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American Women's Voluntary Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC450
Abstract

The Nevada state chapter of the American Women's Voluntary Services was organized September 1942 with the purpose of the America Women's Voluntary Service was to recruit and train women to do civil defense work, assist with rationing programs, help provide packages to servicemen, and run USOs. The collection includes minutes, 1952-1956; scrapbooks with pamphlets, newspaper clippings, programs, correspondence, and photos, 1942-1968; and a photo album, 1961-1966.

Dates: 1942-1968

University of Nevada, Reno, Associated Women Students Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0197
Abstract The Associated Women Students (AWS) began in 1917 as the Woman's League, which was reorganized in 1921 and renamed. It was the official representative body for women students, and acted as the policy maker for them: instructing freshman women about university traditions, set dorm hours and punishments for infractions, established the Women's Night of Honor, the AWS Rose Garden, the child care facility, and sponsored fashion shows, scholarships, and lectures. The records consist of...
Dates: 1934-1981

Autograph book

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0297
Abstract The Women's Faculty Club began about 1910 as the Faculty Wives Club, and was limited to faculty wives. In 1918/19, the requirements changed and the Club was open to women faculty and wives of men affiliated professionally with the university. In 1934, while on a student recruitment trip, university President, Walter E. Clark, and his wife, Euphemia Clark, were involved in a car accident. The Women's Faculty Club wrote poems and notes in an autograph book to Mrs. Clark, an active member and...
Dates: 1934

Bowers Mansion Restoration Committee history

 Collection
Identifier: 93-50
Abstract

Betty Wood was the curator of the Bowers' Mansion. This history details how the project committee organized, raised funds for, and restored Bowers Mansion, a nineteenth century home in Washoe Valley, Nevada, built by Sandy and Eilley Bowers. Material from 1993.

Dates: 1993

Minute book of the Bowers Mansion Restoration Group

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Identifier: 99-24
Abstract

The Bowers Mansion Association was organized in 1945 to purchase and restore Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley, Nevada, once home of Sandy and Eilley Orrum Bowers. Minute book includes secretary's accounts of meetings, obituary notices of committee members, some correspondence, and financial reports. The minutes make note of gifts of furnishings, decisions made regarding decoration of rooms of the mansion, and maintenance requirements (1962-1978).

Dates: 1962-1978

University of Nevada, Reno, Cap and Scroll Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0392
Abstract

Cap and Scroll, the University of Nevada, Reno's Women's Honor Society, began in 1922. The purpose of the quasi-secret organization is to recognize a student's college spirit as demonstrated through activities and scholarship. The collections consists of a small binder that has typed copies of the constitution, by-laws, and initiation procedures of the organization.

Dates: 1923-1997

Douglas County Republican Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: 96-01
Abstract

The Douglas County Republican Women Club was established in Minden, Nevada in 1960 as part of a statewide organization of Republican Women which promotes Republican ideals, candidates, and activities. The collection includes minutes of meetings and scrapbooks containing newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, convention materials, and correspondence, all related to the Republican Party in Nevada.

Dates: 1960-1995

Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 94-45
Abstract

Fraternal Order of Eagles is an international fraternal organization that was founded on February 6, 1898, in Seattle, Washington. Scrapbook includes newspaper clippings about the Yerington aerie and auxiliary's activities, programs, photographs, ribbon badges, and a few reports of other Nevada auxiliaries from 1960-1976.

Dates: 1960-1976

Garden Gate Club yearbooks

 Collection
Identifier: NC933
Abstract

The Reno Garden Club organized in 1930 to provide gardening information to members. Collection contains Garden Gate Club yearbooks for 1960-1961 and 1964-1965. Includes lists of officers and members, and program topics and locations of meetings for each year.

Dates: 1960-1965

Genoa Parent Teacher Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC929
Abstract

The Genoa Parent Teacher Association was a Organization of parents and teachers in Genoa, Nevada. Collection contains financial records of the Genoa Parent Teacher Association, including an account book, check book, bank statements, and cancelled checks. Some names of members are listed in the account book.

