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Series VII. Publications, 1934-2011

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains publications either created or collected by the Fox Chapel Garden club members over the course of their history. It is divided by subject into three categories: Fox Chapel Garden Club, Fox Chapel Borough, and general materials. The club materials include anniversary books, newsletters, the club's two cookbooks, newspaper clippings, and a report by Ezra C. Stiles (see AIS.2000.08) comissioned by the club. The Borough materials include the Borough master plan, reports, and short history books. General materials include publications on conservation, flower arrangement, and gardening. Publications of the Garden Club Federation and Pennsylvania and the National Council of State Garden Clubs are included.

Subseries 1. Fox Chapel Garden Club, 1934-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains publications created by and/or regarding the Fox Chapel Garden Club. The records are arranged alphabetically and include club publications, newsletters, cookbooks, and newspaper clippings retained by the club. This subseries also includes a landscaping report by Ezra C. Stiles commissioned by the club.


Box 5
Folder 1 Anniversary Publications, 1981-2006
Folder 2 By-laws, 1953-1975
Folder 3 "Things We Grow in Our Kitchens" cookbook ( online), 1934
Folder 4 "Recipes in Bloom" cookbook (2 c.), 2009
Folder 5 Ezra C. Stiles Report- "Fox Chapel Roads & Roadsides", 1935
Folder 6 "Garden Gab" newsletter, 1984-1991
Folder 7 "Through the Garden Gate" newsletter, 1984-1995
Folder 8 "Through the Garden Gate" newsletter, 1996-2010
Folder 9-13 Newspaper clippings, Bulk, 1980-2007 1930-2011

Subseries 2. Fox Chapel Borough, 1956-1994

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains publications produced by or about the Borough of Fox Chapel.

Folder 14 Borough Master Plan, 1956
Folder 15 "Fox Chapel- The Story of a District" book (2 c.), 1972
Folder 16 "Fox Chapel History" (c. 1), 1987
Folder 17 "Fox Chapel History" (c. 2), 1987
Folder 18 Reports on Fox Chapel Borough, 1988-1994

Subseries 3. General Materials, 1926-2003

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains general publications retained from the club. They are arranged alphabetically, and the subject topics include gardening, flower arrangement, and environmental conservation.

Folder 19 "Bicentennial Trees of Allegheny County, 1988
Folder 20 Conservation publications/newsletters, 1966-2003
Folder 21 "Japanese Flower Arrangment for Modern Homes", 1936
Folder 22 Flower arrangment manuals/clippings, 1949-1958
Folder 23 Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvannia publications/newsletters, 1981-1996

Box 6
Folder 1 Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania publications/newsletters, 1974-2000
Folder 2 Keystone Gardner, 2001-2010
Folder 3 Gardening newsletters/bulletins, 1968-1999
Folder 4 Gardening Publications, 1926 & 1935
Folder 5-8 Home Garden Journal, 1946-1947
Folder 9 "House Plants for the Purple Thumb", 1973
Folder 10 "A Garden Potpourri", 1963