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Preliminary Guide to the Rotary International records, 1920-2012

Abstract

Men's service organization established in Chicago in 1905.

Records relating to Rotary International, District 7710, which includes counties in North Carolina. Includes the district's conference programs, conference minutes, executive committee minutes, correspondence, directories, policies and procedures. Also includes information about the district's exchange program and various club histories, including numerous club rosters and club bulletins for the Chapel Hill and Raleigh Rotary Clubs. There are also clippings, newsletters, photographs, and slides related to the organization's activities.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Rotary International.
Title
Rotary International records 1920-2012
Language of Materials
English
Extent
18.6 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Records relating to Rotary International, District 7710, which includes counties in North Carolina. Includes the district's conference programs, conference minutes, executive committee minutes, correspondence, directories, policies and procedures. Also includes information about the district's exchange program and various club histories, including numerous club rosters and club bulletins for the Chapel Hill and Raleigh Rotary Clubs. There are also clippings, newsletters, photographs, and slides related to the organization's activities.

The addition (2004-0126) (1000 items, 3.0 lin. ft.; dated [1960s]-[1980s]) consists of manuals, directories, correspondence, convention information, programs, and brochures related to District 7710.

The addition (2008-0278) (10800 items; 12 lin. ft.; 1999-2008) includes administrative and program files, conference manuals, and other materials relating to Rotary International's activities between 1999 and 2008.

The addition (2009-0225) (450 items, 0.2 lin ft.; dated 2003-2005) includes materials related to district simplified grants.

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Contents of the Collection

The addition (2004-0126) (1000 items, 3.0 lin. ft.; dated [1960s]-[1980s]) consists of manuals, directories, correspondence, convention information, programs, and brochures related to District 7710.

The addition (2008-0278) (10800 items; 12 lin. ft.; 1999-2008) includes administrative and program files, conference manuals, and other materials relating to Rotary International's activities between 1999 and 2008.

District Council
Box 1
GSE
Box 1
Scholars
Box 1
The Rotary Foundation
Box 1
RYLA
Box 1
Interact/Rotaract
Box 1
Friendship Exchange
Box 1
District Conference
Box 1
District Assemblies
Box 1
PETS
Box 1
College of Governors
Box 1
District News Letters/correspondence
Box 1
Rotary Youth Exchange
Box 1
District Awards
Box 1
CART
Box 1
Boys and Girls Home
Box 1
Centennial Year Activities
Box 1
4-Way Test Contest
Box 1
Other District Activities
Box 1
Luther Hodges - Ethics
Box 1
