IVY GARDEN CLUB RECORDS

Manuscript MS-017

1971-1980

 

Source: Lynn Morgan, 1983

Size: .3 linear feet

Shelving Units:

2 scrapbooks
4 photograph folders

Processing: PHW, June 2000

 

HISTORICAL NOTE

The Ivy Garden Club started in May of 1971 as part of the Elms and Roses Garden Council of LaGrange. The club holds competitions and frequently displays arrangements made by members. The club also took part in various beautification and celebratory activities. Of these were the Bicentennial Celebration in 1976 and a beautification project for the Confederate Veterans statue. The club also took part in a project with the LaGrange City School System for the celebration of Arbor Day and the 1985 Tour of Homes in cooperation with the Holly Garden Club.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection is composed of two scrapbooks. Both scrapbooks contain photographs and newspaper articles. Both are fairly well documented as to who appears in these photographs and articles. Scrapbook one also contains an Ivy Garden Club Brochure, a flower show tri-color award ribbon, a first place blue ribbon, and a yearbook from 1976-1977. The yearbook contains a list of all the members for that year, programs they took part in, and club by laws. Scrapbook two contains a yearbook from 1979-1980.

 

CONTAINER LIST

2 Scrapbooks
2 photograph folders

 

PHOTOGRAPH INVENTORY

Folder 1

1-10 Various photographs of flower and plant arrangements
11 Two women by prize winning arrangement
12 Unidentified man, probably a judge

Folder 2

13-24 Various flower and plant arrangements, and mantle pieces
25 Three women sitting at fireplace.

Folder 3

26-34 Various flower and plant arrangements unidentified)
36 Flower arrangement demonstration(persons unidentified)
37-38 Photographs of two unidentified women

Folder 4

39-46 Various flower and plant arrangements
47-51 Unidentified women with Flower arrangements

 

TRACINGS

Elms and Roses Garden Club Council
Garden Clubs- Troup County
Bicentennial Celebration