University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Present Day Club Records, 1913-1923



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Austin. Present Day Club.
Title: UT Present Day Club, records
Dates: 1913-1923
Abstract: Records dating from 1913 to 1923 include meeting minutes, rosters, and a written history of the Present Day Club, an organization of female students at the University of Texas established to promote the discussion of contemporary social and political issues.
Accession No.: 2003-183
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Present Day Club at the University of Texas at Austin was founded on February 14, 1913 "for the purpose of furthering women’s interest in present day problems… in society, in politics, in industry, and in the home."

Source:

The Cactus (Austin: Texas Student Publications, Inc., 1933), 227.


Scope and Contents

Records dating from 1913 to 1923 include meeting minutes, rosters, and a written history of the Present Day Club, an organization of female students at the University of Texas established to promote the discussion of contemporary social and political issues.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin -- Students.
Subjects
Societies -- History, organization, etc.
Women college students -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Women -- Texas -- Societies and clubs -- History.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Related Material

See also the UT Spooks Scrapbook, UT PZATLX Scrapbook, UT Panhellenic Council Office Records, and Rebecca Sharpless essay.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Present Day Club Records, 1913-1923, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff.

Subsequent revisions were made by Vanessa Attia, September 2013.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3J164 Minutes, rosters, and history of the UT Present Day Club