A Guide to the Boxwood Garden Club Records, 1937-2007, 2012, 2017 Boxwood Garden Club Records, 1937-2007, 2012, 2017 43899, 52360

A Guide to the Boxwood Garden Club Records, 1937-2007, 2012, 2017

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 43899, 52360


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
43899, 52360
Title
Boxwood Garden Club Records, 1937-2007, 2012, 2017
Extent
7.2 cu. ft. and 12 boxes
Creator
Boxwood Garden Club
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Boxwood Garden Club records, 1937-2007, 2012, 2017. Accession 43899, 52360. Organization records collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Boxwood Garden Club, Richmond, Virginia


Historical Information

The Boxwood Garden Club was founded in 1937 in Richmond, Virginia. The club is a member club in the Garden Club of Virginia.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1937-2007, 2012, 2017, of the Boxwood Garden Club of Richmond, Virginia, containing meeting minutes, attendance records, yearbooks, financial reports, bank records, by-laws, programs, registers, photographs, slides, clippings, articles, magazines, and other materials concerning the Boxwood Garden Club's activities, programs, community service, and projects, as well as its role as a member of the Garden Club of Virginia. Collection is organized into the following series: Series I: Minutes, 1945-2205. Series II: Organization Reports and Records, 1937-2003. Series III: Yearbooks, 1979-2007. Series IV: Tablescapes and Tablescapes II, 1985-1987. Series V: Garden Club of Virginia, 1979-2002. Series VI: Miscellaneous. Series VII: Scrapbooks, 1937-2005.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into the following series:

Series I: Minutes, 1945-2005. Series II: Organization Reports and Records, 1937-2003, 2012. Series III: Yearbooks, 1979-2007. Series IV: Tablescapes and Tablescapes II, 1985-1987. Series V: Garden Club of Virginia, 1979-2002. Series VI: Miscellaneous. Series VII: Scrapbooks, 1937-2007.

Contents List

Series I: Minutes, 1945-2005.
Boxes: 1-2
Extent: 2 boxes.

Minutes, 1945-2005 contains minutes for monthly meetings, executive meetings, and annual meetings; agendas; attendance; financial reports; reports; yearbooks; and other materials detailing the activities of the Boxwood Garden Club.

  • Box 1
    Folder 1
    Minutes, 1945-1949 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance, yearbooks).
  • Box 1
    Folder 2
    Minutes, 1949-1950 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance, yearbooks).
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    Minutes, 1950-1953 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance, yearbooks).
  • Box 1
    Folder 4
    Minutes, 1953-1958 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance).
  • Box 1
    Folder 5
    Minutes, 1957-1965 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance).
  • Box 1
    Folder 6
    Minutes, 1965-1967 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance, financial reports, agendas).
  • Box 1
    Folder 7
    Minutes, 1968-1969 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance, Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting minutes).
  • Box 1
    Folder 8
    Minutes, 1969-1971 (includes executive meeting minutes, attendance).
  • Box 1
    Folder 9
    Minutes, 1971-1975 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance).
  • Box 1
    Folder 10
    Minutes, 1977-1979 (includes annual reports, agendas, executive meeting minutes and other papers).
  • Box 1
    Folder 11
    Minutes, 1979-1982 (includes annual and executive meeting minutes, attendance, financial reports, and other papers).
  • Box 1
    Folder 12
    Minutes, 1982-1983 (includes attendance, financial papers).
  • Box 1
    Folder 13
    Minutes, 1983-1985 (includes annual meeting minutes, attendance, financial reports, reports, and other papers).
  • Box 2
    Folder 1
    Minutes, 1985-1988 (includes financial statements, attendance, constitutional changes, application).
  • Box 2
    Folder 2
    Minutes, 1986, 1989-1992 (includes annual meeting minutes, attendance).
  • Box 2
    Folder 3
    Minutes, 1993-2001 (includes annual meeting minutes, histories, and other papers).
  • Box 2
    Folder 4
    Minutes, 1995-1997 (includes agendas, reports, financial papers, and other papers).
  • Box 2
    Folder 5
    Minutes, 1999-2001 (includes fliers, by-laws changes).
  • Box 2
    Folder 6
    Minutes and papers, 2001-2003 (folder 1 of 3).
  • Box 2
    Folder 7
    Minutes and papers, 2001-2003 (folder 2 of 3).
  • Box 2
    Folder 8
    Minutes and papers, 2001-2003 (folder 3 of 3).
  • Box 2
    Folder 9
    Minutes and papers, 2003-2005.
Series II: Organization Reports and Records, 1937-2003, 2012.
Boxes: 3
Extent: 1 box.

