Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Fayetteville Perennial Garden Club
- Fayetteville Perennial Garden Club Records
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 823
- 1.25 linear feet (4 boxes)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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The Fayetteville Perennial Garden Club Records were donated by Doris Murry of Fayetteville, Arkansas, president of the Perennial Garden Club on December 18, 1988. The supplementary papers to this collection were donated by Vera G. Hall of Fayetteville, Arkansas on November 11, 1992.
Additional materials (Box 4) were donated circa 2001.
Processed by Norma Ortiz-Karp and Vera Ekechukwu; completed in January 1989 and November 1998.
Updated by Katrina Windon in October 2019 to incorporate additional materials (Box 4).
Preferred Form of Citation
Fayetteville Perennial Garden Club Records (MC 823), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
The club held its first meeting on June 18, 1930. Monthly meetings were held from September through May and included a Christmas Social. The Perennial Garden Club sponsored special projects including the beautification of Arkansas Avenue bordered by the University of Arkansas, and the Veterans' Administration Hospital grounds.
Scope and Content Note
The records include minutes, membership lists, financial reports, program booklets, photographs, yearbooks, and clippings pertaining to the Fayetteville Perennial Garden Club.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials arranged by format in chronological order.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:
|Box 1||Folder 1||
Minutes and reports, June 18, 1930-May 12, 1932
|Box 1||Folder 2||
Minutes and reports, July 14, 1932-Aug 10, 1933
|Box 1||Folder 3||
Minutes and reports, Sep 14, 1933-Dec 20, 1934
|Box 1||Folder 4||
Minutes and reports, Nov 14, 1935-Oct 8, 1936
|Box 1||Folder 5||
Minutes and reports, Nov 12, 1936-Mar 14, 1940
|Box 1||Folder 6||
Minutes and reports, Apr 1940-Sep 1943
|Box 1||Folder 7||
Minutes and reports, Oct 14, 1943-Nov 13, 1947
|Box 1||Folder 8||
Minutes and reports, Dec 11, 1947-Dec 8, 1949
|Box 1||Folder 9||
Minutes and reports, Jan 12, 1950-Dec 8, 1951
|Box 1||Folder 10||
Minutes and reports, Jan 10, 1952-Christmas, 1953
|Box 1||Folder 11||
Minutes and reports, Feb 11, 1954-Feb 14, 1957
|Box 1||Folder 12||
Minutes and reports, May 9, 1957-Jan 11, 1959
|Box 1||Folder 13||
Minutes and reports, Feb 12, 1959-May 11, 1961
|Box 1||Folder 14||
Minutes and reports, June 1961-May 9, 1963
|Box 1||Folder 15||
Minutes and reports, July 11, 1963-May 14, 1964
|Box 1||Folder 16||
Minutes and reports, July 9, 1964-Nov 12, 1964
|Box 2||Folder 1||
Minutes and reports, Apr 9, 1965-Sep 14, 1967
|Box 2||Folder 2||
Minutes and reports, Nov 9, 1967-Apr 10, 1969
|Box 2||Folder 3||
Minutes and reports, May 8, 1969-Dec 10, 1970
|Box 2||Folder 4||
Minutes and reports, Jan 14, 1971-Jan 13, 1972
|Box 2||Folder 5||
Minutes and reports, Feb 10, 1972-Feb 14, 1974
|Box 2||Folder 6||
Minutes and reports, May 14, 1974-Oct 14, 1976
|Box 2||Folder 7||
Sixteen color slides of the Noll home in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Christmas, 1952
|Box 2||Folder 8||
Seven color slides of the Murry home in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Christmas, 1973
|Box 3||Folder 1||
Binder containing minutes of the meetings, 1977-1987, yearbooks, and photographs, 1977-1987
|Box 4||Folder 1-5||
Club scrapbook, 1988-2001
Scrapbook includes finding aid, photographs, and photocopies pertaining to the club's earlier donations to Special Collections; photographs; meeting minutes; club yearbooks; clippings; bylaws; account of the club's history; and other materials.
Those pictured include Sonja Decker, Mary Alice Pearson, Charlotte Forsythe, Mary Cotterman, Sue Madison, Flossie Upchurch, Louise Brooks, Vera Wade, Vera Hall, Feriba McNair, Marion Lee Matthews, Lela Hodnett, Pauline Hollingsworth, Bettye Lewis, Doris Murry, Margy Scott, Margaret Lewis, Helen Brannan, and Emily Gregg, as well as Special Collections staff Charlene Kaufman, Norma Ortiz-Karp, Vera Ekechukwu, Andrea Cantrell, and Michael Dabrishus.
Also included is a program for the dedication of Harry R. Rosen Alternative Pest Control Center at the University of Arkansas, 1996.
Materials were removed from a plastic 3-ring binder for preservation reasons, but have otherwise been kept in their original order.
END OF COLLECTION