Johnson City Council of Garden Clubs Collection
Collection — other: 15 boxes, 27 scrapbooks, 2 plaques
The papers of the Johnson City Council of Garden Clubs consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, newsclippings, reports, pamphlets, event programs, membership lists, and memorabilia. The records document the general operation of the council and the management of its horticultural and conservation activities between 1958 and 1991. The two addenda to the Johnson City Council of Garden Clubs Collection consist of scrapbooks, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, periodicals, minutes, newsclippings, photographs, and color slides documenting the horticultural and financial activities of the organization between 1961-1991.
- Majority of material found within 1965-1985
- Johnson City Council of Garden Clubs (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
18.00 linear feet (15 boxes, 27 scrapbooks, 2 plaques)
The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Scrapbooks and Series 2, Organizational Files. The addenda have been added to the two existing series.
Method of Acquisition
The records of the Johnson City Council of Garden Clubs were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on July 26, 1989 by Mrs. Carl Fletcher, the 1989 council president. The collection was opened to researchers on March 5, 1991. Two addenda to the collection were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on October 28 and December 9, 1991 by Mrs. W. W. Palmer. The addenda were opened to researchers on December 8, 1992.
- Hensley, W. M., Mrs.
- Hinkle, John, III
- McDowell, Marguerite
- Millar, Glen L., Jr., Mrs.
- Powell, Mary R.
- Roseberry, Helen
- Zayas-Bazan, Eduardo
- Gardening -- Tennessee -- Societies, etc.
- Refuse collection--Tennessee--Johnson City
- Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site (Tenn.)
- Urban beautification--Tennessee--Johnson City
- Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant, C.Lamb, J.Stinson & Scott Schwartz
- Language of description
- finding aid revision date not supplied: Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant, C.Lamb, J.Stinson & Scott Schwartz completed processing.