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San Jose State University Faculty Wives Club Records
MSS-2010-03-02  
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Series I:  Administrative Files 1938-2011

Physical Description: 4 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of Faculty Wives Club administrative records, including membership documents, newsletters, and financial records. The materials document special events focused on community service, cultural awareness, and philanthropy to promote student advancement.

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This series is arranged by format.
Box 1

Scholarship Information, Miscellaneous Administrative Documents, Meeting Reports of Sections, Financial Records 1938-2011

Box 2

Meeting Minutes, Reports and Financial Records 1956-2010

Box 3

Membership Rosters, Membership Directories, Garden Club Records, New Comers Listings, and Handicraft Section Reports 1950-2011

Box 4

Newsletters 1955-2006

 

Series II:  Subject Files 1956-1991

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of Faculty Wives Club member biographies, newspaper clippings, photographs, scholarship information, and the publication Reminiscing with Faculty Wives of San José State College (1956), written by Evelyn Bell Settles, Chairman of the Faculty Wives Club History Committee.

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Box 5

Member Biographies and History, Newspaper Clippings, Photographs, Autobiography of Lifetime Members, Member Collection of Recipes 1955-1991

Box 6

Publications of "Reminiscing with Faculty Members of San Jose State College" 1956

 

Series III:  Scrapbooks and Publicity Materials 1929-2007

Physical Description: 6 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of Faculty Wives Club scrapbooks and publicity materials focused primarily on community service, cultural awareness, and philanthropy. Fundraising events such as bake sales, fashion shows, and silent auctions are well documented in this series. These events supported student scholarships.

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Boxes 7-12

Scrapbooks and Publicity Materials 1929-2007

 

Series IV:   University Dames Club Materials 1960-1974

Physical Description: 1 box

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of University Dames Club administrative records, meeting minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, and publicity materials. The University Dames represents a group of wives of male students at San Jose State University that became the protégées of Faculty Wives. The University Dames and Faculty Wives co-sponsored many like minded events and activities.

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Box 13

University Dames Club Materials 1960-1974