Substance Abuse Speech Contest
Box 1
International Assembly
Box 1
Nominating Committee
Box 1
RI Notebook for DG
Box 1
International Convention
Box 1
Zone Institute
Box 1
Miscellaneous
Box 1
Celebrate Rotary Book
Box 1
Proclamation - Wake Commissioners
Box 1
VCP on Eradication of Polio
Box 1
Copies of Rotarian: June 2005-April 2006
Box 1
Centennial Pins
Box 1
Notebook, General Club visits
Box 2
D 7710 Directories
Box 2
Notebook: Council Meetings, memberships, foundation, etc.
Box 2
Rotary Anniversary Calendar
Box 2
Star Celebrate Rotary, 100 Years
Box 2
District Council
Box 3
Group Study Exchange
Box 3
Scholars
Box 3
The Rotary Foundation
Box 3
RYLA
Box 3
Interact/Rotaract Clubs
Box 3
Friendship Exchanges
Box 3
District Conference
Box 3
PETS
Box 3
College of Governors
Box 3
D7710 Newsletters/correspondence
Box 3
Rotary Youth Exchange
Box 3
District Awards
Box 3
Membership
Box 3
CART
Box 3
Boys and Girls Home
Box 3
Luther Hodges Ethics
Box 3
Substance Abuse Speech
Box 3
RI International Conference
Box 3
Zone 33-34 Institute
Box 3
Miscellaneous
Box 3
Disaster Relief
Box 3
Financial Matters
Box 3
Paul Harris Society
Box 3
Polio Plus Challenge
Box 3
Grants and Share
Box 3
District Strategic Plan
Box 3
Duke/UNC Rotary Peace Center
Box 3
Rotary Leadership Institute
Box 3
WASRAG (Water and Sanitation Rotary Action Group)
Box 3
District Council
(2 folders)
Box 4
Summary of Club Visits
Box 4
Assistant District Governors
Box 4
DG Expenditures
Box 4
District Correspondence
Box 4
GSE
(2 folders)
Box 4
Scholars
(2 folders)
Box 4
The Rotary Foundation
(3 folders)
Box 4
Peace Scholar Program
Box 4
RYLA
Box 4
Interact and Rotaract
Box 4
Friendship Exchange
Box 4
District Conferences
Box 5
District Assemblies
Box 5
PETS
Box 5
College of Governors
Box 5
Newsletters and Correspondence
(2 folders)
Box 5
Rotary Youth Exchange
Box 5
District Awards
Box 5
Membership
(2 files)
Box 5
CART
Box 5
Boys and Girls Home
Box 5
Centennial Year Activities
Box 5
Other District Activities
Box 5
Luther Hodges - Ethics
Box 5
Substance Abuse Program
Box 5
International Assembly
(2 folders)
Box 5
Nominating Committee
Box 5
RI Notebook for DG
Box 5
RI International Convention
Box 5
Zone Institute
Box 5
Miscellaneous
Box 6
Rot Found Handbook
Box 6
DG Training Manual
Box 6
Directories for D7720, D7730, D7680
Box 6
Ethics Program File
Box 6
Governor's Handbook
Box 6
RI Convention-Argentina
Box 6
RI Convention-Calgary
Box 6
RI Convention-Indianapolis
Box 6
RI Convention-Glasgow
Box 6
RI Convention-Singapore
Box 6
RI Convention-Chicago
Box 7
RI Convention Attendees Directory
Box 7
Binder-International Assembly
Box 7
1999 Catalog National Assembly
Box 7
1999 Copy of Rotary World
Box 7
1999 Governor's Handbook
Box 7
1999 President's Manual
Box 7
D7710 History through 1981
Box 7
Zone Directories: 1997, 1998, 1999
Box 7
District Conference Manual
Box 7
President's Manual
Box 7
District 7710 Club Files
Box 8
District Council
Box 8
Group Study Exchanges
Box 8
District Conference
Box 8
PETS
Box 8
District Newsletters
Box 8

