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Gloria M. Brown Woman's Club of Norfolk, Inc. Records


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Biographical Note

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Gloria M. Brown Woman's Club of Norfolk, Inc. Records, 2003-2017 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: Gloria M. Brown Woman's Club of Norfolk, Inc. Records, 2003-2017Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 2018-065

Primary Creator: Woman's Club of Norfolk (1905-)

Extent: 3.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by size.

Date Acquired: 12/06/2018

Subjects: Clubs, Organizations, Woman's Club of Norfolk (Va.), Women--Socialization, Women--Societies and clubs

Forms of Material: Agreements, Booklets, Directories, Histories (literature genre), Membership lists, Rosters

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One 1905-2007 history of the Woman's Club of Norfolk, Inc., membership directories, and yearbooks for the Woman's Club of Norfolk, Inc. The materials date from 2003-2017.

Biographical Note

The Woman’s Club of Norfolk was founded on November 9, 1905 by Virginia Duncan Gatewood in the assembly hall of the Atlantic Hotel in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The first of its kind in the area, the organization held its first annual meeting on February 13, 1906. From December 1905 to October 1910, the club operated out of 380 Freemason Street, eventually moving to 163 West Freemason Street and later 612 Colonial Avenue. By 1925, the organization had moved its headquarters to 524 Fairfax Avenue where it still currently operates.

Subject/Index Terms

Woman's Club of Norfolk (Va.)
Women--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

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

Acquisition Source: Gloria M. Brown by donation

Preferred Citation: Gloria M. Brown Woman's Club of Norfolk, Inc. Records, MSS 2018-065, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed December 6, 2018.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Yearbooks and Membership Directory, 2003-2018Add to your cart.
Item 1: Yearbook, 2003-2004Add to your cart.
Item 2: Yearbook, 2013-2014Add to your cart.
Item 3: Membership Directory, 2017-2018Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Membership Rosters, Registration Records, and Club History, circa 2003-2017Add to your cart.
Includes membership rosters for 2003-2004 and 2016-2017.
Folder 3: Booklet, History of the Woman's Club of Norfolk, Inc., 1905-2007, 2007 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Includes photocopied materials compiled from previous histories, minutes, scrapbooks, oral histories, and memories by Earlye Lee Miller and Elizabeth Miller Layton. Also includes a blank agreement.

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