Organization Reports and Records, 1937-2003, contains annual reports, bank book, bank records, by-laws, financial reports, treasurer's reports, histories, State Corporation Commission papers, and Internal Revenue Service papers for the Boxwood Garden Club.

  • Box 3
    Folder 1
    Annual reports, 1951-1957.
  • Box 3
    Folder 2
    Annual reports, 1958-1965.
  • Box 3
    Folder 3
    Annual reports, 1965-1969.
  • Box 3
    Folder 4
    Annual reports, 1969-1975.
  • Box 3
    Folder 5
    Annual reports, 1969-1986.
  • Box 3
    Folder 6
    Organization papers, 1984-1985 (SCC and IRS papers, by-laws, bank papers).
  • Box 3
    Folder 7
    Record of motions passed, 1937-1967.
  • Box 3
    Folder 8
    Letters written, 1963-1975.
  • Box 3
    Folder 9
    Histories, 1937-1982.
  • Box 3
    Folder 10
    Historian's papers, 1991-2003.
  • Box 3
    Folder 11
    DVD--"Celebrating 75 Years-Boxwood Garden Club,"2012.
  • Box 3
    Folder 12
    Treasurer's reports and bank book, 1937-1965 (bank book, 1955-1961).
  • Box 3
    Folder 13
    Treasurer's reports, 1965-1972.
Series III: Yearbooks, 1979-2007.
Boxes: 4
Extent: 1 box.

Yearbooks, 1979-2007, consisting of the yearbooks of the Boxwood Garden Club contains membership information.

  • Box 4
    Folder 1
    Yearbooks, 1979-1982.
  • Box 4
    Folder 2
    Yearbooks, 1982-1986.
  • Box 4
    Folder 3
    Yearbooks, 1987-1991.
  • Box 4
    Folder 4
    Yearbooks, 1991-1994.
  • Box 4
    Folder 5
    Yearbooks, 1994-1996.
  • Box 4
    Folder 6
    Yearbooks, 1996-1998, 2006-2007.
Series IV: Tablescapes and Tablescapes II, 1985-1987.
Boxes: 4-5
Extent: 2 boxes.

Tablescapes, 1985, and Tablescapes II, 1987, contains advertising, brochures, fliers, programs, reports, negatives, photographs, slides, and other papers relating to the Boxwood Garden Club programs Tablescapes and Tablescapes II.

  • Box 4
    Folder 7
    Tablescapes, 1985, planning.
  • Box 4
    Folder 8
    Tablescapes, 1985, photographs and negatives.
  • Box 4
    Folder 9
    Tablescapes, 1985, slides.
  • Box 4
    Folder 10
    Tablescapes, 1985, miscellaneous papers.
  • Box 5
    Folder 1
    Tablescapes II, 1987, publicity.
  • Box 5
    Folder 2
    Tablescapes II, 1987, publicity report, including advertising.
  • Box 5
    Folder 3
    Tablescapes II, 1987, brochures and pamphlets (see also box 9, folders 3-4).
  • Box 5
    Folder 4
    Tablescapes II, 1987, planning.
  • Box 5
    Folder 5
    Tablescapes II, 1987, miscellaneous papers.
  • Box 5
    Folder 6
    Tablescapes II, 1987, miscellaneous papers and photographs.
  • Box 5
    Folder 7
    Tablescapes II, 1987, slides.
Series V: Garden Club of Virginia, 1979-2002.
Boxes: 5-7
Extent: 3 boxes.

