M90-03 - CONWAY HOME & GARDEN CLUB COLLECTION

This collection consists of materials relating to the history and programs of the Conway Home and Garden Club.  The records consist of correspondence, awards, newspaper articles, and photographs.

The Home and Garden Club was formed in 1951 as a club for Conway women interested in gardening and horticulture.  The club's main goals are stimulating the knowledge of gardening among amateurs, aiding in the conservation of native trees and plants, and encouraging civic planting.

NOTE: When requesting materials, please specify collection number [M90-03], box number, and file number.

 

Box 1

File 1 – Constitution and By-Laws

File 2 – Correspondence, 1951-1962

File 3 – Correspondence, 1981-1991, and undated

File 4 – Projects, 1953-1961, and 1976

File 5 – Awards and Certificates, 1959, 1973, and 1978-1991

File 6 – Membership Yearbooks, 1950-1953 and 1976-1978

File 7 – Membership Yearbooks, 1980-1987

File 8 – Membership Yearbook, 1989-1991

File 9 – Newspaper Clippings, 1951-1962

File 10- Newspaper Clippings, 1973-1988

File 11- Newspaper Clippings, 1989-1991

File 12- Minutes, 1987-1991

File 13- Meeting Programs, 1989-1991

File 14- Publications:  Hand Book For Flower Shows

File 15- Publications:  The Arkansas Gardener, 1987-1991

File 16- Publications:  The South Central Region Communicator, 1988-1991

File 17- Publications:  The National Gardener, 1987-1988

File 18- Publications:  The National Gardener, 1989

File 19- Publications:  The National Gardener, 1990

File 20- Publications:  The National Gardener, 1991

File 21- Flower Show, 1990

File 22- Civic Development:  Beaverfork Natural Area

File 23- Garden Therapy:  Heritage Center, 1987-1989

File 24- Garden Therapy:  Heritage Center, 1989-1990

File 25- Garden Therapy:  Heritage Center, 1990-1991

File 26- Photographs

Env 1 – Group of women from the Home and Garden Club, c. 1952

Env 2 – 2nd Annual Show at Armory, c. 1952

Env 3 – Project at Children’s Colony, c. 1960

Env 4 – Members of the Junior Club, c. 1954

Env 5 – Millie Garrison and Ruth Robinette receiving Life Memberships Awards, c. 1979

Env 6 – Christmas Party, c. 1979

Env 7 – An award at Iris Show, c. 1988

Env 8 – Club member (date unknown)

Env 9 – Group of members at the University of Central Arkansas, c. 1983

Env 10- Members at Senior Citizen Center in Conway, c. 1982

Env 11- Conway East and West fire stations (date unknown)

Env 12- Photographs of a meeting (date unknown)

Env 13- Members being shown how to make and fly kites, c. 1991

Env 14- Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs Convention, c. 1990

Env 15- Group of members at Hendrix College, c. 1990

Env 16- Some members at a meeting, c. 1990

Env 17- Members at a meeting, c. 1991

Env 18- Judges at Faulkner County Fair (date unknown)

Env 19- Member giving presentation at Heritage Nursing Center, c. September 1990

Env 20- Member giving presentation at Heritage Nursing Center c. April 1990

Env 21- Members entertaining residents at Heritage Nursing Center (date unknown)

Env 22- Members at a meeting, c. 1989

Env 23- Member planting tree at Village Park Living Center (date unknown)

Env 24- Members at a meeting, c. 1990

Env 25- Members at a meeting, c. 1990

Env 26- Yard Sale, c. 1989

Env 27- Members at a meeting, c. 1989

Env 28- Door Prize won by Gladys Witt at district meeting, c. 1989

Env 29- Meeting at Heritage Nursing Center, c. 1989

Env 30- Members entertaining residents of Heritage Nursing Center, c. 1991

Env 31- Flowers entered in Flower Show, c. 1990

End of Box 1

 

Box 2

Item 1 – Scrapbook

End of Box 2

End of Collection