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Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs Records

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1997.09

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, programs, photographs and minutes of the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs in Williamsburg, Virginia.


  • Creation: 1961-2011
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1975-1990

Language of Materials


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:

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: Area Council of Garden Clubs


9.70 Cubic Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Arranged into series by accession numbers.

This collection is not yet fully processed. The description and date range are only preliminary. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Acquisition Information:

Gift. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.


Future additions are expected.

Related Materials:

Williamsburg Garden Club Papers (Mss. 93 W67); Berkeley Garden Club Scrapbooks (Mss. Acc. 1999.07A); Birchwood Estates Garden Club Records (Mss. Acc. 1995.030); Green Spring Garden Club Records (Mss. Acc. 2002.010).; Mr. and Mrs. Hibbert D. Corey Papers (Mss. Acc. 1993.43-2); Queens Lake Garden Club Records (Mss. Acc. 2011.654).

Separated Materials:

Two cubic feet of scrapbooks from the Queens Lake Garden Club were pulled from this collection and were added to their own collection on October 27, 2011.

Processing Information:

Acc. 2010.113 was accessioned and minimally processed in April 2010 by Ute Schechter.

Guide to the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs Records
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • October 28th, 2020: Updated by Anne Johnson in April 2010. Updated by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository