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River Oaks Rose Club Records

Identifier: 2015-003

This collection includes photos of Rose Club events, yearbooks that catalog membership, secretarial records and correspondence, and several scrapbooks. The majority of the materials are arranged chronologically and in the order they were received from donors.


  • 1974-2014

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.


5.0 linear feet

Historical Information

The River Oaks Rose Club was established as an organization for rose lovers and gardeners to share advice, maintain their gardens, and create community. The club held monthly meetings and exhibited an annual Rose Show to showcase members’ hard work.

Technical Requirements

Digital archival materials can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. These materials may require up to one week to access. Contact curator Vince Lee ( for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Ginger Blanton on February 12, 2015.

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Guide to the River Oaks Rose Club Records
Julia Taylor
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA