Neighborhood Social Club records (Delaware County, Iowa)
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.
- Neighborhood Social Club (Delaware County, Iowa) (Organization)
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
- 20th century
- Administrative records
- Community organizations
- Family life
- Farm life
- Financial records
- Fund raising
- Neighborhood Social Club (Delaware County, Iowa)
- Rural and Farm Women
- Rural families
- Rural women
- Social participation
- United States -- Iowa -- Delaware County
- United States -- Iowa -- Manchester
- Women's Clubs and Organizations
- Andrea Rasmusson, 2002.
- Language of description