Title

El Dorado (Ark.) Rose Society scrapbook, 1949-1966

Creator

Date Original

1949-1966

Description

This collection consists of one scrapbook containing membership, meeting notes, newspaper clippings, and certificates. It includes a note stating, "Barton Library El Dorado, Arkansas, Given in memory of Elsie Bull, First President of the El Dorado Rose Society by the El Dorado Rose Society 1969."

Biographical/Historical Note

The El Dorado Rose Society was organized May 30, 1949 by Mrs. John Carter of Fort Smith, Arkansas. The first president was Mrs. H.C. Bull. Meetings were arranged for the third Thursday of each month for the months September through May, with no meeting in December. The group was a member of the American Rose Society, Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs, and El Dorado Council of Garden Clubs. Collection materials note "the objectives of the society are the encouragement of horticulture and especially to increase the general interest in the cultivation of and improve the standard of excellence of the rose for all people."

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

El Dorado, Union County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000875

Resource Type

Text

Collection

El Dorado (Ark.) Rose Society scrapbook, MS.000875

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

El Dorado (Ark.) Rose Society scrapbook, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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