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Women--Societies and clubs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Adair's Club Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00639
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1942, of the Adair's Club of Brooklyn, New York. Includes details of the invitation of new members to the club, induction of new members, planning of events, and events held by the club. Events typically include card games, food, and socializing. There is also discussion of former members and their reasons for leaving the club. Meetings were usually held in the homes of various members.

Dates: 1942

Beatrice E. Smither Diary

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 119
Identifier: SC 01735
Content Description

A 271 page dairy written by Beatrice E. Smither, a young woman working at the law firm Williams and Mullen in Richmond, VA. Over the year of 1925, Smither writes about a variety of topics including work, civic and church clubs, politics, family, friends, as well as her romances with two separate men, Cy and George.

A large majority of the diary is written in longhand, but there are some passages in shorthand as well.

Content warning for mentions of alcholism.

Dates: 1925

Blue Star Mothers of America Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.205
Scope and Contents

This collection contains financial records, 1956-1958, 1966 and membership index cards of the Blue Star Mothers of America. The financial records trace various disbursements and include receipts and check stubs.

Dates: 1956-1966

Colonial Dames of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Susan Constant Committee

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.15
Scope and Contents

This collections includes organizational records of the Susan Constant Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Material such as scrapbooks, news clippings, meeting minutes, correspondence, and related material is available.

Dates: 1907-2005; Majority of material found in 1936-2005

Mr. and Mrs. Hibbert D. Corey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.43-2
Scope and Contents Papers of Professor H.D. Corey, formerly economics professor at the College of William and Mary and of his wife, an active member of the Williamsburg Garden Club. Includes typescript of "American Foreign Trade Zone Policy and its Application to Hampton Roads" by Hibbert D. Corey, August 1930 and a "Rose Test Notes" scrapbook and related papers from the Williamsburg Garden Club, 1947-1957. Publications include "National Geographic" October 1954 issue,"Williamsburg: Its College and...
Dates: 1930-1958

Cycle Literary Club (Bloomington, Indiana) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01040
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1926-1931, of the Cycle Literary Club of Bloomington, Indiana. Meetings typically include dinner, roll call, discussions of various topics, bible study, and report of the amount of money of the club. There are also lists of members from each of the years included in the minute book, which includes the attendence of members at each individual meeting.

Dates: 1926-1931

Eleanor H. Fredricks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.206
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1930s-1950s, of Eleanor H. Fredricks of Chicago, Illinois. Included are a scrapbook, correspondence, photographs, clippings, postcards and fliers, as well as drafts of articles authored by her. Some of the papers relate to the American Fireside Club, of which Eleanor Fredricks was the organizer.

Dates: 1930-1961

Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.10
Scope and Contents

Annual scrapbooks, garden and home tour brochures and schedules, membership lists, slides and business records documenting the Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., located in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1956-2020

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Sylvan R.D. Lodge No. 220 (Alba, Mi.), Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01203
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1894-1899, of the Sylvan Rebecah Degree Lodge No. 220 (Alba, Mi.) which was a women's auxiliary of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Dates: 1894-1899

Ladies of Alpha Day for Admitted Students Quotes

 Collection — UA Small Collections Box 11
Identifier: UA 7.092
Content Description

46 yellow 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 inch cards with quotes from a survey conducted by the Ladies of Alpha. The survey asked women around campus to respond to the questions, "What does 100 years of women's co-education mean to you, and who inspires you?"

Dates: 2019

Margaret L. Templeton letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01838
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 26 letters and one pamphlet received by Margaret L. Templeton in 1931. The letters range from business correspondence to personal correspondence and the pamphlet documents updates to the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs of which Templeton was a member.

Dates: 1931

Matheon Woman's Club (Chicago, Il.) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00849
Scope and Contents

Minutes, 1897-1900, of the Matheon Woman's Club, Chicago, Illinois. Includes information on the clubs various educational and philanthropic activities. Listed are lectures, musical performances, balls and other fund raising events. The club also supported the Matheon Day Nursery which serviced the working poor of the area.

In 1899 the club joined the Anti-Polygamy League and the League for Social Service in their public protest of a polygamist congressman from Utah.

