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Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club Records

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Cosmopolitan Notices

Cosmopolitan Notices

Meeting Minutes

Board of Managers Meeting Minutes

Board of Managers Meeting Minutes

Correspondence and Event Information

Membership and Attendance Records

Monthly Membership and Activity Reports

Rosters

Administrative Records

Financial Records

Annual Reports

Capital District Federation Convention, Administrative Records

Cosmopolitan International Administrative Records

International Convention Records

First Citizen Award Records

First Citizen Award Records

Miscellaneous Awards and Cosmotopics Publication

Miscellaneous Club Activity Records

Miscellaneous



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Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club Records, 1924-2004, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Abigail Morris

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Collection Overview

Title: Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club Records, 1924-2004, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-151

Primary Creator: Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk (1924-)

Extent: 20.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Clubs, Men--Societies and clubs, Norfolk (Va.)

Forms of Material: Advertisements, Annual reports, Awards, Badges, Brochures, Bulletins, Certificates, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Fliers (printed matter), Invitations, Manuals (instructional materials), Maps (documents), Minutes (administrative records), Monthly reports, Pamphlets, Pennants, Photographs, Poems, Postcards, Programs, Publications (document genre), Resolutions (administrative records), Rosters

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Administrative documents from the Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club, a civic service oriented social club chartered in Norfolk in 1924, affiliated with Cosmopolitan International.

Biographical Note

The Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk was chartered on February 27, 1924. It is a service organization dedicated to charitable efforts, especially diabetes research. In 1985 the Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk played a vital role in raising the necessary funds for the Strelitz Diabetes Center at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Since 1928, the Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk has been awarding the First Citizen Award to Norfolk individuals for their services to the community.

Subject/Index Terms

Clubs
Men--Societies and clubs
Norfolk (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for this collection is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club Records, MSS 0000-151, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed May 9, 2016.

Other Note: There are more unprocessed materials remaining in the closed stacks. These items are located next to the processed materials.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Cosmopolitan Notices, 1936-1959],
[Box 2: Cosmopolitan Notices, 1960-1980],
[Box 3: Meeting Minutes, 1924-1977],
[Box 4: Board of Managers Meeting Minutes, 1930-1959],
[Box 5: Board of Managers Meeting Minutes, 1960-1977],
[Box 6: Correspondence and Event Information],
[Box 7: Membership and Attendance Records],
[Box 8: Monthly Membership and Activity Reports, 1965-1969],
[Box 9: Rosters],
[Box 10: Administrative Records],
[Box 11: Financial Records],
[Box 12: Annual Reports, 1938-1964],
[Box 13: Capital District Federation Convention, Administrative Records],
[Box 14: Cosmopolitan International Administrative Records],
[Box 15: International Convention Records],
[Box 16: First Citizen Award Records, 1938-1976],
[Box 17: First Citizen Award Records, 1977-1981],
[Box 18: Miscellaneous Awards and Cosmotopics Publication],
[Box 19: Miscellaneous Club Activity Records],
[Box 20: Miscellaneous],
[All]

Box 7: Membership and Attendance RecordsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Membership Process and Invitations, 1936 December 23-1977 May 16Add to your cart.
Documents detailing the membership process for the Cosmopolitan Club as well as invitations to membership sent out to proposed individuals.
Folder 2: Membership Propositions: Declined/Not Passed, 1959 April 24-1964 November 25Add to your cart.
Propositions for membership that were declined or not passed for various reasons, including lack of response to the Club's invitation.
Folder 3: Certificates of Membership, 1941 January 16-1942 December 17Add to your cart.
New members' certificates of entry into the Cosmopolitan Club.
Folder 4: Absentee Notification Correspondence, 1936 September 10-1961 February 21Add to your cart.
Letters notifying members of the dues or costs they have incurred in their absences.
Folder 5: Change of Membership Status Correspondence, 1937 March 29-1962 December 6Add to your cart.
Correspondence about changes in individuals' membership status, including professional title changes or stepping down to Social Membership (not being obligated to every meeting, but retaining membership to attend occasional meetings or events).
Folder 6: Resignations, 1936 April 25-1976 January 5Add to your cart.
Correspondence regarding individuals' resignation of membership and including individuals' files from their history within the Cosmopolitan Club.
Folder 7: Suspensions/Dropped Memberships, 1937 June 17-1951 February 20Add to your cart.
Correspondence regarding individuals' suspension from membership, due to inactivity or the nonpayment of outstanding dues; folder includes individuals' files from their history within the Cosmopolitan Club.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Cosmopolitan Notices, 1936-1959],
[Box 2: Cosmopolitan Notices, 1960-1980],
[Box 3: Meeting Minutes, 1924-1977],
[Box 4: Board of Managers Meeting Minutes, 1930-1959],
[Box 5: Board of Managers Meeting Minutes, 1960-1977],
[Box 6: Correspondence and Event Information],
[Box 7: Membership and Attendance Records],
[Box 8: Monthly Membership and Activity Reports, 1965-1969],
[Box 9: Rosters],
[Box 10: Administrative Records],
[Box 11: Financial Records],
[Box 12: Annual Reports, 1938-1964],
[Box 13: Capital District Federation Convention, Administrative Records],
[Box 14: Cosmopolitan International Administrative Records],
[Box 15: International Convention Records],
[Box 16: First Citizen Award Records, 1938-1976],
[Box 17: First Citizen Award Records, 1977-1981],
[Box 18: Miscellaneous Awards and Cosmotopics Publication],
[Box 19: Miscellaneous Club Activity Records],
[Box 20: Miscellaneous],
[All]


Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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