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Lafayette Garden Club Records

Collection 194

Lafayette Garden Club. Records, 1950-2015

9 feet

The Lafayette Garden Club was first organized in 1930 and became a member of the National Federation of Garden Clubs in 1940. It is also a member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. and the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. The club's stated objectives are the advancement of gardening and the encouragement of civic and roadside beautification in cooperation with its state and national organizations.

This collection consists of scrapbooks, minutes of the Garden Club, projects, award booklets, and other miscellaneous materials.

Aline Arceneaux donated the bulk of this collection. Elaine Pellissier contributed many of the award booklets.

Series:

A. Scrapbooks 1-01 thru Box 3A
B. Meeting Records 4-01 thru 4-03
C. Projects 4-04 thru 4-08
D. Awards 4-09 thru 12-36
E. Miscellaneous 12-37 thru 12-46

Inventory:

Box 1
A. Scrapbooks
1-01 Subject scrapbook containing club awards, flower shows and competitions, names and photos of most participants and winners, 1954-1979
1-02 Subject scrapbook, club awards, flower shows and competitions, 1955-1960
Box 2
2-01 Subject/Year Scrapbook, memos, newspaper clippings, and photos relating to Lafayette’s cleanest city awards; before and after pictures of parts of Lafayette, 1978-1979
2-02 Clippings, meeting announcements, installation of new officers, 1960-1967
Box 3
3-01 Clippings, installation of new officers, list and description of club committees, 1968-1970
3-02 Clippings, photos, certificates of award and merit, intra-organizational letters, 1975-1976
3-03 Clippings, club projects, membership lists of plant societies, 1979-1980
3-04 Clippings, photos list of continuing club projects, yearbooks, 1979-1984
Box 3A
3a-01 “This is Louisiana”, 1950 State Flower Show, Lafayette, La. March 4-5, 1950. Volume 1 & 2. By Louisiana Garden Club Federation. Includes news clippings.
Box 4
B. Meeting Records
4-01 Minutes of the Lafayette Garden Club, 1960-1961
4-02 Minutes, 1968-1975
4-03 Programs and yearbooks, 1980-1985
C. Projects
4-04 Girard Park Recreation Center, 1957-1958
4-05 New Hope Center, 1964-1965
4-06 Blue Star marker, 1966-1967
4-07 Alleman Respite Center, 1981-1982
4-08 Acadiana Tourist Center, 1982 – present
D. Awards
4-09 Merit Award Blue Ribbon Club, 1959
4-10 Material on club activities submitted from Louisiana Garden Club Federation: 1960
4-11 Awards: 1962
4-12 Awards: 1963, includes program for Louisiana Garden Club Federation annual show
4-13 Awards: 1964
4-14 Awards: 1965, #5-B
4-15 Awards: 1965, #1
4-16 Awards: 1966, #5-B
4-17 Awards: 1966, #1
4-18 Awards: 1967, #16
4-19 Awards: 1967/1968, #5-B
4-20 Awards: 1968, #16A
Box 5
5-01 Awards booklets: 1981, #5-B
5-02 Awards booklets: 1982, #5-B
5-03 Awards booklets: 1992, #17
5-04 Awards booklets: 1983
5-05 Awards booklets: 1984, #5-B
5-06 Awards booklets: 1984, #5-B
5-07 Awards booklets: 1984, #1
5-08 Awards booklets: 1984, #16
5-09 Awards booklets: 1984, #17
5-10 Awards booklets: 1985, #5-B
5-11 Awards booklets: 1985, #1
5-12 Awards booklets: 1985, #9
5-13 Awards booklets: 1985, #16
5-14 Awards booklets: 1985, #17
5-15 Awards booklets: 1986, #5-B
5-16 Awards booklets: 1986, #1
5-17 Awards booklets: 1986, #16
5-18 Awards booklets: 1986, #17
5-19 Awards booklets: 1987, #5-B
5-20 Awards booklets: 1987, #1
5-21 Awards booklets: 1987, #9
5-22 Awards booklets: 1987, #22
5-23 Awards booklets: 1988, #5-B
5-24 Awards booklets: 1988, #1
5-25 Awards booklets: 1988, #16
5-26 Awards booklets: 1989, #5-B
5-27 Awards booklets: 1989, #16
5-28 Awards booklets: 1990, #5-B
5-29 Awards booklets: 1990, #5-B
5-30 Awards booklets: 1990, #5-B
5-31 Awards booklets: 1990, #17
Box 6
6-01 Awards booklets: 1991, #5-B
