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Guide to the Eau Claire Council of Church Women United Records,​ 1948-​2007

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Overview of the Collection

Repository:
Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739
https://library.uwec.edu/archives/

Reference Code: USGZE UHC332

Accession Number: 10-001

Collection Number: University Historical Collection 332

Creators: Eau Claire Council of Church Women United (Eau Claire, Wis.)

Title: Eau Claire Council of Church Women United (Eau Claire, Wis.) Records

Dates: 1948-2007, bulk 1970-2009

Quantity: 0.8 linear feet (2 archives boxes)

Location of Collection: A9/1e

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Administrative records of an ecumenical Christian women’s service and fellowship organization in Eau Claire, Wis. Materials include meeting minutes, membership lists and yearbooks, financial records, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical Note

The Eau Claire Council of Church Women United was formed in 1939. According to the organization’s by-laws, it aimed to “encourage Christian women to come together in a visible fellowship to witness their faith in Jesus Christ and, enabled by the Holy Spirit, to go out together into every neighborhood and nation as instruments of reconciling love” (By-laws, 1999). Affiliated with Church Women United, USA (a national ecumenical Christian service association) since 1945, the Eau Claire Council engaged in Bible study, service activities, and fellowship. The organization was dissolved in 2007.

Content Description

These records include meeting minutes, membership lists and yearbooks, financial records, and clippings. The majority of the materials date from 1970 to 2007.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Donated to Special Collections & Archives by Beverly Maser in July 2009.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: Eau Claire Council of Church Women United (Eau Claire, Wis.) Records, 19482007. UHC332. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in July 2009.

Arrangement: Alphabetical

Subjects

Corporate Names: Eau Claire Council of Church Women United (Eau Claire, Wis.) -- Archives

Subject Terms:
Women – Wisconsin – Eau Claire – Societies and clubs
Christian women – Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Interdenominational cooperation – Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Interdenominational cooperation – Societies and clubs

Detailed List of Contents

Container

Contents

Dates

Box/Folder 1/1

By Laws

1995-2002

Box/Folder 1/2

Clippings

1990-2000

Box/Folder 1/3

Financial Records: Ledger

1948-1972

Box/Folder 1/4

Financial Records: Ledgers

1973-1997

Box/Folder 1/5

Financial Records: Treasurer’s Reports

1995-2006

Box/Folder 1/6

Minutes

1973-1985

Box/Folder 1/7

Minutes

1985-1987

Box/Folder 1/8

Officer’s Job Descriptions

1990’s

Box/Folder 1/9

Photographs

2000

Box/Folder 2/1

President’s Notebook

1998-2002

Box/Folder 2/2

Programs/Bulletins

1995-2006

Box/Folder 2/3

Publicity Materials

1995-1996

Box/Folder 2/4

Sewing and Knitting Records

1991

Box/Folder 2/5

Yearbooks

1965-1991

Box/Folder 2/6

Yearbooks

1995-2007

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