Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1883-2012  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs
Title
Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records
Dates
1883-2012 (inclusive)
Quantity
137.21 cubic feet (148 boxes plus 9 packages)
Collection Number
3463
Summary
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, newsletters, financial records, conference and convention materials, yearbooks and historical features, by-laws, and other records of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users. Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Alliance of non-secret, nonpartisan, nonpolitical volunteer women's clubs of Washington State founded in 1896. Since 1995 it has been known as the General Federation of Women's Clubs -- Washington State. The organization was established at a statewide convention of women's clubs called by the members of the Aloha and Nesika clubs of Tacoma. It is a member of The General Federation of Women's Clubs, International, the world's largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational volunteer service organization for women, founded in 1890.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, newsletters, financial records, conference and convention materials, yearbooks and historical features, by-laws, and other records of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

  • GFWC: Greater Federation of Women's Clubs
  • JWC: Junior Woman's Club
  • WSFWC: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Some restrictions exist on copying, quotation or publication. For more details, consult the restrictions governing reproduction and use for each of the accessions listed below.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 3463-001: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1896-1984Return to Top

12.76 cubic feet (14 boxes)
3 packages

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, annual reports, conferences and conventions, newsletters, reports, photographs, slides.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Copyright in Leona McCulloch's writings retained during her lifetime.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Washington Federation of Women's Clubs, 2/1/1983.

Accession No. 3463-006: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1903-1986 (bulk 1960-1986)Return to Top

6.00 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Scope and Content: Organizational features, correspondence, minutes, financial records, conferences and conventions, other record series.

Bulk of this accession concerns Junior clubs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dorothy Coleman, 10/20/1986.

Accession No. 3463-007: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1903-1986Return to Top

6.48 cubic feet (9 boxes)
1 package

Scope and Content: Historical features, organizational features, correspondence, minutes, financial records, yearbooks, reports, scrapbooks, subject series, other record series.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dorothy Coleman, 9/15/1988.

Accession No. 3463-010: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1896-1988Return to Top

9.03 cubic feet (10 boxes)
2 packages

Scope and Content: Histories, yearbooks, minutes, financial records, film, audio tape, publications, photographs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dorothy Coleman, 10/27/1989.

Accession No. 3463-011: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1900-1993Return to Top

6.63 cubic feet (7 boxes)
3 packages

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, yearbooks, newsletters, resolutions, reports, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, ephemera, other record series.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dorothy Coleman, 3/1/1994.

Accession No. 3463-012: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, circa 1937-1992Return to Top

3.00 cubic feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Letters, speeches, clippings, notes, newsletters, programs, minutes, reports, and other records related to the terms of Federation presidents who served at various periods between 1964 and 1992.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dorothy Coleman, 6/1/1994.

Accession No. 3463-013: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records 1925-1992, 1925-1992Return to Top

12.00 cubic feet (12 boxes, some odd sizes)

Scope and Content: By-laws, organizational features, correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, yearbooks, conferences and conventions, clippings, scrapbooks, subject series, and other records.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dorothy Coleman, 2/28/1995.

Accession No. 3463-014: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1921-1995Return to Top

11.00 cubic feet (11 boxes, some oversize)

Scope and Content: Historical features, minutes, yearbooks, financial records, membership directories, newsletters, reports, resolutions, lists, conferences and conventions, scrapbooks, videotape, photograph, clippings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Dorothy Coleman, 2/23/1996.

Accession No. 3463-015: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1896-1996Return to Top

8.92 cubic feet (10 boxes)

Scope and Content: Historical features, minutes, yearbooks, financial records, reports, certificates and scrapbooks, documenting the history of various women's clubs which are members of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.

Women's clubs include Kent Federated Women's Club (King County Juniors); Kent Jr. Woman's Club (King County District); King County District; Midway Women's Club; Sokico Woman's Club; Agenda Club of Yakima; Parker Woman's Club; Whatcom-Skagit District; Northwestern District; Pinehurst Book Club; Lowell Book Club; Lyle Federated Woman's Club (Mid Columbia District); Trading Post; Glenwood Women's Club; White Salmon Woman's Club; Trout Lake Woman's Club; North Central District - Juniors; Evergreen District Juniors; Southeastern District Juniors; Cascade Juniors of Concrete; Tina's Coma Club (Evergreen District Juniors); Whatcom-Skagit District Juniors.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Irene K. Wentworth, 7/8/1997.

Accession No. 3463-016: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1916-1991 (bulk circa 1950-1991)Return to Top

11.00 cubic feet (11 boxes )

Scope and Content: Historical features, correspondence, financial records, minutes, by-laws, reports, photographs, yearbooks, awards, certificates, scrapbooks, bulletins, clippings, memorabilia.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Irene K. Wentworth, 6/30/1998.

Accession No. 3463-017: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1912-1996 (bulk circa 1943-1996)Return to Top

7.00 cubic feet (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Records of women's clubs in the Federation. The records include minutes, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and related materials.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by GFWC, 9/8/1999.

Accession No. 3463-018: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1927-2003Return to Top

9.52 cubic feet (10 boxes )

Scope and Content: Minutes, financial records, scrapbooks (including photographs, reports, and other materials related to the Hood Canal Women's Club.) This installment consists almost entirely of the club's records.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, 10/27/2003.

