The Finding Aid of the Pepperdine University Women's Organizations Collection 0109

Finding aid prepared by Jamie Henricks
The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA, 90263-4786
(310) 506-4434
specialcollections@pepperdine.edu
March 2013


Title: Pepperdine University Women's Organizations collection
Identifier/Call Number: 0109
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Physical Description: 2.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 scrapbook)
Date (inclusive): 1937-1984
Abstract: The collection contains materials created by women's organizations of George Pepperdine College and Pepperdine University. Items include member directories and handbooks, financial records, meeting minutes, invitations, correspondence, memos, a scrapbook, and a gavel. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1984.
Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.

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Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Pepperdine University Women's Organizations collection, Collection no. 0109, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were collected from University Archives files. Some materials were donated by Helen Young in the 1980s.

Scope and Content

The collection contains materials created by women's organizations of George Pepperdine College and Pepperdine University, including the George Pepperdine College Mother's Club, the Faculty/Staff Women's Club, the Faculty Wives Club (later Pepperdine University Women), and Professional Women of Pepperdine (PWP). Items include member directories, "yearbooks" (which include information that a handbook, directory, and calendar would include but all in one publication), financial records, meeting minutes, invitations, correspondence, memos, a scrapbook, and a gavel. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1984.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the following four series: Series 1. George Pepperdine College Mother's Club; Series 2. Faculty/Staff Women's Club; Series 3. Faculty Wives Club and Pepperdine University Women; and Series 4. Professional Women of Pepperdine (PWP).

Related Archival Materials

The Associated Women for Pepperdine records 0045 includes materials about a similar Pepperdine women's organization. Information about these organizations collected by Helen Young and Helen Pepperdine may also be found in the M. Norvel and Helen Young papers 0014 and the George Pepperdine Family papers 0026. Photographs, negatives, and slides related to women's organizations can also be found in the Pepperdine University Archives Photographs, Negatives, and Slides 0031, or online via the Pepperdine Digital Collections, in the University Archives Photograph Collection (http://pepperdine.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/).

Processing Information note

The collection was arranged and described by Jamie Henricks in March, 2013.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Faculty Wives Club.
Faculty/Staff Women's Club.
George Pepperdine College Mother's Club.
Pepperdine University Women.
Professional Women of Pepperdine.
Young, Helen, 1918-
Administrative records
Clippings
Correspondence
Financial records
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Los Angeles (Calif.)--History
Malibu (Calif.)--History
Memorandums
Orange County (Calif.)--History
Women--California--History
Women--Societies and clubs

Box 1

Series 1: George Pepperdine College Mother's Club 1943-1965

Box 1

Treasurer's Report Book 1943-1958

Box 1

Meeting Minutes 1950-1965

Box 1

News Clippings, Questionnaire, and Announcements circa 1950-1963

Box 1

Account Statements 1957-1960

Box 1

Scholarship Donation Acknowledgement Letters 1959-1961

Box 1

Invitations 1960-1962

Box 1

Series 2: Faculty/Staff Women's Club 1969, 1981

Box 1

Invitations 1969, 1981

Box 1-2

Series 3: Faculty Wives Club and Pepperdine University Women 1937-1984

Box 1

Yearbooks and Membership Directories 1937-1983

Box 2

President's Gavel (Doris Squire) 1940/1941

Box 1

Membership Invitation Letter 1951 October 8

Box 1

Constitution undated

Box 1

Miscellaneous Correspondence 1967-1984

Oversize Scrapbook 1

Scrapbook early 1960s

Box 1

Series 4: Professional Women of Pepperdine (PWP) undated

Box 1

Memos undated