6-02 Awards booklets: 1991, #1
6-03 Awards booklets: 1991, #15
6-04 Awards booklets: 1991, #16
6-05 Awards booklets: 1991, #17
6-06 Awards booklets: 1992, #1
6-07 Awards booklets: 1992, #16
6-08 Awards booklets: 1992, #17
6-09 Awards booklets: 1993, #5-B
6-10 Awards booklets: 1993, #1
6-11 Awards booklets: 1993, #1
6-12 Awards booklets: 1993, #9
6-13 Awards booklets: 1993, #16
6-14 Awards booklets: 1993, #17
6-15 Awards booklets: 1994, #20
6-16 Award Certificate: 1994, #9
6-17 Award Certificate: 1994, #16
6-18 Award Certificate: 1994, #5-B
6-19 Award Certificate: 1994, #15
Box 7
7-01 Award Certificate: 1994, #17
7-02 Award Certificate: 1995, #5-B
7-03 Award Certificate: 1995, #20
7-04 Award Certificate: 1995, #12-B
7-05 Award Certificate: 1995, #1
7-06 Award Certificate: 1995, #1
7-07 Award Certificate: 1995, #15
7-08 Award Certificate: 1996, #17
7-09 Award Certificate: 1996, #1
7-10 Award Certificate: 1996, #15
7-11 Award Certificate: 1996, #5-B
7-12 Award Certificate: 1996, #9
7-13 Award Certificate: 1996, #12-B
7-14 Award Certificate: 1996, #22
7-15 Award Certificate: 1996, #17
7-16 Award Certificate: 1996, #22
7-17 Award Certificate: 1997, #1
7-18 Award Certificate: 1997, #12-B
7-19 Award Certificate: 1997, #5-B
7-20 Award Certificate: 1997, #25
7-21 Award Certificate: 1997, #25
7-22 Award Certificate: 1997, #9
7-23 Award Certificate: 1998, #12-B
7-24 Award Certificate: 1998, #22
7-25 Award Certificate: 1998, #5-B
Box 8
8-01 Award Certificate: 1998, #9
8-02 Award Certificate: 1998, #1
8-03 Award Certificate: 1998, #17
8-04 Award Certificate: 1999, #9
8-05 Award Certificate: 1999, #1
8-06 Award Certificate: 1999, #5-B
8-07 Award Certificate: 1999, #6
8-08 Award Certificate: 1999, #23
8-09 Award Certificate: 1999, #22
8-10 Award Certificate: 1999, #25
8-11 Award Certificate: 1999, #17
8-12 Award Certificate: 1999, #1, 5-B, 9, 12-B, 13, 17, 22
8-13 Award Certificate: 2000, #25
8-14 Award Certificate: 2000, #22
8-15 Award Certificate: 2000, #1
8-16 Award Certificate: 2000, #5-B
8-17 Award Certificate: 2000, #25
8-18 Award Certificate: 2001, #23
8-19 Award Certificate: 2001, #23
8-20 Award Certificate: 2001, #15
8-21 Award Certificate: 2001, #22
8-22 Award Certificate: 2001, #5-B
8-23 Award Certificate: 2001, #17
8-24 Award Certificate: 2002, #9
8-25 Award Certificate: 2002, #1
8-26 Award Certificate: 2002, #17
Box 9
9-01 Award Certificate: 2003, #5-B
9-02 Award Certificate: 2003, #22
9-03 Award Certificate: 2003, #17
9-04 Award Certificate: 2003, #9
9-05 Award Certificate: 2003, #1
9-06 Award Certificate: 2003, #9, 2E, 17, 13, 5-B, 1
9-07 Award Certificate: 2004, #22
9-08 Award Certificate: 2004, #25
9-09 Award Certificate: 2004, #17
9-10 Award Certificate: 2004, #9
9-11 Award Certificate: 2004, #5-B
9-12 Award Certificate: 2004, #1
9-13 Award Certificate: 2004, #25
9-14 Award Certificate: 2004, #1, 5-B, 17, 2-E, 13
9-15 Award Certificate: 2005, #5-B
9-16 Award Certificate: 2005, #1
9-17 Award Certificate: 2005, #17
9-18 Award Certificate: 2005, #22
9-19 Award Certificate: 2005, #1, 5-B, 13, 17, 2-E
9-20 Award Certificate: 2006, #1
9-21 Award Certificate: 2006, #25
9-22 Award Certificate: 2006, #5-B
9-23 Award Certificate: 2006, #9
9-24 Award Certificate: 2006, #44
9-25 Award Certificate: 2006, #17
9-26 Award Certificate: 2006, #2-E, 13, 5-B, 1, 25, 17
9-27 Award Certificate: 2007, # 1, 2, 5-B, 9, 17, 22, 13
9-28 Award Certificate: 2007, #9
9-29 Award Certificate: 2007, #25
Box 10
10-01 Award Certificate: 2007, #22
10-02 Award Certificate: 2007, #1
10-03 Award Certificate: 2007, #17
10-04 Award Certificate: 2007, #5-B
10-05 Award Certificate: 2007, # 1, 2-E, 5-B, 9, 13, 17-B
10-06 Award Certificate: 2008, #22
10-07 Award Certificate: 2008, #1
10-08 Award Certificate: 2008, #9
10-09 Award Certificate: 2008, #5-B
10-10 Award Certificate: 2008, #25
