Register of the Stockton Pen Women Records, 1950-1976

Processed by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Stockton Pen Women Records, 1950-1976

Collection number: Mss74

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
October 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stockton Pen Women Records,
Date (inclusive): 1950-1976
Collection number: Mss74
Creator:
Extent: 2.5 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Stockton Pen Women Records, Mss74, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Access Points

Corporate Names

National League of American Pen Women. Stockton (Calif.) branch

Subjects

Women authors, American -California -Stockton
Women -Societies and clubs
Stockton (Calif.) -Social life and customs -20th century

Biography

The National League of American Pen Women is a national organization (founded 1897) promoting professional development of its members and fostering charitable activities in the arts. It organizes workshops, lectures, discussion groups and contests; provides scholarships and awards. Members must be published authors paid for their work. The local chapter was established in 1950.

Scope and Content

The Stockton Pen Women Records consist of minutebooks (1950-1973); by-laws and rosters (1968-1976); scrapbooks (1950-1975); organization publications and miscellaneous correspondence (1950-1975).

Container List

 

BOX 1: SCRAPBOOK, 1950s

 

BOX 2: MINUTEBOOKS; SCRAPBOOKS, 1950-1968

 

2.1: Minutebook, 1950-1964

 

2.2: Do., 1965-1973

 

2.3: Scrapbook, 1950

 

2.4: Do., 1952-1959

 

2.5: Do., 1960s

 

2.6: Do., 1962-1966

 

2.7: Do., 1967-1968

 

BOX 3: BY-LAWS & ROSTERS; SCRAPBOOKS, 1968-1976

 

3.1: By-laws & rosters, 1968-1970

 

3.2: Do., 1970-1972

 

3.3: Do., 1974-1976

 

3.4: Misc. minutes & treasurer's notes

 

3.5: Misc. forms, applications, etc.

 

BOX 4: PROGRAMS; CLIPPINGS; MISCELLANY

 

4.1: Emily Lesitner Memorial Fund

 

4.2: Correspondence, 1950s-1970s

 

4.3: Misc. Minutes, 1950s-1970s

 

4.4: "Owlets" information

 

4.5: Julia Cooley Altrocchi Memorial Poetry Collection Fund

 

4.6: Northwest Regional Conference: agendas; notes; corresp.; rosters, 1965

 

4.7: Programs & clippings

 

BOX 5: ORGANIZATION PUBLICATIONS