Overview of the Collection
Special Collections & Archives
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
Reference Code: USGZE AS571
Accession Number: 06-137
Collection Number: Archives Series 571
Creators: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Student Toastmasters
Title: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Student Toastmasters Records
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Location of Collection: E5/6d
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: By-laws, meeting minutes and other records of a student public speaking club.
Founded by Dr. Ralph C. Smedley in Santa Ana, California, Toastmasters began as a small organization to provide public speaking opportunities and fellowship. Over the next twenty years it grew into an international organization composed of many small local chapters. Since its inception, Toastmasters has had over 4 million members worldwide. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Student Toastmasters was founded in 1979 to assist student members in developing speaking, listening, and leadership abilities. The group ceased to exist in 1992.
The collection includes by-laws, meeting minutes, attendance records, and participation records.
Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by Activities and Programs in 1992.
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: University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Student Toastmasters Records. AS 571. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.
Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in June 2006.
Arrangement: Flat arrangement; chronological order.
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire -- Societies, etc.
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Student Toastmasters--Archives
Subject Terms: College students—Wisconsin—Eau Claire—Societies, etc
Genre Terms: Organization files