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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 10: Administrative RecordsAdd to your cart.
Records pertaining to the administration and organization of the Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club.
Folder 1: Initiation Process, 1947 July 12, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes drafts of the procedures for initiation/induction of new members as well as a 1947 copy of the Cosmopolitan Pledge.
Folder 2: Cosmopolitan Constitution and By-Laws, 1962-1968, undatedAdd to your cart.
Copies of the Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk's Constitution and by-laws as well as drafts and proposals of amendments to the constitution. There are also memos to the incoming elected Third Vice President which outline the responsibilities of the position within the Club.
Folder 3: Correspondence Regarding Club's status as Incorporated or Unincorporated, 1968 September 30-1975 May 12Add to your cart.
Hank Dusinberre, member of the Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club brought up a question regarding the constitution and by-laws of the Club: is the club incorporated into Cosmopolitan International or is there an unincorporated faculty to the Norfolk branch of the club? This folder contains the correspondence related to this question.
Folder 4: Civic Affairs Committee, 1936 March 5-1975 October 6Add to your cart.
Documents pertaining to the meetings and activities of the Civic Affairs Committee of the Cosmopolitan Club including minutes, meeting notices, and correspondence.
Folder 5: Nominating Committee, 1936 December 10-1975 November 6, undatedAdd to your cart.
Documents pertaining to the Nominating Committee of the Cosmopolitan Club, whose duty it was to nominate individuals for the different elected positions and committees within the Club. Documents include correspondence, lists of nominated individuals, and reports of the committee.
Folder 6: Standing Committees General, 1944 April 28-1965 November 29Add to your cart.
Correspondence and documents regarding the appointment of individuals to the numerous variety of committees within the Club.
Folder 7: Cosmopolitan Standing Committees Lists, 1933-1977Add to your cart.
Lists of all committees and the appointed individuals within each committee for each year.
Folder 8: Club Supplies, 1952 February 16-1967 March 30Add to your cart.
Correspondence, pamphlets, and advertisements related to the supplies and products used by the Cosmopolitan Club for meetings or events.
Folder 9: Resolutions, 1931 October 21-1968 October 21Add to your cart.
Resolutions were written and passed by the members of the Cosmopolitan Club to express a certain view on specific issues which the Club found an interest in either supporting or dissenting. This folder contains passed resolutions and drafts of proposed resolutions.
Folder 10: Resolutions, undatedAdd to your cart.
Undated resolutions.

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]


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Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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