Women--Societies and clubs
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Annual scrapbooks, garden and home tour brochures and schedules, membership lists, slides and a few business records of the Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., located in Williamsburg, Virginia.
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.
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?"
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.
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.
Records of the Virginia Society of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century which include scrapbooks, business records, minutes, programs, yearbooks and photographs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scrapbooks, programs, photographs and minutes of the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs in Williamsburg, Virginia.
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.