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Indiana Association of Accredited Flower Judges collection 1949-1988

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L526 (Text) 00000106659113 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1.0 Cubic feet 1 cubic foot box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/05/20 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/05/20 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial records, newspaper articles, brochures, and realia from the Indiana Association of Accredited Flower Show Judges and other organizations and individuals in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1949 to 1988 regarding the organization's activities, accomplishments and business.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Indiana Association of Accredited Flower Show Judges collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The Indiana Association of Accredited Flower Show Judges was organized in Indianapolis, Indiana following the Flower Show School held in February 1949. Mrs. John Downing of Mooresville, Indiana, President of the Garden Club of Indiana from 1947-1949, presided at the meeting. Mrs. Thomas Ayton of Indianapolis, Indiana and Mrs. Chester Steed of Red Key, Indiana were elected president and secretary-treasurer. Thirty Garden Club members who were nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges signed the membership roster at the meeting. The purpose of the organization was to make it possible for the group to study advanced theories in horticulture and flower arrangement. The Constitution/By-laws approved November 9, 1949, added a) to interpret the standardized judging rules, c) to have available a list of accredited judges in Indiana and d) to furnish information or help necessary to the promotion of more efficient flower shows. The Association is still active as of 2012.Information found within the collection.The Garden Club of Indiana, Inc. "Indiana Gardens". Spring Issue Vol. 74, No. 1, 2010 (pp. 5-6). Print.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Barbara S. Bilby on 1993/05/27.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Horticulture > History.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.
Minutes (Records)
Albums (Books)

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