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Green Thumb Garden Club records

Call Number:  RH MS 1585


The Green Thumb Garden Club was a gardening club founded in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1959, and operated until at least 2009. This collection contains their scrapbooks, which functioned as presidential reports, award applications, and contained the club’s yearly history. These scrapbooks include award ribbons, news clippings, correspondence, member listings, financial reports, and photographs.


  • Creation: 1961 - 2009


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 2 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 1585

Physical Location

RH MS Q506

Physical Location

RH MS R523

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts, Ailene Bocquin, 1987; Mary Margaret Rowen, 2014.

Processing Information

Some of the collection was formerly located at RH MS D258. Some binders and scrapbook volumes have been disassembled to better preserve the content inside; in these cases, pages remain in their original volume order.

Guide to the Green Thumb Garden Club Collection
Green Thumb Garden Club records
Finding aid prepared by mmj. Finding aid encoded by mmj.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Green Thumb Garden Club records, RH MS 1585, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States