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Mishawaka Woman's Club collection 1911-1917

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1611 (Text) 1611001-1896664 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/05/26 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/26 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/06/20 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes the two-page history of the Mishawaka Woman's Club written by the current president, Mrs. Clarence E. McCollum on September 14, 1917, and pages 81-84 taken from a small published book. The printed pages, with the date of April 4, 1911, comprise the organization's five articles of incorporation and a partial list of members. Mrs. McCollum gave some of the activities of the club, such as encouraging better lawns and gardens, protection of birds, and securing other benefits to the city.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Mishawaka Woman's Club collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: The Mishawaka Woman's Club was organized March 11, 1911, with 200 members. The club was the outgrowth of the Gillespie-Kimball Chautauqua Circle, which had a limited membership. They met in various locations. Mrs. Clarence E. McCollum, President in 1917, reported 225 members.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Reference Division of the Indiana State Library on 1954/08/18.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Mishawaka Woman's Club
Women > Indiana > Mishawaka > Societies and clubs.
Mishawaka (Ind.)
Saint Joseph County (Ind.)

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