Accession No. 3463-019: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs Records, 1883-2000Return to Top

6.88 cubic ft. (8 boxes)

Scope and Content: Organizational features, correspondence, minutes, reports, by-laws, budget files, committee files, convention files, directories, clippings, programs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, ephemera, photographs; 1883-2000.

Includes records from the Wapato-Wohele Junior Woman's Club, Tacoma Junior Woman's Club, Yakima Valley District, Woman's Club of Olympia, and other regional clubs involved in the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Acquisition Info: Received from the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, May 18, 2004.

Processing Info: Unprocessed.

Container(s) Description Dates
Wapato Wohele Junior Woman's Club
Box Accession
1 3463-019
Community Improvement Report
1979-1980
1 3463-019
Newsletters
1968-1973
1 3463-019
Membership Lists
ca. 1973
1 3463-019
Reports
1980-1982
1 3463-019
Minutes
1983-1986
1 3463-019
Scrapbook
1939-1942
Box Accession
1 3463-019
Federation Department of Women's Century Club at Yakima
Box Accession
1 3463-019
Minutes
1985-1998
1 3463-019
Bylaws and Resolutions
1985-1986
1 3463-019
Organizational Features
1979
1 3463-019
Awards
1993-1997
1 3463-019
Junior Women's Club of Tacoma
Box Accession
1 3463-019
50 Year History
1985
1 3463-019
Scrapbook
1974-193
Subject Files
Box Accession
2 3463-019
Federation Forest
1949-2000
2 3463-019
ESO Guide
1943
2 3463-019
ESO Programs
1955, 1957
2 3463-019
Western Woman's Outlook
1913
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership Guidepost
1975-1976
2 3463-019
WSFWC License Plate
undated
2 3463-019
GFWC Facts
1930-1968
2 3463-019
Peninsula District Scrapbook
1964-1965
2 3463-019
Mid-Columbia District "Trading Post" Article
1990
2 3463-019
Olympic District Newspaper Article
1939
2 3463-019
Columbia District 50th Anniversary Brochure
1973
2 3463-019
Snohomish Directory
1930-1931
2 3463-019
Seattle Federation District Directory
1971-1972
2 3463-019
Convention Programs
1961-1962
2 3463-019
Tillicum Literary Club History
undated
2 3463-019
Woman's Club of Tacoma History and Yearbooks
1934-1984
2 3463-019
Woman's Club of Olympia Article and Yearbooks
1996-2000
2 3463-019
GFWC Pullman FWC Article
1996
2 3463-019
Silver Gavel History Update
undated
2 3463-019
Battle Ground Yearbook
1997-1998
2 3463-019
Hood Canal Federation of Woman's Clubs Yearbook
1968-1969
2 3463-019
Monday Civic Club Yearbook
1969-1980
2 3463-019
Aloha Club Article
1987
2 3463-019
GFWC Fortnightly Gig Harbor Article and Photos
1958
2 3463-019
Bremerton Yearbook
1984
2 3463-019
Senior Women's Club of Bremerton Constitution
undated
2 3463-019
Senior Women's Club of Bremerton Yearbook
1949-1985
2 3463-019
Senior Women's Club of Bremerton Minutes
1990
2 3463-019
Senior Women's Club of Bremerton Profile
undated
2 3463-019
Tacoma Junior Woman's Club Yearbook
1935-1938
2 3463-019
Tacoma Junior Woman's Club Programs
1937
2 3463-019
Tacoma Junior Woman's Club Photo
undated
2 3463-019
Tacoma Junior Woman's Club Articles
1936-1937
2 3463-019
Tacoma Junior Woman's Club Budget
1936-1937
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership Files
1969-1981
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership History
1925-1978
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership Junior Echoes
1953-1954
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership Profile
undated
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership Convention Minutes
1974
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership Blind Report
undated
2 3463-019
WSFWC Junior Membership Convention Programs
1948-1973
2 3463-019
Columbia Magazine
1997
2 3463-019
Landmarks
1984
2 3463-019
Program and Ephemera
1996
2 3463-019
100 Years in Perspective
1990
2 3463-019
Sheet Music of Four-Leaf Clover
undated
2 3463-019
The Federation Chain
1990
2 3463-019
Resume of Legal Rights of Women
undated
2 3463-019
Profiles
undated
2 3463-019
Resolutions to 1976
1976
2 3463-019
History of GFWC Clubhouses in Washington State
undated
2 3463-019
Bylaws
undated
2 3463-019
Directory
1978-1979
2 3463-019
News Article re: Convention
1970
2 3463-019
Endowment Fund Report
1965-1966
2 3463-019
Women's History and Culture Center and WSFWC Exhibits
undated
2 3463-019
Humor in Modern Poetry: Compilation by Kalama Woman's Club
1951
2 3463-019
Poetry Scribes of Spokane: Turquoise Lanterns
1996-1997
2 3463-019
Handwritten Writings of Mrs. J.J. McCulloch, WSFWC Historian
undated
2 3463-019
Pullman Yearbook
1996-1999
2 3463-019
Photograph of Doris Clark, WSFWC President, 1980-1982
undated
2 3463-019
Excerpts from Woman's Place: A Guide to Seattle and King County History Related to WSFWC
undated
2 3463-019
History of Snohomish District, 1913-1984
1985
2 3463-019
Directory
1978-1980
2 3463-019
Bylaws of Telesis Juniors Club
undated
2 3463-019
Correspondence re: Education Loan Fund
undated
2 3463-019
History of WSFWC Junior Membership
undated
2 3463-019
Federation Ideals Speech by Amy P.S. Stac, 1st WSFWC President
undated
2 3463-019
WSFWC Opinion Poll Survey
1962
2 3463-019
File of Ada McKinney, President, 1972-1974
1968-1974
Scrapbooks
Box Accession
3 3463-019
Wapato-Wohele Junior Women's Club
1943-1962
3 3463-019
Yakima Valley District FWC
1977-1982
3 3463-019
Yakima Junior Woman's Club
1959-1984
3 3463-019
Yakima Women's Club
1953-1958
Woman's Club of Olympia Minutes
Box Accession
4 3463-019
Volume 1
1883-1890
4 3463-019
Volume 2
1890-1899
4 3463-019
Volume 3
1899-1903
4 3463-019
Volume 4
1903-1908
4 3463-019
Volume 5
1908-1910
4 3463-019
Volume 6
1910-1912
4 3463-019
Volume 7
1912-1915
Yakima Valley District
Box Accession
5 3463-019
Benton City Junior Woman's Club Scrapbook
1967-1968
5 3463-019
Benton City Junior Woman's Club Scrapbook
1968-1969
5 3463-019
Yakima Valley District Junior Membership
1970-1971
5 3463-019
Prosser Juniors
1974-1975
GFWC - Washington State
Box Accession
6 3463-019
Washington State Convention and Fall Board Receipts
1996-1997
6 3463-019
Washington State Dues
1996-1997
Box Accession
6 3463-019
Subject Files
Box Accession
6 3463-019
Awards
1994-1995
6 3463-019
Board of Directors Guide
1983-1996
6 3463-019
Budget - WSFWC
1981-1997
6 3463-019
Bylaws - Resolutions
1992-1998
6 3463-019
Calls
1983-1997
6 3463-019
Communications - Flurries
1986-1999
6 3463-019
Correspondence
1982-1997
6 3463-019
Club Reports
1982-1987
6 3463-019
Federation Forest
1998-1999
6 3463-019
GGWC Charter/Centennial Survey/Celebration
1986-1999
6 3463-019
Minutes - Yakima Valley District
1982-1998
6 3463-019
Minutes - Yakima Valley District
1982-1997
6 3463-019
Minutes - WSFWC Board
1989-1997
6 3463-019
Minutes - WSFWC Conventions
1993-1994
6 3463-019
Minutes - WSFWC Conventions
1992-1997
6 3463-019
Minutes - Executive Committee
1986-1996
6 3463-019
Minutes - Executive Committee
1986-1996
6 3463-019
Minutes - GF Convention Planning Meeting
1993-1996
6 3463-019
Nursing Scholarships
1992-1997
6 3463-019
Past President's Reports
1992-1994
6 3463-019
Miscellaneous Club Materials
1989-1993
6 3463-019
Advisor of the Year
1986
6 3463-019
Budgets
1971-1988
6 3463-019
Bylaws - JWC Wapato-Wohele
1979-1987
6 3463-019
Certificates of Awards - JWC Wapato-Wohele
1954-1991
6 3463-019
Clubwoman of the Year
1960-1987
6 3463-019
Convention Information
1987
6 3463-019
Correspondence
1978-1988
6 3463-019
Correspondence - Outgoing
1969-1976
6 3463-019
Correspondence - JWC Wapato-Wohele
1973-1977
6 3463-019
District Directories
1969-1970
6 3463-019
Endorsements for Office
1968-1974
6 3463-019
GF Department Booklets
1982-1984
6 3463-019
Job Descriptions
1985
6 3463-019
Media Booklets
1997-1998
6 3463-019
Membership Files
1972-1988
6 3463-019
Minutes - WSFWC Junior Membership Board Meetings
1976-1977
6 3463-019
Minutes - WSFWC Junior Membership Conventions
1977
6 3463-019
Minutes (12 folders)
1972-1986
7 3463-019
Newsletters - Wapato-Wohele Junior Women's Club
1977-1983
7 3463-019
Newspaper Clippings and Pictures (2 folders)
undated
7 3463-019
Official Calls - WSFWC Junior Membership
1976-1988
7 3463-019
Reports - Wapato-Wohele
1968-1988
7 3463-019
Reports - Miscellaneous
1966-1982
7 3463-019
Sears Community Improvement Project
1969-1981
7 3463-019
Miscellaneous WSFWC Profiles, Stationary, Note Cards
1939-1996
7 3463-019
District Newspaper Clippings and Photographs
Box Accession
7 3463-019
Columbia District (2 folders)
undated
8 3463-019
North Central District (2 folders)
undated
8 3463-019
King County - West Seattle
undated
8 3463-019
North Eastern District
undated
8 3463-019
South Eastern District
undated
8 3463-019
Club Clippings
Box Accession
8 3463-019
Brewster JWC
undated
8 3463-019
Parker Heights
undated
8 3463-019
Pasco
undated
8 3463-019
Scyoga
undated
8 3463-019
Sorosis of Clarkston
undated
8 3463-019
Sorosis - Yakima
undated
8 3463-019
Sunnyside
undated
8 3463-019
Tolo Club - Walla Walla
undated
8 3463-019
Toppenish
undated
8 3463-019
Tri-plex - Dayton
undated
8 3463-019
Wenatchee
undated

Accession No. 3463-020: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs Records, 1933-2000Return to Top

0.63 cubic ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: By-laws, administrative files, minutes, resolutions.

Administrative files include correspondence, reports, handbooks, newsletters, speeches, awards lists, certificates, directories, and other conference and board materials created during the tenures of Dolores J. Kuykendall and Bonnie J. Walden while serving as president of the Greater Federation of Women's Clubs - Washington State.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users. Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Acquisition Info: Received from the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, December 16, 2004.

Processing Info: Unprocessed.

Container(s) Description Dates
By-laws
Box Accession
1 3463-020
WSFWC Byl-aws
1977
Box Accession
1 3463-020
Administrative Files
Box Accession
1 3463-020
GFWC Washington State Administration Book One (2 folders)
1998-2000
1 3463-020
GFWC Washington State Administration Book Two (2 folders)
1998-2000
2 3463-020
Keys to Federation
1992-1993
2 3463-020
Minutes
Box Accession
2 3463-020
Columbia District Minutes
1933-1949
2 3463-020
Resolutions
Box Accession
2 3463-020
WSFWC Resolutions
1976-1990

Accession No. 3463-021: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1899-2002Return to Top

6 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Arrangement: Arranged as received.

Scope and Content: Annual reports, convention programs, directories, minutes, publications, awards; district minutes, scrapbooks, programs, and miscellaneous. Subgroups include divisions by districts: Peninsula District, Snohomish District, Yakima Valley District; and by individual clubs: Arista Club, Chewelah Women's Club, Epsilon Sigma Omicron (E.S.O.), Junior Women's Club of Bremerton, King County District Junior Women's Club, Laurel Heights Federated Club of Everett, Long Beach Junior Women's Club, Mother's Club, Puget Sound District Juniors which was continued as Peninsula District Juniors, Pullman Federated Women's Club, Rockford Women's Club, Rosea Junior Women's Club, Tillicum Club, Women's Club of Tacoma, Women's Club of Spokane, Women's Club of Olympia, and Yakima Women's Club.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Laura Bunge, September 26, 2005

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 3463-021
Annual Reports
1900-1934
2 3463-021
Convention Programs
1901-1995 (incomplete)
Convention Report
1899
Directories
1903-1984 (incomplete)
Guidepost
1982-1984
Bulletin
1924-1935
The Washington Clubwoman
1940-1985
3 3463-021
The Washington Clubwoman
1985-2001
Clubwoman
1988-2002
Minutes
Annual convention board meeting minutes
1955-1995
Mid-year (or Fall) conference and board meeting minutes
1955-1991
Summer board meeting minutes
1976
Oregon and Washington Banquet Program
1966
President’s File: Dorothy Coleman
1982-1984
Historian’s File: Leona B. McCulloch (b1896-d1981)
undated
Clippings
1994
Ella Higginson, including When the Birds Go North Again by Ella Higginson
1931
Heritage and Other Poemsby Mabel Engebretsen Bunge
1978
Miracle Town: Creating America’s Bavarian Village in Leavenworth Washingtonby Ted Price
1997
4 3463-021
Peninsula District
Peninsula District History
1925-1951
Peninsula District minutes
1974-1979
Peninsula District general
1950-1989
Jr. and Sr. Projects
1983-1984
Peninsula District conference programs
1960-2001
Puget Sound District Junior membership (became the Peninsula District Jr. membership) miscellaneous articles, programs and photos
1950-1960
Laurel Heights Federated Club of Everett
By-laws, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) reports, articles and certificates
1964-2001
Minutes
1988-2001
Treasurer book
1993-2001
Yearbooks
1988-2001
Yakima Valley District
History
undated
By-laws
undated
Proposed budget
1996-1998
Treasurer book
1982-2002
Calls and Correspondence
undated
Semi-annual convention programs
1959-1997
Yakima Home Economics Club
1921-1952
Yakima Junior Home Economics Club
1949-1952
Yakima Women’s Club yearbooks, constitution and by-laws
1952-1994
5 3463-021
Long Beach Peninsula Junior Women’s Club
1952-1994
Minutes
1969-1977
Minutes
1977-1983
Award
1983
Snohomish District Federation of Women’s Clubs Treasurer book
1946-1984
Woman’s Club of Olympia history
undated
Yearbooks
Chewelah Women’s Club yearbooks and programs
1980-1992
Pullman Federated Woman’s Club yearbooks
1980-2000
Ritzville Federated Women’s Club
1981-1989
Rockford Women’s Club
1980-1994
The Woman’s Club of Spokane
1979-1996
Poetry Scribes of Spokane
1983-1987
Women’s Club of St. John
1986-1994
Women’s Club of Tacoma
1962-1987
Tacoma Monday Civic Club
1979-1980
Tillicum Club
1980-1993
Various, miscellaneous yearbooks
1953-2000
Rosea Junior Women’s Club Fine Arts report
1968-1969
Tribute to Francine Ferguson
undated
“Happy Birthday” King County District Juniors
1968-1969
“King’s Jewels” Spring Conference report
1969-1970
Epsilon Sigma Omicron (ESO)
1931-1990
6 3463-021
Awards/Plaques
March of Dimes Certificate, Long Beach Junior Women’s Club
1976-1977
Birth defects prevention, Long Beach Peninsula Junior Women
undated
March of Dimes, Long Beach Junior Women’s Club
undated
March of Dimes service award, Long Beach Junior Women’s Club
undated
Scrapbooks
1931-1990
King County District Junior membership
1972-1973
Yakima Valley District Junior membership
1959-1960
Arista Club
1952-1953
Rosea Junior Women’s Club
1968-1974

Accession No. 3463-022: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs Records, 1912-2005Return to Top

8.5 cubic ft. (9 boxes)

Scope and Content: Awards, books, histories, resolutions, scrapbooks, publicity books, photograph albums, minutes, correspondence, convention programs, yearbooks and a newsletter. Included are materials from the state organization, districts (Columbia District and King County District), individual clubs (Battle Ground Women's Club, Columbia Women's Club, Evergreen Federated Women's Club, Evergreen Junior Women's Club, Fall City Study Club, Gig Harbor Women's Club, Meridian Club [Prosser] , Moses Lake Woman's Club, Okanogan Junior Women's Club, Parker Heights Junior Women's Club, Prosser Federated Junior Women's Club, Richland Federated Women's Club, Sokico Woman's Club , Vancouver Junior Women's Club, White Salmon Women's Club) and past presidents (Dorothy Coleman and Marsha Smith).

Acquisition Info: Donor: Sharon Roberts, November 14, 2007.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users; Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Container(s) Description Dates
Scrapbooks
Box Accession
1 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
1940-1973
1 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
1966-1971
1 3463-022
Evergreen Junior Women’s Club
Scope and Content: clippings correspondence, photos
1944-1948
1 3463-022
Parker Heights Junior Women’s Club
Scope and Content: Photos, clippings
1956-1957
1 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
1968-1987
1 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
1972-1977
1 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
1968-1969
1 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
1955-1960
1 3463-022
Richland Women’s Club
Scope and Content: Community Improvement
1959-1960
Evergreen (Federated) Women’s Club
1975-1976
Box Accession
2 3463-022
Scrapbook of Martha Smith, WSFWC President
1965-1993
2 3463-022
Columbia District Evergreen Women’s club
1981-1984
2 3463-022
Evergreen (Federated) Women’s Club
1974-1975
2 3463-022
Evergreen (Federated) Women’s Club
1961-1965
2 3463-022
Evergreen Junior Women’s Club
1965-1982
3 3463-022
Evergreen (Federated) Women’s Club
1965-1982
4 3463-022
Evergreen Women’s Club
Scope and Content: Community Improvement
1980-1982
4 3463-022
Evergreen Junior Women’s Club
Scope and Content: Community Improvement
1958-1960
4 3463-022
Okanogan Junior Women’s Club
Scope and Content: Community Improvement
1988-1990
4 3463-022
Richland (Federated) Woman’s Club
1944-1950
4 3463-022
Photograph album, Dorothy Coleman, WSFWC President
1981-1984
4 3463-022
Publicity book, Moses Lake Woman’s Club
2001
6 3463-022
Omak Civic League
1932-1983
7 3463-022
Federation Forest State Park Day
2003
7 3463-022
Moses Lake Woman’s Club, Community Improvement Program
1998-2000
8 3463-022
Richland (Federated) Women’s Club
1970-1995
8 3463-022
Evergreen Women’s Club
1968-1972
9 3463-022
The Evergreen Junior Women’s Club
1949-1961
Box Accession
5 3463-022
Convention programs
1937-1997
Yearbooks, records, and minutes
Box Accession
5 3463-022
White Salmon Woman’s Club
Records
1912-1924
Yearbooks
1917-1968
5 3463-022
Richland Woman's Club
Yearbooks
1945-1987
5 3463-022
Gig Harbor
Yearbook
1986-1988
5 3463-022
Battle Ground Woman's Club
Report
2001
Yearbooks
2001-2002
5 3463-022
Prosser (Federated) Junior Woman’s Club
Yearbooks
1980-1988
5 3463-022
Meridian Club (Prosser, WA)
Yearbook
1985-1988
5 3463-022
Richland (Federated) Women’s Club
Minutes
1965-1992
Awards
1956-1966
5 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
Minutes
1965-1984
Awards
1980-2005
5 3463-022
King County District
Minutes
1990-1998
6 3463-022
Columbia Women’s Club
Minutes and correspondence
1987-2004
7 3463-022
Sokico
Minutes
1986-1997
7 3463-022
District Reports
1986-1993
7 3463-022
WSFWC
Executive Minutes
1989-1993
3 Resolutions
1902-1992
Books and Newsletters
Box Accession
7 3463-022
Unity in diversity: the history of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs by Mildred White Wells
1965
7 3463-022
100 Years in Perspective
1890-1990
7 3463-022
GFWC Centennial Newsletter
1990
9 3463-022
Book: Reaching out: a story of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs by Mary Jean Houde, 1989
9 3463-022
Newsletter: Women’s History Network News General Federation of Women’s Clubs. No. 26 (April 1990).
Histories
Box Accession
7 3463-022
Fall City Study Club (file folder)
1988
7 3463-022
Moses Lake Woman’s Club
2004
8 3463-022
History of the Washington State Federation of Women’s Clubs. Compiled by Serena F. Mathews
undated
8 3463-022
The Second Fifty Years of Washington State Federation of Women’s Clubs, 1949 to 1996. Compiled by the History/Resource Committee: Dorothy L. Coleman, Chairman; Irene Wentworth; Martha Smith; Juanita Paulson; Allene Kearns.
1996
Box Accession
8 3463-022
Photograph album
Dorothy Coleman
1982-1995
Marsha Smith
1985-1995

Accession No. 3463-023: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs Records, 1964-2010 (bulk 1967-2000)Return to Top

4.08 cubic ft. (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Choshi Junior Women's Club: Three scrapbooks (1968-89), minutes and financial reports (1968-88) Rosea Junior Women's Club: One scrapbook (1964-67) Sokico (South King County) Women's Club: Three scrapbooks (1983-2003), minutes and financial reports (1982-2003), awards (1984-2003) King's Jewels (Juniors): Conference reports (1967-86) Vesta (Leavenworth) Junior Women's Club: Newspaper clipping

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Barbara Murray, September 07, 2011.

Container(s) Description Dates
Club Files
Choshi Juniors
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 3463-023
Histories
1968-1969, 1972-1973
1/2 3463-023
Minutes, Awards, Budgets
1969-1988
box:oversize
3 3463-023
Scrapbook
1968-1971
3 3463-023
Scrapbook
1971-1977
4 3463-023
Scrapbook
1977-1989
King's Jewels
Box/Folder Accession
1/3 3463-023
Conference Reports
1967-1977
1/4 3463-023
Conference Reports
1977-1986
Rosea Juniors
Box/Folder Accession
1/5-7 3463-023
Scrapbook
1964-1967
1/8 3463-023
Awards
1966-1967
Sokico
Box/Folder Accession
1/9-11 3463-023
Awards
1984-2003
1/12-24 3463-023
Minutes, Reports
General Notes: Contains 1 floppy disk
1982-2000
2/1-3 3463-023
Minutes, Reports
2001-2003
box:oversize
4 3463-023
Scrapbook
1983-1985
5 3463-023
Scrapbook
1996-2000
5 3463-023
Scrapbook
2000-2003
State of Washington Juniors Clubs
Box/Folder Accession
2/4 3463-023
Histories, Membership Information
1975-1976
Vesta Juniors (Leavenworth)
Box/Folder Accession
2/5 3463-023
Newspaper Clippings
1964
Publications
Box/Folder Accession
2/6 3463-023
The Washington Clubwoman
1992, 2001, 2002, 2003-2004, 2006
Box
2 3463-023
Clubwoman (National Magazine)
1990-1991, 1995-2011

Accession No. 3463-024: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs Records, 1963-2010Return to Top

1 cubic foot (1 box)
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by type of content

Scope and Content: Records from the state chapter and regional chapters of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, including awards, centennial materials, clippings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Barbara Murray, 2014.

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder Accession
1 3463-024
Awards List
1995-1997
2 3463-024
Proclamation of WSFWC Week and Federation Day (state)
1996
3 3463-024
Centennial -- clippings, city proclamations
1996
4 3463-024
Certificates
1996
5 3463-024
Clippings on local chapters
1993-1994
6 3463-024
Directories
1986-1988
7 3463-024
GFWC Northsound
2002-2005
8 3463-024
King County district -- budget
1983-1996
9 3463-024
King County district -- bylaws
1987-1992
10 3463-024
King County district -- chairman and club reports
1987-1996
11 3463-024
King County district -- club and district presidents' and chairmen's reports
1987-1999
12 3463-024
King County district -- conferences
1970-2010
13 3463-024
King County district -- district directories
1986-1994
14 3463-024
King County district -- meeting minutes
1986-1997
15 3463-024
King County district -- membership lists
1988-1990
16 3463-024
King County district -- Overlake Jr. Woman's Club pressbook
1963-1964
17 3463-024
King County district -- Jr. membership
1964-1969
18 3463-024
King County district -- Jr. membership -- clippings
1967-1968
19 3463-024
King County district -- Jr. membership -- yearbooks
undated
20 3463-024
King County district -- Jr. membership --King's Jewels, conference reports
1968-1971
21 3463-024
King County district -- Auburn Federation of Women's Clubs yearbooks
1986-1996
22 3463-024
King County district -- Kirkland Woman's Club yearbooks
1987-1997
23 3463-024
King County district -- Nokomis Club yearbook
1986-1987
24 3463-024
King County district -- Sokico Women's Club yearbook
1994-1996
25 3463-024
King County district -- Federated Women's Club of West Seattle yearbooks
1989-1994
26 3463-024
Resolutions
1976

Accession No. 3463-025: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1974-1988Return to Top

.18 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: GFWC Potpourri Jrs. Federated Women's Club: Meeting minutes, certificates of award, program summary forms, budget forms, by-laws, and other reports and forms

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: GFWC Potpourri Jrs. Federated Women's Club/Barbara Murray, 2015-07-28

Biographical/Historical Note: The purpose of the GFWC Potpourri Jrs. Federated Women's Club was to "bring together young women to benefit themselves and the community by promoting its civic, cultural, educational, and social welfare." Membership was open to any woman over the age of 18, although it was limited to 25 members. The club, which was located in the North Bend/Snoqualmie area, held regular monthly meetings from the time of its founding ©. 1970) until it disbanded c. 1988. The club also volunteered in its community by presenting a program on "The Dangerous Stranger" to local schools, assisting in local classrooms, planting trees and working on other community beautification projects, and assisting with many other projects, fundraisers, and events.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 3463-025
Meeting Minutes
1986
1 3463-025
Certificates
1986
1 3463-025
Club Project/Program Summary Forms
1983
1 3463-025
Program Summary Forms
1984
1 3463-025
Budgets
1981-1986
1 3463-025
Statistical Report & Report Forms
1980-1986
1 3463-025
Club Outlines
1974-1978
1 3463-025
Bylaws
1985
1 3463-025
Programs and Correspondence
1983-1988
1 3463-025
Chamber of Commerce Membership Tab
1987

Accession No. 3463-026: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1952-2012Return to Top

0.18 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Bylaws, newsletters, newsclippings, histories, convention materials, handbooks, agendas, meeting minutes, and ephemera related to the Junior and Regular divisions of the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Barbara Murray, 2016-07-01

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: Junior Division
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 3463-026
By-laws
1978
1/2 3463-026
Membership Guidepost
1978-1980
Series 2: Regular Division
Box/Folder Accession
1/3 3463-026
By-laws
1977
1/4 3463-026
Newsclippings
1952
1/5 3463-026
President's Emeritus Club History
1994, 2010
1/6 3463-026
Our Past in a Nutshell by Ada McKinney
undated
1/7 3463-026
Annual Convention materials
1993-2010
1/8 3463-026
Administrative Handbooks and Directories
2006-2012
1/9 3463-026
Board Meetings
2008-2012
1/10 3463-026
The Washington Club Woman newsletters
2008-2011
1/11 3463-026
Awards bulletin
2009, 2011
1/12 3463-026
Ephemera
1980, 1999

Accession No. 3463-027: Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs records, 1964-2011Return to Top

6.42 cubic feet (5 cartons)

Scope and Content: Meeting minutes, reports, newsletters, articles, notes, correspondence, handbooks, manuals, scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, award certificates, award plaques, Washington Clubwoman newspapers, GFWC Clubwoman journals, financial records, a WSFWC tote bag, and an audio cassette. Bulk of materials are related to Bremerton Women's Club and Okanogan Women's Club.

Restrictions on Access: Collection is open for research use but some material is stored offsite; advance notice is required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Audrey Charron, 2018-03-26

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 3463-027
Meeting Minutes: Okanogan Women's Club
1994-2006
1 3463-027
Award certificates: Okanogan Women's Club
1964-2005
1 3463-027
Treasurer's Reports/budget information: Okanogan Women's Club
1989-2007
1 3463-027
Project Reports: Okanogan Women's Club
1982-1990
1 3463-027
Project Reports: Okanogan Women's Club
1991-2001
1 3463-027
Okanogan Women's Club Stampede
1995-2005
1 3463-027
Okanogan Women's Club Christmas Bazaar
2003
1 3463-027
Okanogan Women's Club Easter Egg Hunt
1990-2005
1 3463-027
Newsletters, correspondence, minutes: Okanogan Women's Club
1981-2004
1 3463-027
Handbooks and guides: General Federation of Women's Clubs
1996-1998
1 3463-027
Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs directories
1966-1967
1 3463-027
"The Washington Clubwoman" newsletters
1992-2010
1 3463-027
Program Report Forms: Bremerton Women's Club
2000-2002
1 3463-027
Special Project Report Forms: Bremerton Women's Club
circa 1992-1999
1 3463-027
"The Acorn" report: Columbia District
1971-1974
1 3463-027
History of the Peninsula District
undated
1 3463-027
Summary reports: Bremerton Women's Club
1990-1994
1 3463-027
Frances Haddon Morgan Children's Hospital: Bremerton Women's Club
1985
1 3463-027
Peninsula District Reports: Various Washington Women's Clubs
1982
1 3463-027
Jeanne Syverson-Women's History and Resource (reports, inventory sheets)
2006-2008
1 3463-027
Reports: Bremerton Women's Club
2010
1 3463-027
Peninsula District Articles of Incorporation
2002
1 3463-027
General Federation of Women's Clubs: Charter, Constitution, Bylaws; Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs: Bylaws, Standing Rules, Resolutions
circa 2002-2004
1 3463-027
Bremerton Women's Club reports
1977-2010
1 3463-027
Meeting Minutes: Bremerton Women's Club
1997-2009
1 3463-027
Yearbooks: Bremerton Women's Club
1978-1994
1 3463-027
Unsorted
circa 1980-2009
2 3463-027
Scrapbook of award certificates for the Meridian Women's Club (Prosser, Washington)
1967-1983
2 3463-027
Scrapbook of award certificates for the Meridian Women's Club (Prosser, Washington)
1983-1988
2 3463-027
Binder of award certificates for the Meridian Women's Club (Prosser, Washington)
1989-1998
2 3463-027
Binder of award certificates for the Rosacea Women's Club (later renamed Bremerton Women's Club)
1975-1994
2 3463-027
Binder of award certificates for the Bremerton Women's Club
1997-2010
2 3463-027
Scrapbook of Okanogan Junior Women's Club (later renamed Okanogan Women's Club): includes photographs, newsclippings, ephemera, award certificates
1967-1968
3 3463-027
Scrapbook of Bremerton Women's Club: includes photographs, newsclippings, ephemera, and award certificates
1978-1980
3 3463-027
Binder of Okanogan Junior Women's Club (later renamed Okanogan Women's Club): includes meeting minutes, notes, reports, photographs, and articles
1974-1986
3 3463-027
Binder of award certificates for the Okanogan Junior Women's Club (later renamed Okanogan Women's Club)
1967-1994
3 3463-027
Scrapbook of Bremerton Women's Club: includes photographs, newsclippings, and ephemera
1982-1983
4 3463-027
Binder of GFWC Silver Gavel Club: includes meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, and photographs,
1993-2011
4 3463-027
Binder of GFWC Columbia District: includes meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, notes, and a floppy disk (3.5") of meeting minutes
1991-2000
4 3463-027
Binder of Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs: includes Centennial Celebration, meeting minutes, biographies, resolutions, budget reports, and directories,
circa 1988-1990
4 3463-027
Binder of Meridan Women's Club: includes Bylaws, correspondence, meeting minutes, notes, and reports
circa 1985-2001
4 3463-027
Binder of Bremerton Women's Club: includes meeting minutes, notes, correspondence, and reports
1978-1995
4 3463-027
Binder of Okanogan Women's Club: includes reports and award certificates,
circa 2002-2005
4 3463-027
Binder of Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs, Libraries 2000 Book Drive: includes correspondence, articles, and newsletters
circa 2000-2004
5 3463-027
Washington Clubwoman newspaper
1982-1988
5 3463-027
Washington Clubwoman newspaper
1976-1984
5 3463-027
Summary Report of "Partners for Progress Through Community Improvement": Bremerton Woman's Club
1982-1984
5 3463-027
Summary Report of "1974-1976 Community Improvement Program: Vision": Bremerton Women's Club
1974-1976
5 3463-027
Summary Reports of "1974-1976 and 1996-1998 Community Improvement Program: Foster Grandparent Program": Bremerton Women's Club
1976-1978, 1994-1996
5 3463-027
Summary Reports of "1979-1980 Community Improvement Program: Foster Grandparent Program" and "1979-1980 Community Improvement Program: Combating Domestic Violence": Bremerton Women's Club
1979-1980
5 3463-027
Summary Report of "1980-1982 Community Improvement Program: Foster Grandparent Program": Bremerton Women's Club
1980-1982
5 3463-027
Atlantic Richfield Contest: Bremerton Women's Club
1978-1979
5 3463-027
"Getting to Know You" General-Junior Interaction Report
circa 1978
5 3463-027
Copies of Reports: Bremerton Women's Club
circa 1979-1980
5 3463-027
Summary Report of "1972-1974 and 1996-1998 Community Improvement Program: Vision": Rosacea Women's Club (later renamed Bremerton Women's Club)
1972-1974
5 3463-027
Legislative Manual: General Federation of Women's Clubs
1996
5 3463-027
Notebook of handwritten meeting minutes: Bremerton Women's Club
1978-1987
5 3463-027
Notebook of handwritten meeting minutes: Bremerton Women's Club
1960-1963
5 3463-027
Notebook of handwritten meeting minutes: Rosacea Women's Club (later renamed Bremerton Women's Club)
1972-1978
5 3463-027
Bank account balance book: Bremerton Women's Club
1980-1990
5 3463-027
Bank account balance book: Rosacea Women's Club (later renamed Bremerton Women's Club)
1972-1980
5 3463-027
Notebook of typed meeting minutes: Okanogan Junior Women's Club (later renamed Okanogan Women's Club)
1968-1974
5 3463-027
Plaque: Federated Women's Club- "In Appreciation for Your Kindness Extended to the Foster Grandparent Program 1997"
1997
5 3463-027
Plaque: Okanogan Women's Club- "Thank You For Being a Friend of Okanogan School District # 105, 1993-1994"
1994
5 3463-027
Tote bag: "Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs: A Century of Service, 1896-1996" (with logo)
circa 1996
5 3463-027
Audio cassette tape: six 30-second spots GFWC
undated
5 3463-027
Thirty-six issues of GFWC Clubwoman journal
1987-2011

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Women--Washington (State)--Societies and clubs
  • Corporate Names :
  • General Federation of Women's Clubs--Correspondence
  • Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs--Archives
  • Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs--Committees
  • Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Annual reports
  • Business correspondence
  • By-laws
  • Ephemera
  • Scrapbooks
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Washington clubwoman
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • General Federation of Women's Clubs (associated name)