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East Tennessee State University Earth, Trees, and Seeds University Garden Club Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0039

Scope and Contents

The Earth, Trees and Seeds University Garden Club Records consist of scrapbooks, accounting records, event programs, correspondence, membership lists and applications, bank statements, photographs, and newsclippings documenting the horticultural activities of the garden club between 1954 and 1991.


  • 1954-1991


Conditions Governing Access

The collection was opened to researchers on November 25, 1992.


2.50 linear feet (5 boxes, 17 scrapbooks, 2 oversized folders)

Language of Materials



The collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Organization Records, 1954-1991; Series 2, Scrapbooks and Memorabilia, 1963-1985; and Series 3, Miscellaneous Publications, 1979-1991.

Method of Acquisition

The Earth, Trees, and Seeds University Garden Club Records were donated to the University Archives on February 28, 1984 by Mrs. Doris Dean, garden club secretary. Additional materials were donated on April 27, 1989, December 11, 1990, and September 17, 1991 by Mrs. Betsy Russell and Mrs. Rosalie Russo, past secretary and president of the garden club.

Processing Information

C.Lamb, J.Stinson, S.Schwartz completed processing the collection in 1992.

C. Lamb, J. Stinson, S. Schwartz
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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