Ithaca City Federation Of Women's Organizations Records, 1910-1972.

Collection Number: 2643

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ithaca City Federation of Women's Organizations records, 1910-1972.
Collection Number:
2643
Creator:
Ithaca City Federation of Women's Organizations.
Quantity:
4.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Manuscripts, Newspapers, Printed Materials, Reports
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection includes correspondence, preliminary sketches, and blueprints concerning the construction of the Women's Community Building in Ithaca, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection includes correspondence, preliminary sketches, and blueprints concerning the construction of the Women's Community Building in Ithaca, New York (1950s); general and committee correspondence; correspondence and survey materials pertaining to a proposed Ithaca War Memorial (1949); histories of the Federation; Constitution and bylaws; reports; minutes; financial reports; scrapbooks and yearbooks; clippings; program booklets; and other materials.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ithaca City Federation of Women's Organizations.

Subjects:
Community organizations.
War memorials--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Women--Societies and clubs.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Architectural drawings.
Blueprints.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access restricted to permission of the donor.
Cite As:
Ithaca City Federation of Women's Organizations records, #2643. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Administrative Files
1912-1969
Box 1 Folder 1
City Federation of Women's Organizations (CFWO) photocopy of office record of incorporation
1920
Box 1 Folder 3
CFWO histories
Undated
Box 1 Folder 4
Building Fund Drive
1921-1922, 1924, 1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 5
New Building Committee, reports, minutes and drafts
1949-1950, 1952-1953, 1955
Box 1 Folder 6
Ballots
1952, 1956-1958
Box 1 Folder 7
CFWO general business, reports and miscellaneous
1955-1961
Box 1 Folder 8
New Building Committee, reports, minutes and drafts
1956
Box 1 Folder 9
New Building Committee, reports, minutes and drafts
1957
Box 1 Folder 10
New Building Committee, reports, minutes and drafts
1958
Box 1 Folder 11
New Building Committee, reports, minutes and drafts
1959
Box 1 Folder 12
New Building Committee, reports, minutes and drafts
1960
Box 1 Folder 13
New Building Committee, reports, minutes and drafts
1961
Box 1 Folder 14
New Building Committee miscellaneous
1954-1965
Box 1 Folder 15
Women's Community Building Memorial
Undated
Box 1 Folder 16
Report of the survey for the building and expansion of the Women's Community Building
Undated
Box 1 Folder 17
Agda Osborn,War Memorial Committee notes
1949
Box 1 Folder 18
Agda Osborn, reports
Undated
Box 2 Folder 1
Agda Osborn notebooks
1950-1952
Box 2 Folder 2
Agda Osborn, New Building Campaign
1950, 1951, 1956-1959
Box 2 Folder 3
Agda Osborn, New Building Campaign
1959-11-1960
Box 2 Folder 4
Agda Osborn, New Building Campaign correspondence and budgets, etc.
1950, 1955, 1957-1959
Box 2 Folder 5
Agda Osborn, New Building Campaign correspondence and business
1950, 1952-1953, 1955-1957
Box 2 Folder 6
Agda Osborn, New Building Campaign member organization correspondence and business
1958-1960
Box 2 Folder 7
Agda Osborn, other organizations
1950, 1954, 1956, 1959-1960
Box 2 Folder 8
Agda Osborn, correspondence and drafts, miscellaneous notes
1956-1960
Box 2 Folder 9
Walter H. Foertsch correspondence
1957-1958, 1960
Box 2 Folder 10
Robert A. Ives property and Baker property
1958-1959
Box 2 Folder 11
Agda Osborn notebooks
1958-1959
Box 2 Folder 12-13
Agda Osborn, correspondence and drafts, miscellaneous notes
Undated
Box 2 Folder 14
Pledges, etc.
Undated
Box 2 Folder 15
Undated fragments
Undated
Box 2 Folder 16-17
Excerpts from survey returns
Undated
Box 3 Folder 1
War Memorial correspondence
1945, 1949
Box 3 Folder 2
War Memorial news clippings
1945, 1949
Box 3 Folder 3
Surveys made by War Memorial Committee
1949
Box 3 Folder 4
Hearings before War Memorial Committee
1949
Box 3 Folder 5
War Memorial Suggestions by individuals
1949
Box 3 Folder 6
War Dead List
1948
Box 3 Folder 7-8
Compilations of surveys
1949
Box 3 Folder 9
War Memorial miscellaneous
Undated
Box 3 Folder 10-14
War Memorial Survey organizational responses
Undated
Box 3 Folder 15
War Memorial Survey M.I.A. response
Undated
Box 3 Folder 16
War Memorial Survey newspaper questionnaire
1949
Box 3 Folder 17
War Memorial Survey, individual responses
Undated
Box 3 Folder 18-20
Survey responses
Undated
Box 4 Folder 1-12
War Memorial Survey responses
Undated
Box 5 Folder 1
Special records of the CFWO
