Special Collections and Archives

Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio records

Special Collections and Archives

Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio records

Repository:Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Title:Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio records
Inclusive Date(s):1923-1953
Author:Finding aid prepared by Edith Serkownek
Creation:Finding aid encoded by Edith Serkownek using the OhioLINK EAD Application in 2017
Origination:Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio
Extent:.16 cubic feet (1 box = 1 slim document case)
Physical Location:11th floor
Finding Aid Identifier:OhKeUSC0185
Abstract:The Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio records (1923-1953) consist of club directories, as well as a event program and correspondence.
Language(s):The records are in English

History of the Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio

The Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio was a social and educational club for the women of the Kent, Ohio community. Activities included an annual calendar of educational lectures, musical events and flower shows.

Scope and Content

The Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio records (1923-1953) consist of club directories, as well as an event program and correspondence.

Statement of Arrangement

The Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio records of divided into the following series:
Series 1: Directories and Yearbooks
Series 2: Correspondence and Programs


Separated Material

This material was separated from the Raymond E. Manchester papers, and originally belonged to Raymond Manchester's wife, Mary Manchester, a Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio member.

Preferred Citation

The Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio records. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

Acquisition Information

Elizabeth and Donald Weir, daughter and son-in-law of Raymond Manchester, donated the Raymond E. Manchester papers to Special Collections and Archives in April, 1974. The Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio materials were separated and accessioned as a new collection in 2017.

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

Subjects:
Woman's Club of Kent, Ohio -- Archives
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- 20th century
Women -- Ohio -- Kent -- History -- 20th century
Kent (Ohio) -- History -- 20th century
Flower shows -- Ohio -- Kent -- History -- 20th century
Lectures and lecturing -- Ohio -- Kent -- History -- 20th century
Concerts -- Ohio -- Kent -- History -- 20th century
Functions:
Societies and clubs -- Management
Material Types:
Directories
Yearbooks
Business correspondence
Programs (Publications)



Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Directories and Yearbooks, 1923-1924 to 1941-1942
Box 1 / Folder 1
Directory and yearbook, 1923-1924
Box 1 / Folder 2
Directory and yearbook, 1926-1927
Box 1 / Folder 3
Directory and yearbook, 1927-1928
Box 1 / Folder 4
Directory and yearbook, 1930-1931
Box 1 / Folder 5
Directory and yearbook, 1934-1935
Box 1 / Folder 6
Directory and yearbook, 1936-1937
Box 1 / Folder 7
Directory and yearbook, 1937-1938
Box 1 / Folder 8
Directory and yearbook, 1938-1939
Box 1 / Folder 9
Directory and yearbook, 1941-1942

Series 2: Correspondence and Programs, 1936-1953
Box 1 / Folder 10
Correspondence, 1953
Box 1 / Folder 11
Program, spring luncheon, May 1936