Minutes, financial ledgers, correspondence, printed material, and religious ephemera, 1882-1960, relating to a chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, from the home of Grace Shipley Collins.
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According to the seller, this material was found in the bottom of a closet in the home of Grace Shipley Collins, a member of the WCTU in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, many years after her death. The seller was her granddaughter.
A Guide to Women's Studies Resources in the Special Collections Research Center; Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Moira Chapter (Franklin Co., N.Y.) Minute Books (Mss. 2010.102).
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Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in December 2010. Physically and intellectually arranged by Leigh Soares, SCRC staff, in May 2011.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Ft. Smith, Arkansas) Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/1355 Accessed January 15, 2021.