Metairie Woman's Club records, 1938-1995
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Brief Description: The collection consists of the organizational records of the Metairie Woman's Club from its founding in 1939 to 1995. The club was established to promote civic, social, and philanthropic work in Metairie, Louisiana. The records include historical information about the organization, correspondence (1974-1995), committee reports, annual reports, agendas, financial reports, tape recordings of board meetings, minutes (1938-1994), scrapbooks, and presidents' books.
Held at:
Louisiana Research Collection
202 Jones Hall
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5685
Email: larc [at] tulane.edu
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 922
Created by: Metairie Woman’s Club (Metairie, La.)
Volume: 15.0 Boxes
Acquired: 05/20/1996.
Arrangement: The collection is organized by topic, then chronologically, as follows: constitution and by-laws; organizational history; correspondence; reports; meeting tape recordings; certificates and plaques; bound minutes; presidents books; and scrapbooks. The collection consists of fifteen boxes and twenty-seven volumes.
Biographical Note for Metairie Woman’s Club (Metairie, La.) : The Metairie Woman's Club was founded in 1939 to promote civic, social, and philanthropic work among women in Metairie, Louisiana. Membership is restricted to women living in the eighth ward of Jefferson Parish and membership is limited. The club is non-partisan and non-sectarian.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Charity organization.
Jefferson Parish (La.)
Metairie (La.)
Metairie Woman’s Club (Metairie, La.)
Social service -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Women -- Societies and clubs -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Genres/Forms of Material
Agendas (administrative records)
Bylaws (administrative records)
Correspondence.
Minutes.
Reports.
Scrapbooks.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes: Metairie Woman's Club via Mary Membreno and Kathleen McGregor.
PreferredCitation: Metairie Woman's Club records, Manuscripts Collection 922, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.