Church Women United In The Schenectady Area Records,1935-2016

Collection Number: 3430

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Church Women United in the Schenectady Area records, 1935-2016.
Collection Number:
3430
Creator:
Church Women United in the Schenectady Area (N.Y.)
Quantity:
2.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Constitutions, minutes of and agenda for meetings, correspondence and memoranda, clippings and programs, schedules of events, rosters, attendance sheets, reports, budget proposals, financial records, photographs, newsletters, and other records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Contains organizational records, including material related to affiliation and cooperation with local, national, and international organizations and records of predecessor organizations.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes constitutions, minutes of and agenda for meetings, correspondence and memoranda, clippings and programs, and yearly schedules of events; rosters of officers, members, and committee chairmen; attendance sheets; president's and secretary's annual reports, reports of the nominating and executive committees and committees in charge of arranging for such celebrations and observances as May Fellowship Day, World Community Day, and World Day of Prayer; treasurer's reports, budget proposals, and other financial records; and group photographs, programs, biographical data on speakers, newsletters, and miscellaneous items having to do with the aims and activities of the organization. Also, mimeographed and printed material with relevant correspondence and notes concerning its affiliation or cooperation with local, national, and international organizations devoted to the betterment of mankind, among them the American Host Program, Charlton School (Saratoga County), Church Women United in New York State, Church World Service, Committee of Clergy and Laymen Concerned about Viet Nam, Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County, Environmental Clearinghouse of Schenectady, Family Court (New York State), League of Women Voters, Literacy Volunteers, Inc. (Syracuse), National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, National Council for Church Women (later CWU), National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., New York State Council of Churches, Red Cross, Schenectady Area Peace Center, Schenectady Area Council of Churches, Volunteer Bureau of the Community Welfare Council of Schenectady County, Women in Community Service (Washington), and the United Nations. Also included are similar records of predecessor organizations, the Women's Missionary Federation of Schenectady (1935- ), and the Schenectady Council of Church Women (1948-1957), and incomplete runs of the annual reports (1956/1957, 1971/1972) of Church Women United in New York State and its quarterly, Together (1967-1972).
SUBJECTS

Names:
Church Women United in the Schenectady Area (N.Y.)
American Host Program.
American Red Cross.
Charlton School (N.Y.)
Church Women United in New York State.
Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam (U.S.)
Cooperative Extension Association of Schenectady County (N.Y.)
Environmental Clearinghouse of Schenectady.
League of Women Voters (U.S.)
Literacy Volunteers of Syracuse (N.Y.)
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.)
National Council of Church Women.
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America.Church World Service
New York (State).Family Court.
New York State Council of Churches.
Schenectady Area Council of Churches (N.Y.)
Schenectady Area Peace Center (N.Y.)
Schenectady Council of Church Women (N.Y.)
Schenectady County (N.Y.).Community Welfare Council.Volunteer Bureau.
United Nations.
Women in Community Service (U.S.)
Women's Missionary Federation of Schenectady (N.Y.)

Titles:
Together.

Subjects:
Women and religion--New York (State)--Schenectady.
Women--Societies and clubs--New York (State)--Schenectady.
Religious institutions--New York (State)--Schenectady.

Places:
Schenectady (N.Y.)--Religious life and customs.

