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Texas Woman's University, the Woman's Collection

Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Collection

Series 2: Legal and Financial Documents



Collection Summary

Creator:Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
Title:Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Collection
Date:1897 - .
Abstract:Constitution and bylaws, minutes, correspondence, reports, and published material created by the state organization, the districts, and over 2,200 individual member clubs. Also includes graphic material such as photographs and scrapbooks. Material documents the founding meeting in 1897 through the organization's growth in the twentieth century into the largest women's volunteer association in Texas.
Location:Mss. 32
Size:493 boxes.
RepositoryTexas Woman's University, the Woman's Collection

 

Arrangement of the Collection

The records are arranged into nine series:
Series 1: Historical Writings
Series 2: Legal and Financial Documents
Series 3a-j: Administrations - Correspondence and Reports
Series 4: Education Assistance
Series 5: Headquarters Building
Series 6a-c: Membership
Series 7: Printed Material
Series 8: Graphic Material
Series 9: General Federation of Women's Clubs and South Central Region

Restrictions

Access to the Collection:

Open for research.

Publication and Copyright Statements:

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Coordinator for Special Collections. Where copyright is unclear, all responsibility must be assumed by the user.


Administrative Information

Provenance

TFWC designated the Woman's Collection as the repository for their archives in 1985. Material has been added on a continuing basis since that time.

Processed by

Ann McGuffin Barton, Morgan Davis, and Barbara Hotinski, 1997-2007.

Encoded by:

Ranu Singhvi, 2008


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 2: Legal and Financial Documents

Box
2.10-2.29Legal Records
Governing documents including original constitution, byalaws, charter (copy) and minutes, 1897 - .
Box
2.1Constitution, bylaws, charter (copy), legal records (corporation, lock box contents)
Box
2.2Minutes: 1897-1930
Box
2.3Minutes: 1921-1923; 1924-1927 (incomplete); 1942-1945
Box
2.4Minutes: 1936-1938; 1938-1940; 1940-1942; 1942-1945
Box
2.5Minutes: 1945-1949
Box
2.6Minutes: 1949-1964
Box
2.7Minutes: 1964-1980
Box
2.8Minutes: 1980-1997 (incomplete)
Box
2.9Legal Proceedings, 1928-1939; correspondence re IRS 501(c)3 tax status (1970s).
Box
2.10-2.29Financial Records
The financial history of TFWC has been complex with funds originating not only through dues but also many special campaigns. Funds for both scholarships and the headquarters building are now in separate series from the TFWC organization itself. However, some financial records concerning these projects are included in this series.
Audits and treasurer's reports as well as documents relating to the Charitable and Educational Funds, IRS tax status, and Austin property zoning issues are also included, 1926-1989.
Box
2.10Audits - 1926-1990
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2.11Reports, Budgets: 1899-1966
Box
2.12Reports, Budgets: 1966-1974
Box
2.13Reports, Budgets: 1975-1989
Box
2.14501c3 Correspondence (tax status) 1966-1972
Box
2.15Charitable & Educational Funds: 1966-1972
Box
2.16Correspondence re : Financing- 1929-1936
Box
2.17Accounts Books- 1923-1929
Box
2.18Account Ledgers- Districts1-7, 1929-1935; General Fund Ledger 1930-1933; Budget- 1933-1935
Box
2.19Account Ledgers- Districts1-8, 1931-1937; General Fund, Educational Fund, Jubilee, Universal Membership Fund; Information on Founders, Patrons, Gifts, In Memoriam
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2.20Account Ledgers- Cash books- 1934-1938 (Taylor-Turrentine Administration)
General Account Ledgers- Headquarters - 1938-1940
General Account - 1937; 1938-1940
General Ledgers- Walker Administration - 1940
Box
2.21Financial Ledgers- 1943-1953; 1928-1934
Bank Records- 1927-1928: National Bank of Denison; Mercantile National Bank, 1925-1928: Cisco Banking Co., Endowment Fund
Fields Administration (1925-1928)
Cisco Banking Co. Educational Fund; News Fund; General Fund, University Membership Club Fund
Perkins Administration (1940) Austin National Bank- International Relations Fund
Box
2.22Ledgers-
TFWC Executive Committee- 1947-1949: Membership Lists, Departments, Financial Statements, Convention Reports
Box
2.23Ledgers-
Minutes- May, 1947- November, 1949 (Duplicate Record)
Box
2.24Ledgers-
Accounts- 1934-1949- Sul Ross Student Loan Funds, Scholarships, Fisk Art Fund; Cuningham student Loan Fund, Perry Administration Expenses, Perkin Administration Expenses, Convention Expenses- 1936, 1949
Box
2.25Ledgers-
Headquarters accounts.
Box
2.26Ledgers-
Field Administration- Accounts 1927; General Fund, Universal Membership Fund, News Fund, Jubilee, State Endowment, 2-17 Educational Fund, History Fund
Box
2.27Ledgers-
Accounts- 1927-1928 (Potter Administration)
Districts 1-7- Club lists- Dues received
Box
2.28Ledgers-
Accounts- 1928-1929 (Potter Administration)
Districts 1-7- Club lists- Dues received
Box
2.29Ledgers-
Accounts- 1953-1960: Disbursements, Receipts, Funds



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