Guide to the Anchorage Woman’s Club records
Collection number: HMC-1200.
Creator: Anchorage Woman’s Club.
Title: Anchorage Woman’s Club records.
Volume of collection: 22.8 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Records and scrapbooks of a community service based woman’s club.
The Anchorage Woman’s Club (AWC) is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC). AWC was founded in 1915 as a community service organization. The organization has six Community Service Program areas: Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Outreach, and Public Issues.
The collection contains the papers and scrapbooks of the Anchorage Woman’s Club. Included in the collection are yearbooks, meeting minutes of the Anchorage Woman’s Club and the Free Committee, cookbooks, photographs, community calendars, scrapbooks, and presidential scrapbooks.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by record type and generally chronological thereunder.
Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material are not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Copyright to materials created by the Anchorage Woman’s Club is held by the Anchorage Woman’s Club, with the Archives authorized to permit use on their behalf. Materials in the collection created by other individuals or organizations may be subject to copyright not held by the Anchorage Woman’s Club or the Archives.
Preferred citation: Anchorage Woman’s Club records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Works used in preparation of inventory:
“About AWC & Membership.” Anchorage Woman’s Club. http://gfwcanchoragewomansclub.com/membership.html
Custodial history: The collection was originally gifted to the Anchorage Municipal Libraries’ collections in 1988 by the Anchorage Woman’s Club. It was held at Loussac Library until 2015 when the AWC deposited the collection with Archives and Special Collections.
Acquisition note: The collection was deposited in the Archives by the Anchorage Woman’s Club in 2015, and a formal deposit agreement signed by AWC president Suzette Mashburn, and AWC president-elect Susan Jensen.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2015.
|1||Yearbooks, “Pen Points XI” 1967||1916-1990|
|1||Anchorage Woman’s Club meeting minutes||1948-1990|
|2||Free Committee meeting minutes||1985-1989|
|2||History of AWC, photographs||1964-1992|
|3||Photographs, clippings, letters||1920-1971|
|5||Free Committee scrapbook||1960-1965|
|6||Free Committee scrapbook||1978-1984|
|27-28||Free Committee scrapbooks||1981-1982, 1986-1988|
|7||Community Achievement Contest entrance scrapbook||1958-1960|
|7||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Marshall R. Lovette (Betty)||1962-1964|
|8||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Roy Stigum (Molly)||1964-1966|
|9||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Allen Parker (Marge)||1969-1970|
|9||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Stanley Thomson (Bonnie)||1970-1972|
|10||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. C.V. Chatterton (Roberta)||1972-1974|
|11-12||Presidential scrapbooks: Mrs. Ronald Slaymaker (Vera)||1974-1976|
|13-14||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. David Fritz (Rhoda)||1976-1978|
|15||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Ralph Linsacum (Maxine)||1978-1980|
|16-17||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Lawrence Dineen (Jan)||1980-1982|
|18||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Irving Dierks (June)||1982-1984|
|19||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Gary Ginnett (Rosie)||1984-1986|
|20||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Clifford Holt (Darlene)||1986-1988|
|21||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Maynard Falconer (Doris)||1988-1990|
|22||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. George Janssen (Kathy)||1990-1992|
|23||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Leon Greenlund (Mickey)||1996-1998|
|24||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. John Roberts (Malinda)||1998-2000|
|25||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. Kurban Kurani (Caroyn)||2002-2004|
|25||Presidential scrapbook: Mrs. John Taber (Lavone)||2004-2006|
|29||Presidential scrapbook: Betty Skladal||2008-2009|
|30||Presidential scrapbook: Betty Skladal||2009-2011|
|31||Presidential scrapbook: Betty Skladal||2011-2012|
|26||Presidential scrapbook: Helen Gonion||2012-2014|