Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records

Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, 1965-2008 Ms.1997.014


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
specref@vt.edu
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu

Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1997.014
Title
Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records,1965-2008
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01128.xml
Quantity
10.4 Cubic Feet 11 boxes
Creator
Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club (1965-)
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collections consists of records and scrapbooks from the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, Ms1997-014, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records have been donated to Special Collections in multiple accruals, beginning in 1997. Future donations are likely, as the organization remains active.

Processing Information

Some processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records has been completed incrementally as materials were added to the collection. The most recent processing, arrangement, and description, including the creation of a finding aid, was completed in April 2013.


Historical Note

This organization was founded in 1965 as a social group to promote fellowship among women associated with Virginia Tech. The club currently strives to expand the intellectual and social horizons of its membership through enlargement of friendships, engagement in adult educational activities, scholarships, and promoting the interests of Virginia Tech.

Scope and Contents

The records include correspondence, financial records, officers' job descriptions, newsletters, information about scholarships, cookbook sales, nursery operations, as well as annual scrapbooks of activities illustrated with photographs and newspaper clippings. Current holdings of records and papers date from the organization's beginnings in 1965 through 2008. The scrapbooks cover events from 1966 to 2008.

The collection is accompanied by printed annual yearbooks that include lists of members. (The yearbook volumes are cataloged and housed in Special Collections, call number HQ1905 V5 V5 SPEC).

Arrangement

The collection is arranged to two series: Series I: Records and Papers, 1965-2008 and Series II: Scrapbooks, 1966-2008. Series I: Records and Papers includes agendas, copies of cookbooks compiled by the group, correspondence, administrative records, membership information, meeting minutes, newsletters, and paper relating to programs, scholarships, and community activities. This series is arranged alphabetically by type of record.

Series II: Scrapbooks contains organization-created scrapbooks featuring photographs, newsclippings, programs, and materials relating to events. Each scrapbook is labeled with the year(s) covered. This series is arranged in chronological order.

Separated Material

Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records also include yearbook volumes, which are housed in Special Collections (call number: HQ1905 V5 V5 SPEC).


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)
  • Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club (1965-)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

Series I: Records and Papers,
1965-2008
  • box-folder 1 folder: 1
    Agendas
  • box-folder 1 folder: 2
    Cookbooks
  • box-folder 1 folder: 3
    Correspondence Folder 1 of 2
  • box-folder 1 folder: 4
    Correspondence Folder 2 of 2
  • box-folder 1 folder: 5
    Executive Board
  • box-folder 1 folder: 6
    Financial Records
  • box-folder 1 folder: 7
    Interest Groups
  • box-folder 1 folder: 8
    Membership
  • box-folder 2 folder: 1
    Minutes Folder 1 of 5
  • box-folder 2 folder: 2
    Minutes Folder 2 of 5
  • box-folder 2 folder: 3
    Minutes Folder 3 of 5
  • box-folder 2 folder: 4
    Minutes Folder 4 of 5
  • box-folder 2 folder: 5
    Minutes Folder 5 of 5
  • box-folder 2 folder: 6
    Newsletters Folder 1 of 3
  • box-folder 2 folder: 7
    Newsletters Folder 2 of 3
  • box-folder 2 folder: 8
    Newsletters Folder 3 of 3
  • box-folder 3 folder: 1
    Nursery
  • box-folder 3 folder: 2
    Officer Job Descriptions
  • box-folder 3 folder: 3
    Programs
  • box 4
    Recording Secretaries' Papers
  • box-folder 3 folder: 4
    Scholarships
  • box-folder 3 folder: 5
    Yearbook Material
Series II: Scrapbooks,
1966-2008
  • box 5
    1966, 1970-1974, 1975-1976, 1978-1983, 1983-1984
  • box 10
    1986-1987, 1995-1996
  • box 6
    1987-1988, 1988-1989, 1989-1990, 1990-1991, 1991-1992
  • box 7
    1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • box 11
    1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 2004-2005
  • box 8
    1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2005-2006
  • box 9
    2006-2007, 2007-2008