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Descriptive Summary

Administrative Information

Historical Note

Scope & Content Note

Organization & Arrangement

Index Terms

Related Items

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Series Arrangement & Description

Series 1: Scrapbooks

Container Listing

 

 

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Catholic Women's Club of the Plainfields Records,
[
1938-1994]

Finding aid prepared by Anna Henderson in February 2008.


Descriptive Summary

Title:

Catholic Women’s Club of the Plainfields Records, 1938-1994.

Creator: Catholic Women’s Club of the Plainfields

Size:

2 linear feet of records
Repository:

Plainfield Public Library, Local History Department, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07060

Abstract:

The Catholic Women’s Club of the Plainfields [1938-1994] was founded in 1937 by Catholic women who continued to live the club’s motto of ‘loving kindness.’ The organization has grown over the years and is still in existence today. The collection, which spans from 1940 to 1994, consists of six scrapbooks holding newspaper clippings, photographs, banquet programs and membership lists, which provide a unique inside look of the club over many decades.

Language:

The records are in English.


Administrative Information
Access & Restrictions

The records of the Catholic Women’s Club of the Plainfields are available for research.

Access is restricted to materials prepared by the Local History department staff. All materials must be viewed in the Plainfield Room and may not be removed to another area of the library without permission of the Library Director or designee. Materials must be handled carefully and kept in order. Materials must not be leaned upon, altered, folded, ripped, or traced upon. Marks may not be added or erased from materials. Materials must be returned directly to Local History department staff and inspected before the researcher leaves the Plainfield Room.

One photocopy may be made (by Plainfield Public Library staff) of each document for the purpose of research; official Local History departmental reproduction fees may apply. Permission to publish must be obtained by the Plainfield Public Library Board of Trustees as delegated to the Library Director. Permission to publish does not constitute a copyright clearance. The researcher is responsible for further copyright restrictions. The Plainfield Public Library is not responsible for the misuse of copyrighted material.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item; Date (if noted); “Catholic Women’s Club of the Plainfields” collection, Box and Folder Number; Local History Department, Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, New Jersey.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Anna Henderson in February 2008. The finding aid was written by Anna Henderson in February 2008. Finding aid content follows the guidelines suggested by Describing Archives: A Content Standard.

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Historical Note

The Catholic Women’s Club of the Plainfields [1938-1994] was founded in 1937 by Catholic women who continued to live the club’s motto of ‘loving kindness.’ The organization has grown over the years and is still in existence today.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection, which spans from 1940 to 1994, consists of six scrapbooks holding newspaper clippings, photographs, banquet programs and membership lists, which provide a unique inside look of the club over many decades.

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Organization and Arrangement

The records of the Catholic Women's Club of the Plainfields are arranged into one series:

Series 1: Scrapbooks

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Catholic Women’s Club

Places:

Plainfield (N.J.)

Subjects:

Catholic.
Women's Societies and clubs

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Related Items

No related items.

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This collection consists of paper documents that do not require any additional technology for access.

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Series Description

Series 1: Scrapbooks [1940-1994]

Series Arrangement & Description

This series is composed of six scrapbooks holding newspaper clippings, photographs, banquet programs and membership lists, which provide a unique inside look of the club over many decades. This collection is housed with the general scrapbooks collection.

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Container Listing

Series I: Scrapbooks, 1940-1994

Box

Folder

Title Date

1

1

Catholic Women’s Club of Plainfield

1980-1986

 

2

Catholic Women’s Club of Plainfield

1986-1992

 

3

Catholic Women’s Club of Plainfield

1992-1994

 

4

Catholic Women’s Club of Plainfield

1952-1956

 

5

Catholic Women’s Club of Plainfield

1941-1952

 

6

Catholic Women’s Club of Plainfield

1940-1980

 

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