Woodstock Business and Professional Women's Club Records, 1934-1980
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Brief Description: A small collection, the Woodstock Business and Professional Women’s Club Records have limited research value.  The by-laws, minutes, correspondence, and annual reports are incomplete, covering only a few years between 1948 and 1979.  There are no records for the early years of the organization’s history.  Nevertheless, the newsletters, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings reveal the nature of the programs and projects undertaken by the club since 1934.  The remaining materials contain a small amount of information on other area clubs, the Illinois Federation of B.P.W. clubs, and the National B.P.W. Club organization.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/121
Volume: 1.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 12/17/1980.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Business and Professional Women's Club
Women
Women--Societies and clubs.
Women in the professions.
Woodstock (Ill.)
Woodstock Business and Professional Women's Club
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Ms. Judith Sell  Ms. Judith Sell, President, donated the Woodstock Business and Professional Women’s Club Records to the Northern Illinois History Center on December 17, 1980.
Related Materials: Researchers should note the other B.P.W. club records held by the Regional History Center: the Sycamore (RC 97), Rochelle (RC 98); DeKalb (RC 99); Mendota (RC 120); and Belvidere (RC 122) Business and Professional Women’s Clubs.  Other women’s organizational records, particularly the American Association for University Women (RC 56), the Jolly Neighbors Club (RC 112), and the DeKalb League of Women Voters (RC 118), also may be useful.