Women -- United States -- Societies and clubs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Caroline Maria Seymour Severance was a New England Woman's Club leader, women's rights activist, and abolitionist. The Severance papers include a small amount of biographical material, two photographs of Jesse Benton Fremont, a book about the women's club movement, Caroline Severance's guest book, and a scrapbook kept by Caroline Severance's daughter, Julia Long Severance (Burrage). The guest book and scrapbook include autographs, quotations, notes, correspondence, drawings, photographs, and...
Dates of Materials: 1860 - 1945
Overview Woman's club leader and suffragist. The papers document Slocomb's broad involvement in a variety of civic affairs, social causes and political movements. Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings make up about half of the collection. The rest consists of a small amount of correspondence, articles, speeches, and one photograph. Materials document her World War I service, women's club activities, and campaigns for suffrage, pure food, and jury service for women.
Dates of Materials: 1876-1930
Overview Teacher; Musician; Music administrator. Papers include correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, speeches, writings, sheet music, photographs, and subject files on women in music. There are also a large number of files on organizations and conferences (primarily music-related), including the Music School of the Henry Street Settlement, the International Music Council of UNESCO, and the International Council of Women and National Council of Women.
Dates of Materials: 1795-1974; Majority of material found within 1935-1954
Overview The International Council of Women, founded in 1888, was one of the first international women's organizations. The second international conference of the National Woman Suffrage Association, called by Susan B. Anthony, May Wright Sewall, and other suffragists, created the ICW. This is a small collection, including correspondence, minutes and committee reports, records of international conferences, constitutions, membership lists, and publications, including biographical information on ICW...
Dates of Materials: 1888 - 1981
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 101, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes, clubs for immigrant women in the United States. Documents include materials on conference with the Foreign Community Department and Nationality Community Department, a proposal for an ethnographic museum, folk festivals and the history of the institutes. International institute conference materials include minutes, reports, and correspondence. Documents concern the administration and organization of institutes and departments,...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1945
Overview Educational program. This small collection contains newsletters, brochures and pamphlets from the Women's Department of the National Association of Manufacturers for distribution to women's clubs. There is also a small amount of general printed material about the National Association of Manufacturers.
Dates of Materials: 1946-1962
Overview Patriotic and genealogical organization. Records of the New York City Colony of NSNEW include correspondence, minutes, genealogical records, membership applications, scrapbooks, and memorabilia dating from its founding in 1895. They document the early history of the society before it became a national organization in 1913, and the colony business after that, including its genealogical, social and philanthropic activities.
Dates of Materials: 1895-1972
Overview The NSNEW records document the history of the society, as well as the general goals and activities of patriotic societies in the United States. The records may also be studied for the genealogical origins of its members and ongoing social activities. Materials include correspondence, minutes, genealogical records, membership applications and indexes, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and other material dating from its founding.
Dates of Materials: 1895-2011
Overview Woman's club leader, suffragist and lecturer. Much of the collection appears to have been part of a scrapbook. Writings and speeches primarily relate to her father (Colonel and U.S. Representative Benjamin A. Willis), the League of Nations, suffrage, the Institute of Human Relations, and women's clubs. Correspondents include Gertrude Atherton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Florence G. Tuttle.
Dates of Materials: 1868-1966; Majority of material found within 1910-1935
Overview Women's club. The Sorosis records include by-laws, constitutions, minutes, membership lists, yearbooks, programs, reports, histories, speeches, writings, clippings, subject files, memorabilia, publications, printed material, and scrapbooks. The Records document the club's advocacy of temperance, prison reform, and peace, as well as their programs in art, drama, education, and music. Included are bound copies of Executive Committee minutes (1884-1907, 1937-1965); and committee reports...
Dates of Materials: 1856-1972
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 16, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official programs and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. state committees arranged alphabetically by state covering Florida through Indiana. Materials include convention and conference proceedings where the overall status of the state's associations may be discussed in addition to matters of finance, membership statistics, and organizational management and governance. Materials may also report on the status of specific student, city, or factory associations, discuss religious education, provide a...
Dates of Materials: 1885-1914
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 17, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Official programs and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. state committees arranged alphabetically by state covering Indiana through West Virginia. Materials include convention and conference proceedings where the overall status of the state's associations may be discussed in addition to matters of finance, membership statistics, and organizational management and governance. Summaries of addresses and discussions serve to provide an overview of the focus of the associations. Materials may also report...
Dates of Materials: 1884-1919