Garden Club of Savannah scrapbook
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Garden Club of Savannah scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Garden Club of Savannah.
Title: Garden Club of Savannah scrapbook
Dates: 1977-1978
Extent: (1 volume) 0.45 cubic feet
Identification: MS 2024
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Garden Club of Savannah was founded in March of 1927. Its motto is "Savannah’s beauty is our duty," and club members achieve this goal through various projects throughout the city. In 1977, the club celebrated its 50th Anniversary. The mayor of Savannah declared October 13, 1977 Garden Club Day. The club honored Mary Myrick as part of its celebrations.

Scope and Content Note

This scrapbook celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Garden Club of Savannah and the Garden Club of Georgia and covers the years 1977-1978. The book was put together by scrapbook chairman Janie Sims, and it received a first place award from the Garden Club of Georgia. The scrapbook is indexed. It covers activities of the Garden Club in 1977-1978, including the special activities celebrating the club’s anniversary. It contains photographs, newspaper articles, programs, correspondence, a list of members and officers, and a history of the Garden Club of Savannah. There are some old programs and photographs included as part of the club’s history. There is also information on the Junior Garden Club of Savannah. The book contains 93 pages.

Index Terms

Garden Club of Georgia.
Gardening--Societies, etc.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Given to Georgia Historical Society in 1979.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Garden Club of Savannah, MS 2024, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Garden Club of Savannah, 1979.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. .

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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