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Preliminary Inventory of the Rittenhouse Square Flower Market Files

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Preliminary Inventory of the Rittenhouse Square Flower Market Files, 1914-1981

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
McLean Library
100 N. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
215-988-8782
mcleanlibrary@pennhort.org



Repository: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Title: Preliminary Inventory of the Rittenhouse Square Flower Market Files
Dates: 1914-1981
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
AbstractThis collection consists of histories, records, news clippings and visual materials connected to the Rittenhouse Square Flower Market. The Market founded by Mrs. George Gordon Meade Large debuted on May 20, 1914 and drew its inspiration from Mrs. Large's visit to the Paris Flower Market in the Place de la Madeleine. The Market was envisioned as a charity event and the 1914 event raised The first Flower Market $1,250 each for The Children's Hospital, the Hope Day Nursery, and the Rittenhouse Square Improvement Association.
Identification: 2018.09
Location noteARC
Language: English

Index Terms

Bauer, Dorothy
Clippings (Information artifacts)
Correspondence
Garden Club of America.
Large, Mrs. George Gordon Meade
Photographs
Posters
Rhoads, Elise Logan
Rittenhouse Square (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Rittenhouse Square Flower Market Association.
Rittenhouse Square Improvement Association.
Rivinus, Marion Willis, 1890-
Slides (Photographs)
Stationery

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Archives with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

[Description and date of item], [Box and folder number], Preliminary Inventory of Rittenhouse Square Flower Market Files, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society McLean Library


Related Material

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Public Relations and Marketing Department image collection, 1958-2005; Pennsylvania Horticultural Society records, 1791-2006


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