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Series II. Reports, 1914-2008

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains annual official meeting reports, treasurer's reports, and committee reports. This series also includes material for reports on horticulture and conservation education. This series is divided into five subseries: Annual Meeting Reports, Treasurer’s Reports, Membership Reports, Committee Reports and President’s Reports.

Subseries 1. Annual Meeting and Reports, 1922-2008

Scope and Content Notes:

Annual reports are prepared for the annual meeting of both GCA and GCAC. The information in the reports provides a recap and review of that year’s meetings, activities, member announcements, and special events. Included in the records are funding issues, dues, and a year-end activity report.


Box 9
Folder 1 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1922
Folder 2 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1938-1939
Folder 3 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1940
Folder 4 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1941
Folder 5 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1943
Folder 6 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1945
Folder 7 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1946
Folder 8 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1947
Folder 9 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1947-1949
Folder 10 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1947-1953
Folder 11 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1948
Folder 12 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1948

Box 10
Folder 1 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1950
Folder 2 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1951-1952
Folder 3 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1953
Folder 4 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1955-1956
Folder 5 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1957-1958
Folder 6 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1960-1961
Folder 7 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1963-1964
Folder 8 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1964-1965
Folder 9 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1965-1966
Folder 10 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1966-1967
Folder 11 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1968-1969
Folder 12 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1970
Folder 13 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1971-1972
Folder 14 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1974
Folder 15 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1975
Folder 16 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1976

Box 11
Folder 1 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1979
Folder 2 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1979-1980
Folder 3 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1980-1981
Folder 4 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1980-1981
Folder 5 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1982
Folder 6 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1984-1985
Folder 7 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1986

Box 12
Folder 1 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1986
Folder 2 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1986
Folder 3 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1987-1988
Folder 4 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1988-1989
Folder 5 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1989-1990
Folder 6 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1989-1990
Folder 7 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1990-1991
Folder 8 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1991-1992

Box 13
Folder 1 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1996-1997
Folder 2 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1997-1998
Folder 3 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1997-1998
Folder 4 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1998-1999
Folder 5 Annual Meeting and Reports, 1999-2000
Folder 6 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2001-2002
Folder 7 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2002-2003

Box 14
Folder 1 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2004
Folder 2 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2005
Folder 3 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2005
Folder 4 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2006
Folder 5 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2006
Folder 6 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2007
Folder 7 Annual Meeting and Reports, 2007-2008

Subseries 2. Treasurer's Reports 1914-2007

Scope and Content Notes:

The Treasurer’s Reports include meeting minutes, budget proposals and financial information. The reports show the financial activities and status of the GCAC.


Box 15
Folder 1 Treasurer's Reports, Notebook 1916-1944
Folder 2 Treasurer's Reports, 1914-1920
Folder 3 Treasurer's Reports, 1921-1930
Folder 4 Treasurer's Reports, 1931-1943
Folder 5 Treasurer's Reports, 1954-1959
Folder 6 Treasurer's Reports, 1970-1975
Folder 7 Treasurer's Reports, 1975-1980
Folder 8 Treasurer's Reports, 1983-1990

Box 16
Folder 1 Treasurer's Reports, 1994-1995
Folder 2 Treasurer's Reports, 1995-1996
Folder 3 Treasurer's Reports, 1996-1997
Folder 4 Treasurer's Reports, 1998-1999
Folder 5 Treasurer's Reports, 1999
Folder 6 Treasurer's Reports, 1999-2000
Folder 7 Treasurer's Reports, 2001-2002
Folder 8 Treasurer's Reports, 2004-2005
Folder 9 Treasurer's Reports, 2006-2007

Subseries 3. Membership Reports, 1914-2008

Scope and Content Notes:

These files pertain to the selection of members, the standards that members should uphold and general information about present members.


Box 17
Folder 1 Membership Reports, 1914
Folder 2 Membership Reports, 1915
Folder 3 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 1939-1999
Folder 4 Membership Reports, 1950-1961
Folder 5 Membership Reports, 1981
Folder 6 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 1990
Folder 7 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 1996-1997
Folder 8 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 1997-1998
Folder 9 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 1998-1999
Folder 10 Membership Reports, 1999-2000
Folder 11 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 2003
Folder 12 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 2004-2005
Folder 13 Membership Reports [RESTRICTED], 2006-2007
Folder 14 Membership Acceptance Letters, 1984
Folder 15 Membership Acceptance Letters, 1984
Folder 16 Membership Booklet [RESTRICTED], 2007-2008
Folder 17 Membership Interviews, 2003
Folder 18 Membership Standards
Folder 19 Profiles of Members
Folder 20 Questionnaire, 1953

Subseries 4. Committee Reports 1942-2008

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries documents various committee and their activities and reports. Not all committees are represented here; many of the committee reports were included in Regular Meeting Minutes, Annual Reports and the General Meeting Material.


