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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Woodmen Circle (Childress, Tex.) Records, 1906-1908



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle. Childress Grove No. 544 (Childress, Tex.) -- Archives.
Title: Woodmen Circle (Childress, Tex.) records
Dates: 1906-1908
Abstract: Comprised of a minute book, the Woodmen Circle (Childress, Tex.) Records, 1906-1908, document the proceedings of the Childress Grove No. 544 Woodmen Circle between September 4, 1906, and November 6, 1908. The volume describes minutes of regular and special meetings, activities, membership operations, dues, and lists of officers.
Accession No.: 91-227
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Founded by Joseph Cullen Root in 1891, the Woodmen Circle was a women’s auxiliary of the Woodmen of the World organization until 1895, when it became incorporated as the Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle, a fraternal benefit society. On September 4, 1906, the Childress Grove No. 544 Woodmen Circle was founded by a group of women, including Guardian Mrs. T.E. Rush, Magician Mrs. Ed Forbes, Banker Mrs. W. H. Thrasher, and others.

Source:

"Woodmen of the World Mergers." Woodmen of the World. Accessed April 13, 2011. http://www.woodmen.com/inside.cfm?Main_menu_id=1&sub_menu_id=3&sub2_menu_id=56&page_id=141.

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Scope and Contents

Comprised of a minute book, the Woodmen Circle (Childress, Tex.) Records, 1906-1908, document the proceedings of the Childress Grove No. 544 Woodmen Circle between September 4, 1906, and November 6, 1908. The volume describes minutes of regular and special meetings, activities, membership operations, dues, and lists of officers.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle. Childress Grove No. 544 (Childress, Tex.) -- Archives.
Subjects
Women -- Texas -- Childress -- Societies and clubs.
Places
Childress (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Woodmen Circle (Childress, Tex.) Records, 1906-1908, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2.325/D22b Minute book, 1906-1908

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