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Williamsburg Garden Club Records

Identifier: Mss. 93 W67

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Papers 1920-1974. Chiefly records of the Williamsburg Garden Club including reports from committees and chairmen, reports of other Garden Club presidents, minutes from the Williamsburg Garden Club,  Club years books, minutes and register from the Garden Club of Virginia, Garden Week records, various other Club records. Also included are club notebooks, scrapbooks, and a publication.


  • Creation: 1920-2000
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1932-1980


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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 Williamsburg Garden Club is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: Garden Club (Va.)


8.00 Cubic Feet

Acquisition Information:

Deposited by the Williamsburg Garden Club in 1969 (1969.050 by Mrs. Thomas Thorne and Mrs. H. Fowler and a deposit in 1978 by Mrs. B. Bridgeforth.

Related Materials:

See also the Anne T. Chapman Papers, Mss 65 C37, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at

Processing Information:

Processed by Amanda Perkins in 1993

Guide to the Williamsburg Garden Club Records
Finding Aid Authors: Amanda Perkins (1993).
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • October 28th, 2020: Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010 and 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository