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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

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1955/1956

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1965/1966

1966/1967

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1968/1969

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1975/1976

1976/1977

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1980/1981

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1988/1989

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1990/1991

1991/1992

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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