Young Women's Christian Association (Pacific University) Record Book
Scope and Contents
The record book includes a constitution, meeting minutes and membership lists from 1892-1900. It provides details on the YWCA's activities at Pacific University, such as prayer meetings, bible study, charity work, studies of missionary work, and participation in regional YWCA activities. Several blank Pacific University student registration cards, an instruction sheet entitled "The Bean" (apparently a work-sheet from a botany class), and some notes about YWCA committees are also laid in.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Pacific University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Pacific University is retained by Pacific University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
The Young Women's Christian Association at Pacific University was formed in 1892 with a total of sixteen members. By 1899, approximately two-thirds of the female students on campus (42 of 68) were members. The YWCA met regularly during the school year. Its members arranged on-campus bible studies for the University women, ran prayer meetings, sponsored talks on missionary work, and contributed to charity.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 volume in 1 folder)
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The Young Women's Christian Association at Pacific University, which was formed in 1892, was made up of female student members who organized religious study and charitable work. This record book includes a constitution, meeting minutes and membership lists covering 1892-1900.
Housed in MS File Box 3.
No accruals are expected.
- Young Women's Christian Association (Pacific University) (Organization)
- Young Women's Christian Association (Pacific University) Record Book
- Eva Guggemos
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