The Resource Denver Branch of the Needle Work Guild of America records, (manuscript)

Denver Branch of the Needle Work Guild of America records, (manuscript)

Label
Denver Branch of the Needle Work Guild of America records, 1893-2012
Title
Denver Branch of the Needle Work Guild of America records
Inclusive dates
1893-2012
Title variation
Denver Branch of the NGA, Inc. records
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains ledgers, annual reports, scrapbooks, newsletters, minutes, financial records, distribution records, correspondence, membership lists, and brochures documenting the Guild's membership and activities (1893-2012)
Biographical or historical data
International organization founded in England in 1882. Spread to U.S. by 1885, with Denver, Colo. Branch organized in January, 1893 by Mrs. F. J. (Mary Caroline Jarvis) Bancroft and Mrs. C. B. (Mary Estabrook) Kountze. Membership was not limited to women, but was also open to men and children. Members were expected to provide two or more articles of clothing or household linen for distribution to charitable organizations at the annual "Ingathering" meeting held in May of each year. Guild also provided disaster and war time relief and was affiliated with the American Red Cross, the General Federation of Women's Clubs, the National Conference of Social Work, the National Council of Women of the United States, and the Camp Fire Girls of America. By 1989, organization name changed to NGA, Inc. In 2012, after 120 years the Denver Branch of NGA, Inc. was disbanded.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Needle Work Guild of America
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Woodward, Nancy J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Needle Work Guild of America
  • NGA, Inc
  • Needlework
  • Women
  • Charities
Label
Denver Branch of the Needle Work Guild of America records, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=WH2244&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=WH2244-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced
Instantiates
Extent
2.25 linear ft. (3 boxes), 3 oversize boxes, 1 photo box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Nancy J. Woodward;
Organization method
Organized into 4 series: 1. Operations, 1902-2012 (Box1-3). 2. National Office of the Needlework Guild of America (NGA), 1912-2012 (Box2). 3. Photographs, 1961-1998 (PhotoBox1). 4. Oversize, 1893-1983 (OVBox1-3).
System control number
  • (OCoLC)821538927
  • (OCoLC)ocn821538927
Label
Denver Branch of the Needle Work Guild of America records, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=WH2244&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=WH2244-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced
Extent
2.25 linear ft. (3 boxes), 3 oversize boxes, 1 photo box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Nancy J. Woodward;
Organization method
Organized into 4 series: 1. Operations, 1902-2012 (Box1-3). 2. National Office of the Needlework Guild of America (NGA), 1912-2012 (Box2). 3. Photographs, 1961-1998 (PhotoBox1). 4. Oversize, 1893-1983 (OVBox1-3).
System control number
  • (OCoLC)821538927
  • (OCoLC)ocn821538927

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