Woman's Club of Orono Records
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.
- Creation: 1887-
- Woman's Club of Orono (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
Information on literary rights available in the Library.
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).
4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
- Guide to the Woman's Club of Orono Records
- Box And Folder List Available
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for uncoded script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.