Women's University Club, Philadelphia Branch of the American Association of University Women records

The American Association of University Women incorporated in 1899 "for the purpose of uniting alumnae of different institutions for practical educational work, for the collection and publication of statistical and other information concerning education, and in general for the maintenance of hig...

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Corporate Author: American Association of University Women. Pennsylvania Division (Creator)
Collection:Women's University Club, Philadelphia Branch of the American Association of University Women Records
Collection Number:2138
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to finding aid
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110 2 |a American Association of University Women. Pennsylvania Division  |e creator 
245 1 |a Women's University Club, Philadelphia Branch of the American Association of University Women records  |f 1923-1995 
300 |a 24.0 Linear feet  |f 24 linear feet, 46 boxes, 57 volumes 
520 |a The American Association of University Women incorporated in 1899 "for the purpose of uniting alumnae of different institutions for practical educational work, for the collection and publication of statistical and other information concerning education, and in general for the maintenance of high standards of education." Membership is open to women holding approved degrees from institutions accepted by the association. The Philadelphia Branch, also known as the College Club of Philadelphia, was recognized by the association in 1886. Minutes and correspondence of various committees within the A.A.U.W. including: the executive board, membership, admissions, art, bicentennial, civic house, legislative, reorganization/relocation, fellowship, social and economic issues, status of women, steering and tea committees. Statements, tax related materials, personnel records, time sheets, journals, ledgers, cashbooks, and bank account books give information on the financial aspects of the organization. The remaining part of the archives is devoted to conferences, publicity, and printed materials and include: press releases, publicity calendars, clippings, the Bulletin, and general director's letters. Represented in the collection are: Eleanore Harris Albany, Marie Jeanette Osgood Aydelotte, Sarah Ann Pithouse Becker, Anna F. Davies, Mildred Fairchild, Bertha Sanford Greenberg, Lucy Biddle Lewis, Ellen Moore, May A. Naylor, Mildred Scott Olmsted, Kelly Roes, Edith Wilder Scott, Fay Mary MacCracken Stockwell, Katherine Tucker, and Lucy Langdon Wilson. 
541 1 |a Gift of the A.A.U.W. 
555 |a Finding Aid Available Online:  
650 7 |a Equal Rights Amendment  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Woman's History--Activism  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Women's History--Clubs and Organizations  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Women--Social Problems  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a World War, 1939-1945--Home front.  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Women's University Club, Philadelphia Branch of the American Association of University Women Records  |l 2138 
856 4 2 |y Link to finding aid  |u http://hsp.org/sites/default/files/legacy_files/migrated/findingaid2138aauw.pdf