A Guide to the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, 1965-2008 Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records Ms1997-014

A Guide to the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, 1965-2008

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1997-014


Special Collections, Virginia Tech

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© 2013 By Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.

Processed by: Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, 1965-2008
Physical Characteristics
10.4 cu. ft. 11 boxes
Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club.
The collections consists of records and scrapbooks from the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, Ms1997-014, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

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 Content

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).


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).

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club.
  • Subjects:

  • Faculty
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contents List

Series I: Records and Papers, 1965-2008
  • Box-folder 1-1
  • Box-folder 1-2
  • Box-folder 1-3
    Correspondence Folder 1 of 2
  • Box-folder 1-4
    Correspondence Folder 2 of 2
  • Box-folder 1-5
    Executive Board
  • Box-folder 1-6
    Financial Records
  • Box-folder 1-7
    Interest Groups
  • Box-folder 1-8
  • Box-folder 2-1
    Minutes Folder 1 of 5
  • Box-folder 2-2
    Minutes Folder 2 of 5
  • Box-folder 2-3
    Minutes Folder 3 of 5
  • Box-folder 2-4
    Minutes Folder 4 of 5
  • Box-folder 2-5
    Minutes Folder 5 of 5
  • Box-folder 2-6
    Newsletters Folder 1 of 3
  • Box-folder 2-7
    Newsletters Folder 2 of 3
  • Box-folder 2-8
    Newsletters Folder 3 of 3
  • Box-folder 3-1
  • Box-folder 3-2
    Officer Job Descriptions
  • Box-folder 3-3
  • Box 4
    Recording Secretaries' Papers
  • Box-folder 3-4
  • Box-folder 3-5
    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