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Women -- Societies and clubs.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Athene Circle Records and Other Materials

Identifier: MS-0317

This collection houses meeting minutes, memorial resolutions for Anna Chandler and Angie Warren Perkins, correspondence, a narrative of a trip to Panama, and other materials documenting the Athene Circle of Knoxville, Tennessee. Much of the information shows Anna Chandler, one of the Circle's earliest members.

Dates: 1904 April 19-1930 December 1

First Presbyterian Church (Nashville, Tenn.) Women's Guild Minutes

Identifier: MS-1442

This collection contains the minutes taken from Nashville's First Presbyterian Church's Woman's Guild from 1901-1922.

Dates: 1901-1922

Harrison Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: MS-1077

This collection houses 19 scrapbooks assembled by Eleanor Harrison documenting Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his administration, Knoxville and Knox County history, the Blount Mansion, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, St. John's Episcopal Church, and England's Royal visitors to the United States.

Dates: 1938-1945

Kate White Travel Journals

Identifier: MS-0126

This collection consists of two travel journals compiled by Kate White in 1912 and in 1916. The first journal, kept from June 22 to July 7, 1912, details White's trip from Frankfort, Kentucky to San Francisco to attend a meeting of the General Federation of of Women's Clubs. The second journal, kept from June 28 to July 22, 1916, describes White's automobile trip heading East to the Shenandoah Valley, Gettysburg and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York, and New Hampshire.

Dates: 1912 June 22-1916 July 22

Martha Lampson Missionary Society Minutes

Identifier: MS-1675

This collection contains Martha Lampson Missionary Society's minutes from April 1944 to November 1947.

Dates: 1944 April-1947 November

Mary de Garmo Papers

Identifier: MS-1879

This collection documents the life and work of Mary de Garmo. Included are correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, transcripts of radio broadcasts, and other papers largely focused on de Garmo’s work with civic and philanthropic organizations. These organizations include the Department of Good Roads for Child Welfare, the Better Babies program, the Louisiana Mothers' Congress, the National Society of 1917 World War Registrars, and the National Society of U. S. Daughters of 1812.

Dates: 1827-1981; Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Newman Circle Minute Book

Identifier: MS-0089

This journal records the biweekly meetings of the Newman Circle, a women’s club that met in Knoxville. It opens with the course of study and list of officers for the 1922-23 school year before beginning the minutes for January 2, 1923. There are no records for the 1924-25 school year, and the last record is for May 22, 1928. Most of the officers changed each year, but the directors continued to be Miss Kate White and Mrs. L. E. Vedder.

Dates: 1923 January 2-1928 May 22

Ossoli Circle Records

Identifier: MS-3822

This collection contains histories, reports, meeting minutes, and ephemera of the Ossoli Circle, a women’s club located in Knoxville, Tennessee, from 1903-2023.

Dates: 1903-2023

University of Tennessee Faculty Women's Club Collection

Identifier: AR-0744

This collection houses meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, calendars, financial documents, officers' materials, club records, and scrapbooks of the Faculty Women's Club between 1920 and the present. The Collection also contains some material from the Newcomer's Club and the Dame's Club.

Dates: 1920-2008, undated