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District VI Business and Professional Women's Club Records, 1945-1982

Collection Overview

Title: District VI Business and Professional Women's Club Records, 1945-1982

ID: RHC/RC/148

Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 04/12/1982

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Joanne Shukis

Acquisition Method: 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.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: By-Laws, 1945, 1969, 1979
Folder 2: Annual Reports, 1974-1976, 1978
Folder 3-4: Minutes, 1945-1982
Folder 5: Presidents' Council, Minutes, 1973-1980
Folder 6-7: Correspondence, 1972-1980
Folder 8: Club and District Reports, 1977-1979
Box 2
Folder 1: Treasurer's Reports, 1946-1981
Folder 2: Club Evaluations, 1973-1976
Folder 3: Legislation News, 1979-1980
Folder 4: Rochelle Club Chartering, 1968-1969
Folder 5: McHenry Club Chartering, 1969
Folder 6: Young Career Woman, 1979
Folder 7: Career Awareness Project, no date
Folder 8: Club of the Year Forms, 1980
Folder 9: Club of the Year Award, McHenry, 1978
Box 3
Folder 1: Meeting Programs (15), 1972-1980
Folder 2: Presidents' Council Manual, 1976
Folder 3: Illinois Handbook of Federation Procedures, 1974