Portland Woman's Club records, 1895-1995  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Portland Woman's Club (Portland, Or.)
Portland Woman's Club records
1895-1995 (inclusive)
25 cubic feet (25 record cartons and some loose items)
Collection Number
Mss 1084
Collection includes minutes, correspondence, etc. of the Portland Women's Club. The Portland Woman's Club was formed on December 19, 1895, when a group of Portland women gathered at the home of W. W. Spaulding.
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides

Unpublished finding available in the Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Portland Woman's Club was formed on December 19, 1895, when a group of Portland women gathered at the home of W. W. Spaulding.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Minutes, 1895-1993; Correspondence, ca. 1918-1985; Historian files, ca. 1951-1973; Membership logs and record, 1901-1968; Financial records, 1910-1978; Attendance, 1899-1978, 1989-1998; Secretary's Files, 1986-1995; Publicity, 1915-1968; Safe Deposit, 1953-1973; Insurance, 1925-1979; By-Laws and Constitution, ca. 1897-1975; Publications, 1896-1978; Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs, ca. 1915-1995; General Federation of Women's Clubs, ca. 1915-1948; Miscellaneous, ca. 1922-1995; Scrapbooks, 1897-1983.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Partially processed.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society owns the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all materials in the collections, In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners.

Preferred Citation

Portland Woman's Club Records, Mss 1084, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Associations, institutions, etc. -- Oregon.
  • Women -- Societies and clubs -- Oregon.
  • Corporate Names :
  • General Federation of Women's Clubs.
  • Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs.
  • Portland Woman's Club (Portland, Or.) -- Records and correspondence.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Administrative records. -- aat
  • Financial records. -- aat
  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat
  • Scrapbooks. -- aat