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Catalog Number PRO 1914-1916
Collection Program Records
Notes Scope and Content: The General Federation of Women's Clubs Program Records consist of materials created by GFWC departments, departmental divisions, standing and special project committees, and Headquarters staff to support and promote the community service work of GFWC clubwomen. It contains published correspondence, reports, brochures, leaflets, bulletins, newsletters, press releases, study outlines, information sheets, program kits, and other educational materials.

The records are arranged chronologically by GFWC administration and then by departments and committees, according to the Federation's structure during that administration. Published administration directories serve as guides to each administration's organizational structure. Unless otherwise noted in the directories, legislation and publicity bulletins and press releases distributed from GFWC Headquarters are filed at the end of each administration.

Extant unpublished correspondence relating to GFWC programs may be found in records of the GFWC Board of Directors and GFWC International Presidents. Please contact the GFWC Women's History and Resource Center for further information.

Title GFWC Program Records, 1914-1916
Year Range from 1914.0
Year Range to 1916.0
Extent of Description 11 folders
Description GFWC Program Records, distributed during the administration of GFWC President Anna J. Hardwicke Pennybacker, 1914-1916:

Folder 1: Bylaws, 1914-1916.

Folder 2: Directory, 1914, including list of all GFWC clubs.

Folder 3: Directory, November 1914, including list of all GFWC clubs.

Folder 4: Directory, 1915, including list of all GFWC clubs.

Folder 5: Directory, October 1915, including list of all GFWC clubs.

Folder 6: Directory, 1916, including list of all GFWC clubs.

Folder 7: Official guide, including overview of GFWC and suggestions for organizing a woman's club and selecting study topics.

Folder 8: Membership Committee form letter, undated.

Folder 9: Conservation Department booklet.

Folder 10: Home Economics Department study outline, 1915, and correspondence of chairman Helen Louise Johnson confirming her engagement as a lecturer for a New York club, September 1914.

Folder 11: Literature Committee booklets on literature in the Bible.




People Pennybacker, Anna J. Hardwicke
Sherman, Mary Belle King
Potter, Frances Squire
Search Terms International Presidents Papers
Convention and Meetings Records
Program Records
International Presidents Photograph Collection