Garden Club of Virginia, 1979-2002, contains programs for annual meetings and Board of Governors meetings; member register and supplement to register, 2000-2002; materials for the Garden Club of Virginia meeting in Richmond in 1979; and programs, photographs, thank-you notes, and other materials for the Garden Club of Virginia meeting in Richmond in 1999.

  • Box 5
    Folder 8
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting, 1979, programs, registers, Garden Club of Virginia Journal.
  • Box 5
    Folder 9
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting, 1979, invitations, reservation cards, correspondence, miscellaneous.
  • Box 5
    Folder 10
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting, 1979, maps and mementos.
  • Box 5
    Folder 11
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting, 1999, miscellaneous materials.
  • Box 6
    Folder 1
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting photographs, 1999, reception, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
  • Box 6
    Folder 2
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting photographs, 1999, reception, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; reception, Maymont.
  • Box 6
    Folder 3
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting photographs, 1999, reception, Maymont.
  • Box 6
    Folder 4
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting photographs, 1999, meeting, Jefferson Hotel.
  • Box 6
    Folder 5
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting photographs, 1999, reception, Jefferson Hotel.
  • Box 6
    Folder 6
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting thank-you notes and cards, 13-14 May 1999.
  • Box 6
    Folder 7
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting thank-you notes and cards, 15-16 May 1999.
  • Box 6
    Folder 8
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting thank-you notes and cards, 17 May 1999.
  • Box 7
    Folder 1
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting thank-you notes and cards, 18 May 1999.
  • Box 7
    Folder 2
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting thank-you notes and cards, 19 May-June 1999.
  • Box 7
    Folder 3
    Garden Club of Virginia [annual meeting?], [1999?], photographs and negatives.
  • Box 7
    Folder 4
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting, 2001.
  • Box 7
    Folder 5
    Garden Club of Virginia annual meeting, 2002.
  • Box 7
    Folder 6
    Garden Club of Virginia Board of Governors, 1987.
  • Box 7
    Folder 7
    Garden Club of Virginia Board of Governors, 2001.
  • Box 7
    Folder 8
    Garden Club of Virginia Board of Governors, 2001-2002.
  • Box 7
    Folder 9
    Garden Club of Virginia register and supplement to register, 2000-2002.
Series VI: Miscellaneous.
Boxes: 7-9
Extent: 3 boxes.

Miscellaneous contains articles, art work, awards, certificates, clippings, correspondence, magazines, medals, meeting minutes, notes, photographs, postors, rosters, slides, and other materials concerning Bandy Field (Richmond, Va.), the Three Chopt Garden Club, the Tuckahoe Garden Club, the James River Garden Club, the Hampton Roads Garden Club, the Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula, flowers, Garden Club of Virginia rose shows, Gunston Hall gardens, and Garden Gossip magazine

