Guide to the Reston Garden Club scrapbook collection, 1970-2009

Reston Garden Club scrapbook C0166


Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

Phone: (703) 993-2220

Fax: (703) 993-8911

Email: speccoll@gmu.edu

URL: http://sca.gmu.edu

Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Reston Garden Club
Title Reston Garden Club scrapbook collection
Date 1970-2009
Physical Characteristics 8.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
Abstract The scrapbooks document the club's activities and each scrapbook covers one year beginning with the founding of the Garden Club in 1970. Also in the collection is the Garden Club's application to the National Capital Area Federation of Garden Clubs, Incorporated in 1980. The collection is dated from 1970 to 2009 and is contained in 17 boxes.
Collection number C0166
Language English

Historical Information

The Reston Garden Club was founded in 1970. The club's goal is to promote home gardening, flower arranging, community beautifications and other horticultural activities in Reston. The club meets on the first Tuesday of the month between the months of September and June, taking the summer off. The club is also involved in many community programs including "Adopt-A-Highway" and co-sponsoring the Reston Garden Tours as well as fundraising projects in Reston.

Return to the Table of Contents

Scope and Content

The scrapbooks document the club's activities and each scrapbook covers one year beginning with the founding of the Garden Club in 1970. Also in the collection is the Garden Club's application to the National Capital Area Federation of Garden Clubs in 1980. The collection is dated from 1970 to 2009 and is contained in 17 boxes.

The only series in this collection is titled scrapbooks. The entire series consists of scrapbooks from the Reston Garden Club. Included in the scrapbooks are photographs, newsclippings, programs and other items from a particular year in the Reston Garden Club's history.

Return to the Table of Contents

Arrangement

Organized into one series.

Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1970-2009 (Boxes 1-17)

Return to the Table of Contents

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Return to the Table of Contents

Related Material

The Special Collections and Archives also holds the Planned Community Archives and other personal papers and organizational records that document Reston, Virginia, and other planned communities.

Return to the Table of Contents

Index Terms

Corporate Names:

Reston Garden Club.

Geographical Names:

Reston (Va.)

Subjects:

Gardening--Virginia--Reston.

Return to the Table of Contents

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Reston Garden Club scrapbook collection, Collection #C0166, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Reston Garden Club in 1993 with subsequent donations.

Processing Information

The Reston Garden Club scrapbook collection was originally attached to the larger Planned Community Archives collection currently in the Special Collections and Archives. In 2009 the documents were removed and organized into a separate collection still housed in the Special Collections and Archives at George Mason University Libraries. The old box and folder numbers are also included as part of the new arrangement.

Processed in May 2009 by Emily Martin.

Return to the Table of Contents

Contents List

Series 1: Scrapbooks 1970-2009 (17 boxes)
The entire series consists of scrapbooks from the Reston Garden Club. Included in the scrapbooks are photographs and other items from a particular year in the Reston Garden Club's history.
Box Folder
1 1 Scrapbook-Club Founding, 1970-1972
403
2 Scrapbooks, 1972-1973
404
Box Folder
2 1 Scrapbooks, 1974-1975
404
2 Scrapbooks, 1975-1976
405
Box Folder
3 1 Scrapbooks, 1976-1977
405
2 Scrapbooks, 1977-1978
405
Box Folder
4 1 Scrapbooks, 1978-1979
405
2 Scrapbooks, 1980-1982
407
Box Folder
5 1 National Capital Area Federation of Garden Clubs, Incorporated-Application, 1980
405
2 Scrapbooks, 1983-1984
407
3 Scrapbooks, 1985-1986
408
Box Folder
6 1 Scrapbooks, 198-1989
408
2 Scrapbooks, 1989-1990
409
Box Folder
7 1 Scrapbooks, 1990-1991
409
2 Scrapbooks, 1991-1992
410
Box Folder
8 1 Scrapbooks, 1992-1993
410
2 Scrapbooks, 1993-1994
Box Folder
9 1 Scrapbooks, 1993-1994
2 Scrapbooks, 1994-1995
Box Folder
10 1 Scrapbooks, 1995-1996
2 Scrapbooks, 1996-1997
Box Folder
11 1 Scrapbooks, 1997-1998
2 Scrapbooks, 1998-1999
Box Folder
12 1 Scrapbooks, 1999-2000
2 Scrapbooks, 2000-2001
Box Folder
13 1 Scrapbooks, 2001-2002
2 Scrapbooks, 2002-2003
Box Folder
14 1 Scrapbooks, 2003-2004
2 Scrapbooks, 2004-2005
Box Folder
15 1 Scrapbooks, 2005-2006
2 Scrapbooks, 2006-2007
Box Folder
16 1 Scrapbooks, 2007-2008
Box Folder
17 1 Scrapbooks, 2008-2009
Return to the Table of Contents