Scope and Content
Title: Zonta Club of Pasadena records
Inclusive Dates: 1929-2015
Collection Number: mssZonta
Zonta Club of Pasadena
22 boxes, 1 envelope, 1 oversize folder, and 1 roll (10.05 linear feet)
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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San Marino, California 91108
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Abstract: Collection documents the activities of the Zonta Club of Pasadena from 1929 through 2015.
Language of Material: The material is in English.
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The following items are born-digital materials and not available for paging until reformatted. Please contact Reader Services
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- Box 12 (1): 3.5 inch floppy disk.
- Box 14 (3): 3.5 inch floppy disk.
- Box 17 (5): District 9 history, CD.
- Box 19 (3): Zonta International North American Seminar, CD.
- Box 19 (5): Zonta 80th birthday celebration; trauma interview room presentation dedication; and Zonta Club images, CD (3).
Roll 1: Pasadena Convention, 1948 is not available due to the fragile condition of the photograph and is not available for
paging until treatment from Conservation is completed. Please contact Reader Services for more information.
The following items have been removed due to mold and are not available for paging until treatment from Conservation is completed.
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- Box 15 (5) and Box 16 (1): 2000-2005.
- Box 17 (2): 2002-2005.
- Box 18 (1-2): 2005-2006.
- Box 18 (3) and Box 19 (1): 2005-2008.
- Box 20 (2-3): 2010-2011.
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[Identification of item]. Zonta Club of Pasadena. The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Gift of Angela R. Campbell, July 2016.
During processing in September 2019, Gina C Giang removed and shredded .04 linear feet of financial documents and legally
Much of the material was contained in binders; those items have been rehoused in folders.
Zonta International is a global organization of nearly 30,000 members in 1,200 Zonta clubs in 66 countries. The club is a
leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. The Convention of Zonta
Clubs was founded in Buffalo, New York in 1919; the Zonta Club of Pasadena was formed in 1929 and disbanded in 2015.
Scope and Content
The Zonta Club of Pasadena records consist of annual reports, awards, clippings, correspondence, financial records, a guest
book, membership lists, minutes, newsletters, photographs, and printed ephemera, dating from 1929-2015. The records contain
material related to the club’s fundraising efforts in order to support local services for the community such as combatting
the AIDS epidemic, child care, and providing fellowships to women seeking advance degrees in the sciences. In addition to
financial assistance, the club staffed the Huntington Memorial Hospital gift shop. Notable individuals referenced in the records
include Grace Nicholson and Amelia Earhart. Material such as newsletters and international meetings related to Zonta International
are also included.
Arranged in chronological order.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.
Nicholson, Grace, -1948.
Zonta Club of Pasadena.
Businesswomen -- California -- Societies, etc.
Women -- California -- History.
Women -- Societies and clubs -- California.
Clippings (information artifacts).
Minutes (administrative records).