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Collection Inventory

Series I. Flower Shows, 1944-2009

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains flower show materials from both the Pucketos Garden Club and other garden clubs from the Pittsburgh area. Arranged alphabetically by garden club, with miscellaneous materials at the end.


Box 1
Folder 1 Ayr Hill, Bear Creek Fork, Stonewall, and Manor Garden Clubs, 1972
Folder 2 Burreuton Garden Club, 1964-1971
Folder 3 Churchill & Ridgewood Manor Garden Clubs, 1971
Folder 4 Fox Chapel Garden Club, 1968
Folder 5 Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, 1971-1976
Folder 6 Garden Club of Munhall, 1963
Folder 7 Glenview Garden, 1967
Folder 8 Murrysville Garden Club, 1968
Folder 9 Requirements for National Council Standard, 1967
Folder 10 Oakmont, Dark Hollow, Spade and Trowel, and Men's Garden Clubs, 1968
Folder 11 Penn Hebron Garden Club, 1972
Folder 12 Philadelphia International Flower Show, 2010
Folder 13 Pittsburgh Garden Center, 1968-1972
Folder 14 Pucketos Garden Club, 1940s, 1944, 1949
Folder 15 Pucketos Garden Club, 1950s, 1958
Folder 16 Pucketos Garden Club, 1960s, 1962-1969
Folder 17 Pucketos Garden Club, 1970s, 1972-1974
Folder 18 Pucketos Garden Club, 1980s, 1980-1985
Folder 19 Pucketos Garden Club, "The Madonna Story," 1977
Folder 20 Pucketos Garden Club, Expenses, undated
Folder 21 Pucketos Garden Club, Flower Show Floorplan, undated
Folder 22 Westmoreland Garden Club, 1968-1970
Folder 23 Women's Committee, "Art in Bloom," 2009
Folder 24 Newspaper Clippings, 1976
Folder 25 Flower and Design Instructional Materials, undated
Folder 26 Classification Committee, undated
Folder 27 "From the Judging Viewpoint," Circa late 1970s

Series II. Awards, 1929-2007

Scope and Content Notes:

Series II contains award applications and awards given to the Pucketos Garden Club for a variety of competitions and special recognition, spanning the length of the club’s existence.

Folder 28 Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center 2005
Folder 29 Dr. Glen Long for prize roses, 1929-1931
Folder 30 Garden Club Federation of Pennyslvania, 1960s, 1966-1968
Folder 31 Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, Award Rules and Applications, 1971-1972
Folder 32 Garden Club Federation of Pennyslvania, 1980s 1980-1981
Folder 33 Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, 2000s, 2000-2007
Folder 34 Habitat for Humanity, 2000
Folder 35 National Council of Garden Clubs, Mrs. Stewart re: award application, 1976
Frame 1 National Council of Garden Clubs, Flower Show Achievement Award [framed ribbon], 1976
Folder 36 National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc., 1977
Folder 37 National Garden Clubs, Inc., 2003-2004
Folder 38 National Wildlife Federation, 1970
Folder 39 Newspaper Clippings, 1972-1997
Folder 40 Pucketos Garden Club, "My Plant," undated
Folder 41 State Award Application, 1968
Folder 42 State Award Application, undated

Series III. Meetings, 1949-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes minutes for three club committees, meeting programs and fliers, and event fliers. Arranged chronologically.

Subseries 1. Committee Meetings, 1998-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries I contains meeting minutes for three Pucketos Garden Club Committees: the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Committee, Executive Board, and General Membership Meeting. Arranged by committee and chronologically.

Folder 43 Twenty-fifth Anniversary, 1998
Folder 44 Twenty-fifth Anniversary, 1998
Folder 45 Executive Board, 2008-2010
Folder 46 General Business Meetings, 2008-2010

Subseries 2. General Membership Meetings, 1949-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains general meeting notices, miscellaneous meeting information, and newspaper clippings regarding Club meetings. It is arranged by subject and chronologically.

