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National Society of Colonial Dames of America, 1898-1999

National Society of Colonial Dames of America, 1898-1999

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National Society of Colonial Dames of America, 1898-1999 UALR.MS.0054

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-23T09:49-0500

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: National Society of Colonial Dames of America, 1898-1999
Dates: 1898-1999
Quantity: 3.75 Linear feet
Identification: UALR.MS.0054
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Arrangement

Chronological by volume.

Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains record books of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America (Arkansas Chapter). Included are minutes, reports of the historian and treasurer, bylaws, applications for membership, and list of officers. Note that box 1 contains the microfilm records of the journals in boxes 2 through 8, 1898 January-1964 November.


Historical Note

The National Society of Colonial Dames of America was founded in 1890. The Society collects and preserves manuscripts, and memorabilia of the American colonial period and bestows awards and scholarships. The Arkansas state chapter was formed in 1898. Cynthia Polk was the first president. Eligibility for membership requires that a descendant must have lived in the colonies before 1750 and contributed to the development of the United States during the Colonial Period.


Genealogy
National Society of Colonial Dames of America.
Patriotic societies--Arkansas

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

Copyright for correspondence in the collections belongs to those correspondents or their beneficiaries. Persons wanting to re-use those materials are advised to obtain permission from copyright holders.


Administrative Information

Citation Notes

Bibliographic Citation:

National Society of Colonial Dames of America, 1898-1999, UALR.MS.0054. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote info:

Description of item, file number, box number, National Society of Colonial Dames of America, 1898-1999, UALR.MS.0054.


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