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Guide to the Caltech Service League Papers, 1947-1994
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Organizational History
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Caltech Service League Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1947-1994
    Creator: Caltech Service League
    Extent: 1 linear foot
    Repository: California Institute of Technology. Archives.
    Pasadena, California 91125
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California Institute of Technology Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Institute of Technology Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item, Box and file number], Caltech Service League Papers, Archives, California Institute of Technology.

    Organizational History

    The Service League was composed of women from the Caltech community, essentially faculty and graduate student wives. Its purpose was to assist undergraduate and graduate students and their families, as well as new or visiting faculty and their families. Some of the services provided were the baby furniture pool, welcoming receptions, and holiday meals.

    Scope and Content

    The Caltech Service League Papers were given to the Archives in January, 1995, by the last Service League members. It represents the working papers of the organization from its inception in 1947 to its disbanding at the end of 1994.
    The papers are preserved in the order in which they were received.