American Association of University Women, Fayetteville Branch

MC 733

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 Heather Young, 2018.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
American Association of University Women
Title
American Association of University Women, Fayetteville Branch Papers
Inclusive Dates
1923-1984
Identification
MC 733
Extent
9 Linear Feet (9 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

Mary Frances Gladney of Fayetteville (Washington County), Arkansas, President of the Fayetteville Branch of the American Association of University Women, donated the papers on April 5, 1988.

Processing Information

Processed by Janet G. Tucker, April, 1988. Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Preferred Form of Citation

American Association of University Women, Fayetteville Branch Papers (MC 733), 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 Division of the AAUW, parent of the Fayetteville Branch, was established in 1923 in Little Rock (Pulaski County), Arkansas, at a meeting attended by representatives from Little Rock, Fayetteville, and Hot Springs (Garland County), Arkansas. The Arkansas Division of the AAUW has continued to be active in important political and social issues up to the present day.

Scope and Content Note

Materials constituting the present collection focus on the Fayetteville Branch of the AAUW and include correspondence, accounts of meetings, financial records, and scrapbooks of clippings. Yearbooks from the Fayetteville Branch and from such other Arkansas cities as Conway (Faulkner County), De Queen (Sevier County), Magnolia (Columbia County), Mena (Polk County), and Pine Bluff (Jefferson County) are present as well.

Significant correspondents include:

J. William Fulbright

John Paul Hammerschmidt

Morriss Henry

Hugh Kincaid

John McClellan

Rudy Moore, Jr

Charles Stewart

Boyd Tackett

J. W. Trimble

Related Materials

Records relating to the American Association of University Women, Fayetteville Branch Papers include:

American Association of University Women, Fayetteville Branch Scrapbooks, 1985-1989, MC 1397

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged and described in three series:

  1. Series 1. AAUW - National Organization
  2. Series 2. AAUW Branches
  3. Series 3. AAUW - Arkansas and Southwest Central Sections

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

series 1: AAUW-National Organization,

1961-1969

Box 1 (8 Folders)

Materials in this series apply to all state divisions and branch organizations. They include a Charter and Bylaws of the AAUW (1971), a fact sheet concerning the international organization, of which the AAUW forms a division, and a set of guidelines drawn up for the separate local branches of the national AAUW. The series focuses on the history of the AAUW in Arkansas. Additional materials concerning bylaws of the state organization, its budget, political activities, board meetings, and conventions enrich the present collection.

series I Box 1 Folder 1

AAUW Fact Sheet, Charter and Bylaws, 1961-1971

series I Box 1 Folder 2

Bylaws, Procedures, and Policies, 1961-1970

series I Box 1 Folder 3

Budget Materials, 1965-1969

series I Box 1 Folder 4

Biennial Conventions, 1963-1969

series I Box 1 Folder 5

Board meetings, Calendar, 1964-1969

series I Box 1 Folder 6

Division Directories, 1965-1971

series I Box 1 Folder 7

Division Workshops, 1960

series I Box 1 Folder 8

Political Activites , 1967-1969

series 2: AAUW Branches,

1923-1984

Box 1 (20 Folders)-Box 4, (6 Scrapbooks)

The Arkansas Division of the AAUW is segmented into branches on the local level. Although the present collection contains very little material from branches other than that of Fayetteville, yearbooks from several other branches constitute part of the AAUW/Fayetteville Papers. The series contains correspondence, minutes of AAUW meetings, treasurers' reports, and budgets. Unless otherwise noted, all materials are from the Fayetteville branch.

