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Laura Klure collection on the Riverside Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
MS 409  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Historical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Laura Klure collection on the Riverside Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1883-2014
    Collection Number: MS 409
    Creator: Klure, Laura L.
    Extent: 1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of items collected by Laura Klure related to the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Riverside, a women's organization dedicated to empowering women and advocating for civil rights. Materials in the collection mostly consist of interviews, research, notes, and other documents related to the Riverside YWCA History Project, which was an effort by Klure and others undertaken in the early 1990s to document the history of the local branch and create an archive of Riverside YWCA records.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some material in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Laura Klure collection on the Riverside Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) (MS 409). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Serena Rodholm, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
    Processing of the Laura Klure collection on the Riverside Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Historical Note

    The Riverside Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) was established in 1906 as one of the charter organizations under the national YWCA. The YWCA, from its founding, was devoted to empowering women and improving their lives, and throughout its history in Riverside championed such causes as education, racial equality, women's rights, career development and other social causes.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of items collected by Laura Klure related to the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Riverside, a women's organization dedicated to empowering women and advocating for civil rights. Materials in the collection mostly consist of interviews, research, notes, and other documents related to the Riverside YWCA History Project, which was an effort by Klure and others undertaken in the early 1990s to document the history of the local branch and create an archive of Riverside YWCA records.
    Klure used these documents to write a book, Let's Be Doers: A History of the YWCA of Riverside, California, 1906-1992, published in 1992. The collection also include some records of the organization, including programs, brochures, manuals, and photographs.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into two series as follows:
    • Series 1. Interviews, 1962-2011
    • Series 2. History project, 1883-2014

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Riverside YWCA (Calif.)
    Mission Inn
    Women -- California -- Riverside
    Women -- Societies and clubs
    Research

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Clippings (information artifacts)
    Interviews
    Programs