Box 18
Folder 1 Admissions and Nominating Committee, 1971-1988
Folder 2 Badges and Bags Committee, 1986
Folder 3 Bags Committee Meeting, 1986
Folder 4 Boat Committee Meeting, 1986
Folder 5 Budget and Finance, 1986
Folder 6 Committee Activities, 1988-1989
Folder 7 Committees and Chairpeople, 1984
Folder 8 Committee Directories
Folder 9 Committee Reports and Activities, 1981-1982
Folder 10 Committee Reports and Notes
Folder 11 Committees of the Garden Club of Allegheny County, Spring 2004
Folder 12 Decorations Committee, 1984-1986
Folder 13 Gardens and Hospitality Meeting, 1985-1986
Folder 14 GCA Legislative Meeting, 2005
Folder 15 Handbook Committee, 1986
Folder 16 Hospitality Committee, 1986
Folder 17 Hotel Meeting Committee, 1986
Folder 18 Information Committee, 1986
Folder 19 Invitation Committee, 1986
Folder 20 Joint Presidents Council, 1981

Box 19
Folder 1 Long Range Planning Committee, 1980-1981
Folder 2 Long Range Planning Committee, 1988-1994
Folder 3 Long Range Planning Committee, 1989-1990
Folder 4 Long Range Planning Committee, 1989-1994
Folder 5 Long Range Planning Committee, 1997
Folder 6 Long Range Planning Committee, 1997-1999 & 2003
Folder 7 Long Range Planning Committee, 1998-1999
Folder 8 Long Range Planning Committee, 2002
Folder 9 Long Range Planning Committee, 2002
Folder 10 Long Range Planning Committee, 2002-2003
Folder 11 Long Range Planning Committee, 2004-2005
Folder 12 Long Range Planning Committee, 2005-2006
Folder 13 Long Range Planning Committee, 2006
Folder 14 Long Range Planning Committee - Botanic Garden
Folder 15 Long Range Planning Committee - Fern Hollow
Folder 16 Long Range Planning Committee - Frick Art and Historical Center
Folder 17 Long Range Planning Committee - Grow Pittsburgh
Folder 18 Long Range Planning Committee - January 2006 Dinner
Folder 19 Long Range Planning Committee - Hurricane Katrina Fund, 2006

Box 20
Folder 1 Long Range Planning Committee - Magic Penny Garden
Folder 2 Long Range Planning Committee - Montour Trails Friends of the Riverfront
Folder 3 Long Range Planning Committee - National Aviary
Folder 4 Long Range Planning Committee - Nine Mile Run Watershed Association
Folder 5 Long Range Planning Committee - Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
Folder 6 Long Range Planning Committee - Powdermill Nature Reserve
Folder 7 Long Range Planning Committee - Riverlife Taskforce
Folder 8 Meetings Committee, 1986
Folder 9 Optional Day Committee, 1986
Folder 10 Outdoor Garden Committee, 1990
Folder 11 Phipps and Hunt, 1986
Folder 12 Plant Exchange Committee, 1985
Folder 13 Printing Committee, 1984-1985
Folder 14 Program Committee, 1986
Folder 15 Public Relations Bulletin,
Folder 16 Public Relations
Folder 17 Public Relations, 2008
Folder 18 Standing Committee, 1942
Folder 19 Steering Committee
Folder 20 Summary of Committees, 1990-1991

Subseries 5. President's Papers and Reports 1916-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

President’s minutes are overviews of activities and general meetings as collected by the president of the GCAC. The minutes are mainly typed, but the earliest are hand written. Also included are the personal papers and notebooks of two former Presidents.


Box 21
Folder 1 President's Reports, 1916-1926
Folder 2 President's Reports, 1969
Folder 3 President's Reports, 1974-1976
Folder 4 President's Reports, 1976-1977
Folder 5 President's Reports, 1977-1978
Folder 6 Audrey Hilliard President's Notebook, 1984-1985
Folder 7 Miscellaneous Parie Dugan Papers, 1994
Folder 8 Annual Questionnaire for Club Presidents, 1998-2000
Folder 9 Photo of Low, Dudley, Gilmore and Abel