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   Container / Location    Title
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Small manuscript volume of Constitution and By-Laws, also contains list of charter members. (This volume has the following inscription: "This is to record that this constitution is in my father's handwriting" (signed) Howard Wait Riley, June 5, 1967). This volume also contains the Revised Constitution of June 1, 1903.
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Small manuscript volume - Treasurer's Book, 1897-1909.
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Minute book of the Home Economic Section of the Ithaca Woman's Club, 1902.
This book consists of typed and mimeographed copies of minutes of meetings, outlines of talks given by various people on different topics such as:

  1. Development of the Home
  2. Books and Pictures in the Home
  3. Artistic Homes
  4. Some Advantages of Vegetarianism (etc.)


People mentioned as giving talks:

  1. Martha Van Rensselaer
  2. Mrs. Effie D. Morse
  3. Mrs. John Gifford
  4. Professor Carpenter
  5. Dr. Wilder
  6. Prof. V.A. Moore
  7. Mrs. M.V. Slingerland


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2 page handwritten information about Mrs. Louisa L. Riley, organizer of the Ithaca Woman's Club in 1895.
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Receipted bill for $15.00 for programs from Atkinson & Mitchell, 1907.
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Receipt from New York State Federation of Women's Clubs for dues, 1908-1909.
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Receipt from Western New York Federation of Women's Clubs, 1909.
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Ithaca Woman's Club, Twentieth Anniversary Dinner program, 1914.
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Constitution and By-Laws, Ithaca Woman's Club, revised 1924.
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Note about the gavel presented to the Club by Mrs. E.A. Denton in 1931.
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Poem by Mary M. Denton, written originally for the Woman's Club Conservation Dinner, Apr. 29, 1918, seven months before the Armistice was signed. Repeated at the fortieth anniversary, Dec. 2, 1935.
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10 pages (typed), "A History of the Woman's Club," written for the Fortieth Anniversary Banquet, Dec. 2, 1935, Mary M. Denton.
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4 pages (carbon typescript), about the Woman's Club, written for the Fortieth Anniversary, Dec. 2, 1935, by (Mrs.) G.D. Hopkins.
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News clipping from New York Times, 1939, regarding the founding of the Woman's Club of Orange, New Jersey, at Mrs. Louisa L. Riley's home in 1872.
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4 page carbon typescript, "History of the Ithaca Woman's Club," written by Ada E. Hasbrouck, a charter member. For the Fortieth Anniversary in 1940. Contains list of Charter and Earliest Members, so far as known.
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Letter, May 9, 1945, to "Dear Maude" from Alice M (? - nee Myers?).
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Resolutions (carbon typescript) adopted at Club meeting, Apr. 1 or Apr. 8, 1963.
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IWC Constitution
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Large scrapbook compiled by Mrs. A.E.M. Hasbrouck and presented to the Ithaca Woman's Club in 1928. Contains typed history of the Club, list of Charter and Earliest Members for as far as was known at that date, photographs of:
  1. Mrs. Hasbrouck
  2. Mrs. Charles Crandall
  3. Miss Charity Smith
  4. Mrs. Louisa Riley (2) and her home on University Avenue
  5. The Lewis Home, 444 N. Aurora St. (where Club was organized)


Later photographs include:

  1. Mrs. Jamie Messenger
  2. Juanita B. Bates
  3. Mrs. J.A. Winans
  4. Lelle Rhodes Mangang
  5. Mary M. Denton
  6. Mrs. Sidney L. Howell
  7. Sarah L. Osborn
  8. Viola B. Lent
  9. Maude Coleman Walker
  10. Margaret L. Head
  11. Mrs. Thomas J. Parker
  12. Alice D. Smiley
  13. Anna Ball Cary (Mrs. Elmer E.)
  14. Gratia Mungle
  15. Isabel B. Doyle
  16. Mrs. Alfred H. Butwell
  17. Mrs. David Perry
  18. Minnie W. Muenscher
  19. Veta A. Butterworth
  20. Mrs. A.L. Winsor
  21. and groups.


(All the foregoing were presidents.)

This scrapbook also contains copies of the presidents' speeches and brochures of the club through various years. The first program is dated 1896-1897 and series runs through to 1948-1949.

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Two negatives of the group pictures in Scrapbook.
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"New Crusader" Yearbooks + Journal Writeups
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Secretary's Report of Meetings of Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club. Note: Minutes from Oct 3 1921 to Sept 1942 were burnt when Secretary left town (with approval of President)
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Meeting Minutes Ithaca Women's Club
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Member Lists in annual booklets
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Constitution and bylaws in annual booklets
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Card catalogue of resigned members, deceased in back
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Card catalogue of active/current members
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Card catalogue of former, life & deceased members
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Social Chairman's Records
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Minutes for 5th Household Arts Group of Women's Club
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Treasurer's Reports Household Arts
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Second Division Household Arts Minutes + Old Correspondence
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Corresponding Secretary cash records notebook
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First Literature Department Notebook
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Treasure Report
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Antique Study Group Programs
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Second Drama Division Annual Report
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Second Literature Department Annual Program
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Second Literature Department Notebook
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Second Literature Department Programs + Notebook
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Second Literature Department Notebook
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Antique Study Group Minutes and Attendance Records
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Household Arts Group
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Chairman of Committees Bylaws
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Committee Reports
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Community Improvement Project
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First Literature Department Meeting Book
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Secretary-Treasurer's Book of the Second Division of Household Arts
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First Literature Group Treasury Book
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Literature Department Book
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Women's Community Building Treasurer's Reports
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Community Improvement Program Report
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Ithaca Women's Club Receipts Book
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Ithaca Women's Club Receipts Book
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Income and Expenses Ledger
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Awards and Memoranda I
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Awards and Memoranda II
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Second Drama Division Notebook
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In Remembrance Book
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Secretary Book
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Parliamentary Practice Book
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Burgess Excerpts
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Scrapbook
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Scrapbook
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Scrapbook