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Woman's Club of Orono Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0637

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the records of the Woman's Club of Orono from the founding of the Club. Included are minutes, annual reports, yearbooks, scrapbooks, newsletters, histories, and financial records. Many prominent Orono families are represented in the membership.

Dates

  • 1887-

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the Library.

Historical Note

The Woman's Club of Orono was founded in 1887 as the Ladies Literary Club. It joined the Maine Federation of Women's Clubs in 1892. The name was changed to the Woman's Club of Orono in 1900. The club has been dedicated to literary advancements and social service since the beginning. They have advocated many women's causes, especially suffrage. The club has fostered community welfare in many ways, including scholarships, support of the public library, and sponsoring many community, cultural, and educational awards. A complete history of the club is located in the collection (box 44, folder 12).

Extent

4 linear feet (4 boxes)

20 scrapbooks

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of the records of the Woman's Club of Orono from the founding of the Club. Many prominent Orono families are represented in the membership.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by subject as donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Woman's Club of Orono. First donation in 1972, additions expected.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Woman's Club of Orono Records
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686