Winchester Council of Garden Clubs Records

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library / Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

Winchester Council of Garden Clubs Records, 637 THL

Scope and Content: This collection contains one newspaper clipping from 1948 announcing a council flower show, minutes, and related papers from 1954 through the 1990s. Also included are scrapbooks of flower shows. (2 boxes) Last updated 06/12.

Biographical/Historical: Four garden clubs in the Winchester, VA area were holding joint flower shows by 1948. By 1952, the groups were working together as the Federation of Garden Clubs on beautification projects including the gardens at Abram?s Delight.

Cite As: Winchester Council of Garden Clubs Records, 637 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.

Organization:

Box 1

Minutes and related papers
1948-1959, 14 leaves, typescript; 34 leaves, manuscript; 1 page, printed
1960-1962, 19 leaves, typescript; 4 leaves, typescript (copy); 20 leaves, manuscript; 1 page, printed
1963-1969, 36 leaves, typescript; 40 leaves, typescript (copy); 19 leaves, manuscript; 3 pages, printed
1970-1974, 30 leaves, typescript; 62 leaves, typescript (copy); 7 leaves, manuscript; 4 pages, printed
1975-1979, 29 leaves, typescript; 61 leaves, typescript (copy); 18 leaves, manuscript; 17 pages, printed
1980-1985, 45 leaves, typescript; 28 leaves, typescript (copy); 11 leaves, manuscript; 10 pages, printed; 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
1986-1989, 16 leaves, typescript; 4 leaves, manuscript; 1 page, printed
1990- , 11 leaves, typescript; 3 leaves, typescript (copy); 4 pages, printed
Undated, 3 leaves, typescript; 18 leaves, typescript (copy); 1 leaf, manuscript; 5 leaves, printed

BOX 2

Winchester Council scrapbook, 1969-1977

 

Scrapbooks of flower shows, 6 items

1962 1984
1973 1988
1978 1992

Scrapbook - 1952 Homes and Gardens Tour, in cooperation with the Winchester-Frederick County
Historical Society