Metairie Woman's Club records, 1938-1995 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Metairie Woman's Club records, 1938-1995

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 922

Primary Creator: Metairie Woman’s Club (Metairie, La.)

Extent: 15.0 Boxes

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.

Date Acquired: 05/20/1996

Subjects: 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.

Forms of Material: Agendas (administrative records), Bylaws (administrative records), Correspondence., Minutes., Reports., Scrapbooks.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Metairie Woman's Club via Mary Membreno and Kathleen McGregor.

Preferred Citation: Metairie Woman's Club records, Manuscripts Collection 922, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 793203970


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Club records],
[Box 2: Correspondence],
[Box 3: Civic committee and social chairman reports, 1979-1989],
[Box 4: Special and community projects, public relations],
[Box 5: Annual reports, 1940-1979],
[Box 6: Annual reports, 1979-1994],
[Box 7: Agendas, 1975-1982],
[Box 8: Financial: treasurer reports; income tax, 1939-1991; 1973-1989],
[Box 9: Board and general meeting tapes (eighteen cassettes), ribbons, two photos, 1993-1994],
[Box 10: Five plaques, award certificate],
[Box 11: Minutes],
[Box 12: Minutes],
[Box 13: Minutes],
[Box 14: Minutes],
[Box 15: Correspondence and presidents' books],
[Volume 1: Scrapbooks, 1939-1945],
[Volume 2: Scrapbooks, 1945-1949],
[Volume 3: Scrapbooks, 1949-1953],
[Volume 4: Scrapbooks, 1954-1958],
[Volume 5: Scrapbooks, 1959-1962],
[Volume 6: Scrapbooks, 1963-1964],
[Volume 7: Scrapbooks, 1966-1967],
[Volume 8: Scrapbooks, 1967-1968],
[Volume 9: Scrapbooks, 1968-1969],
[Volume 10: Scrapbooks, 1969-1970],
[Volume 11: Scrapbooks, 1970-1971],
[Volume 12: Scrapbooks, 1971-1972],
[Volume 13: Scrapbooks, 1972-1973],
[Volume 14: Scrapbooks, 1973-1974],
[Volume 15: Scrapbooks, 1974-1975],
[Volume 16: Scrapbooks, 1975],
[Volume 17: Scrapbooks, 1976],
[Volume 18: Scrapbooks, 1977-1978],
[Volume 19: Scrapbooks, 1978-1979],
[Volume 20: Scrapbooks, 1979-1980],
[Volume 21: Scrapbooks, 1981-1982],
[Volume 22: Scrapbooks, 1982-1983],
[Volume 23: Scrapbooks, 1983-1984],
[Volume 24: Scrapbooks, 1984-1985],
[Volume 25: Scrapbooks, 1985-1986],
[Volume 26: Scrapbooks, 1986-1987],
[Volume 27: Scrapbooks, 1987-1988],
[Volume 28: Scrapbooks, 2000-2001],
[Volume 29: Scrapbooks, 2000-2001],
[Volume 30: Irma Shepherd's Yearbooks, 1940-1991],
[Volume 31: Minutes, 1938-1942],
[Volume 32: Minutes, 1942-1943],
[Volume 33: Minutes, 1943-1944],
[Volume 34: Minutes, 1944-1945],
[Volume 35: Minutes, 1945-1947],
[Volume 36: Presidents' Annual Reports, 1939-1986],
[Volume 37: Minutes, 1994-1995],
[Volume 38: Official Records, 1998-1999],
[Volume 39: Official Records, 2001-2002],
[Volume 40: Official Records, 2002-2003],
[Volume 41: Official Records, 2003-2004],
[Volume 42: Minutes, 2004-2005],
[Volume 43: Official Records, 2005-2007],
[Volume 44: Minutes, 2007-2008],
[Volume 45: Minutes, 2008-2009],
[Volume 46: Minutes, 2010-2011],
[Volume 47: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2001-2004],
[Volume 48: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2009-2010],
[Volume 49: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2010-2011],
[All]

