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Scrapbook #1, 1938-1957

 File — Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

From the File: The collection consists of 9 Club scrapbooks and some pamphlets spanning 1938 to 1997. The scrapbooks are filled with mixed materials that include newspaper clippings, photographs of members, arrangements, projects, and events, flower show ephemera and awards, annual reports, Club directories and calendars, correspondence, meeting ephemera and event fliers and programs. The Charles County Fair flower exhibits, annual Flower Show, Smallwood's Retreat, Charles County Tercentenary, Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage, and Christmas in the Charles County Seat feature prominently. There are also scattered obituaries for former Club members throughout the scrapbooks.


  • 1938-1957


From the File: 4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



A handwritten history of the Charles County Garden Club, newspaper clippings, flower show schedules and awards (includes exhibits at the Charles County Fair, By-Laws ca. 1939 and 1952, meeting minutes, the Garden Yearbook ca. 1941, meeting invitations, correspondence, hostess lists, member lists (1949-50), event programs, photographs of arrangements and members, liability policy ca. 1955, and annual reports.


Repository Details

Part of the Southern Maryland Studies Center Repository

8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata Maryland 20646-0910 United States