  • Box 7
    Folder 10
    Boxwood Garden Club 70th Anniversary, 2007.
  • Box 7
    Folder 11
    Correspondence, 1967-1999, no date.
  • Box 7
    Folder 12
    Historic Garden Week, 2002, slides.
  • Box 7
    Folder 13
    Bettie Pardee talk, 1993, papers and slides.
  • Box 7
    Folder 14
    Sybil Sylvester book discussion, 2017.
  • Box 7
    Folder 15
    Mary Glen Taylor papers.
  • Box 7
    Folder 16
    Miscellaneous papers.
  • Box 8
    Folder 1
    Bandy Field papers, 2003.
  • Box 8
    Folder 2
    Bandy Field photographs, 2003.
  • Box 8
    Folder 3
    Meeting of the four "Garden Club of Virginia" clubs, 1987-1988.
  • Box 8
    Folder 4
    Hampton Roads Garden Club yearbook, 2005-2006.
  • Box 8
    Folder 5
    Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula yearbook, 2005-2006.
  • Box 8
    Folder 6
    James River Garden Club yearbook, 2005-2006.
  • Box 8
    Folder 7
    Tuckahoe Garden Club of Westhampton yearbook, 2005-2006.
  • Box 8
    Folder 8
    "Water Damage to Boxwoods."
  • Box 8
    Folder 9
    "What Are Those Arrangers Up To Now?"
  • Box 8
    Folder 10
    "Christmas Decorations in Elizabethan Times."
  • Box 8
    Folder 11
    "Let's Grow Lilies" handbook.
  • Box 8
    Folder 12
    "A Source List of Garden Flowers."
  • Box 8
    Folder 13
    Garden Club of Virginia 35th Annual Rose Show, 1971.
  • Box 8
    Folder 14
    The Restoration of the Garden at Gunston Hall.
  • Box 8
    Folder 15
    Garden Gossip magazine, 1931, 1941, 1943, 1954, 1955.
  • Box 8
    Folder 16
    Clippings.
  • Box 8
    Garden Club of Virginia Yearly Award for Outstanding Work (Massie Medal), no date, to the Boxwood Garden Club.
  • Box 8
    Garden Club of Virginia Yearly Award for Outstanding Work (Massie Medal), 1953, to the Boxwood Garden Club.
  • Box 8
    Garden Club of Virginia de Lacy Gray Medal, 1970, to the Boxwood Garden Club.
  • Box 9
    Folder 1
    Certificate of Recognition from the City of Richmond to the Boxwood Garden Club, 2002.
  • Box 9
    Folder 2
    Exhibit slip form.
  • Box 9
    Folder 3
    Tablescapes II, 1987, art work (see also box 5, folder 3).
  • Box 9
    Folder 4
    Tablescapes II, 1987, poster (see also box 5, folder 3).
  • Box 9
    Folder 5
    Garden Club of Virginia 53rd Annual Rose Show art, 1989.
  • Box 9
    Folder 6
    Note card artwork.
Series VII: Scrapbooks, 1937-2005.
Boxes: 9-11
Extent: 3 boxes.

Scrapbooks, 1937-2005, contains advertisements, awards, brochures, clippings, correspondence, fliers, guides, invitations, magazines, minutes, name tags, photographs, plans, programs, reports, telegrams, yearbooks, clippings, correspondence, awards, telegrams, yearbooks, and other materials chronicling the history of the Boxwood Garden Club.

  • Box 9
    Folder 7
    Scrapbook, 1993-1999.
  • Box 9
    Scrapbook, 2003-2005.
  • Box 10
    Scrapbook, 1955-1961.
  • Box 10
    Scrapbook, 1962-1966.
  • Box 10
    Scrapbook, 1966-1976.
  • Box 10
    Scrapbook, 1976-1993.
  • Box 11
    Scrapbook, 1937-1955.
  • Box 11
    Scrapbook for Tablescapes II, 1987.
  • Box 11
    Scrapbook for Tablescapes II, 1987.
  • Box 11
    Scrapbook for Garden Club of Virginia meeting, 1999.
  • Box 11
    Scrapbook, 1999-2000.
  • Box 11
    Scrapbook, 2001-2003.
  • Box 11
    Scrapbook, 2002-2003.
  • Box 12
    Garden Club of Virginia annual lily show scrapbook (Boxwood Garden Club), 1997-2007.
  • Box 12
    Garden Club of Virginia annual rose show scrapbook (Boxwood Garden Club), 2000-2004.
  • Box 12
    Garden Club of Virginia annual daffodil show scrapbook (Boxwood Garden Club), 2000-2007.