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Flower Lovers Garden Club Collection, 1946-1976


Title: FlowerLoversGarden Club Collection

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 429

Physical Description: 1 box

Creator: FlowerLoversGarden Club

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport



Provenance: The Flower Lovers Garden Club Scrapbook was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by Barbara Hoskins, on behalf club, in March 2009. Additions to the collection were made by Jane Ellison in February 2012.

Access/Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Processed by: This collection was processed by Brianne Wright and opened for research in April 2009.



This collection should be cited as:

FlowerLoversGarden Club Collection, 1946-1976. KC Manuscript Collection 429, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.



The Flower Lovers Garden Club began in October 1947 when a group of fourteen women interested in gardening met at the home of Mrs. R.N. Cloud. In November the group met again to elect officers and to formulate and adopt a constitution.



The collection consists of one scrapbook compiled by members of the Flower Lovers Garden Club. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, yearbooks, photographs and a copy of the club’s constitution and by-laws.

Box and Folder List

Box 1

1. Scrapbook

2. Book of Minutes