Women's Faculty Club Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0257

Scope and Contents

The collection consist of three scrapbooks covering the activities of the Women's Faculty Club and the Newcomers and contain newspaper clippings (1954-1984), programs, photographs, and copies of the club's newsletter La Pluma (1968-1984), and a cookbook (1984). The first scrapbook contains a list of presidents and officers from 1918-1984.

Dates

  • 1918-1984

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 Women's Faculty Club began about 1906 as the Faculty Wives Club, and was limited to faculty wives. When Euphemia Clark, wife of university president Walter E. Clark, became president in 1918, she successfully proposed changing the requirements and opened the club to women faculty and to wives of men affiliated with the university in a professional capacity. A section of the club, the Newcomers, welcomed new faculty.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (3 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Women's Faculty Club began about 1906 as the Faculty Wives Club, and was limited to faculty wives. When Euphemia Clark, wife of university president Walter E. Clark, became president in 1918, she successfully proposed changing the requirements and opened the club to women faculty and to wives of men affiliated with the university in a professional capacity. A section of the club, the Newcomers, welcomed new faculty. The collection consist of three scrapbooks covering the activities of the Women's Faculty Club and the Newcomers and contain newspaper clippings (1954-1984), programs, photographs, and copies of the club's newsletter La Pluma (1968-1984), and a cookbook (1984). The first scrapbook contains a list of presidents and officers from 1918-1984.

Arrangement

Arranged by year.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from Elizabeth Bonell; 1989.
Title
A Guide to the Women's Faculty Club Scrapbooks
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. University Archives Repository

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