Woman's Relief Corps records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1015

Scope and Contents

Minute book includes summary of the unit's activities and finances. Also included is a list of officers and convention ribbon badges.

Dates

  • 1926-1930

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

The Phil Kearny Corps was a Virginia City, Nevada branch of Woman's Relief Corps, organized August 3, 1895. This women's auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic provided relief to veterans of the Civil War and their families; and raised funds for child welfare assistance, disaster relief, and a home for elderly members of W.R.C.

Extent

1 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Phil Kearny Corps was a Virginia City, Nevada branch of Woman's Relief Corps, organized August 3, 1895. This women's auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic provided relief to veterans of the Civil War and their families; and raised funds for child welfare assistance, disaster relief, and a home for elderly members of W.R.C. Collection contains minute book with summary of the unit's activities and finances. Also included is a list of officers and convention ribbon badges.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by meeting date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records donated by unknown source, circa 1975.

Title
Guide to the Woman's Relief Corps records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)