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Women's Civic Club Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1333

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content Note

Compiled by Gertrude Thomas, a historian of the Women's Civic Club, the two volumes contain the records of activities from the beginning of the club, October 24, 1934 until February 15, 1976. The scrapbooks contain the club's constitution and by-laws, minutes, correspondence, programs pertaining to the club's events, newspaper clippings, and a photograph.

Dates

  • 1934-1976

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

The club was organized by the Wednesday Club of Fayetteville and other local women's groups with the motto "Charity and Culture." Its primary purpose was to provide an adequate city library building and to aid in other civic enterprises, mainly helping to protect and preserve Fayetteville's historic buildings and encouraging its beautification. It also helped with the expansion of the City Hospital, aided the Girl Scout program, helped to establish the All-Seasons Trail through Fayetteville, and supported the purchase of the Tebbetts house by the Washington County Historical Society.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Acquisition Information

The Women's Civic Club scrapbooks were donated to Special Collections by the Fayetteville Public Library, Fayetteville, Arkansas, on June 4, 1993.

The scrapbooks were originally accessioned as part of a group of materials pertaining to Washington County history donated to Special Collections by the Fayetteville Public Library.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, December 1995. Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Title
Women's Civic Club Scrapbooks
Status
Completed
Author
Vera Ekechukwu
Date
1995
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
479-575-5577