Zonta Club of Akron

Range: 1933 - 1990 Size: 1 cubic foot Record Group:

Contains constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, and scrapbooks.

University Club of Akron

Range: 1916 - 1978 Size: 8 cubic feet Record Group:

Contains minutes of board meetings, minutes of annual meetings, financial and accountants statements, rosters of members, committee and officer correspondence, merger documents, theatrical show programs, pamphlets, photographs, deeds, and time-log books.

Tuesday Musical Association Records

Range: 1898 - 2015 Size: 37 cubic feet Record Group: 99/109

The Tuesday Musical Association is non-profit classical music organization founded in 1887 in Akron, Ohio that provides concerts, scholarships, and educational programs for its members and the community. The records include meeting minutes, financial information, scrapbooks, programs, yearbooks, newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, VHS and audio cassette tapes, and memorabilia that document the administration, activities, and history of the association and its auxiliary society, St. Cecilia Choral Society.

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The University of Akron Women’s Club Records

Range: 1989 - 2004 Size: 2.0 Record Group: $content.recordGroup

The University of Akron Women’s Club (UAWC), formerly The University of Akron Faculty Women’s Club, is primarily a social organization composed of women employees and female spouses of UA employees that promotes social, informational, and service opportunities to its members and raises funds for scholarships for female UA students. The records include meeting minutes, financial records, newsletters, membership lists, and special events information. 

Sierra Club, Portage Trail Group, Records

Range: 1971 - 2006 Size: 21 Record Group: $content.recordGroup

The Portage Trail Group of the Sierra Club was founded in Akron, Ohio in 1972. The group advocated for a number of local environmental causes including the creation the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. Today, it offers public education programs, lobbies for outdoor recreation, and offer scholarships for environmental education. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, bylaws, histories, photographs, budgets, directories, newspaper clippings, maps, newsletters, publications, financial records, subject files and VHS tapes that document the history and work of the group. The records also contain some materials relating to the national organization.

Rotary Club of Akron, Ohio Records

Range: 1914 - 1993 Size: 50 cubic feet Record Group: $content.recordGroup

Rotary International is non-profit international service organization founded in 1905 that brings together businesses and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. The Rotary Club of Akron, Ohio, founded in 1914, supports youth programs and partners with organizations on projects for the betterment of the community. The records include rosters, committee materials, membership files, programs, newsletters, financial records, portraits, publications, and audit files.

North Hill Literary Club Records

Range: 1916 - 1960 Size: 0.75 cubic foot Record Group: 99/158

The North Hill Literary Club was organized in Akron, Ohio in 1916 to further the social and intellectual development of its members. The group met monthly to discuss a wide range of issues and subjects until its disbanding in 1958. The records consist of annual booklets, meeting minutes, a scrapbook, and a club history.

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Kiwanis Club of Akron Records

Range: 1916 - 1990 Size: 25 cubic feet Record Group: 99/108

Kiwanis International, founded in 1915, is a global community of clubs, members, and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children. The Kiwanis Club of Akron was founded in 1916 as the sixth Kiwanis Club in the world. Its members include community leaders that engage in meaningful service and hold relevant speaking engagements that keep members informed on local issues. The records document the club's history, its organization, financial information, membership, activities, and relationships to other organizations.

Franklin Club

Range: 1920 - 1985 Size: 2 cubic feet Record Group:

History of meetings, attendance records, treasurer's records, constitution, correspondence, meeting summaries, obituaries, and membership registers.

