University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections

Guide to the River Oaks Rose Club Records

Overview of the Collection

Creator Collector River Oaks Rose Club
Collection Title River Oaks Rose Club Records
Dates 1974-2014
Identification 02/2015-003
Physical Description 5.00 linear feet
Language of Materials English
Repository University of Houston Libraries M.D. Anderson Library 4333 University Drive Houston, TX, 77204-2000 URL: Email: Phone: 713-743-9229

Historical Note:

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.

Scope and Contents

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.


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, locating 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. Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders.

Physical Characteristics or 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 at for more information.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Corporate Name:
River Oaks Rose Club
Genre/Form of Material:
Administrative records
Photograph Albums
Geographic Name:
River Oaks (Tex.)
Topical Term:
Women -- Societies and clubs -- Texas -- Houston

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

River Oaks Rose Club Records. Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Detailed List of Contents

ArchonID id165141
Rose Club Yearbooks/Guest Lists

Box Folder
1 1 ArchonID id165147
Yearbooks 73-85 1973-1985
2 ArchonID id165148
Yearbooks 85-94 1985-1994
3 ArchonID id165149
Yearbooks 94-02 1994-2002
4 ArchonID id165150
Yearbooks 02-06 2002-2006
5 ArchonID id165151
Yearbooks 06-11 2006-2011
6 ArchonID id165152
Yearbooks 11-14 2011-2014
Box Item
2 1 ArchonID id165153
Guest Book 1991
2 ArchonID id165154
Guest Book 2004

ArchonID id165142
Photographs and Scrapbooks

ArchonID id165155
Photographs and Photograph Albums
Box Folder
1 7 ArchonID id165166
Miscellaneous Photos undated
Box Item
2 3 ArchonID id165159
Photo Album 1979
4 ArchonID id165160
Black and White Photo Album undated
5 ArchonID id165161
Pastel Floral Album undated
6 ArchonID id165162
Photo Album 2005
7 ArchonID id165163
Green and White Floral Album undated
8 ArchonID id165164
Photo Album 2004
ArchonID id165157
OVSBox Item
3 1 ArchonID id165170
River Oaks Rose Club 97-98 1997-1998
2 ArchonID id165171
River Oaks Rose Club 00-01 2000-2001
3 ArchonID id165172
River Oaks Rose Club 05-06 2005-2006
4 ArchonID id165173
River Oaks Rose Club 02-03 2002-2003
OVSBox Item
4 1 ArchonID id165174
River Oaks Rose Club 04-05 2004-2005
2 ArchonID id165175
River Oaks Rose Club 01-02 2001-2002
OVSBox Item
5 1 ArchonID id165176
River Oaks Rose Club 03-04 2003-2004

ArchonID id165143
Secretary's Records

Box Folder
1 8 ArchonID id165179
Secretarial Records 75-77 1975-1977
9 ArchonID id165180
Secretarial Records 70-79 1970-1979
10 ArchonID id165181
Secretarial Records 81-90 1981-1990
11 ArchonID id165182
Secretarial Records 90-95 1990-1995
Box Folder
6 1 ArchonID id165183
Secretarial Records 95-00 1995-2000
2 ArchonID id165184
Secretarial Records 00-10, Part One 2000-2010
3 ArchonID id165185
Secretarial Records 00-10, Part Two 2000-2010
4 ArchonID id165186
Secretarial Records 00-10, Part Three 2000-2010
5 ArchonID id165187
Secretarial Records 09-10 2009-2010
6 ArchonID id165188
Secretarial Records 11-20 2011-2020
7 ArchonID id165189
Secretarial Records 12-13, Part One 2012-2013
8 ArchonID id165190
Secretarial Records 12-13, Part Two 2012-2013

ArchonID id165144
Miscellaneous Records

Scope and Contents
This series includes digital archival materials, which are indicated by the term [digital]. A digital copy of the CD 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.
Box Folder
6 9 ArchonID id165192
Correspondence 2013
10 ArchonID id165193
Invitations 2006-2014
11 ArchonID id165194
Brochures and Invoices 2003-2013
12 ArchonID id165195
River Oaks Rose Club Flower Show 1984-1985
1 ArchonID id165196
RORGC 2006 CD [digital] 2006