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Identifier

Accession 219

Inclusive Dates

1938-1988

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

10,000 pieces, 12 volumes, 5 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

The Woman’s Club of Rock Hill was organized in 1939 and is affiliated with the South Carolina and General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), the largest and oldest women’s volunteer service organization in the world. The Woman’s Club of Rock Hill serves the community with many projects and implements program guidelines of the General Federation.

Scope and Content Note

The Women's Club of Rock Hill's mission is to further the cultural, educational, and social interest of its members and to promote interest in Rock Hill’s civic development and welfare. The Women's Club of Rock Hill Records consist of constitutions and bylaws, histories, minutes, reports, correspondence, memoranda, program notes, brochures, newsletters, membership lists, yearbooks, questions, certificates, awards, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The records also relate to the thirteen affiliated clubs comprising the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill: Amateur Arts, Arts Appreciation, Book Discussion, Book Lovers, Crafts, Hearthstone, Hermitage, Home Study, Lantern, Literary, Outlook, Palmetto, and Politeia, and to other records for the South Carolina Federation of Women’s Club and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Records of various organizations not directly related to the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill are also included, such as the Tri-County Parents Without Partners, the Rock Hill Community Council, the Rock Hill Model Cities Commission, the Rock Hill Senior Center, and the South Carolina Conference on the Status of Women.

Provenance

The records of the Women’s Club were deposited with the Archives by the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill via Doris Leverette on November 9, 1978

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Women's Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 219

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