Harpeth Valley Garden Club Collection

Identifier: MSS.0559

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three bound volumes of minutes from the meetings, and one award ribbon. A list of members is also contained in the volumes.


  • 1930 - 1938

Language of Materials



The Harpeth Valley Garden Club started in 1930, in Nashville, with the purpose of discussing gardening. The Garden Club was limited to 40 people. The monthly meetings were held in the homes of the members on a rotating basis. Guest lecturers were invited to discuss horticulture. They participated in, and won, various categories at Flower Shows.


.42 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Harpeth Valley Garden Club Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Library
1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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