Bentonville Business and Professional Women's Club Records

MC 1189

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Lee Flowers, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Bentonville Business and Professional Women's Club (Ark.)
Bentonville Business and Professional Women's Club Records
Inclusive Dates
MC 1189
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Bentonville Business and Professional Women's Club Records were donated to the Special Collections Division by Lois Carlson, Bentonville, Arkansas, on May 15, 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in September 1998 .

Preferred Form of Citation

Bentonville Business and Professional Women's Club Records (MC 1189), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

Biographical Note

The Bentonville Business and Professional Women's Club was first chartered in the 1940s. The first meeting, organized by Lillian White and Nadene Vaughn, was held in the Fall of 1958. The purpose and aim of the Club is to promote the interests of business and professional women, support their cooperation, and extend their opportunities through education in a form of industrial, scientific, and vocational activities.

Scope and Content Note

The Club's scrapbooks contain yearbooks with information, such as objectives, names of the officers and the committees, membership, and monthly meeting schedules; bylaws; minutes of the meetings; letters; greeting and thank you cards; pamphlets; brochures; newsletters; announcements; programs; proclamations; surveys; reports; expense records; certificates; awards; newspaper clippings; black and white and color photographs; memorabilia; and other material pertaining to the Club's activities and endeavors. The collection also includes one folder which contains a 1951 yearbook; newsletters; 1974-1975 and 1977-1978 budgets; 1973 treasurer's report; material on the Equal Rights Amendment; by-laws; 1972-1973 membership list; newspaper clippings; pamphlets; and three issues, 1972 and 1973, of Widening Horizons, the official publication of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Scrapbook, 1959-1979

Box 1 Folder 2

Scrapbook, 1971-1974

Box 1 Folder 3

Scrapbook, 1974-1981

Box 1 Folder 4

Scrapbook, 1981-1982

Box 1 Folder 5

Scrapbook, 1982-1983

Box 1 Folder 6

Scrapbook, 1983-1984

Box 2 Folder 1

Scrapbook, 1984-1985

Box 2 Folder 2

Scrapbook, 1985-1986

Box 2 Folder 3

Scrapbook, 1985-1986

Box 2 Folder 4

Scrapbook, 1988-1989

Box 2 Folder 5

Miscellaneous Papers, 1951-1978


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