Form and Genre Terms:
Constitutions.
Minutes.
Reports.
Newsletters.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Church Women United in the Schenectady Area records, #3430. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
State CWU: President's reports and state information
1963-1972
Box 1 Folder 2
Publicity and historiae
1969, 1972
Box 1 Folder 3
Programs: CWU
1968-1972
Box 1 Folder 4
Human Rights
Ca. 1966-1968
Box 1 Folder 5
CWU programs and publicity
1968-1972
Box 1 Folder 6
Legislative information
1968-1971
Box 1 Folder 7
National CWU Urban Program
1972
Box 1 Folder 8
Public relations planning packet
1971
Box 1 Folder 9
Public relations planning packet
1972
Box 1 Folder 10
CWU programs and reports
1969-1972
Box 1 Folder 11
Church World Service: CROP and Clothing Appeal
1966-1971
Box 1 Folder 12
CWU members and miscellaneous
1959-1966
Box 1 Folder 13
Councilor articles newsletters
1971
Box 1 Folder 14
Environmental Clearinghouse News
1972
Box 1 Folder 15
Coffee hours
1968-1972
Box 1 Folder 16
Regional meeting
1972
Box 1 Folder 17
Women in a Changing World
1972
Box 1 Folder 18
Old agendas and work sheets
1970, 1971
Box 1 Folder 19
Probation services
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 20
Draft exiles
1971, 1972
Box 1 Folder 21
Annual meetings
1972
Box 1 Folder 22
World Day of Prayer
1951-1972
Box 1 Folder 23
"Together" CWU publications
1966-1972
Box 1 Folder 24
National CWU--correspondence
1968-1972
Box 1 Folder 25
The Charleton School
1971, 1972
Box 1 Folder 26
Miscellaneous items
1972
Box 1 Folder 27
American Host program
1966-1971
Box 1 Folder 28
Schenectady Area Council of Churches
1964-1972
Box 1 Folder 29
May Fellowship Day
1949-1972
Box 1 Folder 30
Table Talks on world affairs
1970-1972
Box 1 Folder 31
Peoples Rights
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 32
Celebrations: World Community Day, etc.
1971
Box 1 Folder 33
Council of Churches Board Meetings
1968-1971
Box 1 Folder 34
Citizens Convention for the Schenectady Schools
1968-1972
Box 1 Folder 35
Attendance sheets
1968-1971
Box 1 Folder 36
WICS: Women in Community Service, Inc.
1971-1972
Box 1 Folder 37
CWU agenda and work sheets
1969
Box 1 Folder 38
Churches of Meetings of Councils
1968-1971
Box 1 Folder 39
Communications
1967-1971
Box 1 Folder 40
Cooperative Extension
1969-1972
Box 1 Folder 41
International Development
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 42
The Fellowship
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 43
Literacy Volunteers, Inc.
1966-1972
Box 1 Folder 44
Local agencies
1965-1966
Box 1 Folder 45
Migrants: Migrant Ministry
1969, 1972
Box 1 Folder 46
Mission Study
1970-1971
Box 1 Folder 47
Other programs
1968
Box 1 Folder 48
Race relations
1964-1969
Box 1 Folder 49
School Lunch Program
1969-1970
Box 1 Folder 50
Speakers Bureau
1967-1971
Box 2 Folder 1
United Nations
1964-1965, 1970
Box 2 Folder 2
Viet Nam
1966-1967, 1971
Box 2 Folder 3
Women in Community Service, Ind.
1966-1971
Box 2 Folder 4
World Community Day
1959-1972
Box 2 Folder 5
Nominating Committee: ideas adopted
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 6
Legislation
1963, 1972-1973
Box 2 Folder 7
Correspondence to and from the President Blanche R. Kelly
1971-1973
Box 2 Folder 8
Church Women United Annual Reports
1948-1973
Box 2 Folder 9
Annual Meetings
1950-1960
Box 2 Folder 10
Publicity, etc: clippings discarded
1934-1950
Box 2 Folder 11
Executive Commitee
1961-1972
Box 2 Folder 12
Coffee Hours
1960-1972
Box 2 Folder 13
CWU general information
1967-1971
Box 2 Folder 14
Membership lists
1961, 1971-1972
Box 2 Folder 15
Constitution
1968-1969
Box 2 Folder 16
Treasurer's reports
1962-1971
Box 2 Folder 17
President's notebook
1969-1972
Box 2 Folder 18
Programs, meetings, agendas, and miscellaneous information
1961-1972
Box 2 Folder 19
Programs, meetings, agendas, and miscellaneous information
1961-1972
Box 2 Folder 20
State Council Annual , NYS Council of Churches
1967
Box 2 Folder 21
New Dimensions in a Continuing Commitment
1967
Box 2
Handbook for United Church Women
Box 2
Annual Reports
1956-1972
Box 3
Clippings and programs
1980-1996
Box 3
Annual reports, newsletters, and publicity material
1984-1996
Box 4 Folder 1-6
Annual reports, newsletters, programs and publicity material
1997-2011
Box 4 Folder 7
Materials relating to activities of the CWU in Schenectady, NY
2016