Special Collections and Archives

Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University records

Special Collections and Archives

Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University records

Repository:Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Title:Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University records
Inclusive Date(s):1913-1964
Author:Finding aid prepared by Edith Serkownek
Creation:Finding aid encoded by Edith Serkownek using the OhioLINK EAD Application in 2017
Origination:Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University
Extent:1.5 cubic feet (2 boxes = 1 record storage box and 1 flat box)
Physical Location:11th floor
Finding Aid Identifier:OhKeUSC0183
Abstract:This collection, dating from 1913-1964, consists of the organizational records of the Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University and includes minutes, directories, financial records and scrapbooks.
Language(s):The records are in English

History of the Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University

The Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University was founded in 1913 and was open to all women members of the faculty and administration as well as women family members of the faculty and administration. Organizational activities included dinners, socials and teas, and administering student loan funds and scholarships. In 1964 the Faculty Wives Club of Kent State University and the Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University merged to form a new organization, the University Women of Kent State University.

Scope and Content

The Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University records span the years 1913-1964 and include minutes, financial records, directories, and a scrapbook.

Statement of Arrangement

The Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University records are divided into the following series:
Series 1: Organizational History
Series 2: Business Records and Minutes
Series 3: Correspondence
Series 4: Directories
Series 5: Newspaper Clippings
Series 6: Programs and Events
Series 7: Oversized


Related Material

The Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University merged with the Faculty Wives Club of Kent State University to form the University Women of Kent State University in 1964. See University Women of Kent State University records for information about the merging of these organizations.

Preferred Citation

Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University records. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

Controlled-access Headings
The following topics are found in this collection:

Subjects:
Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University -- Archives
Kent State University -- Societies, etc. -- History
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- 20th century
College teachers -- Social networks -- Ohio -- Kent -- History
Women -- Ohio -- Kent -- History -- 20th century
Scholarships -- Ohio -- Kent -- History
Women college teachers -- Social networks -- Ohio -- Kent -- History
Functions:
Societies and clubs -- Management
Occupations:
College teachers
Women college teachers
Material Types:
Scrapbooks
Directories
Minutes (Records)
Financial records



Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Organizational History, 1963
Box 1 / Folder 1
Organizational history, notes presented at Faculty Women's Club meeting, November 1963
Box 1 / Folder 2
List of Women's Club presidents from 1913-1963, circa 1963

Series 2: Business Records and Minutes, 1913-1964
Box 1 / Folder 3
Meeting minutes, 1913-1914
Box 1 / Folder 4
Meeting minutes, 1935-1943
Box 1 / Folder 5
Meeting minutes, 1944-1954
Box 1 / Folder 6
Meeting minutes, 1955-1964
Box 1 / Folder 7
Membership lists and financial records ledger, 1928-1951 and 1958-1963
Box 1 / Folder 8
Business records including budgets and committee reports, 1938-1955

Series 3: Correspondence, 1945-1955
Box 1 / Folder 9
Correspondence, 1945-1955

Series 4: Directories, 1916-1917 to 1963-1964
Box 1 / Folder 10
Directories, 1916-1917 to 1918-1919
Box 1 / Folder 11
Directories, 1920-1921 to 1924-1925
Box 1 / Folder 12
Directories, 1925-1926 to 1929-1930
Box 1 / Folder 13
Directories, 1930-1931 to 1934-1935
Box 1 / Folder 14
Directories, 1935-1936 to 1939-1940
Box 1 / Folder 15
Directories, 1940-1941 to 1944-1945
Box 1 / Folder 16
Directories, 1945-1946 to 1949-1950
Box 1 / Folder 17
Directories, 1950-1951 to 1954-1955
Box 1 / Folder 18
Directories, 1955-1956 to 1959-1960
Box 1 / Folder 19
Directories, 1960-1961 to 1963-1964

Series 5: Newspaper Clippings, 1940s-1950s
Box 1 / Folder 20
Newspaper clippings, 1940s-1950s

Series 6: Programs and Events, 1913-1948
Box 1 / Folder 21
Programs and events, 1910s
Box 1 / Folder 22
Programs and events, 1930s
Box 1 / Folder 23
Programs and events, 1940s

Series 7: Oversized, 1951-1964
Box 2 / Piece 1
Oversized, Treasurer's record, 1951-1964
Box 2 / Piece 2
Oversized, Scrapbook with newspaper clippings, photographs and ephemera, 1953-1964