Austin History Center

Northwest Business Women's Association

An Inventory to the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Northwest Business Women's Association
Title: Northwest Business Women's Association Records
Inclusive Dates: 1986-1999
Abstract: This collection documents the evolution of the Northwest Business Women's Association (NBWA) of Austin, Texas from 1986-1999.
Identification: AR.2006.012
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 3 volumes)
Location: Archives Stacks; Oversized Volumes
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library 810 Guadalupe PO BOX 2287 Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

The Northwest Business Women's Association is a networking organization founded in 1986 by a group of professional women from a variety of fields in order to support the advancement of women in business in Austin, Texas.

Scope and Contents

The records are arranged into two series: organizational records and scrapbooks. Series one, organizational records, is in chronological order and consists of bylaws, newsletters, newspaper clippings, minutes and membership directories (1986-1996). This series also contains a green binder of minutes and newsletters (1995-1999). Series two consists of three scrapbooks (1989-1991), one volume for each year. Scrapbooks contain meeting notes, information on special events, member lists, minutes, other printed material, and photographs.


Restrictions on Access


Restrictions on Use

Open to all users.

Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Northwest Business Women's Association.
Austin (Tex.).
Women in business.
Women-owned business enterprises.

Document Types:


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Items donated by Lisa Bargsley.

Preferred Citation

Northwest Business Women's Association (AR.2006.012). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #DO/2006/031

Donation Date: 2006 April 6

Processing Information

Final Processing and Finding Aid By/Date: Susan Rittereiser, 2010 February

Detailed Description of the Collection

I. Organizational Records, 1986-1999

Box Folder
1 1-14 1986-1996
Folders arranged chronologically and contain notes, minutes, bylaws, announcements, membership directories.
2 Binder 1995-1999
Binder contains minutes and newsletters.

II. Scrapbooks, 1989-1991

Oversized Volumes Scrapbook 1989
Scrapbook 1990
Scrapbook 1991