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Johnson City Council of Garden Clubs Collection

Identifier: AppMs-344

Scope and Contents

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. There are some materials that relate to individual garden clubs within the Council.


  • 1958 - 1993
  • Majority of material found within 1965-1985


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


25.5 linear feet

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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.

Related Materials

Dogwood Garden Club Scrapbooks, AppMs 561 East Tennessee State University Earth, Trees, and Seeds University Garden Club Records, UnivRec 39 Shady Oaks Garden Club Records, AppMs 805

Processing Information

Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant, C.Lamb, J.Stinson & Scott Schwartz processed the records.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA