Lynndale Garden Club Collection, 1974-2016

Manuscript Collection #1278

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Lynndale Garden Club Collection
    Creator: Lynndale Garden Club.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection consists of material related to the history of the Lynndale Garden Club of Greenville, North Carolina, from its founding in 1974 to 2016. Included are meeting minutes, executive board minutes, newsletters, photographs, clippings, yearbooks, brochures, membership rosters, treasurer reports, constitutions and by-laws, and engagement calendar books put out by the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., which contain photographs of winning arrangements by garden club members (including members of Lynndale Garden Club).
    Extent: 1.0 Cubic feet, 3 archival boxes, consisting of minutes, yearbooks, reports, clippings, photographs, membership rolls, publications, newsletters, and brochures
  • Description
     

    The Lynndale Garden Club Collection consists of two series: Meeting Minutes and Club Records. These items document the activities of this Greenville, North Carolina, organization.

    Series One: The Meeting Minutes (1974-2014) provide information on finances, officer ceremonies, and membership. The minutes from 1974 include the proposed constitution and by-laws for the Lynndale Garden Club. The by-laws outline the duties of the officers, and the members of the Executive Board. Membership and election information is also included.

    Series Two: The Club Records (1991-2016) document the everyday operations of the organization. Among the material in this series are the club's newsletters, photographs, clippings, certificates, yearbooks, membership applications, engagement calendar books, and the club's adopted constitution and by-laws which were amended and approved by the club's membership on November 22, 1994. The calendar books (2002, 2003) were published by The Garden Club of N.C. and contain photos of winning floral arrangements by garden club members. The collection also includes a scrapbook documenting organization news and events.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    The Lynndale Garden Club was established in 1974 in Greenville, North Carolina, by members of the Lynndale community. The club's constitution, which was amended and adopted by the membership in November 22, 1994, states the club's mission. The mission of the Lynndale Garden Club is to encourage interest in gardening and fellowship in the Lynndale community; to aid in the protection of native trees, plants, birds, wild flowers, and wildlife; and to cooperate with other organizations that further the interests of horticulture.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    October 7, 2016, 1.0 cubic feet; Collection consists of material related to the history of the Lynndale Garden Club of Greenville, North Carolina, from its founding in 1974 to 2016. Included are meeting minutes, executive board minutes, newsletters, photographs, clippings, yearbooks, brochures, membership rosters, treasurer reports, constitutions and by-laws, and engagement calendar books put out by the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., which contain photographs of winning arrangements by garden club members (including members of Lynndale Garden Club). Gift of Brenda B. Philips.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Brenda B. Philips

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Lynndale Garden Club Collection (#1278), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

    Processing Information

    Processing completed May 26, 2017, by Nanette Hardison

Container List

  • Meeting Minutes
     

    • Box 1
       
      Executive Board Minutes (September 1974 - March 1982, undated)
      Executive Board Minutes (September 1996 - April 2000)
      Executive Board Minutes (September 2000 - April 2002)
      Minutes (October 1974 - May 1978); includes minutes from the charter meeting; subjects covered are constitution and by-laws and membership budget
      Minutes (October 1978 - April 1982); includes information on membership and budget
      Minutes (September 1982 - May 1985)
      Minutes (September 1996-March 1999)
      Minutes (October 1999-May 2002)
      Minutes (September 2010-May 2012)
      Minutes (August 2012-May 2013)
      Minutes (September 2013-April 2014)
  • Club Records
     

    • Box 2
       
      Constitution and By-laws of the Lynndale Garden Club, Greenville, N.C. (Constitution and By-laws amended and approved by the membership on November 22, 1994)
      Documents and notes on the installation of officers (1991-1993,1997-1998, May 2003, undated)
      Applications for membership (1999-2000, undated)
      Printed Material and Notes which includes sign in sheets and memorandums (2009-2012)
      Newsletters entitled,"Lynndale Garden Club" (March 2005-November 2012)
      Newsletters entitled,"Lynndale Garden Club" (January 2013-March 2016)
      North Carolina Engagement Calendar (published by The Garden Club of N.C., Inc.) 2002, 2003
      Photographs and clippings (2011-2012, undated)
      Yearbooks and certificates (2005-2006, 2011-2014)
    • Box 3
       
      Scrapbook (includes photographs, clippings, and brochures) showing the social events of the Lynndale Garden Club (September 2000-September 2001).

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Container List

  • Meeting Minutes
     

    • Box 1
       
      Executive Board Minutes (September 1974 - March 1982, undated)
      Executive Board Minutes (September 1996 - April 2000)
      Executive Board Minutes (September 2000 - April 2002)
      Minutes (October 1974 - May 1978); includes minutes from the charter meeting; subjects covered are constitution and by-laws and membership budget
      Minutes (October 1978 - April 1982); includes information on membership and budget
      Minutes (September 1982 - May 1985)
      Minutes (September 1996-March 1999)
      Minutes (October 1999-May 2002)
      Minutes (September 2010-May 2012)
      Minutes (August 2012-May 2013)
      Minutes (September 2013-April 2014)
  • Club Records
     

    • Box 2
       
      Constitution and By-laws of the Lynndale Garden Club, Greenville, N.C. (Constitution and By-laws amended and approved by the membership on November 22, 1994)
      Documents and notes on the installation of officers (1991-1993,1997-1998, May 2003, undated)
      Applications for membership (1999-2000, undated)
      Printed Material and Notes which includes sign in sheets and memorandums (2009-2012)
      Newsletters entitled,"Lynndale Garden Club" (March 2005-November 2012)
      Newsletters entitled,"Lynndale Garden Club" (January 2013-March 2016)
      North Carolina Engagement Calendar (published by The Garden Club of N.C., Inc.) 2002, 2003
      Photographs and clippings (2011-2012, undated)
      Yearbooks and certificates (2005-2006, 2011-2014)
    • Box 3
       
      Scrapbook (includes photographs, clippings, and brochures) showing the social events of the Lynndale Garden Club (September 2000-September 2001).


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