Finding Aid to the Woman’s Eastern Shore Society of Maryland Records, 1926-2007, MS 3189

Finding Aid to the Woman’s Eastern Shore Society of Maryland Records, 1926-2007, MS 3189

H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society

 

Collection summary

Title

Woman’s Eastern Shore Society of Maryland Records

Creator

Woman’s Eastern Shore Society of Maryland

Call number

MS 3189

Inclusive dates

1926-2007

Bulk dates

1948-2007

Extent

15 boxes

Abstract

Spans from 1926, the charter year of the society, to 2007, and includes financial and membership records, as well as meeting minutes and scrapbooks documenting the group’s activities.

Administrative summary

Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library

Maryland Historical Society

201 W. Monument St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

www.mdhs.org

specialcollections@mdhs.org

Access restrictions

Open to the public without restrictions.

Use restrictions

Permission to quote must be received in writing from the Special Collections Librarian.

Provenance

Gift of the Woman’s Eastern Shore Society via Mary Robinson, President, March 31, 2008

Accession number

2007-064-LIB

Processing note

Processed by Lara Westwood, September 2016

Scope and Content

The Woman’s Eastern Shore Society of Maryland Records spans from 1926, the charter year of the society, to 2007, and includes financial and membership records, as well as meeting minutes and scrapbooks documenting the group’s activities. The collection is divided into ten series which reflect the types of documents contained within them. The series are Constitution and By-Laws, President’s Papers, Financial Records, Scholarship Records, Recording Secretary Records, Membership Records, Newsletters, Events and Meetings, Miscellaneous, and Scrapbooks. Along with the membership records, the society collected obituaries of deceased members. The meeting minutes contain detailed accounts of society business.

Related Collections:

Woman’s Eastern Shore Society of Maryland Records, 1926-1986, MS 2864

Woman’s Eastern Shore Society of Maryland, Dorchester County Chapter, 1933-1944, MS 948

Container List

Contents 

Dates 

Box 

Folder 

Series I: Constitution and By-Laws

 

 

 

Constitution and by-laws

1936-1987

1

1

Series II: President’s Papers

 

 

 

Letter from Helen Cooper Johnson

1945

1

2

President’s Book (Eve K. McCauley Hiskey)

1968-1970

1

3

President’s Book (Marian Wallace)

1976-1978

1

4

President’s papers (Virginia Clarke Pruitt)

1978-1980

2

5

President’s papers (Jean Amos)

1990-1992

2

6

President’s papers (Phyllis Shaw)

1992-1994

2

7

President’s papers (Jane Awalt)

1994-1996

2

8

President’s papers (Gail Willin)

1996-1998

3

9

President’s papers (Jane Awalt)

1998-2000

3

10

President’s papers (Mary Robinson)

2000-2002

3

11

President’s Book (Mary Robinson)

2000-2002

3

12

President’s papers (Mary Robinson)

2004-2006

4

13

Series III: Financial Records

 

 

 

Tax documents

1992-2007

4

14

Treasurer’s records and reports

1979-1984

4

15

Treasurer’s records and reports

1984-1990

4

16

Treasurer’s records and reports

1991-1996

5

17

Treasurer’s records and reports

1997-2000

5

18

Treasurer’s records and reports

2000-2001

5

19

Treasurer’s records and reports

2002-2003

5

20

Treasurer’s records and reports

2003-2004

5

21

Treasurer’s records and reports

2004-2006

5

22

Series IV: Scholarship Fund Records

 

 

 

Scholarship applications and reports

1979-2007

5

23

Series V: Recording Secretary Records

 

 

 

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

1991

5

24

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

1992

5

25

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

1994

6

26

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

1995

6

27

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

1996

6

28

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

2000

6

29

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

2002

6

30

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

2003

6

31

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

2004

6

32

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

2005

6

33

Meeting agendas, minutes, and reports

2006-2007

6

34

Series VI: Membership Records

 

 

 

Subseries I: Membership rosters

 

 

 

Charter members roster

1926

7

35

Membership roster

1926-1952

7

36

Membership roster

1954-1987

7

37

Membership applications

1989-2005

7

38

Caroline County chapter membership roster

1976-2007

7

39

Cecil County chapter membership roster

1976-2007

7

40

Dorchester County chapter membership roster

1963-2007

7

41

Kent County chapter membership roster

1948-2007

7

42

Queen Anne County chapter membership roster

1948-2007

7

43

Somerset County chapter membership roster

1970-2007

7

44

Talbot County chapter membership roster

1975-2007

7

45

Wicomico County chapter membership roster

1976-2007

8

46

Worcester County chapter membership roster

1949-2007

8

47

Junior Group member roster

1950-1954

8

48

Subseries II: Deceased and Resigned Members

 

 

 

Dorchester County deceased and resigned members

1948-2007

8

49

Kent County deceased and resigned members

1949-2004

8

50

Somerset County deceased and resigned members

1948-2004

8

51

Talbot County deceased and resigned members

1948-2003

8

52

Obituaries by chapter

1980-1988

8

53

Miscellaneous obituaries, funeral programs, etc.

1960-1997

8

54

Member death resolutions

1968-1972

8

55

Member death resolutions

1973-1975

8

56

Member death resolutions

1976-1982

8

57

Member death resolutions

1983-2000

8

58

Series VII: Newsletters

 

 

 

Historian’s Newsletter

1988-1990

9

59

Newsletter

1980-1989

9

60

Newsletter

1990-1994

9

61

Newsletter

1995-1999

9

62

Newsletter

2000-2005

9

63

Series VIII: Events and Meetings

 

 

 

Event and meeting notices, flyers, and programs

1976-1982

9

64

Event and meeting notices, flyers, and programs

1983-1987

9

65

Event and meeting notices, flyers, and programs

1988-1991

9

66

Event and meeting notices, flyers, and programs

1992-1997

9

67

Event and meeting notices, flyers, and programs

1998-2002

9

68

Event and meeting notices, flyers, and programs

2003-2007

9

69

Scholarship Fund Party programs

1957-1981

9

70

Series IX: Miscellaneous

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

1958-1999

9

71

Ceremonial gavels, silver, and flags

No date

10

 

Series X: Scrapbooks

 

 

 

Scrapbook

1926-1973

11

 

Public Relations Scrapbook

1974-1981

12

 

Somerset County Chapter Historian Scrapbook, Volume 1

1984-1986

13

 

Somerset County Chapter Historian Scrapbook, Volume 2

1984-1986

14

 

Somerset County Chapter Historian Scrapbook

1986-1990

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

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