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Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Austin History Center

University Area-Austin Kiwanis Club Records

An Inventory of the Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: University Area-Austin Kiwanis Club
Title: University Area Kiwanis Club Records
Inclusive Dates: 1950-2010
Bulk Dates: 1990-2010
Abstract: Chartered in March 1950, the Kiwanis Club of University Area, Austin is one of the city's original Kiwanis clubs. The newsletters, event flyers and programs, correspondence, photographs, club directories, certificates of appreciation and newspaper clippings in the scrapbooks highlight the fundraising, community and social activities of the organization from 1950 to 2012.
Identification: AR.2012.017
Quantity: .6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,  810 Guadalupe,  PO BOX 2287,  Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

The University Area-Austin Kiwanis Club was chartered in 1950, and is one of the original Kiwanis clubs in Austin, Texas. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to helping children at the local community level. Through fundraising efforts by the members the University Area-Austin Kiwanis the club has been able to support local organizations such as the Settlement Home for Children, Central Texas Children's Hospital of Austin, Travis County 4-H Clubs, Infant-Parent Mission, Austin State Hospital Children's Program, Austin Area Food Bank, Fans for the Needy, Austin Children's Home and other community organizations that have needs.

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Scope and Contents

The University Area-Austin Kiwanis (UAK) Club collection consists of three scrapbooks, digital images from Kiwanis events, and several awards and certificates of appreciation. The newsletters, event flyers and programs, correspondence, photographs, club directories, certificates of appreciation and newspaper clippings in the scrapbooks highlight the fundraising, community and social activities of the organization from 1950 to 2012. In addition to the photographs in the scrapbook the collections includes digital images of the 2007 Circle K International (CKI) Convention, 2006 CKI Fall Roundup, UAK 2006-2007 Induction Ceremony and a UAK birthday event at the County Line restaurant.

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Arrangement

The scrapbooks are loosely arranged in chronological order.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

None.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Powell, Bill.
Organizations:
University Area-Austin Kiwanis Club.
Places:
Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
Men--Societies and clubs.
Women--Societies and clubs.

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Related Material

Periodicals - Kiwanis Korral

Austin Files - Clubs - Service Organizations - University Area C5445 (6)

Archives and Manuscripts - AR.R.021 Kiwanis Club of Austin Records

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

University Area-Austin Kiwanis Club Records (AR.2012.017). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2012/035

Donation Date: 2012

Processing Information

For preservation reasons the scrapbooks were disassembled and foldered in original order. Award plaques were photocopied to retain information and returned to the donor.

Finding aid created and encoded by Molly Hults in 2012.

Location of Originals

The digital images are located on an internal Images server. Please ask archivist for assistance in viewing the images.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Box Folder
1 1-4 "Trip Down Memory Lane: Volume I" scrapbook, 1950-2003
5-7 "Trip Down Memory Lane: Volume 2" scrapbook, 1997-2004
Box Folder
2 1 "Trip Down Memory Lane: Volume III" scrapbook, 1999-2010
Box Folder
4 2 Awards and certificates of appreciation, 1999-2008
Box Folder
2 3 Digital images index, 2006-2007
Digital image files are located in the AHC Image drive, please ask the archivist for assistance.

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