Scope and Contents Note
Title: Native Daughters of the Golden West. Santa Cruz Parlor no.26 records,
Date (inclusive): 1888-1997
Collection number: MS 9
Native Daughters of the Golden West. Santa Cruz Parlor no.26
8 half cartons,
4 linear ft.
University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library.
Special Collections & Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This collection consists of the minute books, roll books & cash books of the Santa Cruz Parlor no.26.
Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Collection open for research.
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records & their
heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Native Daughters of the Golden West. Santa Cruz Parlor no.26 records. MS 9. Special Collections & Archives, University Library,
California, Santa Cruz.
The Native Daughters of the Golden West is an organization of California born women dedicated to the preservation of California
history and the social and cultural development of their state. They support a variety of special projects such as the identification
and creation of state historic monuments, restoration of the Missions, children's welfare, educational scholarships, environmental
issues, and the Roster of California Pioneers.
Santa Cruz Parlor no.26 was formed on February 28, 1888 when a group of pioneer women from town were called to order by Mrs.
C. William. At the meeting they decided to form a chapter and elected the first slate of officers. They were President, Anne
Helmuke; 1st Vice President, May Baldwin; 2nd Vice President, Ada Bennett; 3rd Vice President, Jennie Chace; Recording Secretary,
Mary E. Morgan; Financial Secretary, Daisy Longley; Treasurer, Pearl McKinney; Marshall, Stela Finkeldey; Trustees, Bessie
Haslam, Alice Calverwell, and Minnie Chace.
The following week, on March 6, 1888, the initial group decided that their Parlor would be beneficial as well as social in
Scope and Contents Note
This collection consists of the minute books, roll books & cash books of the Santa Cruz Parlor no.26.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in
the library's online public access catalog.
Native Daughters of the Golden West
Native Daughters of the Golden West, Santa Cruz Parlor no. 26
Women--California--Santa Cruz--Societies and clubs
Women--California--Santa Cruz--Societies and clubs--By-laws
Other Index Terms Related to this Collection
Native Sons of the Golden West