Women -- Societies and clubs -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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.
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).
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.
Overview The Monday Club is the oldest women's club in Nevada, starting in 1911 in Reno, limited to 24 members. Its purpose is for the betterment of its members, exposing them to information on a wide array of program topics. The club meets every other week for an informative program presented both by its members as well as by outside speakers. The collection consists of the club's meeting minutes, bylaws, membership information, programs, and financial records. Included is a scrapbook of biographical...
Identifier: AC 0469
Overview 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.
Overview 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."
Identifier: AC 0299
Overview The Women's Resource Center opened in September 1980 to provide a space in which women could meet, talk, study, and organize programs and events for both university and community women. It was an active part of the University of Nevada, Reno until it closed in 2001. Collection includes advisory board minutes, annual reports, budgets, bylaws, correspondence, newsletters, information about the Center's history and activities, and material about regional organizations providing socioeconomic...
Identifier: AC 0349
Overview The Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nevada was organized March 25, 1898 and became a charter member of the National YWCA in 1906. The name, Campus Y, was often used to distinguish it from the Reno-Sparks YWCA, formed in 1921. The Campus Y was very active on the campus, and ran a snack bar, provided orientation for new students, and handled the cap and gown concession in addition to a variety of other activities. The collection includes correspondence, reports, and...