Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs records
MSS-156

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Michigan. Marquette Chapter..
Title
Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs records
ID
MSS-156
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1980-1999
Date [inclusive]
1920-2007
Extent
4.0 Cubic feet
Language

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item] in the Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs records, MSS-156, in the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Historical note

The Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs formed in 1926 and purchased a house on the corner of Front and Ridge Streets in Marquette, Michigan as their club house. The club serves as an umbrella organization for numerous women's groups in the Marquette area.

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Scope and Contents Note

This collection includes correspondence, financial reports, activity reports, meeting minutes, and publications of the Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs from 1920 through 2007. The bulk of these records are from the 1980s and 1990s. A later accession includes: a copy of 1920 Articles of Association; early records and reports (1925-1947); correspondence (1925-27; 1942); photographs prior to renovation; photographs circa 1991-93; programs and flyers; news clippings (1951-1999); other agreements; financial records (1966-1977); Board Meeting minutes (1969-1978); board officers (incomplete 1979-1995); caretaker logs (1979-1996); club forms and membership lists (1972-1978). Twelve scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, some correspondence, and photographs, from 1925-1959. There are gaps in the records for the time between April 1933-March 1935 and October 1937-April 1941. Highlights of this collection include: the 1925 by-laws and constitution; an original letter dated 7/16/1925; and thirteen Marquette Centennial songs (1949).

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Arrangement note

Collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 6/15/2010

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
906-227-1225
archives@nmu.edu

Revision Description

  6/15/2010

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • General Federation of Women's Clubs of Michigan. Marquette Chapter..

Subject(s)

  • Clubs--Michigan--Marquette.
  • Community organization--Michigan--Marquette.
  • Women in community organization--Michigan--Marquette.
  • Women--Michigan--Marquette--Societies and clubs.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 of 4 1920 - 2007 

Box
20-07-01 LRC

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Copy of Articles of Association, 1920 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Early Records and Reports of Fed. Clubhouse, 1925 - 1942 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Correspondence 1925 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Correspondence 1926 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Correspondence 1927 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Thank You Letters 1927 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Correspondence 1942 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Clubhouse Photo- Before 1928 with Revovation Photo (undated) 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Photos- 60th Anniversary, 1986 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: By- Laws, 1987; Undated Application and Caretaker Agreement Antique Show, 1997 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Beta Sigma Phi Manual (1946); Saturday Music Club (1959 - 1962)- Clippings 28 

Marquette Woman's Clubs Program Booklet 1971 - 1972 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Unlabeled Photos 5/31/1997 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Clubhouse Photos ca. 1991 - 1993 (some undated) 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Programs why flyers and News Clippings 2000; posters 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Anniversary Booklets (1976, 1986) and History (1990) 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: News Clippings 1951 - 1991 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Miscellaneous 

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Box 2 of 4 1920 - 2007 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Financial Reports, March 22, 1966 - Sept, 1971 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Board meeting Minutes, March 1969 - Sept. 1978 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Caretaker Log, 1979 - 1984 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Caretaker Log, 1985 - 1989 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Caretaker Log, 1990 - 1996 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Club Forms, 1971 - 1972 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Club Forms and Member Lists, 1972 - 1973 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Club Forms and Member Lists, 1973 - 1974 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Club Forms and Member Lists, 1974 - 1975 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Club Forms and Member Lists, 1975 - 1976 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Club Forms and Member Lists, 1976 - 1977 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Club Forms, 1977 - 1978 

Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs: Board Officers 1979 - 1982; 1983 - 1985; 1988 - 1989; 1994 - 1995; Fed. Members 1996 - 1997 

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Box 3 of 4 1920 - 2007 

Scope and Contents note

Scrapbook 1; Oversize Box

Clippings; 1925 by-laws and constitution; original letter 7/16/25; signed petition from clubs; house rules 3/19/1928 

Clippings 1928 - 1929; Clubhouse history by Olive Pendill; Photos 

Clippings and Correspondence 1929 - 1932 

Clippings, Photo, Correspondence April 1932 - April 1933 

Clippings, Photos, Correspondence March 1935 - March 1936 

Clippings March 1935 - March 1936 

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Box 4 of 4 1920 - 2007 

Scope and Contents note

Large Oversize box

Clippings- March 1937 - October 1937 

Clippings- April 1941 - 1942 

Clippings- June 1942 - March 1946 

Clippings- March 1946 - March 1951; Marquette Centennial (1949): 13 Songs 

Clippings- Novemner 1951 to 1957 

Clippings- December 1948 - April 1959 

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