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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],
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Box 14: Cosmopolitan International Administrative RecordsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: About Cosmopolitan International, undatedAdd to your cart.
Variety of promotional and administrative material that gives detail about the values and activity of Cosmopolitan International as an organization. Contents include: a form for recommending prospective members; "Open the Door to a Cosmopolitan Program of Progress," "What is the Cosmopolitan International Club?" "Cosmo Facts," "Cosmopolitan International In Brief," "Facts about Cosmopolitan International," "Projects Unlimited," "Awards Program," "National Anthems," "Club Supplies," and "Cosmopolitan International Membership Kit" pamphlets; the ideals of a Cosmopolitan flyer; welcome packet for new members; "Big C" Award description and requirements; Club President guidelines; Cosmopolitan International newsletter Vol.1-1; stick on badge; Arrowhead Music Camp stickers; international Diabetes Program information; schedule of International President visits.
Folder 2: International Board Policies, 1976 July-1984 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Two copies of the Cosmopolitan International Board policies; the first is dated July 1976 and the second is updated through November 1984.
Folder 3: International By-Laws, 1977 July 29-1984 September 25, undatedAdd to your cart.
Multiple copies and updates of the Cosmopolitan International by-laws and a proposed change to Article VI. Copies of the by-laws within date from 29 July 1977, 31 July 1981, 1982, and 27 July 1984.
Folder 4: Rap Sheets, 1975 August-1976 May 24Add to your cart.
Rap Sheets are bulletins sent out from the Executive Director of Cosmopolitan International to the Club Presidents, International Officers, Governors, Governors-Elect, Federation Officers, and Past International Presidents, and they give a brief update on membership, awards given, or other activity of note that has happened across all the clubs within Cosmopolitan International.
Folder 5: Membership Statistics, 1975 July 31-1977 June 30Add to your cart.
International Membership Statistics give the monthly membership additions or deletions for each club and district within Cosmopolitan International.
Folder 6: Point Rating Reports, 1960-1962 March 6Add to your cart.
Two Point Rating Reports, from 1960 and 1961, which rate the Norfolk Cosmopolitan Club based on the International Point Rating System to gauge the level of activity or success within the Club for the year. Also includes a report from the Point Rating Committee which sums up the Norfolk Club's activity over its first 38 years of existence.
Folder 7: Annual Reports, 1947 June 10-1977 JulyAdd to your cart.
Annual reports from Cosmopolitan International which include financial information, club membership updates, awards given, and information about Cosmopolitan International's activity over the course of the past year. Includes the annual report of the New Club Building Committee from 1977 which tells of the new clubs that have been chartered and their size.
Folder 8: Leader's Manual, 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Leadership manual for the club officers, outlining their duties and guidelines for the Club's main projects and programs.
Folder 9: Leader's Manual, 1983Add to your cart.
Leadership manual for the club officers, outlining their duties and guidelines for the Club's main projects and programs.
Folder 10: President's Manuals, undatedAdd to your cart.
Three versions of the Cosmopolitan President's Manual, which outline the President's duties and guidelines for Club activities.
Folder 11: Secretary's Manuals, 1967, undatedAdd to your cart.
Two versions of the Cosmopolitan Secretary's Manual, which outline the Secretary's duties.

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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