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Women's Forum records

2004-30-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-30-0

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.

Dates

  • Created: 1913-2009
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2004

Creator

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.

Extent

3.70 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The materials have generally been arranged into groupings of similar records.

Source of Acquisition

Women's Forum of Litchfield, Conn.

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Accruals and Additions

2014-20-0 minutes 2004-2009

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Title
Women's Forum records
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
05/10/2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

Contact:
7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
860-567-4501
860-567-3565 (Fax)