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Collection Summary

Administrative History

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Austin State Officials Ladies Club Minutes and Yearbooks, 1945-1990

Austin History Center

Austin State Officials Ladies Club Minutes and Yearbooks

An Inventory of the Collection



Collection Summary

Creator: Austin State Officials Ladies Club
Title: Austin State Officials Ladies Club Minutes and Yearbooks
Dates: 1945-1990
Dates (Bulk): 1945-1978
Abstract: The Austin State Official Ladies Club was organized on October 19, 1945, with the objectives to promote a closer relationship and better fellowship among its members and to keep members informed on State and worldwide affairs, and to enable its members to be of service to the best interest of the State of Texas. The collection consists of meeting minutes dated 1963 through 1974 and yearbooks dated from 1945 through 1990.
Accession number: AR.1994.055
Quantity: .4 linear feet (1 box)
Location: Archives stacks
Language: English
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,
810 Guadalupe, PO Box 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

The Austin State Official Ladies Club was organized on October 19, 1945, with the objectives to promote a closer relationship and better fellowship among its members and to keep members informed on State and worldwide affairs, and to enable its members to be of service to the best interest of the State of Texas. The initial officers were Mrs. Marvin Hall, president; Mrs. Jesse James, vice-president; Mrs. Gordon Simpson, secretary and Mrs. Lynch Davidson, treasurer. Membership was open to any woman residing in Austin who was an elective or appointive State Official or who the wife of an elective or appointive State Official. Program events included musical performances, invited speakers, tours of historic homes and museums, member book reviews and travel reports, films, occasional social events for members and their spouses and an annual Spring Tea with guests that included members of the Texas Legislature in legislative years.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of meeting minutes dated 1963 through 1974 and yearbooks dated from 1945 through 1990. Meeting minutes include treasurer's reports, limited correspondence and provide insight into the monthly programing and committee work. The yearbooks, dated 1945 through 1980, include member information, officers and standing committee members, hostesses for monthly meetings, constitution, bylaws and club policy.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open to all users

Use Restrictions

The Austin History Center (AHC) is the owner of the physical materials in the AHC collections and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the AHC before any publication use. The AHC does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Austin State Official Ladies Club.
Subjects
State governments--Officials and employees--Societies, etc.
Women--Societies and clubs.
Places
Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs.
Document Types
Minutes (administrative records).
Yearbooks.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

Donated by a member of the organization.

Preferred Citation

Austin State Officials Ladies Club Minutes and Yearbooks (AR.1994.055), Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/1980/004

Donation Date: 1980

Processing Information

Collection arranged and finding aid created by Molly Hults in 2017.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Austin State Officials Ladies Club Minutes and Yearbooks, 1945-1990

Box Folder
1 1-2 Meeting minutes, 1963-1978
Yearbooks, 1945-1990

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