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Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., records

Identifier: MS 00398

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Annual scrapbooks, garden and home tour brochures and schedules, membership lists, slides and business records documenting the Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., located in Williamsburg, Virginia.


  • Creation: 1956-2022


Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

The Green Spring Garden Club in Williamsburg, Virginia was organized in 1958 to give younger mothers and ladies in Williamsburg an organization to join who wanted to advance their knowledge of gardening, development of home grounds and to aid in protecting the forest, wild flowers and birds. Membership was limited to 25 persons. The Iris is their flower.


14.00 Linear Feet



Arrangement of Materials:

Series 1-7 are arranged chronologically:  Scrapbooks, Office Files, Yearbooks, and slides.  See Acquisition section for specific accession information.

Additions received after original processing will be added as new series.

Acquisition Information:

Material sent to SCRC via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association. Accessions: Mss. 2002.10 - original accession with 7 boxes which includes scrapbooks, brochures, slides, yearbooks and more. Mss. 2002.48 Addition - Scrapbooks, 1990's Mss. 2003.17 Addition - Scrapbook, 2000-2001 Mss. 2003.35 Addition - Scrapbooks, memberships booklets (1959-1963), files, photographs Mss. 2003.48  Addition -  Scrapbook, 2001-2002 Mss. 2004.54 Addition - Scrapbooks, 2002-2003 and 2003-2004, Christmas Homes 2002 and 2003. Acc. 2016. 175 was added to the collection on 10/2016. For information on accessions received 2009 and later, please consult a staff member.


Ongoing collection.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2012.073 accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in March 2012.

Guide to the Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., records
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository