Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Records

MC 602

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Elaine Roser, 2018.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Arkansas State Nurses Association. District 9
Title
Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Records
Inclusive Dates
1956-1983
Identification
MC 602
Extent
1.25 linear feet (3 Boxes)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu 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 Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Records were donated to Special Collections by the organization's secretary Linda O'Dell, Fayetteville, Arkansas, on August 18, 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Allen Scott, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in December, 1991.

Preferred Form of Citation

Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Records (MC 602), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

The Arkansas State Nurses Association (ASNA) is a professional statewide organization of health practitioners founded in 1912 and affiliated with the American Nursing Association. The District 9 division of ASNA was initially organized as the Fayetteville District Nurses Association. In 1956 the name of the organization changed to the Northwest Arkansas District Nurses Association, in 1965 to Arkansas Nurses Association District 14, and finally in 1981 to its present designation as District 9. The geographic boundaries of the district membership presently includes Benton, Carroll, Madison, and Washington counties, Arkansas.

Scope and Content Note

Minutes, letters, reports, and papers created or collected by the Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9.

Arrangement of the Papers

The records have been divided into three series. Series 1, District 9 records, includes all material originating from or pertaining specifically to the local chapter. Series 2, State association records, includes materials originating from the state headquarters in Little Rock. Series 3, American Nursing Association, contains materials from the national organization. The files have been arranged chronologically and topically labeled. Materials within the files have been chronologically arranged.

  1. Series 1. District 9 records, 1956-1983 (Boxes 1 and 2)
  2. Series 2. State association records, 1965-1983 (Box 3, folders 1-16)
  3. Series 3. American Nurses Association materials, 1975-1982 (Box 3, folders 17-19)

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

series 1: District 9 records,

1956-1983

Minutes, letters, reports, and bylaws created and received by the District 9 organization. Included with the letters are memos from the state office sent to the District 9 members and questionnaires filled out by the membership.

series I Box 1 Folder 1

Minutes, 1956-1957

series I Box 1 Folder 2

Minutes, 1958

series I Box 1 Folder 3

Minutes, 1959-1960

series I Box 1 Folder 4

Minutes, 1961

series I Box 1 Folder 5

Minutes, 1963

series I Box 1 Folder 6

Minutes, 1964

series I Box 1 Folder 7

Minutes, 1968-1974

series I Box 1 Folder 8

Minutes, 1975

series I Box 1 Folder 9

Minutes, 1976

series I Box 1 Folder 10

Minutes, 1977

series I Box 1 Folder 11

Minutes, 1978-1979

series I Box 1 Folder 12

Minutes, 1980-1982

series I Box 2 Folder 1

Letters, 1959-1972

series I Box 2 Folder 2

Letters, 1973-1976

series I Box 2 Folder 3

Letters, 1976

series I Box 2 Folder 4

Letters, 1977-1980

series I Box 2 Folder 5

Letters, 1981-1983

series I Box 2 Folder 6

Annual reports and budgets, 1959-1978

series I Box 2 Folder 7

Membership lists, 1957-1980

series I Box 2 Folder 8

Membership directory, 1970-1976

series I Box 2 Folder 9

Membership directory, 1976-1980

series I Box 2 Folder 10

Constitution (draft), 1971

series I Box 2 Folder 11

Constitution (draft), 1977

series I Box 2 Folder 12

Printed constitution, 1977

series I Box 2 Folder 13

Pasteup for 1977 printed constitution

series 2: State association records,

1965-1983

Board minutes, committee reports, and other records issued by the Arkansas State Nurses Association headquarters.

series II Box 3 Folder 1

Minutes, 1971-1972

series II Box 3 Folder 2

Minutes, 1974-1982

series II Box 3 Folder 3

Executive committee minutes, 1982-1983

series II Box 3 Folder 4

Committee reports, 1971-1983

series II Box 3 Folder 5

Membership reports, 1965-1974

series II Box 3 Folder 6

Committee reports, no date

series II Box 3 Folder 7

Annual convention papers, 1974-1982

series II Box 3 Folder 8

Printed annual reports, 1976-1974

series II Box 3 Folder 9

Printed annual report, 1977

series II Box 3 Folder 10

Statistical report, 1976

series II Box 3 Folder 11

Uniform requirements for districts, 1966

series II Box 3 Folder 12

Bylaws, 1970-1972

series II Box 3 Folder 13

Bylaws, 1973

series II Box 3 Folder 14

Bylaws, 1975

series II Box 3 Folder 15

Bylaws, 1982

series II Box 3 Folder 16

Planning reports, 1969

series 3: American Nurses Association materials,

1975-1982

Primarily printed brochures and materials issued by the national organization. Included are a sound recording and printed script to accompany a professionally-produced filmstrip presentation entitled "Nurses Who Belong."

series III Box 3 Folder 17

American nurses association papers, 1975-1982

series III Box 3 Folder 18

American nurses association pamphlets, 1976

series III Box 3 Folder 19

"Nurses who belong"

END OF COLLECTION

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