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Quota Club of Anchorage, Alaska records

Guide to the Quota Club of Anchorage, Alaska records

Collection number: HMC-1295.
Creator: Quota Club of Anchorage, Alaska.
Title: Quota Club of Anchorage, Alaska records.
Dates: 1952-2013.
Volume of collection: 2.0 cubic feet and 116 mb.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of an Anchorage womens service club.

Organizational history:
Quota Club International was founded in 1919 as a service club for women. The Anchorage chapter was founded in 1952. The club engaged in projects supporting the hearing impaired, public health, and other community issues. The Anchorage chapter ceased operations in 2012.

Collection description:
The collection consists primarily of scrapbooks created to document the club’s activities. These include photographs, clippings, and event programs. The collection also includes files of early meeting minutes, annual reports, photographs, and history documents.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of document, generally chronologically within.

Digitized copies: Digital access copies of the magnetic album scrapbooks are available. Other collection contents have not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies of any of the collection materials, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives holds copyright to Quota Club of Anchorage, Alaska records. The collection includes materials that may be subject to copyright not held by the Archives.

Preferred citation: Quota Club of Anchorage, Alaska records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:

“Quota history.” Quota International website. https://www.quotainternational.org/Public/Our_Mission/History/Public/Our_History.aspx (accessed July 26, 2018).

Acquisition note: The Club records were given to the Archives in 2018 by Beth Izold, the secretary and treasurer of the Club at the time of its dissolution. An addition was made to the collection in 2023 by Beth Izold.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2018. The scrapbooks that were made up of magnetic photograph album pages were scanned and the contents removed from the pages and placed in photograph enclosures by Keelin Baughman. The 2023 addition was added to the description by Arlene Schmuland in 2023.

Container list:

Box/Folder Description Dates
1/1 Historical file 1952-2005
1/2 Meeting minutes 1953-1956
1/3 Annual reports 1952-2012
1/4-6 Photographs undated, 1982-2006
1/7 History display scrapbook (digital copy available) 1952-1986
1/8 Scrapbook 1952-1956
1/9 Scrapbook 1952-1963
1/10 Scrapbook 1957-1960
1/11 Scrapbook 1964-1967
1/12 Scrapbook 1968-1977
1/13 Art show scrapbook 1972
2/1 Scrapbook 1977-1985
2/2 Scrapbook (digital copy available) 1984-1994
2/3 Scrapbook 1986-1991
2/4 Scrapbook (digital copy available) 1997-2001
2/5 Scrapbook 2001-2003
2/6 Roster, minutes, convention game, programs, meeting records, dissolution records, pins 1952-2013
Server Minutes and agendas, rosters, treasurer’s reports, committee assignments 2003-2008

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