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Tea Olive Garden Club Collection (MC 208) - Columbus State University

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Tea Olive Garden Club Collection (MC 208)

Organizational Note

According to a 1968 or 1969 speech on the history of the club, the Tea Olive Garden Club was formed in 1934 by Sue Mathews and Mattie Flournoy. The first president was Mrs. Frank Schley. The club was a member of the United Garden Clubs of Columbus until 1958, when it seceded. It rejoined the United Garden Clubs in 1965.

Scope and Content

These materials consist of speeches, papers, programs and yearbooks of the Tea Olive Garden Club. 1936-2003 1 box (1 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Tea Olive Garden Club Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Tea Olive Garden Club Collection (MC 208) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

No information is available

Note to Researchers

See also: Azalea Garden Club Collection (MC 262)

Esquiline Garden Club Collection (MC 280)

House and Garden Club Collection (MC 219)

Lemon Tree Garden Club Collection (MC 325)

Magnolia Garden Club Collection (MC 143)

Pine Tree Garden Club Collection (MC 210)

Box and Folder/Item List

Box 1

  • Folder 1 - Copy of the history of the Tea Olive Garden Club, ca. 1969
  • Folder 2 - Copy of the constitution of the Tea Olive Garden Club, March 13, 2002
  • Folder 3 - Booklet on the 8th annual flower show of the United Garden Clubs of Columbus, Georgia, May 1 and 2, 1936
  • Folder 4 -- Booklet on the 11th annual flower show of the United Garden Clubs of Columbus, Georgia, May 6 and 7, 1939
  • Folder 5 - Booklet on the 13th annual flower show, “A Salute to Fort Benning, May 3 and 4, 1941
  • Folder 6 - Booklet on the Lumpkin, Ga. Flower show, May 9, 1939
  • Folder 7 - Certificate of service from the Salvation Army for service the club rendered during WW II, n.d.
  • Folder 8 - “The Way We Were”, by Elizabeth Jenkins, which recounts a history of the club, 1988
  • Folder 9 - Red and blue ribbons from flower shows, n.d.
  • Folder 10 - Booklet entitled, “The Birth of the Tea Olives”, written and illustrated by Mary Passailaigue (2 copies), 1985
  • Folder 11 - Paper entitled, “flower preservatives”, by Ruth Kistner, 1944
  • Folder 12 - Paper dealing with organic gardening, n.d.
  • Folder 13 - The “Tea Olive Garden Chronicle” March 12, 1952
  • Folder 14 - Tea Olive Garden Yearbooks for the following years:
    • 1936/1937
    • 1938/1939
    • 1939/1940
    • 1940/1941
    • 1941/1942
    • 1942/1943
    • 1943/1944
    • 1944/1945
    • 1945/1946
    • 1946/1947
    • 1947/1948
    • 1948/1949
    • 1949/1950
    • 1950/1951
    • 1951/1952
    • 1952/1953
    • 1953/1954
    • 1954/1955
    • 1955/1956
    • 1956/1957
    • 1957/1958
    • 1958/1959
    • 1959/1960
    • 1960/1961
    • 1961/1962
    • 1962/1963
    • 1963/1964
    • 1964/1965
    • 1965/1966
    • 1966/1967
    • 1967/1968
    • 1968/1969
    • 1969/1970
    • 1970/1971
    • 1971/1972
    • 1972/1973
    • 1973/1974
    • 1974/1975
    • 1975/1976
    • 1976/1977
    • 1977/1978
    • 1978/1979
    • 1979/1980
    • 1980/1981
    • 1981/1982
    • 1982/1983
    • 1983/1984
    • 1984/1985
    • 1985/1986
    • 1986/1987
    • 1987/1988
    • 1988/1989
    • 1989/1990
    • 1990/1991
    • 1991/1992
    • 1992/1993
    • 1993/1994
    • 1994/1995
    • 1995/1996
    • 1996/1997
    • 1997/1998
    • 1998/1999
    • 1999/2000
    • 2000/2001
    • 2001/2002
    • 2002/2003
  • Item 1 - Scrapbook, “The Tea Olive Garden Club 50”, 1935-1985
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