American Association of University Women Ontario-Upland-Rancho Cucamonga Collection

1955-2005


Descriptive Summary

Title: American Association of University Women Ontario-Upland-Rancho Cucamonga Collection
Dates: 1955-2005
Collection Number: Consult library
Creator/Collector: American Association of University Women.
Extent: 3 linear feet
Repository: Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
Abstract: The Local Ontario-Upland-Rancho Cucamonga Branch of the American Association of University Women was founded in 1955. This collection consists of five scrapbooks of newspaper articles, photographs, programs and several awards/proclamations that chart the history of this Branch to date.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection open for research during regular operating hours or by appointment.

Preferred Citation

American Association of University Women Ontario-Upland-Rancho Cucamonga Collection. Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room

Acquisition Information

The original collection was donated by Joan Gerard, AAUW Publicity/Historian Officer to the Model Colony Room on September 20, 1987. Several additional scrapbooks, proclamations, etc. have been donated since 1987 by subsequent club historians

Biography/Administrative History

The American Association of University Women was founded in 1881 as an organization of women college graduates who banded together to open doors of higher education to other women and to help them find better opportunities to utilize their training. The Local Ontario-Upland-Rancho Cucamonga Branch was founded in 1955. This collection consists of five scrapbooks of newspaper articles, photographs, programs and several awards/proclamations that chart the history of this Branch to date.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection consists of five scrapbooks of newspaper articles, photographs, programs and several awards/proclamations that chart the history of this Branch to date.

Indexing Terms

American Association of University Women.
Ontario (Calif.)
Upland (Calif.)
Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.)
Scrapbooks

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