Register of the Daughters of American Colonists (Stockton, Calif. Chapter) Papers, 1957-1997

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Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Daughters of American Colonists (Stockton, Calif. Chapter) Papers, 1957-1997

Collection number: Mss284

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
May 1997
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Daughters of American Colonists (Stockton, Calif. Chapter) Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1957-1997
Collection number: Mss284
Creator:
Extent: 1.5 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], Daughters of American Colonists (Stockton, Calif. Chapter) Papers, Mss284, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Access Points

subject

Women -California -Stockton -Societies and clubs

subject

Stockton (Calif.) -Social life and customs

corporate name

Daughters of American Colonists (Stockton, Calif. Chapter)

Biography

The members of this organization must be descended from persons who were resident in the British North American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. The national society was founded in Washington D.C. in 1921. The first California Chapter was established in 1925 and the Stockton Chapter was organized November 5, 1957 as the twenty-fourth in the state. The objects of the society are to make known the deeds of the American colonists and to foster patriotism in the community. Member activities include: genealogy and history research and writing, community service on (and fund-raising for) various projects and encouragement of patriotism at the community level through placement of plaques at historic sites and acquisition of American flags for schools and other entities. The society also provides college scholarships for American Indians. The Stockton Chapter has donated copies of local cemetery records to the National Society Library, contributed funds to a state genealogy microfilm project, given public presentations on important historic figures like Betsy Ross before other civic clubs and provided community service for the local mental hospital, Red Cross, and Salvation Army.

Scope and Content

The Daughters of American Colonists Papers consist of Minute Books, Treasurer's Reports and Scrapbooks of the Stockton (Calif.) Chapter (1957-1996) as well as Yearbooks and periodical publications of the national organization (1963-1997).

Container List

 

BOX 1: DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN COLONISTS PAPERS

 

1.1: Minutes:

 

– Nov 5, 1957-Oct 27, 1980

 

– Jan 26, 1981-Mar 27, 1989

 

– April 12, 1999, Oct 18, 1999

 

–March 27, 1989-April 22, 2002

 

–June 3, 2002-September 27, 2010, January 27, 2014-June 2, 2014

 

1.2: Treasurer’s reports:

 

– 1985-1989

 

–1990-1998, 2010-2012

 

1.3: Regent’s Agenda, 1957-1989

 

1.4: Scrapbooks:

 

– Nov 5, 1957-Jul 1987

 

– 1989-May 1996

 

– 1997-1998

 

– 1999-2001

 

–2001-2012

 

– 2004-2009

 

BOX 2: DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN COLONISTS PAPERS

 

2.1: Yearbooks- National 1963-64, 1968-69, 1981, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996-1998 [12 vols.]

 

2.2: Yearbooks- State 1963/65-1967/69, 1980/81-2001/2003, 2005/2007 [19 vols.]

 

2.3: Yearbooks- Stockton 1972/73, 1985/86, 1987/88-1990/91, 1992/93-1993/94, 1995/1997, 1999/2001-2007/08, 2009/11-2013/14 [24 vols.]

 

2.4: Colonial Courier:

 

a-39:1-2 (Su-F 1993)

 

b-40:1-3 (Su-W 1994-95)

 

c-41:1-3 (Su-W 1995-96)

 

d-43:3 (W 1998)

 

e-44:1-3 (Su-W 1998-1999)

 

f-45:1/3 (Su/W 1999-2000)

 

g-46:1-3 (Su-W 2000-2001)

 

h-47:1-3 (Su-W 2001-2002)

 

i-48:1-3 (Su-W 2002-2003)

 

j-49:1 (Su 2003)

 

k-50:1-2 (Su-F 2004)

 

l-51:1-3 (Su-W 2005-2006)

 

m-52:1-2 (Su-F 2006)

 

n-53:1 (Su 2007)

 

2.5: California Crier: 1999-2008, 2013-2014 (incomplete)

 

2.6: Handbook: Standing Rules and Society Policy

 

2.7: History of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists National Award Committee, 1999

 

2.8: Miscellaneous Publications and Programs

 

2.9: Minutes of the National Board: 1996-2001

 

2.10: Scrapbooks:

 

–1997-1998

 

–2001-2012