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Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-014

Scope and Contents

The 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.

The collection is accompanied by printed annual yearbooks that include lists of members. (The yearbook volumes are cataloged and housed in Special Collections, call number HQ1905 V5 V5 SPEC).

Dates

  • 1965 - 2008

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Historical Note

This organization was founded in 1965 as a social group to promote fellowship among women associated with Virginia Tech. The club currently 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.

Extent

10.4 Cubic Feet (11 boxes)

Abstract

The collections consists of records and scrapbooks from the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club.

Arrangement

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.

Separated Materials

Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records also include yearbook volumes, which are housed in Special Collections (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/).

Processing Information

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.

Title
Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records, 1965-2008
Status
Completed
Author
Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
Date
2013 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-09-28: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308