District VI Business and Professional Women's Club Records, 1945-1982
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Brief Description: This collection documents the history of District VI from its formation in 1945 through 1982.  There is a nearly complete run of meeting minutes which include reports from clubs in the area.  Also included are presidents’ council minutes (1973-1980), correspondence (l972-l980), and treasurer’s reports (1946-1981).  Files on club chartering document the formation of the Rochelle and McHenry B.P.W. Clubs.  Other records include club and district reports, club of the year awards, meeting programs, and a presidents’ council manual.Researchers studying B.P.W. clubs and women’s history should see the individual B.P.W. club collections.  For information on other clubs and societies, see the Center Guide or ask a staff member for assistance.
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/148
Volume: 0.75 Linear Feet
Acquired: 04/12/1982.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Business and Professional Women's Club
District VI Business and Professional Women's Club
Professions, Women
Women
Women--Societies and clubs.
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: Joanne Shukis  Joanne Shukis, Chairman, donated the District VI Business and Professional Women’s Club Records to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on April 12, 1982.
Related Materials: Researchers studying B.P.W. clubs and women’s history should see the individual B.P.W. club collections.For information on other clubs and societies, see the Center Guide or ask a staff member for assistance.