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Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 DSO/16

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Records of the Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District

Short Title: Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District, records

Creation date(s): 1950-1973 (mainly 1962-1973)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (51 items)

Name of creator(s): Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Soroptimist International was founded in 1921 in California, USA, as a voluntary organisation of women in business and management, working to improve life for women. It has grown into a worldwide organisation with 95,000 members. Individual clubs, such as the Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District, are grouped into Regions which belong to one of four international Federations, in this case Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI). The Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District (or SI Haverfordwest) was formed in 1962.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District, 1950-1973, including minutes, 1962-1970; attendance registers, 1962-1971; circulars and correspondence, 1969-1972; subject files relating to various subjects and club activities, 1970-1973.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in deposit order

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1970-1974.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive contains some material pre-dating the etsablishment of the branch.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Recordof [sic] the Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District, catalogue; Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland website (www.soroptimist-gbi.org), viewed 5 July 2005; Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Minor list, Anglesey Soroptimist Club.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District | Archives
Women | Wales | Pembrokeshire | Societies and clubs

Personal names

Corporate names
Soroptimist Club of Haverfordwest and District

Places
Haverfordwest (Wales)

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