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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(s): 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

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
2Ingoli Garden Club wooden scrapbook, ribbons, 1963-2001