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Neighborhood Social Club records (Delaware County, Iowa)

Identifier: IWA0661
The Neighborhood Social Club records measure 5 linear inches and date from 1931-1999.  They consist of a newspaper clipping, notes and correspondence, programs, a secretary's book containing membership lists and minutes of meetings, and financial records.


  • 1931-1999


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.


5.00 linear inches


The club formed in 1915 near Manchester, Iowa for women to discuss aspects of rural, farm and family life.

Biographical / Historical

The Neighborhood Social Club of Delaware County began in 1915 near the town of Manchester. The club was formed so area women could unite and discuss aspects of rural, farm, and family life. The club met once a month and was very involved in community events, fundraising, and volunteering. Club meetings were a major social event for the women where they could work together and become involved in the community, socialize, hold picnics and potlucks for members and their families, and share common interests such as sewing, cooking, crafts, and gardening.

Method of Acquisition

The records (donor no. 800) were donated by Vera Gienapp in 2001.

Other Descriptive Information
Andrea Rasmusson, 2002.
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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