Finding Aid for the Affiliates. Minutes of Meetings. 1938-1987.
Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 1987 Sep 30; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Feb; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie and Caroline Cubé, 2013 Jun.
UCLA Library Special Collections©1987 Sep 30
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575
Title: Affiliates. Minutes of Meetings.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 221
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.8 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract: Record Series 221 contains the minutes of meetings of the The Affiliates of UCLA, a non-profit association of alumni, faculty, and community friends founded in 1937.
creator: The Affiliates of UCLA.
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The Affiliates is non-profit association of alumni, faculty, and community friends of UCLA. It was formed in 1937 by Mrs. Edward A. Dickson and Countess Frederic Thorne-Rider when the Gold Shield alumnae association abandoned its support of a faculty lecture series for women in the community.
Since that time, regular meetings have been held featuring the University's most distinguished speakers chosen from a wide variety of scholarly disclipines. Several special events are offered each year: a membership tea, luncheon and dinner programs, and a dinner honoring UCLA's Fulbright Scholars. In addtion, the year is highlighted with a special gathering honoring the recipients of The Affiliates' scholarship.
Since 1948, The Affiliates has supported the UCLA Alumni Association Scholarship Program from its own endowed funds, as well as from the ongoing contributions of members. One such fund was endowed in 1975 by Hortense Fishbaugh, a former president of The Affiliates. The organization now awards over $40,000 dollars annually to undergraduate and community college transfer students, as well as to students in the Graduate Division and in the professional schools of Law, Medicine, Dentistry, and Fine Arts.
Record Series 221 contains the minutes of meetings of the The Affiliates of UCLA, a non-profit association of alumni, faculty, and community friends founded in 1937.
This is an active record series; additional University records are expected to be added.
Minutes of meetings. 1969-1987.
Extent: 6 folders