Guide to the Church Women United In The Schenectady Area Records,
1935-2011

Collection Number: 3430

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
M. Morrison
Date completed:
1974
EAD encoding:
Martin Heggestad, August 2002
Date modified:
RMC Staff, January 2012

© 2002 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Church Women United in the Schenectady Area records, 1935-2011.
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

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