University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Records, 1983-2009



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Title: UT Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Records
Dates: 1983-2009
Abstract: The UT Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Records contain committee notes and internal correspondence regarding development and planning, proposals and reports, and promotional materialfrom 1983 to 2009.
Accession No.: 2012-302
OCLC No.: 824143342
Extent: 1 ft., 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The National Wildflower Research Center was founded in 1982 by former first lady Lady Bird Johnson and actress Helen Hayes to promote the conservation and study of native Texan flora. In 1997, the Center was renamed the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and in 2006 it became a part of the University of Texas at Austin under the College of Natural Sciences and the School of Architecture as an Organized Research Unit.

Sources:

"Wildflower Center Chronology." Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Accessed November 29, 2012. http://www.wildflower.org/timeline/.


Scope and Contents

The UT Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Records contain committee notes and internal correspondence regarding development and planning, proposals and reports, and promotional material.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

These records are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007.
Subjects (Organizations)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center -- Archives.
University of Texas at Austin
University of California Botanical Garden
Subjects
Ecology--Texas.
Horticulture--Texas.
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Big Bend National Park (Tex.)
Costa Rica
Galapagos Islands.
LBJ Ranch House (Tex.)

Related Material

See also the Wildflower Center History Collection at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Digital Library.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Records, 1983-2009, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Vanessa Attia, November 2012.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2012-302/1 Licensing/royalty info, 1983-1992
Objectives report, financial statements, 1993, 1984-1985
Progress and planning reports, newsletter, 1985
Request for private plane parking, 1987
Development, Executive, and Planning Committee notes:
Board meeting notes, Executive Committee, reports, bylaws, 1984-1985
Planning Committee proposal, meeting notes, 1987-1988:
Microcassette tape - 1 of 3, August 26, 1987
Microcassette tape - 2 of 3, August 26, 1987
Microcassette tape - 3 of 3, August 26, 1987
Development Committee notes:
Meeting, April 30, 1989
Meeting, October 6, 1989
Report, October 1989
Notes, members, subcommittees, correspondence, 1989
Plan and figures, 1990
Meeting, May 18, 1990
Development Committee notes, 1991
Membership Committee agendas and correspondence, 1991
Board of Directors and Honorary Directors report, UT-Austin Office of Vice President for Development Memorandum, Planned Giving Committee meeting, Volunteer Voice newsletters, 2001-2002, 2004, 2008-2009
Planning committee notes, proposed five-year action plan, 1990
Brochures and informational flyers, 1991
Five-Year Action Plan, 1991
Partnership and donor correspondence, 1992-1997
Eco-Tours:
Costa Rica, 1990
Colorado Mountain High Tour, 1993
Big Bend National Park Tour, 1993
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2012-302/2 Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands, 1994
Night of the Wildflowers fundraising event invitation, photos, expense report, October 15, 1994
Event invitations, brochures, 1995-2003
Event invitations, brochures, 2003-2005 and undated
Non-profit info sessions material, June 5, 2003
Communications and Membership Strategic Plan, 2003-2004
Strategic Planning Committee proposals and agendas, 2004
Benefits, endowment, committee reports, brochures, 2005, undated
Mrs. Johnson’s $1000+ donor list, 2005
UT merger correspondence, 2006
Texas Arbor Day Celebration, April 27, 2007
Children’s Garden planning and schematic design, 2008
Gallery exhibit graphic development, June 1, 2009
Wildflower Center Scans [2 CDs]
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OD1277 LBJ Ranch event site plan, April barbecue