Folder 47 Meeting Notices, 1949
Folder 48 Meeting Notices, 1950
Folder 49 Meeting Notices, 1966
Folder 50 Meeting Notices, 2009-2010
Folder 51 Meeting Program, 1962
Folder 52 Annual Business Meeting Agenda, 1983
Folder 53 "Garden Club Notes and Reminders", 1989
Folder 54 The Pucketos Petaler 2009
Folder 55 Monthly Plans, undated
Folder 56 Pucketos Garden Club Invitations, undated
Folder 57 Newspaper Clippings, 1970-1976
Folder 58 Newspaper Clippings, 1983-1989
Folder 59 Newspaper Clippings, undated
Folder 60 Newspaper Clippings, 1970-2010

Subseries 3. General Membership Events, 1947-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries III contains promotional material and newspaper articles regarding Pucketos Garden Club events. It is arranged chronologically and by document type.

Folder 61 Golden Anniversary Program, 1983
Folder 62 Event Flyers, 2007-2010
Folder 63 "It's a Calendar Tea," undated
Folder 64 "Table Talk," undated
Folder 65 Civic Dept. Conservation Garden Therapy Youth Activities Bookmarks, undated
Folder 66 Newspaper Clippings, 1947
Folder 67 Newspaper Clippings, 1968-1969
Folder 68 Newspaper Clippings, 1970-1976
Folder 69 Newspaper Clippings, 1982-1989
Folder 70 Newspaper Clippings, 2010
Folder 71 Newspaper Clippings, undated

Series IV. People Against Litter, 1986-1989

Scope and Content Notes:

People Against Litter was an environmental organization created by the Pucketos Garden Club in the 1980s. This series includes newspaper and magazine articles, environmental materials, and a scrapbook.

Folder 72-74 Scrapbook, 1986
Folder 75 Article in Keystone Gardener, Spring 1987
Folder 76 Newspaper Clippings, 1989
Folder 77 Newspaper Clippings, Pittsburgh Trash and Recycling, 1989
Folder 78 Environmental Shopper's Pledge, undated

Series V. General Records, 1943-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes miscellaneous documents, such as correspondence, garden materials, and Pucketos historical documents. Arranged by relation to the Pucketos Garden Club and then chronologically.

Folder 79 Constitution, 1943
Folder 80 "The Heart of Your Community" Radio Broadcast Transcripts, 1949
Folder 81 Officers and Committee Chairpersons, 2003
Folder 82 "Celebrating 75! A to Z" Booklet, 2008
Folder 83 Pucketos Notecards (blank), undated
Folder 84 Correspondence, 1949-2010
Folder 85 Notes, 1979-2006
Folder 86 "Good and Bad News from the Birdworld" Article, undated
Folder 87 Gardening and Flower Materials, undated
Folder 88 Pittsburgh Garden Center News Bulletin, 1950-1970
Folder 89 Garden Club Federation of Pennyslvania, Keystone Gardener, 1989
Folder 90 Garden Club Federation of Pennyslvania, Membership Materials, 2007-2010
Folder 92 State Convention Applicaton 2006
Folder 92 College Club of Pittsburgh Booklet, 1969

Series VI. Yearbooks, 1937-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes the Pucketos Garden Club's yearbooks from 1937-2012. Arranged chronologically.

Folder 93 Yearbooks, 1937-1938
Folder 94 Yearbooks, 1939-1940
Folder 95 Yearbooks, 1941-1942
Folder 96 Yearbooks, 1943-1944
Folder 97 Yearbooks, 1946-1947
Folder 98 Yearbooks, 1957
Folder 99 Yearbooks, 1963
Folder 100 Yearbooks, 1964-1965
Folder 101 Yearbooks, 1966-1967
Folder 102 Yearbooks, 1968-1969
Folder 103 Yearbooks, 1970-1971
Folder 104 Yearbooks, 1972-1973
Folder 105 Yearbooks, 1974-1976
Folder 106 Yearbooks, 1977-1978
Folder 107 Yearbooks, 1979-1980
Folder 108 Yearbooks, 1981-1982

