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National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC611
Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, news clippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. Scrapbooks contain branch charter, 1927; photos, clippings, watercolor sketches, articles by members.

Dates

  • 1927-1988

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.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (4 folders)

5.625 Linear Feet (5 containers)

Abstract

Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newsclippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. Scrapbooks contain branch charter, 1927; photos, clippings, watercolor sketches, articles by members.

Administrative History

Founded in 1927 as a branch of the national organization, the purpose of the League is to conduct and promote creative and educational activities in art, letters, and music. Membership is open to professional women engaged in creative work in art, letters, or music.

Arrangement

Arranged into four series: 1. Minutes, 1946-1968. 2. Bibliographies of works by members, 1970-1971. 3. Scrapbooks, 1927-1988. 4. Writing contest entries, 1971.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Carol Strom in 1972.
Title
A Guide to the National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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