Guide to the Winnetka Women's Club Collection, 1922-1990

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Winnetka Women's Club Collection
Dates: 1922-1990
Identification: URB/WWC
Creator: Winnetka Women's Club
Physical Description: 1.25 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: The Ladies League of Little Landers was formed in December 1922. The organization later changed its name to the Weeks Community Women's Club, and finally to the Winnetka Women's Club on May 6, 1935. The Winnetka Women’s Club Collection consists of record books which contain minutes from the Executive Board, General Meetings and the Garden Section of the Club proper.

Historical Note:

The Winnetka Women's Club was formed in December 1922 as the Ladies League of Little Landers. The organization later changed its name to the Weeks Community Women's Club, and finally to the Winnetka Women's Club on May 6, 1935. The minutes reveal a close-knit group whose members formed a bond of  friendship and worked toward edification of the membership through guest speakers, programs, and special field trips. The club disganded in May 1990.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

California Federation of Women's Clubs
Ladies League of Little Landers
Weeks Community Women's Clubs

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Geographic Name:

Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
San Fernando Valley (Calif.) -- History
Winnetka (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Personal Name:

Weeks, Alice
Weeks, Charles

Topical Term:

Women -- Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Robert G. Marshall and Beth Shirley, April 1998

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Winnetka Women's Club Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Related Materials:

Arrangement of Materials:

Series I: Minutes of the General Meetings, 1922-1990
Series II: Minutes of Excecutive Board, 1930-1990
Series III: Minutes of the Garden Section, 1937-1974

Scope and Contents

The Winnetka Women’s Club Collection consists of record books containing minutes from the Executive Board, General Meetings, and the Garden Section of the Club proper. The minutes are primarily in longhand, and document the activities and proceedings of the Winnetka Women’s Club. The collection consists of twenty minute books arranged into three series; Minutes of General Meetings (1922-1990), Minutes of Executive Board (1930-1990), and Minutes of the Garden Section (1937-1974).
Series I, Minutes of General Meetings, contains nine record books documenting the activities of the Winnetka Women's Club, formerly the Weeks Community Women's Club. The first record book contains the original constitution and by-laws of the organization. The series is arranged chronologically.
Series II, Minutes of the Executive Board, includes seven record books containing the minutes of meetings of the executive board of the organization. The series is arranged chronologically.
Series III, Minutes of the Garden Section, contains four record books that document the activities of the Garden Club Section such as guest speakers and arboretum field trips. The series is arranged chronologically.

Collection Contents

 

Series I: Minutes of General Meetings, 1922-1990

 

Box 1

Folder 1

General Meetings: Book #1, 1922 December 8-1927 April 12

Folder 2

General Meetings: Book #3, 1928 November 6-1930 June 3

Folder 3

General Meetings: Book #4, 1930 October 7-1937 November 2

Folder 4

General Meetings: Book #3, 1937 December 7-1945 January 9

Folder 5

General Meetings: Book #4, 1945 February 13-1954 May 11

Folder 6

General Meetings: Book #5, 1954 June 1-1965 May 11

 

Box 2

Folder 1

General Meetings, 1965 June 8-1973 June 12

Folder 2

General Meetings, 1973 October 9-1984 December 11

Folder 3

General Meetings, 1985 January 8-1990 May 15

 

Series II: Minutes of Executive Board, 1930-1990

 

Box 2

Folder 4

Executive Board: Book #1, 1930 January 22-1939 August 7

Folder 5

Executive Board, 1939 September 25-1953 November 19

Folder 6

Executive Board, 1947 June 7-1953 November 19

 

Box 3

Folder 1

Executive Board, 1953 December 4-1960 February 5

Folder 2

Executive Board, 1960 March 4-1969 March 4

Folder 3

Executive Board, 1969 April 1-1982 May 24

Folder 4

Executive Board, 1982 October 12-1990 May 15

 

Series III: Minutes of the Garden Section, 1937-1974

 

Box 3

Folder 5

Garden Section, 1937 December 14-1942 September 26

Folder 6

Garden Section, 1943 January 28-1952 November 20

Folder 7

Garden Section, 1953 January 22-1966 June 23

Folder 8

Garden Section, 1966 July 20-1974 September 26