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Charlotte Woman's Club records

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Call Number: MS0056
Overview The Charlotte's Women's Club is the oldest civic organization in Charlotte. Organized in 1899 as the Study Club for Mothers, that group enlarged its membership and civic activities in 1902 and became the Charlotte Woman's Club. Includes minutes, newsletters, programs, financial records, 1924 register, scrapbooks, correspondence, and membership applications.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Liberty Hall Chapter, records

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Call Number: MS0147
Overview Records of a DAR chapter organized in 1908 to commemorate Liberty Hall Academy, North Carolina's first college, which was established in Charlotte in 1771 under the name Queen's College. Contains minutes, correspondence, programs, and financial material but no membership applications. Also includes 15 scrapbooks documenting local history and the activities of the chapter.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Chapter, records

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Call Number: MS0080
Overview Records of the first DAR chapter in North Carolina, founded in 1898. Contains membership applications, including that of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, widow of General Stonewall Jackson; minutes of chapter and executive board meetings; histories of the chapter and the state organization; and a list of tombstone inscriptions in Settlers Cemetery in uptown Charlotte.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, records

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Call Number: MS0146
Overview Records of a DAR chapter founded in 1912 by descendents of the signers of the disputed Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Includes membership applications, minutes, yearbooks, financial records, memorials to deceased members, information on historical markers erected by the chapter, scrapbooks, and material concerning the Mecklenburg Declaration and the preservation of the home of Hezekiah Alexander.

Junior Daughters of the American Revolution records

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Call Number: MS0389
Overview Collection 389 consists of a scrapbook and a small collection of organizational records from the Charlotte, North Carolina, Junior DAR chapter.

Frances J. Strouse papers concerning the Zonta Club of Charlotte

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Call Number: MS0520
Overview The collection contains items related to Frances Strouse's tenure at the Zonta Club, primarily from 1980-1981. It contains a photo album, member directory and a 1976 issue of Zontian, the official magazine of Zonta International.

Virginia Dare Book Club records

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Call Number: MS0202
Overview Archives of Charlotte's second oldest book club (founded 1893), including yearbooks, newspaper clippings, and invitations.

Women Executives records

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Call Number: MS0396
Overview The records of the Women Executives, a Charlotte, NC organization, span from 1977 to 2008. The bulk of the records include the organization's charter and bylaws, minutes of meetings, newsletters, membership information, and scrapbooks.

Martha Dorn Worrell papers

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Call Number: MS0183
Abstract Papers relating to Worrell's role as advisor to the Charlotte Junior Music Club and the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Mu. Includes correspondence, programs, and photographs.