10-11 Award Certificate: 2008, #17
10-12 Award Certificate: 2009, #1, 5-B, 2-E, 9, 13, 17, 22
10-13 Award Certificate: 2009, #9
10-14 Award Certificate: 2009, #1
10-15 Award Certificate: 2009, #17
10-16 Award Certificate: 2009, #25
10-17 Award Certificate: 2009, #5-B
10-18 Award Certificate: 2009, #16B
10-19 Award Certificate: 2009, #25
10-20 Award Certificate: 2009, #44
10-21 Award Certificate: 2009, #16A
Box 11
11-01 Award Certificate: 2010, #1, 5-B, 17
11-02 Award Certificate: 2010, #8
11-03 Award Certificate: 2010, #44
11-04 Award Certificate: 2010, #8
11-05 Award Certificate: 2010, #19
11-06 Award Certificate: 2010, #17
11-07 Award Certificate: 2010, #9
11-08 Award Certificate: 2010, #16A
11-09 Award Certificate: 2010, #5-B
11-10 Award Certificate: 2010, #25, 22
11-11 Award Certificate: 2010, #9, 16A, 22, 16B 2-F
11-12 Award Certificate: 2010, #44
11-13 Award Certificate: 2010, #9
11-14 Award Certificate: 2010, #16B
11-15 Award Certificate: 2010, #23
11-16 Award Booklet: 2010
11-17 Award Certificate: 2010, #25
11-18 Award Certificate: 2010, #25
11-19 Award Certificate: 2010, #25
11-20 Award Booklets: 2011
11-21 Award Booklets: 2011
11-22 Award Booklet: 2011
11-23 Award Certificate: 2011, #25, 22, 19, 44, 8-Aiii, Aiii
11-24 Award Certificate: 2011, # 23, 22, 16B, 9, 2, 1, 5-B, 17, 16A
11-25 Award Certificate: 2012, #33, 25, 44
11-26 Award Certificate: 2012, # 1,5-B, 16A, 17, 22, 23, 2, 11-C
11-27 Award Certificate: 2012, #1, 2-F, 5-B, 9, 12, 16A, 16B, 17, 19, 22
Box 12
12-01 Award Certificate: 2013, #9
12-02 Award Certificate: 2013, #1, 5-B, 11-C, 17, 19, 22
12-03 Award Certificate: 2013, #5-C
12-04 Award Certificate: 2013, #23iv, 16iv
12-05 Award Certificate: 2013, #2-F, 16B
12-06 Award Certificate: 2013, #33
12-07 Award Certificate: 2013
12-08 Award Certificate: 2013, #74Aiii
12-09 Award Certificate: 2013, #16A-6
12-10 Award Certificate: 2013, #31, 25, 25-iii-A
12-11 Award Certificate: 2014, #73A-iv, 54-A-iv, 44Aiii
12-12 Award Certificate: 2014, #5-B, 17, 2-F, 19, 16A, 16B, 22, 1
12-13 Award Certificate: 2014, #24
12-14 Scale of Points for Deep South Awards: 2014
12-15 Award Certificate: 2014, #25
12-16 Award Certificate: 2014, #9
12-17 Award Certificate: 2014, #31A, 4, 16iv, 7iv, 15iv
12-18 Award Certificate: 2014, #16A
12-19 Award Certificate: 2014, #17
12-20 Award Certificate: 2014, #19
12-21 Award Certificate: 2014, #16B
12-22 Award Certificate: 2014, #5B
12-23 Award Certificate: 2014, #1
12-24 Yearbook Score Sheet: 2014
12-25 Award Certificate: 2015, #7A
12-26 Award Certificate: 2015, #29
12-27 Award Certificate: 2015, #1, 5-B, 17
12-28 Award Certificate: 2015, #24
12-29 Award Certificate: 2015, #20
12-30 Award Certificate: 2015, #19
12-31 Award Certificate: 2015, #16B
12-32 Award Certificate: 2015, #2F
12-33 Award Certificate: 2015, #16A
12-34 Award Certificate: 2015, #9
12-35 Award: Conservation Project, 2015, #12
12-36 Award Certificates: Louisiana Garden Club Federation, 1964-1988
E. Miscellaneous
12-37 Annual Report: Lafayette Garden Club, 1980
12-38 Annual Report: Lafayette Garden Club, 1981
12-39 Annual Report: Lafayette Garden Club, 1983
12-40 Club Rating Sheet, 1983
12-41 Interclub relations of Lafayette Garden Club, 1957-1958
12-42 Photographs, club members and activities, 1950s-1970s:Les Amis des Fleurs Garden Club, 2007/2008
12-43 Newspaper clippings, 1960-1985, n.d.
12-44 Educational flyer on the St. John Oak for the U.S. Bicentennial, 1976:22nd Anniversary Festival des Fleurs de Louisiane flyer, April 14, 2012
12-45 Lafayette Garden Club held in conjunction with The Society for Louisiana Irises Annual show. Includes Theme, general rules, etc., 1964: April 3-5, A Glimpse into Picturesque Louisiana; 1968, Quests and Conquests (2 copies); 1969, Lovely Louisiana, 1971: April 17-18, Spring Kaleidoscope.
12-46 Lafayette Garden Club: Handbooks, 2003/04 – 2007/08