series II Box 1 Folder 9

Correspondence, 1952-1971

series II Box 1 Folder 10

Correspondence, 1972-1981

series II Box 1 Folder 11

Directories of Members, 1965-1972

series II Box 1 Folder 12

Membership Forms, 1969

series II Box 1 Folder 13

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1944-May 1945

series II Box 1 Folder 14

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1945-May 1946

series II Box 1 Folder 15

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1946-May 1947

series II Box 1 Folder 16

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1947-Apr 1948

series II Box 1 Folder 17

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1948-May 1949

series II Box 1 Folder 18

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1949-Jun 1950

series II Box 1 Folder 19

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1950-Apr 1951

series II Box 1 Folder 20

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1951-Apr 1952

series II Box 1 Folder 21

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1952-Apr 1953

series II Box 1 Folder 22

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1953-May 1954

series II Box 1 Folder 23

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1954-Apr 1955

series II Box 1 Folder 24

Minutes of Meetings, Aug 1955-Apr 1956

series II Box 1 Folder 25

Minutes of Meetings, Aug 1956-May 1957

series II Box 1 Folder 26

Minutes of Meetings, May 1957-Apr 1958

series II Box 1 Folder 27

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1958-May 1959

series II Box 1 Folder 28

Minutes of Meetings, Jul 1959-Jun 1960

series II Box 2 Folder 1

Minutes of Meetings, Aug 1960-Jun 1961

series II Box 2 Folder 2

Minutes of Meetings, Jul 1961-Jun 1962

series II Box 2 Folder 3

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1962-Jun 1963

series II Box 2 Folder 4

Minutes of Meetings, Aug 1963-Jun 1964

series II Box 2 Folder 5

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1964-Jun 1965

series II Box 2 Folder 6

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1965-Jun 1966

series II Box 2 Folder 7

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1966-Jun 1967

series II Box 2 Folder 8

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1967-Jun 1968

series II Box 2 Folder 9

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1968-Jun 1969

series II Box 2 Folder 10

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1969-Jun 1970

series II Box 2 Folder 11

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1970-Jun 1971

series II Box 2 Folder 12

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1971-Jun 1972

series II Box 2 Folder 13

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1972-Jun 1973

series II Box 2 Folder 14

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1973-Jun 1974

series II Box 2 Folder 15

Minutes of Meetings, Aug 1974-Jun 1975

series II Box 2 Folder 16

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1975-Jun 1976

series II Box 2 Folder 17

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1976-Jun 1977

series II Box 2 Folder 18

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1977-Jun 1978

series II Box 2 Folder 19

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1978-Jun 1979

series II Box 2 Folder 20

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1979-Jun 1980

series II Box 2 Folder 21

Minutes of Meetings, Oct 1980-Jun 1981

series II Box 2 Folder 22

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1981-Jun 1982

series II Box 3 Folder 1

Budget Materials, 1965-1983

series II Box 3 Folder 2

Reports, 1922-1968

series II Box 3 Folder 3

Scrapbook, 1933-1936

series II Box 3 Folder 4

Scrapbook, 1945-1948

series II Box 3 Folder 5

Scrapbook, 1948-1952

series II Box 3 Folder 6

Scrapbook, 1954-1955

series II Box 3 Folder 7

Structure, 1961-1963

series II Box 3 Folder 8

Secretary-Treasurer's Book, 1923-1932

series II Box 3 Folder 9

Treasurer's Book, 1923-1945

series II Box 3 Folder 10

Treasurer's Book, 1945-1970

series II Box 4 Folder 1

Treasurer's Reports, 1965-1974

series II Box 4 Folder 2

Treasurer's Reports, 1975-1984

series II Box 4 Folder 3

Yearbooks , 1931-1944

series II Box 4 Folder 4

Yearbooks , 1948-1956

series II Box 4 Folder 5

Yearbooks , 1956-1962

series II Box 4 Folder 6

Yearbooks , 1962-1968

series II Box 4 Folder 7

Yearbooks , 1968-1975

series II Box 4 Folder 8

Yearbooks , 1975-1984

series II Box 4 Folder 9

Yearbooks, Conway, De Queen, Magnolia, Mena, Pine Bluff, 1950-1953

series II Box 4 Folder 10

Clippings, 1931-1974

series II Box Oversize Volume 1-3 Volume 1

AAUW, Fayetteville Branch, Scrapbook, 1936-1938

series II Box Oversize Volume 1-3 Volume 2

AAUW, Fayetteville Branch, Scrapbook, 1938-1943

series II Box Oversize Volume 1-3 Volume 3

AAUW, Fayetteville Branch, Scrapbook, 1957-1963

series II Box Oversize Volume 4 Volume 4

AAUW, Fayetteville Branch, Scrapbook, 1963-1976

series II Box Oversize Volume 5 Volume 5

AAUW, Fayetteville Branch, Scrapbook, 1977-1979

series II Box Oversize Volume 6 Volume 6

AAUW, Fayetteville Branch, Scrapbook, 1978-1979

series 3: AAUW-Arkansas and Southwest Central Sections,

1923-1932

Box 5

This series contains minutes from the Arkansas Division and the Southwest Central Regional section of the American Association of University Women. Folder 1 contains a Secretary-Treasurer s Book of the Arkansas Division which contains some financial minutes of meetings of the Arkansas Division and folder 5 contains minutes of meetings of the Southwest Centrral Regional Section held in Ft. Worth, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

series III Box 5 Folder 1

Secretary-Treasurer's Book, Oct 1923-Nov 1926

series III Box 5 Folder 2

Minutes of Meetings, Apr 1926-Apr 1928

series III Box 5 Folder 3

Minutes of Meetings, Apr 1929-Nov 1930

series III Box 5 Folder 4

Minutes of Meetings, May 1931-Apr 1932

series III Box 5 Folder 5

Minutes of Meetings, Sep 1927-Jan 1931

END OF COLLECTION

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