Altrusa Club, Moorhead, Minnesota (S2685)

  • 1960- 

    Historical Sketch

    The Altrusa Club of Moorhead, Minnesota, was established on March 26, 1960 as part of the Altrusa International Club network. The purpose of the organization is twofold. One, to afford a main channel through which executive, business, and professional women representing a wide variety of occupational fields but with similar civic motivations, can work together thereby making possible the promotion of their common interests, and more effectively make a contribution of their combined services to civic, national, and international understanding and betterment. Secondly, to extend the field for friendship and contacts among professional women beyond the bounds of their own professional groups. 

    Collection Description

    The records of the Moorhead Altrusa Club include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, reports, and scrapbooks. The minutes detail the monthly agenda and discussions of club projects. Yearbooks include the agendas of the club. 

    Inventory

    Box 1

    • Bazaar Committee Reports. 1974-75, 1978-79
    • Budget/Financial/Treasures Reports and Statements. 1961-99
    • Budget/Ledgers. Volumes. 1961-66, 1969-73, 1982-83
    • Campfire Child Care Course Reports. 1968-70
    • Committee Lists Reports. 1969-90, 1992-97
    • Community Services Committee
      • Annual Reports. 1965-70, 1977-81, 1984-85
      • Square Dancing for the Retarded Report. 1970
       
    • Correspondence
      • Christian Children's Fund Adoptees. 1965-76
      • Miscellaneous. 1960s-1981, 1992-
       
    • Extension Committee Reports. 1968-69
    • Fund Raising and Ways and Means Committee Reports. 1971-72, 1978
    • Information Committee Reports. 1964, 1969-70
    • International Relations Committee Reports. 1964-65, 1968-72, 1978-79
    • Minutes
      • Record Books. Volumes. 1960-71
      • Files. 1972-90, 1992-98
       
    • Miscellaneous
    • Newsletters
      • ACOM. 1982-92
      • All-Tru-So-Gram. 1968-75
      • Altrusa International Altrusa Accent. 1987-89, 1998-2000
      • Altrusa International Club President's Update. 1992
      • Altrusa International District 7 Channel 7. 1960, 1964-81, 1985-87, 1999-2000
      • Altrusa International Service Bulletins. 1963-70, 1975, 1977, 1980-81
      • Altrusa News. 1967-68
      • Annual Reports. 1968-71
      • The Main. 1992-2000
       
    • Newspaper Clippings
    • Photographs
    • President's Annual Reports. 1969-71
    • Program Committee Reports. 1968-71, 1981-83
    • Public Affairs Committee Report. 1964
    • Scholarship Committee Report. 1960s
    • Secretary Reports. 1968-71
    • 75th Anniversary Commemorative Issue. 1992
    • Vocational Services Committee Reports. 1965-70 

    Box 2

    • Vol. 1 - Altrusa Club Manual. 1967
    • Vol. 2 & 2a - By-Laws. 1963, 1977
    • Vol. 3 - Classification Guide. 1970
    • Vol. 4 - Classification Guide
    • Vol. 5 - Club Officers and Chairman Handbook. 1964-65, 1968-69
    • Vol. 7 - Information Committee Handbook. 1964
    • Vol. 8 - Local Club Handbook. 1970
    • Vol. 9 - Local Club Handbook. 1978
    • Vol. 10 - Members’ Manual. 1963
    • Vol. 10a - Members’ Manual. 1968
    • Vol. 11 - Scrapbook. 1960-62
    • Vol. 11b - Scrapbook. 1966-67 

    Box 3

    • Vol. 6 - Commemorative Scrapbook. 1963
    • Vol. 11a - Scrapbook. 1964-65
    • Vol. 32 - 22nd Conference. 1978
    • Vol. 33 - 26th Conference. 1982
    • Paper Weight
    • Plaques 

    Box 4

    • Vol. 11c - Scrapbook. 1983-85
    • Vol. 11d - Scrapbook. 1981-96
    • Vol. 12-31; 34-51 - Yearbooks. 1960-2000