YMCA Business and Professional Women's Club, Lexington, Kentucky, records

Abstract

The YMCA Business and Professional Women's Club, Lexington, Kentucky, records (dated 1926-1943; 0.9 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consists of financial materials, correspondence, membership lists, and a pamphlet documenting the Club's operation and activities in Lexington, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
YMCA Business and Professional Women's Club, Lexington, Kentucky, records
Extent
0.9 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Women -- Societies and clubs
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Sarah K. Piester
Preferred Citation
62m97: [identification of item], YMCA Business and Professional Women's Club, Lexington, Kentucky, records, 1926-1943, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Business and Professional Women's Club of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) was founded in 1919 by Lena Madesin Phillips of Kentucky. The club focused on the concerns of working women and became the first organization to do so. Throughout the 1930s the club focused on lobbying against legislation and laws designed to deny jobs to married women.
Scope and Content
The YMCA Business and Professional Women's Club, Lexington, Kentucky, records (dated 1926-1943; 0.9 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consists of financial materials, correspondence, membership lists, and a pamphlet documenting the Club's operation and activities in Lexington, Kentucky. The financial materials include bank statements, receipt books, and cancelled checks. The pamphlet is entitled The Kentucky Cardinal.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

General, 1926-1942

Correspondence, 1928-1942

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Instructions and blank forms, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Membership lists, 1926-1938

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Pamphlet: The Kentucky Cardinal, 1935-1936

  • Box 1, folder 8
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Financial materials, 1928-1943

Bank deposits, 1928-1943

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Bank statements with cancelled checks, 1928-1929

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Bank statements with cancelled checks, 1934

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Bank statements with cancelled checks, 1935

  • Box 2, folder 3
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Bank statements with cancelled checks, 1936-1938

  • Box 2, folder 4
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Bank statements with cancelled checks, 1939-1940

  • Box 2, folder 5
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Bank statements with cancelled checks, 1941-1943

  • Box 2, folder 6
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Bills, receipts, cancelled checks, 1928-1937

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Bills, receipts, cancelled checks, 1938-1943

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Receipt book, 1928-1936

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Treasurer reports, 1926-1940

  • Box 1, folder 9
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