1875, 1957-1959, 1965
History, Sept. 26, 1957, Mrs. H.S. Osborn; History, May 22, 1965, A.S. Osborn; 1959 letter to Club Presidents; 1968 Constitution and bylaws; Brochure of proposed building 1958-1959; Report of survey for new building; program booklets; Letter-head, first Federation Community Building; Description of Brooks Mansion, 1875
Box 5 Folder 2
Ithaca Daily News, taken over for the day by women
1912-05-24
Box 5 Folder 3
CFWO Constitution and By-laws, drafts and copies, and Board of Directors committees
1915, 1917
Box 5 Folder 4
CFWO miscellaneous correspondence (found in 1910-1916 record book)
1916-1917
Box 5 Folder 5
Correspondence
1920-1921
Purchase of building; First community rest room; W.F. Willcox speech; Opening of Women's Community Building
Box 5 Folder 6
Complete file of annual program booklets
1930-1969
Box 5 Folder 7
150 year anniversary, City Federation history, by Agda Osborn
1965-05-22
Box 5 Folder 8
Supplement, Women's Clubs
1966-11-11
Box 5 Folder 9
CFWO minutes
1930-1931, 1936-1937, 1941-1951
Box 5 Folder 10
Board of Directors minutes
1920-06-1921-12
Box 5 Folder 11
CFWO minutes
1921-01-1922-12
Box 5 Folder 12
Board of Directors minutes
1922
Box 5 Folder 13
CFWO minutes
1923
Box 5 Folder 14
Board of Directors minutes
1923
Box 5 Folder 15
CFWO minutes
1924
Box 5 Folder 16
Board of Directors minutes
1924
Box 5 Folder 17
Board of Directors and CFWO minutes
1926
Box 5 Folder 18
CFWO, Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1927
Box 5 Folder 19
CFWO, Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1928
Box 5 Folder 20
CFWO, Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1929
Box 5 Folder 21
Board of Directors minutes
1930
Box 5 Folder 22
Board of Directors minutes
1933-09-1935
Box 5 Folder 23
CFWO minutes
1933-11-1935
Box 6 Folder 1
Board of Directors minutes
1936-1937-03
Box 6 Folder 2
CFWO minutes
1936-1937
Box 6 Folder 3
CFWO minutes
1938-10-1939
Box 6 Folder 4
CFWO minutes
1940-1941
Box 6 Folder 5
CFWO minutes and finance reports
1941-1942
Box 6 Folder 6
CFWO and Executive Board Roll
1943
Box 6 Folder 7
CFWO and Executive Committee minutes
1944
Box 6 Folder 8
CFWO minutes and Membership lists
1945
Box 6 Folder 9
Loose papers in Board minutes
1945-1958
Box 6 Folder 10
CFWO recording secretary reports
1945-05-1946-03
Box 6 Folder 11
Executive secretary's reports
1945-12-1946
Box 6 Folder 12
Recording secretary's reports
1946-05-1947-03
Box 6 Folder 13
Executive secretary's reports
1947-1948
Box 6 Folder 14
CFWO recording secretary minutes
1947-05-1948-03
Box 6 Folder 15
CFWO recording secretary minutes
1948-05-1949-03
Box 6 Folder 16
Executive secretary's reports
1949
Box 6 Folder 17
Ithaca Federation of Women's Organizations reports and minutes
1950-1952
Box 6 Folder 18
CFWO correspondence and reports
1950-1956
Box 7 Folder 1
CFWO minutes and reports
1953-1955
Box 7 Folder 2
Building and Expansion Committee
1955-09-1956-10
Box 7 Folder 3
All committee minutes
1956
Box 7 Folder 4
CFWO minutes
1957-1959
Box 7 Folder 5
Executive secretary's report
1957-04-1959-10
Box 7 Folder 6
Business records and reports
1957-1959
Box 7 Folder 7
Business records and reports
1959-1961
Box 7 Folder 8
Business records and reports
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 9
CFWO, Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 10
CFWO, Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1962
Box 7 Folder 11
Business records and reports
1962
Box 7 Folder 12
Business records and reports
1963
Box 7 Folder 13
CFWO, Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1963
Box 7 Folder 14
CFWO, Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1964
Box 7 Folder 15
Business records and reports
1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 16
Business records and reports
1966, 1969
Box 7 Folder 17
Photograph of CFWO luncheon
1965-09
Box 8
Record book of meeting minutes
1910-01-08-1918-03-08
Box 8
Record book of meeting minutes
1916-04-1917
Box 8
Record book of meeting minutes
1937-1945
Box 8
Record book of meeting minutes
1945-1958
Box 8
Record book of Board of Directors and Executive Board minutes
1959-01-1960-12
Box Map-case Folder 1
Blueprints and sketches of proposed Women's Community Building
Undated
Scrapbooks and Histories
1910-1972
Box 1 Folder 2
Early CFWO papers
1920-1922, 1924
Box 7
A History of the City Federation of Women's Organizations of Ithaca, NY 1910-1969 and the Women's Community Building
1910-1969
Box 7
Scrapbook of CFWO publicity
1965-1972
Box 8
Scrapbook of clippings of CFWO, collected by Elizabeth Senft, Program Director
1927-1942
Box 9
CFWO scrapbook
1920-1924
Box 9
CFWO scrapbook
1934-1942
Box 9
CFWO scrapbook
1942-1950
Box 9
CFWO scrapbook
1950-1953
Box 9
Record book of clippings from the Ithaca Journal
1956-1961
Box 9
Scrapbook of CFWO publicity
1961-1965