Fortnightly Club of Akron Records

Range: 1897 - 2015 Size: 3.0 Record Group: 99/180

The Fortnightly Club of Akron was founded in 1896 as a women’s scholarly club. Meetings were twice a month from October to April and presentations given ranging from nations of the world, to Shakespeare, to literature and authors, to local history. The records date from 1897 to 2015 and include meeting minutes, yearbooks, correspondence, subject files, programs, scrapbooks, and a photo album

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Community Welfare Forum of Summit County

Range: 1921 - 1993 Size: 1.0 Record Group: 99/163

The Community Welfare Forum of Summit County was founded in 1918 as the Social Workers Club of Summit County.  Since its inception, the organization has met monthly for a business meeting, luncheon, and presentation relating to social work.  The records consist of constitutions, correspondence, reports, programs, bulletins, minutes, advertisements, newspaper clippings, financial records, notes, questionnaires, ballots, calendars, and committee, speaker’s, and membership lists dating from 1921 to 1993.

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Colleagues Club of Canton

Range: 1927 - 1978 Size: 3 cubic feet Record Group:

Minutes, correspondence, financial records, reports, scrapbooks, and miscellany of a Jewish social organization.

Boy Scouts of America — Buckeye Council Records

Range: 1919 - 1960 Size: 0.5 cubic feet Record Group: $content.recordGroup

The Buckeye Council (#436) is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America located in Canton, Ohio. The council was founded in 1958 when the McKinley Area Council of Canton merged with the Massillon Area Council. The records include materials documenting the history of the Buckeye Council including correspondence, meeting minutes, merger materials, financial records, annual programs, and information on the Colorado Springs Jamboree in 1960.

Boy Scouts of America — Akron Area Council Records

Range: 1920 - 1963 Size: 26 cubic feet Record Group: 99/160

The Akron Area Council (#433) is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America located in Akron, Ohio. The council was founded in 1921, but merged with the Great Trail Council when it was created in 1971. The records consist of meeting materials, financial records, licenses and royalties, organizational procedures and practices, personnel files, and files on significant sponsoring institutions, Camp Manatoc, and various programs.

Association of the University of Akron Retirees (AUAR) Records

Range: 1998 - 2015 Size: 3.0 Record Group: $content.recordGroup

The Association of the University of Akron Retirees (AUAR) is a group of former UA employees and their spouses and families. Founded in 1998, it provides social and educational activities and volunteer opportunities to its membership and sponsors an endowed scholarship for UA students. The records include meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, scholarship information, directories, handbooks, newsletters, membership lists, reports, programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, financial summaries, and information about special events. 

American Association of University Women, Akron Branch

Range: 1931 - 1984 Size: 1 cubic foot Record Group:

The AAUW is the oldest and largest national organization for women. This collection contains branch minutes, board minutes, correspondence, bulletins, and scrapbooks detailing the activities of the AAUW.

Akron Roundtable Records

Range: 1986 - 1991 Size: 7.33 cubic foot Record Group: $content.recordGroup

The Akron Roundtable was established in 1976 as a community forum to encourage and bring bold, creative, and new ideas to the region. To date, more than 400 major corporate executives, writers, government officials, artists, and civic leaders from around the country have shared their thoughts on subjects of global, national, and regional importance with Akron Roundtable audiences. The records consist of programs and audiocassette recordings of Akron Roundtable speakers. 

Akron Garden Club Records

Range: 1925 - 1984 Size: 15 cubic feet Record Group: $content.recordGroup

The Akron Garden Club was founded in 1924 by the wives of many of the city’s industrialists including Mrs. F.A. Seiberling, Mrs. Harvey S. Firestone, Mrs. Ferdinand Schumacher, Mrs. O.C. Barber, and Mrs. Maurice Knight. Its current mission is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association, and to restore, improve and protect the environment. The records include constitutions, by-laws, articles of incorporation, scrapbooks, reports, membership information, yearbooks, and a photograph album.

Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies Records

Range: 1945 - 2005 Size: 8 cubic feet Record Group: $content.recordGroup

The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) is a non-profit organization consisting of technical and scientific societies in the greater Akron area. Founded in Akron, Ohio in 1946, the organization represents over 3,000 engineers, scientists, and technicians from all disciplines of science and technology and from both industry and academia. The records include board meeting minutes, information about events, and publications, including The Akron Technical Journal.