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Identifier

Accession 74

Inclusive Dates

1925-1977

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2,500 pieces, 1.25 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

The Business and Professional Women's state branch was organized in 1919 and the Rock Hill chapter was established in 1925 with the mission to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.

Scope and Content Note

The Rock Hill Business and Professional Women's Club Records consist of minutes, correspondence, reports, financial records, membership lists, yearbooks, photographs, awards, news clippings, and records relating to the Rock Hill, South Carolina, and national Business and Professional Women's Club (BPWC). The collection documents the origin, history, and activities of the Club. The Business and Professional Women's state branch was organized in 1919 and the Rock Hill chapter was established in 1925 with the mission to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.

Additional Notes

The Rock Hill Business and Professional Women's Records fall into three categories - the Rock Hill Chapter, the South Carolina Chapter, and the National Chapter.

Provenance

The records of the Rock Hill Business and Professional Women’s Club (RHBPWC) were deposited in the Winthrop College Archives on January 13, 1977, by Miss Lois Peden, President of the Club.

Keywords

Women, Women's History, Women in Business, South Carolina Women

Copyright

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

Rock Hill Business and Professional Women's Club Records - Accession 74

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