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Register of the Stockton Pen Women Records, 1950-1976
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stockton Pen Women Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1976
    Collection number: Mss74
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    Extent: 2.5 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stockton Pen Women Records, Mss74, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    Corporate Names

    National League of American Pen Women. Stockton (Calif.) branch

    Subjects

    Women authors, American -California -Stockton
    Women -Societies and clubs
    Stockton (Calif.) -Social life and customs -20th century

    Biography

    The National League of American Pen Women is a national organization (founded 1897) promoting professional development of its members and fostering charitable activities in the arts. It organizes workshops, lectures, discussion groups and contests; provides scholarships and awards. Members must be published authors paid for their work. The local chapter was established in 1950.

    Scope and Content

    The Stockton Pen Women Records consist of minutebooks (1950-1973); by-laws and rosters (1968-1976); scrapbooks (1950-1975); organization publications and miscellaneous correspondence (1950-1975).