NOCTURNE GARDEN CLUB

Manuscript MS-2003.03

1954-1996



SOURCE: Sara Welch, 2003

SIZE: .3 lf

SHELVING UNITS: 1 Manuscript Box

PROCESSING: BNJ, 2003

 

HISTORICAL NOTE

The Iris Garden Club organized the Nocturne Garden Club in 1954 as a part of the Elms and Roses Garden Council. The first officers were Louise Bagley, President; Carolyn Allen, Vice-President; Lillian Butler, Secretary; and Herschel Parmer, Treasurer. Throughout its history, the club actively competed in various flower shows and participated in numerous projects, including providing flowers for the Florence Hand dining room, Christmas wreathes for Royal Elaine Nursing Home and sponsored a local student in the cast of "Up With People." The club went inactive in 1996.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection is comprised of manuscript folders, a minute book, and a scrapbook. The folders and books contain newspaper articles, programs, awards, and membership lists. A description of the club's purpose and its constitution and by-laws is included.

 

CONTAINER LIST

Box 1
Folder
1 Awards and Exhibits, 1979-1981
2 Constitution and By-laws, 1973-1988
3 Correspondence, 1977-1996
4 Elms and Roses Council, 1954-1987
5 Flower Show Brochures, 1979-1994
6 Garden Club of Georgia, 1983-1987
7 Membership, 1977-1996
8-11 Minutes, 1966-1979
12 News Articles, 1976-1991
13 Redbud District, Garden Club of Georgia, 1982-1986
14 Tour of Homes, 1992

Minute Book, 1954-1981

 

ITEM SEPARATED

Scrapbook, 1954-1991

 

TRACINGS

Garden Clubs - Troup County
Elms and Roses Garden Council