Dates: 1897-1900

Florence Cavanaugh Morrison and Dora Helen Cavanaugh Kline Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.73
Scope and Contents Both women write about their activities with their family and friends in Rochester and Binghamton, New York.  Both include references to important local and national events. Florence Rachel Cavanaugh Morrison's diaries cover 1924, 1927-1929, while Dora Helen Cavanaugh Kline's diaries are from 1929-1930. Per Dora Kline's notation in the back of her 1930 diary, the Kavanaugh Family members are:  Father – Tim, Mother – Emma, First Child – Larry, Second Child – Florence, Third Child – Jack,...
Dates: 1924-1930; Majority of material found in 1929-1930

National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. The Rev. James Blair Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.025
Scope and Contents This collection contains scrapbooks, reports, and publications from The Rev. James Blair Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. The bulk of the collection consists of scrapbooks, which date from 1981-2011, containing photographs and other material for events and meetings of the chapter. Also included are conference programs, newletters and publications from the state and national chapters of the Colonial Dames XVII, and histories of both The Rev. James Blair Chapter and...
Dates: 1962-2011; Majority of material found in 1985-2010

National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. Virginia Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1993.44A and additions
Scope and Contents

Records of the Virginia Society of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century which include scrapbooks, business records, minutes, programs, yearbooks and photographs.

Dates: 1951-2011

Order of the Eastern Star (Easton, Massachusetts) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01337
Scope and Contents This ledger contains the minutes of the Order of the Eastern Star of Easton, Massachusetts, which was organized May 17, 1920. It was organized as a social and financial aid to the chapter. The ledger gives members’ names and activities. A summary of some of the organization's activities: Raised money by having rummage sales, food sales, etc. Activities such as sewing, singing hymns, putting on plays for the community, organizing fairs, volunteering and quilting (i.e....
Dates: 1920-1954

Order of the Eastern Star. New York (State), 27th District Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00727
Scope and Contents

Journal documenting in great detail activities like conventions, receptions, and other programs, for the 27th District of the Order of the Eastern Star, New York (State) for the years 1911-1939. Also includes printed copies of 25 programs for events hosted by the masonic organization and information on grand matrons from 1892-1913.

Dates: 1911-1939

Order of the Eastern Star (Warsaw, Virginia) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01139
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1946-1950, of the Order of the Eastern Star, Warsaw, Virginia, chapter. Includes the minutes of what seems to be the founding meeting of this chapter, 11 May 1946. Minutes typically include the list of all of the officers and their positions, other members and guests present, treasurers' reports, petitions received, and other business of the Order. Also includes interactions with other chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star, including the Williamsburg chapter.

Dates: 1946-1950

Parlor Reading Circle (Ayer, Mass) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00776
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1885-1887, of the Parlor Reading Circle of Ayer, Massachusetts. Entries include the name of the book that was read, the location of the meeting, and the discussion that followed the reading of the book. Works read include poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors," the history of the town of Ayer, a book on the early history of the Unitd States, and others. Also includes a list of members and a list of guests brought by members.

Dates: 1885-1887

Tamar Zuanna #116 Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00710
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1951-1967, of the Tamar Zuanna #116 organization, which seems to be affliated with the Odd Fellows and the Ladies of the Orient. This chapter of the organization is located in Buffalo, New York. Includes lists of members, their titles and offices, money received and spent, discussion topics, and events held, among other items. The minute book is written in multiple hands.

Dates: 1951-1967

The Social Club (Hillsdale County, Michigan) Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00989
Scope and Contents

Minute book of The Social Club, a women's club of Hillsdale County, Michigan. Includes lists of attendees and the activities for each meeting. Activities often include a song, discussion of a reading, and a discussion topic relating to current events, many of which have to do with World War I.

Dates: 1916-1920

Virginia Society, Children of the American Revolution Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.639
Scope and Contents

Records, circa 1927-2005, of the Virginia Society, Children of the American Revolution. Includes publications, directories, press books, minutes, scrapbooks, state conference materials, program materials, and other related items.

Dates: circa 1927-2005

Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1997.09
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, programs, photographs and minutes of the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1961-2011; Majority of material found in 1975-1990

Williamsburg Music Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 92 W92
Scope and Contents

The Wednesday Morning Music Club changed its name to the Williamsburg Music Club.  All accessions include the records of the club with programs, publicity, yearbooks, presidents notebooks, minutes, scrapbooks, as well as a history of the organization.

Dates: 1964-2011

Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Moira Chapter (Franklin Co., N.Y.) Minute Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.102
Scope and Contents Minute books of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Moira Chapter (Franklin Co., N.Y.) for the years 1905-1906, 1911-1912 and 1939-1944.The following information was provided by the seller and has not been verified for accuracy:"Recorded are meeting minutes, including details of Bible passages read, songs and hymns sung, readings from temperance and family related materials, food eaten, treasury updates, details of charitable contributions both monetary and of...
Dates: 1905-1912, 1939-1944