Box 2
Folder 1 Yearbooks, 1983-1984
Folder 2 Yearbooks, 1985-1986
Folder 3 Yearbooks, 1987-1988
Folder 4 Yearbooks, 1989-1990
Folder 5 Yearbooks, 1991-1992
Folder 6 Yearbooks, 1993-1994
Folder 7 Yearbooks, 1995-1996
Folder 8 Yearbooks, 1997-1998
Folder 9 Yearbooks, 1999-2000
Folder 10 Yearbooks, 2001-2002
Folder 11 Yearbooks, 2003-2004
Folder 12 Yearbooks, 2006-2007
Folder 13 Yearbooks, 2008-2009
Folder 14 Yearbooks, 2010-2011
Folder 15 Yearbooks, 2012
Folder 16 Evening Department Yearbooks, c1960-1962

Series VII. Scrapbooks, 1930s-2000s

Scope and Content Notes:

This series is comprised of approximately 10 scrapbooks complied by various members of the club, with dates ranging from the 1930s-2000s. Some are in folders and some are wrapped. Arranged by location and chronologically.


Box 3
Folders 1-3 Scrapbooks, 1950-1979
Folder 4 Scrapbook complied by Edna Mae Kreistlite, 1983

Shelf 1
Volume 1 Scrapbooks, 1934-1939
Volume 2 Scrapbooks, 1936-1947
Volume 3 Scrapbooks, 1940-1950
Volume 4 Scrapbooks, 1951-1961
Volume 5 Scrapbooks, 1962-1966
Volume 6 Scrapbooks, 1972-1978
Volume 7 Scrapbooks, 1985-1986
Volume 8 Scrapbooks, 1986-1988

Series VIII. Photographs, 1963-2014

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains loose photographs spanning from the 1950s-2010s and 10 photograph albums. The images are of Pucketos events, gardens, and members. The series is arranged chronologically and by location.


Box 3
Folder 5 Valley Daily News, 1963-1964
Folder 6 Event, 1972
Folder 7 Mrs. Bailey's Rose Garden, 1975
Folder 8 Color Copies/Digital Prints of Gardens, ca. 1970
Folder 9 Garden Show Event, ca. 1970s
Folder 10 Golden Anniversary, 1983
Folder 11 December Events, 1983
Folder 12 October Events, 1984
Folder 13 December Events, 1985
Folder 14 July Event, 1986
Folder 15 Events, ca. 1991
Folder 16 Pennsylvania State Convention, 2006
Folder 17 Arbor Day Tree Planting in Memorial Park, 2007
File 18 75th Anniversary Event, 2007
Folder 19 Flower Baskets Event, 2008
Folder 20 Valentine's Day Garden Therapy Project, 2009
Folder 21 March Events, 2009
Folder 22 Crooked Creek Event, 2009
Folder 23 Niagara Trip, 2009
Folder 24 Erie Bus Trip, 2009
Folder 25 "Shadowwood Int." Event, 2009
Folder 26 November Event, 2009
Folder 27 Christmas Meeting, 2009
Folder 28 Philadelphia Flower Show, 2009
Folder 29 Art in Bloom, 2009
Folder 30 Flower Garden, 2009
Folder 31 Tree Planting Ceremony, 2009
Folder 32 February Event, c2010
Folder 33 May Youth Activities Album, 2013
Folder 34 Summer Activities and Field Trips, 2013
Folder 35 Pucketos Gardens Album, 2013
Folder 36 Longwood and Winterthur Field Trip Albums, 2014
Folder 37 Christmas Trees, undated
Folder 38 Flower Show, undated
Folder 39 Sport Days Event, undated
Folder 40 Tea Event, undated
Folder 41 Group Photograph at Penn State New Kensington Nature Trail, undated
Folder 42 Greensburg Garden Center, undated
Folder 43 Arbor Day Event, undated
Folder 44 Unknown, undated

Shelf 1
Volume 9 Album, 1990-1991
Volume 10 Album, 1993-1995
Volume 11 Album, 1996-1998
Volume 12 Album, 1999
Volume 13 Album, 2002
Volume 14 Album, 2004-2005
Volume 15 Album, 2006
Volume 16 Album, 2007
Volume 17 Album, 2008
Volume 18 Album, 2012