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Paint Branch Garden Club records

Abstract

Title:
Paint Branch Garden Club records
Author/Creator:
Paint Branch Garden Club
Collection number:
2013-52
Size:
12.0 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1971-2007
Inclusive dates:
1948-2009
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The Paint Branch Garden Club began in 1948 with a group of women living in College Park and University Park who were interested in gardening and flower arranging. The current emphasis of the club is on visiting historic garden and home sites; volunteerting at a local nursing center; and providing programming on garden and enironmental topics. The records mainly consists of scrapbooks that detail the history of the club from 1948-2009. These scrapbooks contain photographs, invitations, newspaper clippings, and other pieces of ephemera. The collection also includes memorabilia items, certificates, membership records, meeting minutes, invitations, and other correspondence.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Paint Branch Garden Club records, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/20584
Status:

This collection is PROCESSED. The finding aid is currently unavailable online. Please contact the Curator of State of Maryland and Historical Collections for more information.