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American Association of University Women, Columbus Chapter (MC 62)



Historical Note

The AAUW is a nationwide organization of women graduates of regionally accredited United States colleges and universities or foreign institutions recognized by the International Federation of University Women.

The AAUW had its beginnings in Boston in 1882 as the Association of Collegiate Alumni. In 1921 this organization and the Southern Association of College Women merged to form the American Association of University Women.

The history of the Columbus, Georgia branch dates back to 1932 when it was organized with twelve members.


Scope and Content

The AAUW Collection consists of records of the organization housed in 10 boxes of folders, scrapbooks and ephemera arranged by 7 series pertaining to the administration and programs of the organization. There are 16 scrapbooks and loose posters housed in 5 oversized boxes. The records include scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, account books listing members, dues, accounts for various funds, records of expenses, yearbooks, newsletters, and loose newspaper clippings.

1932-2007 15 boxes (20 l.f.)


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Columbus Chapter of American Association of University Women Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

American Association. of University Women, Columbus Chapter Collection (MC 62)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

This collection was donated to the Columbus State University Archives by Erma D. Banks, Lavonda Forbes and other members of the organization.


Note to Researchers:

See also:

Clarice O'Neal Collection (MC 83)


Box and Folder List

Series 1: Administrative

Box 1 – Administrative A-L


Folder 1 - Affiliates paper work

Folder 2 – Annual reports

Folder 3 – Annual reports of executive board members Georgia state division

Folder 4 – Bank/financial statements

Folder 5 - Board minutes

Folder 6 – Branch application for 21st century recognition Program 2002-2003

Folder 7 – Branch officer forms

Folder 8 – Branch president leadership training

Folder 9 – By-laws

Folder 10 – Columbus branch officers 1981-1993 incomplete

Folder 11 – Corporate membership

Folder 12 – Correspondence

Folder 13 – Directory 2006-2007, AAUW Columbus Branch

Folder 14 – Division directory

Folder 15 – Division leadership handbook

Folder 16 – Emails

Folder 17 – Floppy disks

Folder 18 – Georgia AAUW and reports

Folder 19 – Grant honorees

Folder 20 – Grant info

Folder 21 – Guest book I988-1992

Folder 22 – History-Georgia division

Folder 23 – History 1932-1957/25th anniversary celebration

Folder 24 – History-South Atlantic region

Folder 25 – Installation of officers

Folder 26 – Interns

Folder 27 – Issues

Folder 28 – Job descriptions

Folder 29 – Ledger-Enquirer Women's club edition 1979

Folder 30 -- Ledger of Cash receipts and disbursements 1978-I984

Folder 31 – Letters to Dr. FrankBrown President CSU

Series 1: Administrative

Box 2- Administrative M-Y

Folder 1 – Meetings

Folder 2 – Member survey

Folder 3 – Membership

Folder 4 – Membership-Georgia division

Folder 5 – Memorials

Folder 6 – Minutes-Columbus Branch 1981-2007 incomplete

Folder 7 – Minutes-Division Board 1975-1980

Folder 8 – "Names Honored" booklets 1971-1990

Folder 9 – Policies and procedures

Folder 10 – President and program development chair report form

Folder 11 – President's report: Division

Folder 12 – Proclamation and 125th birthday Commemoration

Folder 13 – Recognition of Mildred Grimes as first women juror in Muscogee County

Folder 14 – Speech/Boards and commissions

Folder 15 – Speaker's guide to Speakers

Folder 16 – State president's letter

Folder 17 – Treasurer's receipts/statements 1985-1987

Folder 18 – Treasurer's report/branch

Folder 19 – Treasurer's report/division

Folder 20 – Treasurer's reports/budgets

Folder 21 – Vita blank forms

Folder 22 – Women history quotes

Folder 23 – Yearbooks

Folder 24 – Yearbook stickers


Series 2: Conferences

Box 3

Folder 1 – Conference Publicity/newspapers

Folder 2 – Fall Board meeting and mini-conference-Wesleyan College

Folder 3 – National conferences

Folder 4 – State conferences


Series 3: Girls Programs/Outreach

Box 3 (cont.)

Folder 5 – Daniel Dreamers

Folder 6 – Daniel Dreamers Scholarship

Folder 7 – Girls Conference 1998

Folder 8 – Girls conferences and workshops

Folder 9 – Girls Domain

Folder 10 – Girls programs

Folder 11 – Let's Talk about our Sex

Folder 12 – Tech Savvy

Folder 13 – Teen conference-Girls Can 1995

Folder 14 – Teen conference March 1999

Folder 15 – Turtle awards


Series 4: Legislative Programs

Box 3 (cont.)

Folder 16 – Equal Rights Amendment

Folder 17 – Legislative Program and policy notes



Series 5: Programs/Fundraisers /Outreach

Box 3 (cont.)

Folder 18 – Branch Fund-raising projects 1981-1993

Folder 19 – Century Club

Folder 20 – Day Care Centers

Folder 21 – Dollars for Scholars

Folder 22 – Financial Choices for women

Folder 23 – Graduating women reception

Folder 24 – Highest ranking Senior award

Folder 25 – Program Calendar 2003-2004

Folder 26 – Program topics

Folder 27 – Publicity

Folder 28 – Relay for Life 2003

Folder 29 – Widow's Network

Folder 30 – Woman-to-woman

Folder 31 – Women in Higher Education

Folder 32 – Miscellaneous


Series 6: Publications/Publicity/ Outreach

Box 4

Folder 1 – Briefcase 1973-1989 incomplete

Folder 2 – Briefcase 1990-2007 incomplete

Folder 3 – Briefs/Issues

Folder 4 – Brochures/Flyers

Folder 5 – Cherokee Rose 1974-summer 2008 incomplete

Folder 6 – Exhibit items 2006 CSU Library

Folder 7 – Graduate Women 1978, 1987

Folder 8 – Letters to Schools

Folder 9 – Newspaper articles about AAUW

Folder 10 – Press releases

Folder 11 – Publications


Series 7: Scholarships/Educational Foundation

Box 4 (cont.)

Folder 12 – Educational Foundation

Folder 13 – Educational Foundation Promotional Kit

Folder 14 – Requests for Scholarships

Folder 15 – Scholarship applications

Folder 16 – Scholarship Award Winners

Folder 17 – Scholarships


Box 5 – Ephemera

Award / certificates

Banner

CSU Clock Tower ornament

Framed photos:

Mattie E. Thomas
Dr. Samuel P. Charleston
Elizabeth McTaggart
Mary Dimon 95th birthday

Loose photos and negatives

125th Anniversary history display

Photo album – light blue

Plaque from the American Cancer Society 2002

Videotape – Kids Can't Wait


Box 6 – Scrapbooks

1932-1952 Miss Mary Ivey (black with magnolia/pine on cover)

1952-1953 black cover

1953-1954 black cover

1954-1955 black cover


Box 7- Scrapbooks

1955-1956 black cover

1956-1957 black cover

1957-1958 black cover

1958-1959 black cover


Box 8 – Scrapbooks

1959-1960-1961 black cover

1961-1963 black cover

1963-1965, 1965- 1967 black cover


Box 9 – Scrapbooks

1969-1976 green leatherette

1977-1985 dark green leatherette


Box 10 - Scrapbooks/Posters

1993 -1995 Memories of the second Chai administration Bright green leatherette

Mixed dates-Share the Power-wooden cover

Posters-

3 "Breaking through Barriers"

2 "Performing your Future"