Women--Societies and clubs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Study Club, a women's literary circle, met weekly from 1896 - 1970 for the purpose of "study and mutual improvement." It was based in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Each year the group selected a topic for study and each member then wrote an extended paper about a facet of the topic. At each meeting one of these papers was read to the group.
Abstract The University Circle was established in 1915 to “…promote fellowship and to advance the interests of Northwestern University” among woman who held, or whose spouse held, an official connection with the University. Records include minutes; annual reports; President's files; officers' records and reports; committee materials; special interest group materials; financial records; publicity materials; and membership cards.
Abstract The University Guild was founded on June 3, 1892, at a meeting of 11 women in the home of Emma W. Rogers, wife of Northwestern University President Henry Wade Rogers (1890-1900). The Guild’s purposes, as stated in its Constitution, were: “To bring to the membership the intellectual resources of the University. To promote the interests of the University. To work for the collection and exhibition of objects of art. To advance the development and appreciation of the fine arts in the University and...
Abstract The Records comprise 100 boxes, 51 scrapbook boxes, and 132 bound volumes, and span the years1890 to 2010. The records document the history of this Evanston institution and the work of its officers, board of directors, departments, and committees, including the activities of the Young Woman's Auxiliary. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and other ephemera; bound volumes consist of 4 volumes of portraits, and the annual meeting minutes, yearbooks and bulletins of the Woman's Club and the...
Abstract This series consists of four boxes of records of the Women's Board of Northwestern University covering the years 1978-1986. It is arranged in seven categories including founding data; anniversaries; executive committee records; correspondence; directory publication materials; meeting program materials and membership committee records.