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American Association of University Women. Charlotte Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0067

Scope and Contents

Contains the official archives of the Charlotte branch of the AAUW, including, minutes, bulletins, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and other material reflecting activities and growth of the organization and its influence on the community from its origin as a college club for literary study. Also includes information on the state and national organizations.

Dates

  • 1914 - 2013
  • 1950 - 1970

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

The Charlotte Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) began in 1913 as a college club for literary study. This club soon affiliated with the Southern Association of College Women and, in 1921, joined the AAUW. The North Carolina Division was formed in 1927. As one of the largest branches, the Charlotte AAUW has taken an active part in the development of the statewide organization. Among the branch's most successful projects have been the Interpreter Service, the Charlotte College Library Project, and its annual book sales. The Charlotte Branch has supported a variety of local and national causes, including the Little Theater of Charlotte and the Equal Rights Amendment.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (3 records storage cartons, 5 oversize boxes)

Abstract

The Charlotte Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) began in 1913 as a college club for literary study. Minutes, bulletins, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and other material reflecting activities and growth of the organization. Also includes information on the state and national organizations.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into six series, with one commemorative plate that does not belong to any series. The six series are as follows:

Administrative Files (1921-1987, 1991-1994), Publications (1925-1991), Subject Files (1914-1990), Photographs (1983), AAUW Juvenile Literature Award and Scrapbooks (1932-1992)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received as a gift of the American Association of University Women Charlotte, 1981-2013.

Title
American Association of University Women. Charlotte Branch records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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