D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives

Asheville Garden Club Collection
M79.5

Summary Information

Repository
UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives
Title
Asheville Garden Club
ID
M79.5
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1959-1976
Date [inclusive]
1923-1976
Extent
0.2 Linear feet  ; 1 box
Physical Description
Copies of documents and newspaper clippings
Language
English

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Asheville Garden Club Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina Asheville

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Scope and Contents

A small number of documents from the Asheville Garden Club, primarily related to the creation of botanical gardens on the campus of Asheville-Biltmore College (now UNC Asheville), and a submission for the Gapen Silver Cup for Conservation, that includes a history of the wild flower group, their conservation actions and gardens.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives

Ramsey Library, CPO # 1500
One University Heights
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804-8504
828.251.6645
speccoll@unca.edu

Rights

No restrictions. Any display, publication, or public use must credit the University Archives, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Originally processed by Special Collections staff, 2003, 2005 (JW), and 2009 (HW). Refoldering and new finding aid by Colin Reeve, December 2016

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Collection Inventory

Collection 

Folder 1: General Program for Conservation for the period April 1, 1959 -April 1, 1960, submitted as application for the Gapen Silver Cup for Conservation 

Folder 2: Correspondence and clippings regarding the creation of the Asheville-Biltmore College Botanic Gardens, 1960, and 1967 

Folder 3: Letter to Asheville City Manager regarding airport landscaping, 1960 

Folder 4: Correspondence with NC National Forests regarding obtaining plant specimens, 1960 

Folder 5: Correspondence regarding education programs, 1961 & 1969 

Folder 6: List of projects, 1923 - 1960 

Folder 7: Minutes, University Botanical Gardens at Asheville Inc., 1976