Women's Forum records
Scope and Contents
The records of the The Women's Forum, founded in Litchfield in 1914 with seventeen members to provide an opportunity for women of the area to exchange viewpoints and talents. In 1916, classes were offered, and in 1925, outside speakers were invited. Over the years, such notables as Igor Sikorsky, Eleanor Roosevelt, Madeleine L'Engle, and Abraham Ribicoff have appeared. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, news clippings, membership lists, financial records, programs, and scrapbooks.
- Created: 1913-2009
- Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2004
- Women's Forum (Litchfield, Conn.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
3.70 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The materials have generally been arranged into groupings of similar records.
Source of Acquisition
Women's Forum of Litchfield, Conn.
Method of Acquisition
Accruals and Additions
2014-20-0 minutes 2004-2009
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
Other Descriptive Information
This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- Women's Forum records
- Leith Johnson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description