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Guide to the American Association of University Women. Durham Branch (N.C.) Records, 1913-1976 and undated

Abstract

The Durham, N.C. branch of the American Association of University Women was founded in 1913.

The records of the AAUW Durham chapter span the years from its founding in 1913 through the 1960s. The central organizational records are almost complete for this period, including minutes of Executive Board meetings, Presidents' files, financial records, membership information, and national and state convention files. The Presidents' files contain chiefly correspondence, but programs, membership rosters, and leadership information are also present. Records are arranged alphabetically by file groups.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
American Association of University Women. Durham Branch (N.C.)
Title
American Association of University Women. Durham Branch (N.C.) records 1913-1976 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
4.5 Linear Feet, Appoximately 4500 Items
Location
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Collection Overview

The Association of Collegiate Alumnae formed in 1881; the Southern Association of College Women formed in 1903. They merged in 1921 to become the American Association of University Women. The Durham branch was founded in 1913 and became part of the AAUW at its founding in 1921. The records of the AAUW Durham chapter span the years from its founding in 1913 through the 1960s. The central organizational records are almost complete for this period, including minutes of Executive Board meetings, Presidents' files, financial records, membership information, and national and state convention files. The Presidents' files contain chiefly correspondence, but programs, membership rosters, and leadership information are also present. Records are arranged alphabetically by file groups.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Unorganized records: history of Durham branch, constitution, by-laws, minutes, newsletters, budget information, some undated
Box 1-2
Duplicates (by-laws and other documents)
Box 3
Minutes of Executive Board meetings, 1929-1962
Box 4
Minutes of Executive Board meetings, 1965-1967
Box 5
National conventions files, 1947, 1957, 1961
Box 5
President's files, 1931-1949
Box 5
President's files, 1950-1962
Box 6
President's files, 1962-1969
Box 7
Regional conferences
Box 7
Minutes and roll book
Box 7
State conventions, 1942-1964; Durham convention, 1962
Box 8
Treasurer's records, 1932-1958
Box 8
Treasurer's records, 1960s
Box 9
By-laws
Box 9
Yearbooks, 1967-1968, 1968-1969
Box 9
Oversize materials
Box 10-11

Addition (1977), 1958-1976

(3 boxes, 3.0 linear feet)

Files contain meeting minutes (1966-1973); notes on the history of the Durham branch; subject files on education, international relations, other branches of the AAUW; bylaws, membership, and fellowship information; a handbook for AAUW leadership; and financial records.

Addition
Box 12-14

Historical Note

The Durham, N.C. branch of the American Association of University Women was founded in 1913.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], American Association of University Women. Durham Branch (N.C.) Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Provenance

The American Association of University Women. Durham Branch (N.C.) Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1967 and 1977.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, Nov. 2009

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.