Box 1: Club records
Folder 1: Constitution and by-laws
Folder 2: By-laws, 1965-1981
Folder 3: Amendment to Constitution
Folder 4: By-laws (copies)
Folder 5: History of club
Folder 6: 30th anniversary, 1969
Folder 7: Active members, 1976-1991
Folder 8: Pending projects, 1970s
Folder 8-B: Pending projects, 1960s-1970s
Folder 9: State and parish officials
Folder 10: Tours, 1978-1979
Folder 11: Literature received, 1978-1979
Box 2: Correspondence
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1974-1975
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1976-1977
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1977-1978
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1978-1979
Folder 5: Margaret Favor correspondence, 1979-1980
Folder 6: Publicity correspondence, 1979-1980
Folder 7: President's file correspondence, 1979-1980
Folder 8: Social committee correspondence, 1979-1986
Folder 9: Social committee correspondence, 1980-1981
Folder 10: Financial correspondence, 1979-1986
Folder 11: Financial correspondence, 1987-1992
Box 3: Civic committee and social chairman reports, 1979-1989
Folder 1: Civic committee, 1979-1980
Folder 2: Civic committee, 1980-1981
Folder 3: Civic committee, 1981-1982
Folder 4: Social chairman report, 1981-1982
Folder 5: Social chairman report, 1982-1983
Folder 6: Social chairman report, 1983-1984
Folder 7: Social chairman report, 1984-1985
Folder 8: Social chairman report, 1985-1986
Folder 9: Social chairman report, 1986-1987
Folder 10: Social chairman report, 1987-1988
Folder 11: Social chairman report, 1988-1989
Box 4: Special and community projects, public relations
Folder 1: Special projects; community projects, 1981-1982
Folder 2: Special projects; community projects, 1982-1983
Folder 3: Special projects; community projects, 1984-1986
Folder 4: Special projects; community projects, 1986-1987
Folder 5: Special projects; community projects, 1987-1988
Folder 6: Special projects; community projects, 1989-1990
Folder 7: Special projects; community projects, 1990-1991
Folder 8: Special projects; community projects, 1991-1992
Folder 9: Public relations, 1986-1987
Folder 10: Public relations, 1987-1988
Folder 11: Public relations, 1989-1990
Folder 12: Public relations, 1991-1992
Box 5: Annual reports, 1940-1979
Box 6: Annual reports, 1979-1994
Box 7: Agendas, 1975-1982
Box 8: Financial: treasurer reports; income tax, 1939-1991; 1973-1989
Box 9: Board and general meeting tapes (eighteen cassettes), ribbons, two photos, 1993-1994
Box 10: Five plaques, award certificate
Box 11: Minutes
Volume 1: Minutes, 1938-1942
Volume 2: Minutes, 1942-1943
Volume 3: Minutes, 1943-1944
Volume 4: Minutes, 1944-1945
Volume 5: Minutes, 1945-1946, 1946-1947
Volume 6: Minutes, 1947-1948, 1948-1949
Volume 7: Minutes, 1949-1950, 1950-1951, 1951-1952
Volume 8: Minutes, 1952-1953, 1953-1954, 1954-1955, 1955-1956
Volume 9: Minutes, 1956-1957, 1957-1958, 1958-1959, 1959-1960
Volume 10: Minutes, 1960-1961, 1961-1962, 1962-1963, 1963-1964
Volume 11: Minutes, 1964-1965, 1965-1966
Volume 12: Minutes, 1966-1967, 1967-1968
Box 12: Minutes
Folder 13: Minutes, 1968-1969, 1969-1970, 1970-1971
Folder 14: Minutes, 1971-1972, 1972-1973, 1973-1974
Folder 15: Minutes, 1974-1975, 1975-1976, 1976-1977
Folder 16: Minutes, 1977-1978, 1978-1979, 1979-1980
Folder 17: Minutes, 1980-1981
Folder 18: Minutes, 1981-1982
Box 13: Minutes
Folder 19: Minutes, 1982-1983
Folder 20: Minutes, 1983-1984
Folder 21: Minutes, 1984-1985
Folder 22: Minutes, 1985-1986
Folder 23: Minutes, 1986-1987
Folder 24: Minutes, 1987-1988
Box 14: Minutes
Folder 26: Minutes, 1989-1990
Folder 27: Minutes, 1990-1991
Folder 28: Minutes, 1991-1992
Folder 29: Minutes, 1992-1993
Folder 30: Minutes, 1993-1994
Box 15: Correspondence and presidents' books

Four binders of correspondence:

1990-1992

1992-1993

1993-1994

1994-1995

Three presidents' books

Minutes of 1979-1980  S. Gilmore

Minutes of 1981-1982  McCoy

Minutes of 1982-1983 Sarah Edwards

Volume 1: Scrapbooks, 1939-1945
Volume 2: Scrapbooks, 1945-1949
Volume 3: Scrapbooks, 1949-1953
Volume 4: Scrapbooks, 1954-1958
Volume 5: Scrapbooks, 1959-1962
Volume 6: Scrapbooks, 1963-1964
Volume 7: Scrapbooks, 1966-1967
Volume 8: Scrapbooks, 1967-1968
Volume 9: Scrapbooks, 1968-1969
Volume 10: Scrapbooks, 1969-1970
Volume 11: Scrapbooks, 1970-1971
Volume 12: Scrapbooks, 1971-1972
Volume 13: Scrapbooks, 1972-1973
Volume 14: Scrapbooks, 1973-1974
Volume 15: Scrapbooks, 1974-1975
Volume 16: Scrapbooks, 1975
Volume 17: Scrapbooks, 1976
Volume 18: Scrapbooks, 1977-1978
Volume 19: Scrapbooks, 1978-1979
Volume 20: Scrapbooks, 1979-1980
Volume 21: Scrapbooks, 1981-1982
Volume 22: Scrapbooks, 1982-1983
Volume 23: Scrapbooks, 1983-1984
Volume 24: Scrapbooks, 1984-1985
Volume 25: Scrapbooks, 1985-1986
Volume 26: Scrapbooks, 1986-1987
Volume 27: Scrapbooks, 1987-1988
Volume 28: Scrapbooks, 2000-2001
Volume 29: Scrapbooks, 2000-2001
Volume 30: Irma Shepherd's Yearbooks, 1940-1991
Volume 31: Minutes, 1938-1942
Volume 32: Minutes, 1942-1943
Volume 33: Minutes, 1943-1944
Volume 34: Minutes, 1944-1945
Volume 35: Minutes, 1945-1947
Volume 36: Presidents' Annual Reports, 1939-1986
Volume 37: Minutes, 1994-1995
Volume 38: Official Records, 1998-1999
Volume 39: Official Records, 2001-2002
Volume 40: Official Records, 2002-2003
Volume 41: Official Records, 2003-2004
Volume 42: Minutes, 2004-2005
Volume 43: Official Records, 2005-2007
Volume 44: Minutes, 2007-2008
Volume 45: Minutes, 2008-2009
Volume 46: Minutes, 2010-2011
Volume 47: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2001-2004
Volume 48: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2009-2010
Volume 49: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2010-2011

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Club records],
[Box 2: Correspondence],
[Box 3: Civic committee and social chairman reports, 1979-1989],
[Box 4: Special and community projects, public relations],
[Box 5: Annual reports, 1940-1979],
[Box 6: Annual reports, 1979-1994],
[Box 7: Agendas, 1975-1982],
[Box 8: Financial: treasurer reports; income tax, 1939-1991; 1973-1989],
[Box 9: Board and general meeting tapes (eighteen cassettes), ribbons, two photos, 1993-1994],
[Box 10: Five plaques, award certificate],
[Box 11: Minutes],
[Box 12: Minutes],
[Box 13: Minutes],
[Box 14: Minutes],
[Box 15: Correspondence and presidents' books],
[Volume 1: Scrapbooks, 1939-1945],
[Volume 2: Scrapbooks, 1945-1949],
[Volume 3: Scrapbooks, 1949-1953],
[Volume 4: Scrapbooks, 1954-1958],
[Volume 5: Scrapbooks, 1959-1962],
[Volume 6: Scrapbooks, 1963-1964],
[Volume 7: Scrapbooks, 1966-1967],
[Volume 8: Scrapbooks, 1967-1968],
[Volume 9: Scrapbooks, 1968-1969],
[Volume 10: Scrapbooks, 1969-1970],
[Volume 11: Scrapbooks, 1970-1971],
[Volume 12: Scrapbooks, 1971-1972],
[Volume 13: Scrapbooks, 1972-1973],
[Volume 14: Scrapbooks, 1973-1974],
[Volume 15: Scrapbooks, 1974-1975],
[Volume 16: Scrapbooks, 1975],
[Volume 17: Scrapbooks, 1976],
[Volume 18: Scrapbooks, 1977-1978],
[Volume 19: Scrapbooks, 1978-1979],
[Volume 20: Scrapbooks, 1979-1980],
[Volume 21: Scrapbooks, 1981-1982],
[Volume 22: Scrapbooks, 1982-1983],
[Volume 23: Scrapbooks, 1983-1984],
[Volume 24: Scrapbooks, 1984-1985],
[Volume 25: Scrapbooks, 1985-1986],
[Volume 26: Scrapbooks, 1986-1987],
[Volume 27: Scrapbooks, 1987-1988],
[Volume 28: Scrapbooks, 2000-2001],
[Volume 29: Scrapbooks, 2000-2001],
[Volume 30: Irma Shepherd's Yearbooks, 1940-1991],
[Volume 31: Minutes, 1938-1942],
[Volume 32: Minutes, 1942-1943],
[Volume 33: Minutes, 1943-1944],
[Volume 34: Minutes, 1944-1945],
[Volume 35: Minutes, 1945-1947],
[Volume 36: Presidents' Annual Reports, 1939-1986],
[Volume 37: Minutes, 1994-1995],
[Volume 38: Official Records, 1998-1999],
[Volume 39: Official Records, 2001-2002],
[Volume 40: Official Records, 2002-2003],
[Volume 41: Official Records, 2003-2004],
[Volume 42: Minutes, 2004-2005],
[Volume 43: Official Records, 2005-2007],
[Volume 44: Minutes, 2007-2008],
[Volume 45: Minutes, 2008-2009],
[Volume 46: Minutes, 2010-2011],
[Volume 47: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2001-2004],
[Volume 48: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2009-2010],
[Volume 49: Corresponding Secretary's notebooks, 2010-2011],
[All]


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