Dates: 1942-1956

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Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs 3
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Women's Faculty Club (University of Nevada, Reno) 2
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American Women's Voluntary Services 1
Barrett, Mary Margaret 1
Bowers Mansion Association 1
Bowers Mansion Restoration Committee 1
Bowers Mansion Restoration Group 1
Bray, Mildred, 1892- 1
Buckaroo Hall of Fame and Heritage Museum 1
Camp Nay-A-Ti (Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)) 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
Clapp, Hannah Keziah, 1824-1908 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Daughters of the American Colonists. Nevada Chapter 1
Davis, Nellie Verrill Mighels 1
Douglas County Republican Women 1
Douglas County Republican Women's Club 1
First Baptist Church of Reno 1
Fleming, Shirley 1
Ford, Victoria, 1946- 1
Fraternal Order of Eagles. Auxiliary (Yerington, Nev.) 1
Fraternal Order of Eagles. Yerington Aerie Number 1696 (Yerington, Nev.) 1
Gamma Phi Beta. Alpha Gamma Chapter (University of Nevada, Reno) 1
Garden Clubs of Reno and Sparks 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Genoa Parent Teacher Association 1
Gleason, Martha Fredericks, 1874- 1
Grand Army of the Republic 1
Herz, Marcella 1
Hood, Betty 1
Lake Tahoe-Nevada Republican Women's Club 1
Lions Club. Auxiliary (Reno, Nev.) 1
Lovelock Study Club 1
Martínez, Delia (Political activist) 1
Means, Tosca 1
Minerva Club (Reno, Nev.) 1
Monday Club (Reno, Nev.) 1
Myers, Mildred 1
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Nevada Chapter 1
Nelson, Alfred, 1852-1929 1
Nelson, Augusta L. Johnson 1
Nevada Art Gallery (Reno, Nev.) 1
Nevada Cancer Welfare, Incorporated (Reno) 1
Nevada CowBelles 1
Nevada Federation of Republican Women 1
Nevada State Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Eagles 1
Newcomers (University of Nevada, Reno) 1
Order of Eastern Star (Reno, Nev.) 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Electa Chapter no. 2 (Austin, Nev.) 1
Paterson, Verna Stumpf, 1897-1994 1
Perennial Gardners 1
Peterson, Edme 1
Pyzel, Cynthia 1
Raffetto, Bertha, 1885-1952 1
Reed, Darlene 1
Reno City Panhellenic 1
Reno Council of Church Women 1
Reno Women's Civic Club 1
Renown Toastmistress Club 1
Republican Women's Club of Las Vegas 1
Republican Women's Club of Reno 1
SPURS (University of Nevada, Reno) 1
Sagens (University of Nevada, Reno) 1
Shipley, Jeanne M. 1
Smolley, Betty 1
Soroptimist International of Carson City 1
St. John's Episcopal Church (Gold Hill, Nev.) 1
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Taylor, Chester C. 1
Taylor, Maude Sawin, 1889-1974 1
Thomas, Helen Martha Marye, 1906-1970 1
Torkelson, Ruth 1
Trinity Episcopal Church (Reno, Nev.) 1
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 1
University Women's Club (University of Nevada, Reno) 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Associated Women Students 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Cap and Scroll 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Women's Resource Center 1
Walsh, Phyllis J., 1897-1985 1
Wolfpack Women's BoostHER Club 1
Woman's Relief Corps (U.S.). Phil Kearny Corps No. 85 (Dept. of California and Nevada) 1
Women for Winnemucca 1
Women's Faculty Club (University of Nevada) 1
Women's Forum of Washoe County (Nev.) 1
Young Wives Club (Reno, Nev.) 1
Young Women's Christian Association (University of Nevada, Reno) 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Reno, Nevada 1
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