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Swarthmore Horticultural Society Records

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Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Overview and metadata sections

The Swarthmore Horticultural Society was founded in 2001 as a volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing the public spaces in the Borough of Swarthmore, Delaware County, PA. It was established by the Cresson Horticultural Trust and is supported by individuals and community groups including the Swarthmore Centennial Foundation, Swarthmore Garden Club, Scott Foundation, and local businesses.

Contains the records of the Swarthmore Horticultural Society, founded in 2001 and dedicated to enhancing the public spaces in the Borough of Swarthmore, Delaware County, PA.

Donor: Swarthmore Horticultural Society, SHS 2014.002, 2018.020

Basic organization retained as received.

Publisher
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Finding Aid Author
FHL staff
Finding Aid Date
2015
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Archival Resource Key. Steering Committee Minutes, 2002-2009.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Minutes and related papers, 2010-2018.
General

Includes Swarthmore Horticultural Society: The First 10 Years, compiled by Charles Cresson, October 2011.

Archival Resource Key. Meeting agendas, 2011-2017.
Archival Resource Key. Clippings.

Archival Resource Key. Details, 2002-2008.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Financials, membership, 2003-2009.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Plant lists, container plant sale

Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Receipts, 2004-2010.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Mostly Gateway Park

Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Garden parties.

Archival Resource Key. 2008 Plantings, 2008.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Plant lists, container plant sale

Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Princeton area, 2007.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Progressive Women in Horticulture, 2008.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Alex's Garden, 2010.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Dedication, Swarthmore Post Office. Includes photo and CD of dedication

Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Brochure, n.d.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Newsletter, n.d.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Sample stationary, n.d.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

When funded by Cresson Trust

Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Borough of Swarthmore resolution, 2002.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Formal thank you to the Horticultural Society, Swarthmore Garden Club, and Twilight Thyme Garden Club

Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Proposal to Swarthmore Foundation, 2003.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

The Society was originally under the umbrella of the Swarthmore Foundation

Physical Description

1 folder

Archival Resource Key. Photographs, 2006-2012.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

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