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Larchmont Garden Club Records

Identifier: RG E 0039

Scope and Contents

The Larchmont Garden Club Records consists of Club yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, business correspondence ranging from the mid-1950s to late 1970s.


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Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Larchmont Garden Club Records must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Historical Note

The Larchmont Garden Club was founded in March of 1956 with a goal to "stimulate horticultural and artistic floral interests, and to develop garden knowledge and to promote friendship." Originally they planned to focus heavily on horticulture, but they quickly broadened out to include artistic programs as well. In their second year they hosted their first flower arranging workshop. In their third, they organized their first annual Flower Show. Throughout the year they held programs to teach members about flowers and horticulture while also helping the community by planting flowers at schools and other places.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Joelle Prince in 1981.

Processing Information

Processed by Emily Scott and Ginger Berni on July 17, 2021.
Emily Scott
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Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository


The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002