of Nina Wilkins Scudder from 1901-1956. Includes materials and correspondence relating to flower shows, flower show judging, flower arrangements, garden clubs, the Ladies Garden Club (Athens, Ga.), and the Founder's Memorial Garden (Athens, Ga.). Also contains awards, pictures, and information relating to the Scudder School of Art; records of the Bessie Mell Industrial Home, a charitable organization in Athens, Ga.; and speeches, articles, drawings, sketches, and paintings by Nina Wilkins Scudder.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nina Wilkins Scudder papers, ms7, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Art schools -- Georgia.
Athens (Ga.)
Bessie Mell Industrial Home (Athens, Ga.)
Founders Memorial Garden (Athens, Ga.)
Gardening -- Georgia -- Societies, etc.
Gardens, American -- Georgia.
Ladies Garden Club (Athens, Ga.)
Sketches.
Women art teachers -- Georgia.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Ladies Garden Club collection.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Mrs. Scudder's passport, 1887
 
12Letters, 1904-1929
 
13Letters, 1930-1938
 
14Letters, 1939 January-April
 
15Letters, 1939 May-July
 
16Letters, 1939 September- December
 
17Letters, 1940
 
18Letters, 1941-1946
 
19Letters, 1947-1949, undated
 
110Letters, 1950s
 
boxfolder
21Letters, undated
 
22Awards and achievements
 
23Biographical and family records
 
oversized_folder
1Westminster Catechism certificate, 1913 October 5
 
boxfolder
24Flower arrangements
 
25Flower shows
 
26Flower show judging
 
27Founder's Memorial Garden
 
28Garden Club of Georgia
 
boxfolder
31Junior Ladies Garden Club
 
32Ladies Garden Club
 
33Garden Clubs Mementoes and miscellanea
 
34Garden Clubs News clippings
 
35Scudder School of Art
 
36Speeches and articles
 
37Weston, Moselle Scudder
 
38Athens Art Association
 
boxfolder
41World War I material
 
42Slides
 
43Flower arrangement scrapbook
 
44Junior Ladies' Garden Club, Athens, Ga [guide], 1953-1954
 
boxfolder
51Nina and Susan's Scrapbook
 
52Scrapbook, no. 4
 
53Scrapbook, no. 5
 
5Plates
 
boxfolder
61Bessie Mell Industrial Home Records, 1908-1930
 
6Bessie Mell Industrial Home Cancelled checks and bank statement
 
6Bessie Mell Industrial Home Minute Book, 1902-1909
 
6Bessie Mell Industrial Home Minute Book, 1909-1916
 
6Bessie Mell Industrial Home Treasurer's Book, 1900-1914
 
6Bessie Mell Industrial Home Treasurer's Book, 1915-1917
 
box
7Portfolios--drawings and flower arrangements, articles
 
box
8Drawings, logo for Ladies and Jr. Ladies Garden Club, photographs
 
box
9Photos/cards from 1887 trip to Europe, 1887
 
box
10Scrapbooks #1 and #2
 
oversized_folder
1BArchitectual Sketches, 1932
 
oversized_folder
2APaintings on cardboard