National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC611

Scope and Contents

National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch Records 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. The scrapbooks contain branch charter (1927), photos, newspaper clippings, watercolor sketches, and articles by members.

Dates

  • 1927-1988

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Founded in 1927 as a branch of the national organization, the purpose of the National League of American Pen Woment 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.

Extent

5.625 Linear Feet (1 shared box, 4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Founded in 1927 as a branch of the national organization, the purpose of the National League of American Pen Woment is to conduct and promote creative and educational activities in art, letters, and music. The collection includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, membership lists, newspaper clippings of the League's and members' activities, and entries from the Junior Historians' Writers' contest. The scrapbooks contain branch charter (1927), photos, newspaper clippings, watercolor sketches, and articles by members.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Minutes; 2) Bibliographies of Works by Members; 3) Scrapbooks; 4) Writing Contest Entries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Carol Strom in 1972.
Title
Guide to the National League of American Pen Women, Reno Branch 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:
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