Peabody Women's Club Records
Scope and Contents
This collection includes records of the Peabody Women's Club from 1913-1977, and one cookbook published in 1996. These records include ledgers, club financial records, membership information, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and notes between members, both handwritten and typed. The collection contains 5 Hollinger boxes organized by item type and then chronologically within boxes. The majority of the collection is in good condition.
- 1913 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access
This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact email@example.com.
Biographical / Historical
The Peabody Woman’s Club was an organization founded with the purpose of promoting Peabody College interests and activities on campus and in the community primarily run by faculty women and wives of faculty. It also served to promote sociability and self-improvement among its members. Full time faculty women and wives of full time faculty men were eligible for membership, and part time faculty women and wives were allowed membership by invitation. Student wives and other women connected with Peabody College, including mothers, were eligible for membership. Members of the club paid dues and sat on committees. The club met once a month and scheduled activities often.
2.085 Linear Feet (5 Hollinger boxes; 1 half hollinger)
Language of Materials
This collection includes records of the Peabody Women's Club from 1913-1977, and one cookbook published in 1996. These records include ledgers, club financial records, membership information, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and notes between members, both handwritten and typed.
Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the Peabody Women's Club Records
- 2017 September
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository
Special Collections Library
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