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Carleton Women's Club Collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Annual Reports and Descriptions of Officers' Duties, 1965-1967

Lists:  Membership, Faculty and Staff, and Officers, 1965-1971

Questionnaires

Calendars of Events, 1945-1971

Financial Reports and Exchange Sale

Social Activities

Cultural Events, 1961-1970

Service Projects, 1966-1971

Intellectual Enrichment, 1962-1967

Newcomers Committee, 1962-1966

Gift for Elizabeth Nason, 1970

Miscellaneous, 1967-1973


Carleton Women's Club Collection, 1945-1974 | Carleton College Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Carleton Women's Club Collection, 1945-1974

ID: 03/126

Primary Creator: Women's Club

Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Arranged files

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Women's Club's membership included all professional women employed by the College, retired women employes, wives of faculty, and wives of retired faculty.  Its purpose was to encourage socialability among Carleton women, their spouses, and friends.  The group held numerous teas, coffees ,and dinners throughout the year, and also sponsored cultural events and service projects.  The club gradually died out in the early 1970s as more and more of its membership began to work full time.

Most of the folder titles are self-explanatory.  A few warrant additional notes:  Social Activities/Excursions, 1966-70 includes a guide to the Twin Cities and tours to Minneapolis, Owatonna, Collegeville, /Teas and Coffee Hours, 1956-70 includes teas for themselves, teas for guests, Christmas teas, coffee hours with the faculty, etc., and /Parties, Dinners, Misc., 1954-70 includes buffet suppers, dinner dances, mixers, a wine tasting party, a keg party, a "trimnastics" activity; Cultural Events, 1961-70  includes musicals, an evening of jazz, an art lecture; Service Projects, 1966-71, bloodmobile canteens, a musical performance at Northfield Hospital; Intellectual Enrichment, 1962-67, continuing education programs, lecture by a member of American Universities Field Staff.

Biographical Note

The Women's Club's membership included all professional women employed by the College, retired women employes, wives of faculty, and wives of retired faculty.  Its purpose was to encourage socialability among Carleton women, their spouses, and friends.  The group held numerous teas, coffees,and dinners througout the year, and also sponsored cultural events and service projects.  The club gradually died out in the early 1970s as more and more of its membership began to work full time.

Administrative Information

Repository: Carleton College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: up to 3.5 cu. ft.

Acquisition Method: Judy Mason, 1988 and 1989

Appraisal Information: Value Code: 3

Processing Information: LOCATION CHECKED


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[Series 1: Annual Reports and Descriptions of Officers' Duties, 1965-1967],
[Series 2: Lists:  Membership, Faculty and Staff, and Officers, 1965-1971],
[Series 3: Questionnaires],
[Series 4: Calendars of Events, 1945-1971],
[Series 5: Financial Reports and Exchange Sale],
[Series 6: Social Activities],
[Series 7: Cultural Events, 1961-1970],
[Series 8: Service Projects, 1966-1971],
[Series 9: Intellectual Enrichment, 1962-1967],
[Series 10: Newcomers Committee, 1962-1966],
[Series 11: Gift for Elizabeth Nason, 1970],
[Series 12: Miscellaneous, 1967-1973],
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Series 12: Miscellaneous, 1967-1973


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