National Council of Women of the United States Records


National Council of Women of the United States Records


Records document the varied activities of the National Council of Women, chiefly its executive committee meetings, annual and biennial meetings, conferences, seminars, and other events, and the work of its ad hoc and standing committees, especially the International Hospitality Committee. Collection consists mainly of letters to and from executive committee members and standing committee chairmen; programs, agendas, minutes, and transcripts of meetings and conferences; printed matter, including NCW's newsletters and annual reports; audio tapes; and photographs. General and historical files, 1888-1973, include records relating to the objectives and operations of the NCW, histories of the organization, brochures, and copies of the newsletter. Executive committee meeting files, 1888-1970, include minutes, correspondence, press releases, reports, and other related materials. Executive committee correspondence, 1914-1970, consists of memoranda, form letters, telegrams, and other correspondence to and from committee members and executive directors. Committee files, 1943-1976, contain minutes of meetings of committee chairmen and individual committees, correspondence, annual reports, membership lists, and materials relating to standing, ad hoc and affiliated committees. International Hospitality Committee files, 1949-1973, are made up of minutes of meetings, correspondence, subject files, information sheets and other items.

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