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Faculty Women's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0273

This collection houses minutes, scrapbooks, committee information, legal documents, handbooks, photograph albums, and a cookbook documenting the Faculty Women's Club at the University of Tennessee between 1948 and 1989. It also houses some material showing the organization of the Newcomers Club, a group for women faculty and wives who have been affiliated with the University for less than two years.

Dates

  • 1948-1989

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses minutes, scrapbooks, committee information, legal documents, handbooks, photograph albums, and a cookbook documenting the Faculty Women's Club at the University of Tennessee between 1948 and 1989. It also houses some material showing the organization of the Newcomers Club, a group for women faculty and wives who have been affiliated with the University for less than two years.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Faculty Women's Club was founded in 1912 by Katie Allen (Anderson) Ayres (wife of UT President Brown Ayres) in hopes of helping University faculty women and wives of faculty members and administrators become better acquainted.

Arrangement

This collection consists of three boxes divided into eight series:

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Minutes, 1968 June-1989
  2. Series II: Records of Prior Committees, 1964-1988
  3. Series III: Officers, Standing Committees, 1968-1989
  4. Series IV: Policies and Parliamentary Information, 1987
  5. Series V: Business and Legal Information, 1972-1976
  6. Series VI: Other Documents, 1970-1989
  7. Series VII: Scrapbooks, 1948-1981
  8. Series VIII: Newcomer's Club, 1954-1989

Acquisition Note

The Faculty Women's Club donated these records to the University of Tennessee Archives.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480