Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records
Scope and Content
The Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records include correspondence, financial records, officers' job descriptions, newsletters, information about scholarships, cookbook sales, nursery operations, as well as annual scrapbooks of activities illustrated with photographs and newspaper clippings. Current holdings of records and papers date from the organization's beginnings in 1965 through 2008. The scrapbooks cover events from 1966 to 2008.
- 1965 - 2008
- Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club (1965-) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Founded in 1965, the VPI Faculty Women's Club is a social group to promote fellowship among women associated with Virginia Tech. The club strives to expand the intellectual and social horizons of its membership through enlargement of friendships, engagement in adult educational activities, scholarships, and promoting the interests of Virginia Tech. The club became the Virginia Tech Women's Club (VTWC) in 2017 to reflect all those affiliated with the club.
10.4 Cubic Feet (11 boxes)
The collections consists of records and scrapbooks from the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club.
The collection is arranged to two series: Series I: Records and Papers, 1965-2008 and Series II: Scrapbooks, 1966-2008. Series I: Records and Papers includes agendas, copies of cookbooks compiled by the group, correspondence, administrative records, membership information, meeting minutes, newsletters, and paper relating to programs, scholarships, and community activities. This series is arranged alphabetically by type of record.
Series II: Scrapbooks contains organization-created scrapbooks featuring photographs, newsclippings, programs, and materials relating to events. Each scrapbook is labeled with the year(s) covered. This series is arranged in chronological order.
Source of Acquisition
The Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records have been donated to Special Collections in multiple accruals, beginning in 1997. Future donations are likely, as the organization remains active.
Yearbooks for the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records were separated to the Rare Book Collection (call number: HQ1905 V5 V5 SPEC).
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
Some processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records has been completed incrementally as materials were added to the collection. The most recent processing, arrangement, and description, including the creation of a finding aid, was completed in April 2013.
- Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, 1965-2008
- Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2013 (CC0 1.0)
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