Charlotte Woman's Club records
Scope and Contents
Records of Charlotte's oldest civic organization, founded in 1899. Includes minutes, newsletters, programs, financial records, scrapbooks, correspondence, and membership applications.
- Creation: 1901 - 1989
- Charlotte Woman's Club (Charlotte, N.C.) (Organization)
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Collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
The Charlotte Woman's Club is the oldest civic organization in Charlotte. Organized in 1899 as the Study Club for Mothers, that group enlarged its membership and civic activities in 1902 and became the Charlotte Woman's Club. The Club joined the North Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs in 1903 and the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1908. Incorporation occurred in 1920. The Club's house on 1001 East Morehead Street, designed by noted Charlotte architect Charles C. Hook, was designated a Charlotte-Mecklenburg historic landmark in 1978. Involved in numerous civic activities, the Club established the city's first kindergarten, staffed the bus and Southern Railway stations during both World Wars, and organized the YWCA, PTA, and Traveler's Aid in Charlotte.
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Language of Materials
The Charlotte Woman's Club is the oldest civic organization in Charlotte. Organized in 1899 as the Study Club for Mothers, that group enlarged its membership and civic activities in 1902 and became the Charlotte Woman's Club. Includes minutes, newsletters, programs, financial records, 1924 register, scrapbooks, correspondence, and membership applications.
The collection consists of five series, with a few files that do not belong to any series. The five series are as follows:
Minutes, Publications, Photographic Materials, Scrapbooks and Assorted
Processed by Erin Winslow, 1992.
- Charlotte Woman's Club records
- September 1992
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Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States