Palo Alto Garden Club (Emmetsburg, Iowa) records
Scope and Contents
The Palo Alto Garden Club (Emmetsburg, IA) records date from 1959-1994 and measure two linear feet. The records are arranged in five series: Administration , Club activities , Scrapbooks , Newsletters and Artifacts. Award applications include photographs of club members and their projects. Non-PAGC events consist of programs for shows of other Iowa garden clubs. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and club histories.
- Palo Alto Garden Club (Emmetsburg, Iowa) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.
Biographical / Historical
The Palo Alto Garden Club of Emmetsburg, Iowa was formed in March 1937. The club had fifty-one members when it joined the Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa in 1942. The goals of the club were to stimulate knowledge and love for gardening, encourage the conservation of natural resources, partake in civic planting, and develop the art of flower arranging. Club activities included community landscaping projects, an anti-litter campaign, and garden shows. A Young Palo Alto Garden Club was established in 1965.
2.00 linear feet
Photographs in boxes 2-5 other_unmapped
Garden club in Emmetsburg, Iowa.
Method of Acquisition
The records (donor no. 1108) were donated by Agnes Ankeny in 2007.
Other Descriptive Information
- 20th century
- Administrative records
- Archives (groupings)
- Community organization
- Conservation of natural resources
- Cultural artifacts
- Emmetsburg (Iowa)
- Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa
- Palo Alto Garden Club (Emmetsburg, Iowa)
- Women -- Societies and clubs
- Courtney Walters, 2008.
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- Script of description
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