The addition (2009-0225) (450 items, 0.2 lin ft.; dated 2003-2005) includes materials related to district simplified grants.

Accession 09/225
Box 1

The addition (2010-0145) (450 items; 0.6 lin. ft.; 2005-2008) includes binders with District Simplified Grant material, as well as materials from the district's committees and activities.

Accession 10/145
Box 1

District histories and Manuals of Procedure, 1966-1981.

District histories, including club officers, membership info, and regulations.
Box 1
Manuals of Procedure, 1966-1981 (7 manuals)
Box 2

The addition (2013-0060) ( 7.5 lin. ft.; 1984-2012) includes correspondence, administrative and program files, conference and training manuals, directories, audiovisual materials, and other materials relating to Rotary International's activities between 1984 and 2012.

Annual Giving, 2002-2009
Box 1
Annual Reports, 2002-2008
Box 1
Committee Manuals, 2001-2010
Box 1
Correspondence, 2000-2010
Box 1
District Newsletters, 2000-2012
(7 folders)
Box 1
District Procedures, 2011
Box 1
District Simplified Grants, 2003-2007
Box 1
Donation Information
Box 1
Fact Books, 1997-2011
Box 1
Future Vision, 2011
Box 1
GSE in / GSE out, 2006-2009
Box 1
Major Gifts
Box 1
Paul Harris Society, 2002-2007
Box 1
Polio, 2002-2007
Box 1
Rotary Foundation Information, 2005-2011
Box 1
Rotary Peace Center, 2003-2009
Box 1
Scholars, 2005-2008
Box 1
Seminars, 2003-2011
(2 folders)
Box 1
ABC Rotary and quiz, 2002
Box 2
Assorted Pamphlets, 2007-2011
Box 2
Avenues of Service, 2007-2012
Box 2
Budgets and Finance, 2003-2011
Box 2
Cary-Kildare Rotary, 1984-2010
Box 2
Club Manuals, 2003-2009
Box 2
College of Governors, 2007-2011
Box 2
Conferences, 1996-2012
Box 2
District Directories, 1998-2012
Box 2
District Nominations, 2002-2012
Box 2
Event Attendance, 2009
Box 2
Gleaning Projects, 2010
Box 2
Governor-Elect, 2003-2004
Box 2
Inductions and Banquets, 1998-2010
Box 2
Meeting Agendas and Minutes, 2006-2011
Box 2
Pig Pickin' Events, 1998-2012
Box 2
Pocket Directories, 1996-2012
Box 2
Recruitment and Membership
(3 folders)
Box 2
Rotarians Against Hunger, 2004-2007
Box 2
Rotary Catalogues, 2005-2011
Box 2
Rotary Leadership Institute, 2004
Box 2
Rotary Zones 33-34 Events, 2002-2011
Box 2
SHARE, 2003-2010
Box 2
About Rotary International, 2003
Box 3
Alumni Committee, 1992-2009
Box 3
Assorted Handbooks
Box 3
Assorted Training Manuals
Box 3
Club Leadership Plan, 2007
Box 3
Code of Politics, 2002
Box 3
International Assembly, 2004
Box 3
Miscellaneous, 2004-2009
Box 3
Public Relations, 2000-2007
Box 3
Report of Action, 2004
Box 3
Strategic Plan, 2007-2012
Box 3
World Matching Grants, 2004-2007
Box 3
Annual Club Plans, 2005-2006
(4 folders)
Box 4
Assistant Government Reports, 2005-2006
(2 folders)
Box 4
CART, 2005-2006
Box 4
Chart of Accounts, 1996-1996
Box 4
Club Dues, 1997-1998
Box 4
Community Service Chair Reports, 2005-2006
Box 4
Conferences, 2005-2006
Box 4
Correspondence, 2006
Box 4
DG's Training Manual
Box 4
District Assemblies, 2005-2006
Box 4
District Awards, 2005-2006
Box 4
District Council Meetings, 2005
Box 4
District Council Minutes, 1997-1998
Box 4
District Service Chair Reports, 2005
Box 4
District Simplified Grants, 2004-2006
Box 4
DRFC Reports
Box 4
Governor's Banquet, 2005
Box 4
GSE, 2005-2006
Box 4
International Service Chair Reports, 2005-2006
Box 4
Katrina Relief and Recovery, 2006
Box 4
Membership, 2005-2006
Box 4
Newsletters, 2005-2006
Box 4
Peace Fellows, 2005-2006
Box 4
PETS, 2005-2006
Box 4
Policies, 2005
Box 4
Presidental Citation, 2005-2006
Box 4
Rotarian, 2005-2006
Box 4
Rotary World, 2005-2006
Box 4
Rotary Youth, 2006
Box 4
Scholars, 2005-2006
Box 4
Treasurer's Reports, 2005-2006
Box 4
Vocational Service Chair Reports, 2005
Box 4
Boys and Girls Homes, 1997
Box 5
Conferences, 1997-2007
Box 5
District Awards, 1998
Box 5
GSE Applications, 1998-2009
Box 5
GSE Brochures and Handouts, 2001-2010
Box 5
GSE Budget, 2010
Box 5
GSE Correspondence, 2008-2010
Box 5
GSE Inbound, 1996-2002
Box 5
GSE India Trip, 2009-2010
Box 5
GSE Travel Expense, 2009-2010
Box 5
Matching Grants, 1998-1999
(2 folders)
Box 5
Miscellaneous, 1999-2008
Box 5
Newsletters, 1998-2003
Box 5
Rotary Youth Exchange, 2003-2004
Box 5
Scholars, 1996-1998
(2 folders)
Box 5
Visting GSE, 1997-2006
Box 5
Books and Audiovisual Materials

(6 books, 6 videotapes, 1 floppy disk, 1 tape, 5 dvds, and 23 cds)

Box 3

Historical Note

Men's service organization established in Chicago in 1905.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Rotary International Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2008 (2008-0278), 13.5 linear ft.

Gift, 2009 (2009-0225), 0.2 linear ft.

Gift, 2010 (2010-0145), 0.6 linear ft.

Gift, date unknown (2012-0078), 2.0 lin. ft.

Gift, 2013 (2013-0060), 7.5 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Updated by: Alice Poffinberger, Oct. 2010; Meghan Lyon, June 2013

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0278, 2009-0225, 2010-0145, 2012-0078, 2013-0060

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.