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Collection 065 Records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union

 Collection
Identifier: CN 065

Scope and Contents

Annual meeting minutes/reports, 1874-1934; correspondence and historical files, 1858-1933, n.d.; scrapbooks, 1857-1898; and minute books of various local W.C.T.U. organizations in Michigan.

The Woman's Christian Temperance Union papers are Series III of a twenty-one-series microfilming project done between 1975 and 1977 with the cooperation of three repositories holding significant papers relating to temperance and prohibition: the Michigan Historical Collections (Ann Arbor), the Ohio Historical Society (Columbus), and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Evanston, Illinois). The project resulted in 426 reels of microfilm, of which the Center has purchased 198. See also collections 64, 66, and 67.

The collection described in detail in the Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Temperance and Prohibition Papers (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 1977), pages 55-100. An index to selected correspondents begins on page 95.

Dates

  • 1853-1939

Historical Background

The history of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union is given in detail in the Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Temperance and Prohibition Papers (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 1977), pages 55ff.

Extent

49 Reels of microfilm

Language of Materials

English

Additions and Accruals

The materials in this collection were purchased by the Billy Graham Center Archives in 1980.

No Accession number

October 9, 1980

Galen Wilson

S. Kouns

G. Lynch
Title
Collection 065 Records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Language of description
English
Script of description
Cursive Handwriting

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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