Women -- Nevada -- Societies and clubs
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Bowers Mansion Restoration Committee history
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.
Minute book of the Bowers Mansion Restoration Group
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).
Elderberry Club Records
The Elderberry Club, founded on March 13, 1923, was an invitation-only woman's social club organized for widows over the age of 70. The collection contains minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs of the organization.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary scrapbook
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.
Monday Club Records
Sagens (University of Nevada, Reno) Scrapbook
Sagens, the oldest women's service organization at the University of Nevada, Reno, was founded in 1933. Unaffiliated with any national club, it evolved from a pep group into a community service organization. The collection contains one scrapbook with material that documents the history and activity of the club in the early 1990s.
Soroptimist International of Carson City Records
Soroptimist International Carson City is a Carson City, Nevada-based service organization. The collection includes correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and a book published by the organization, "The Past Lies Here: A Comment Concerning the Women of Carson City and Nevada."