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Newport Harbor Lady Anglers Records
2009_03  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Newport Harbor Lady Anglers Records
    Dates: 1949-1992
    Collection Number: 2009_03
    Creator/Collector: Newport Harbor Lady Anglers
    Extent: 6 boxes.
    Repository: Sherman Library and Gardens
    Abstract: The Newport Harbor Lady Anglers (NHLA) was established September 13, 1949 as a women’s only deep sea fishing club. The collection includes minutes, by-laws, bulletins, invitations, newspaper clippings and photographs documenting the history of the club.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Newport Harbor Lady Anglers Records. Sherman Library and Gardens

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Newport Harbor Lady Anglers (NHLA) was established September 13, 1949 as a women’s only deep sea fishing club. The club chartered boats out of Newport Harbor and awarded annual prizes based on the size and quantity of fish caught by each angler. The NHLA also raised funds for philanthropic causes, generally related to disadvantaged children.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes minutes, by-laws, bulletins, invitations, newspaper clippings and photographs documenting the history of the Newport Harbor Lady Anglers. The meeting bulletins, notices of elections and event invitations cover the years 1965-1976, while the majority of the records consist of scrapbooks containing photographs and local newspaper articles about the group’s various fishing and social activities.

    Indexing Terms

    Women – Societies and clubs.
    Charter boat fishing – California.
    Saltwater fishing – California, Southern.
    Newport Beach (Calif.) – History – 20th century.

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