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Guide to the Winnetka Women's Club Collection, 1922-1990
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Arrangement of Materials:
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Winnetka Women's Club Collection
    Dates: 1922-1990
    Identification: URB/WWC
    Creator: Winnetka Women's Club
    Physical Description: 1.25 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Urban Archives
    Abstract: The Ladies League of Little Landers was formed in December 1922. The organization later changed its name to the Weeks Community Women's Club, and finally to the Winnetka Women's Club on May 6, 1935. The Winnetka Women’s Club Collection consists of record books which contain minutes from the Executive Board, General Meetings and the Garden Section of the Club proper.

    Historical Note:

    The Winnetka Women's Club was formed in December 1922 as the Ladies League of Little Landers. The organization later changed its name to the Weeks Community Women's Club, and finally to the Winnetka Women's Club on May 6, 1935. The minutes reveal a close-knit group whose members formed a bond of  friendship and worked toward edification of the membership through guest speakers, programs, and special field trips. The club disganded in May 1990.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Corporate Name:

    California Federation of Women's Clubs
    Ladies League of Little Landers
    Weeks Community Women's Clubs

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records

    Geographic Name:

    Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    San Fernando Valley (Calif.) -- History
    Winnetka (Los Angeles, Calif.)

    Personal Name:

    Weeks, Alice
    Weeks, Charles

    Topical Term:

    Women -- Societies and clubs

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Robert G. Marshall and Beth Shirley, April 1998

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Winnetka Women's Club Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Related Materials:

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Series I: Minutes of the General Meetings, 1922-1990
    Series II: Minutes of Excecutive Board, 1930-1990
    Series III: Minutes of the Garden Section, 1937-1974

    Scope and Contents

    The Winnetka Women’s Club Collection consists of record books containing minutes from the Executive Board, General Meetings, and the Garden Section of the Club proper. The minutes are primarily in longhand, and document the activities and proceedings of the Winnetka Women’s Club. The collection consists of twenty minute books arranged into three series; Minutes of General Meetings (1922-1990), Minutes of Executive Board (1930-1990), and Minutes of the Garden Section (1937-1974).
    Series I, Minutes of General Meetings, contains nine record books documenting the activities of the Winnetka Women's Club, formerly the Weeks Community Women's Club. The first record book contains the original constitution and by-laws of the organization. The series is arranged chronologically.
    Series II, Minutes of the Executive Board, includes seven record books containing the minutes of meetings of the executive board of the organization. The series is arranged chronologically.
    Series III, Minutes of the Garden Section, contains four record books that document the activities of the Garden Club Section such as guest speakers and arboretum field trips. The series is arranged chronologically.