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Guide to the Horticultural Society of New York Records
1811-circa 2010 (bulk, 1900-circa 2010)
 MS 3033

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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta, Marybeth Kavanagh, & Larry Weimer.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 21, 2017 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series IX. Memorabilia, 1900s-1998. 4.25 Linear feet

Scope and Contents Note

Series IX contains a small amount of artifactual material from the HSNY, including awards given (ribbons, medals, and an inscribed silver bowl) and received (commemorative plaques), buttons and lapel pins, and some of the hardwood cases that held photographic lantern slides now found in subseries III.C and V.E.

Arrangement Note

The smaller items in Series IX--armbands, buttons, ribbons, medals, bowl, printing plates, and diminutive award plaques--are housed in Boxes FF-13 and 83. The larger material--empty slide carousels and wooden cases, and an oblong award plaque--are housed in an oversized bankers box (11 x 15.5 x 25 inches), Box 84.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: FF-13 Folder : 1 Armbands (7)

Scope and Contents Note

INTERNATIONAL FLOWER SHOW | OFFICIAL

n.d.
Box: FF-13 Folder : 2 Buttons & lapel pins (5)

Scope and Contents Note

[1] NYFS | VOLUNTEER

[2] MEMBER | HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

[3] GET GROWING | Join | the Horticultural | Society

[4] PEOPLE FOR TREES | TREES FOR PEOPLE | H.S.N.Y. [with printed design for same]

[5] CONTRIBUTOR [lapel pin]

n.d.
Box: FF-13 Folder : 3 Ribbons (7)

Scope and Contents Note

[1] FIRST PLACE [blue]

[2-3] SECOND | THE | NEW YORK | FLOWER SHOW | THE | HORTICULTURAL | SOCIETY | OF | NEW YORK [red] (2)

[4-5] JUDGE | THE | NEW YORK | FLOWER SHOW | THE | HORTICULTURAL | SOCIETY | OF | NEW YORK [blue] (2)

[6-7] CLERK | THE | NEW YORK | FLOWER SHOW | THE | HORTICULTURAL | SOCIETY | OF | NEW YORK [yellow] (2)

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Box: 83 Object : 1-2 Awards: plaques (2)

Scope and Contents Note

Two wooden plaques:

[1] INTERNATIONAL | FLOWER SHOW | NEW YORK | AWARDED TO | THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK | FOR | EDUCATIONAL CONTRIBUTION THROUGH THE | AMATEUR AREA | AT THE | INTERNATIONAL FLOWER SHOW | MARCH 1964

[2] PRESENTED TO THE | HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY | OF NEW YORK | IN APPRECIATION OF THEIR | OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS | TO THE SUCCESS | OF OUR PROGRAM | TIP NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE, INC. | OCTOBER 14, 1983

1964, 1983
Box: 83 Object : 3 Award: bowl

Scope and Contents Note

Small silver bowl inscribed "THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY | OF NEW YORK AWARD | NEW YORK FLOWER SHOW."

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Box: 83 Object : 4 Medals: Inscribed (11)

Scope and Contents Note

[1] THE NATALIE PETERS WEBSTER MEDAL; [reverse] AWARDED TO A MEMBER OR MEMBER CLUB FOR FINDING UNUSUAL PLANT MATERIAL | ENCOURAGING ITS CREATIVE USE AND ASSURING ITS AVAILABILITY | HENRIETTA E. S. LOCKWOOD | 1987 [gold; large format]

[2] AWARDED TO | SLEEPY HOLLOW RESTORATION INC. | 1987 | NY FLOWER SHOW [gold]

[3] AWARDED TO | TOM THURSTON & CO. | 1987 | NY FLOWER SHOW [gold]

[4] AWARDED TO | MRS. JOHN E. | LOCKWOOD | on April 17, 1996 | flor her devotion | to the library [gold]

[5] AWARDED TO | 1st PLACE | THE | NEW YORK | FLOWER SHOW [gold]

[6-8] AWARDED TO | 2nd PLACE | THE | NEW YORK | FLOWER SHOW [silver] (3 copies)

[9-11] AWARDED TO | 3rd PLACE | THE | NEW YORK | FLOWER SHOW [bronze] (3 copies)

1987, 1996
Box: 83 Object : 5 Medals: Blank (16)

Scope and Contents Note

Sixteen copies of a medal (14 bronze, 2 gold) with a blank reverse and "HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK | 1902" seal on obverse.

n.d.
Box: 83 Object : 6-7 Printing plates (2)

Scope and Contents Note

Two small woodblock printing plates, one with Horticultural Society of New York seal, the other with logo for "People for Trees | Trees for People" (see box FF-13, folder 2, for lapel pin with same design).

n.d.
Box: 84 Object : 1 Award: plaque [Oversize]

Scope and Contents Note

GREENBRANCHES-SARATOGA BRANCH | LIBRARY PARTNERSHIP PROJECT | OF THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.Y. | BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY & BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN | APRIL 1998.

With reproduction of Linda Locke's article, "A Branch Blooms in Brooklyn," from the April 1998 issue of  American Libraries: The Magazine of the American Library Association.

1998 April
Box: 84 Object : 2-3 Photographic slide carousels (2) [Oversize]

Scope and Contents Note

Two empty Kodak photographic slide carousel trays in their boxes, one marked "BPFS" for "Bryant Park Flower Show." The slides may be found in Subseries III.C.

1960s-1970s
Box: 84 Object : 4-7 Photographic lantern slide cases (4) [Oversize]

Scope and Contents Note

Four empty boxes (one is a leather-like case, three are wood) that held the photographic lantern slides found in Subseries III.C and V.E.

1900s

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