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Accession 163

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Collection Size

3 bound volumes



Historical Note

The Fleur-de-Lis Garden Club, was founded in 1959 with the object to "promote the love of gardening, to protect and promote the growth of our native trees, shrubs, wild flowers, and birds, and to encourage civic planting and civic beauty." The club meets the second Thursday of the months September through May and has 20 members who are primarily women.

Scope and Content Note

The Fleur-de-Lis Garden Club of Rock Hill Records consist of constitutions, bylaws, yearbooks, correspondence, program notes, photographs, and newspaper clippings, relating to the activities and history of the women’s garden club.


The papers of the Fleur-de-Lis Garden Club of Rock Hill were deposited in 1978 Mrs. W. Lester Brown and on October 28, 2008 by Sarah W. Harper, President.


Women's Clubs, Women's History, Garden Clubs, Rock Hill SC Clubs, Local History


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Fleur-De-Lis Garden Club Records - Accession 163

LC Subject Headings

Fleur-de-Lis Garden Club (Rock Hill, S.C.)--Archives; Native plant gardening--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Urban beautification--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Women--South Carolina--Rock Hill--Societies and clubs; Gardening--South Carolina--Rock Hill--Societies, etc.; Rock Hill (S.C.)--Social life and customs