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Zonta Club of AkronRange: 1933 - 1990 Size: 1 cubic foot Record Group:
Contains constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, and scrapbooks.
University Club of AkronRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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.[Finding Aid]
The University of Akron Women’s Club RecordsRange: 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.
Rotary Club of Akron, Ohio RecordsRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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.[Finding Aid]
Kiwanis Club of Akron RecordsRange: 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 ClubRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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[Finding Aid]
Community Welfare Forum of Summit CountyRange: 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.[Finding Aid]
Colleagues Club of CantonRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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) RecordsRange: 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 BranchRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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 RecordsRange: 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.Top