Catholic Daughters of America: St. Mary's, Moorhead, Minnesota (S4976)

  • 1964- 

    Historical Sketch

    This collection consists of the records of the local Moorhead chapter of the Catholic Daughters of America, a women’s organization that was incorporated in 1903 for the “moral and intellectual improvement of its members, and for charitable purposes, religious purposes and benevolent purposes.” The Moorhead chapter (formally designated as a court0 has existed since the early 1920s. 

    Collection Description

    This collection consists of chapter correspondence, minutes, newsletters, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and subject files on various activities and projects undertaken by the members. There are also a small number of photographs of local members and events. All documents and materials are in very good condition.  

    Inventory

    Box 1

    • Awards and Certificates. 1960-62, 1972, 1977, 1988-90, undated
    • Bazaarfest. 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, undated
    • Biennial Convention. 1976-78, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988
    • Bulletins. 1985-87, undated
    • Cards
      • Miscellaneous Thank You's and Congratulations. 1966, 1989, 1990
      • 70th Anniversary Thank You's and Congratulations. 1990
       
    • Constitution, Amendments, By-Laws and Resolutions. 1982-86, 1990
    • Correspondence. 1965, 1971, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1983-89, undated
    • Court Handbook. Volume 1
    • Finance Statements and Miscellaneous. 1974-76, 1980-86, undated
    • Heart Speaks to Heart
    • Junior Catholic Daughters of America. 1983, undated
    • Mass Installations of Officers and Instruction. 1977, 1982, 1991
    • Membership. 1977, 1981, 1986-87
    • Merchandise - Price List. 1982, undated
    • Minutes. 1987-90, undated
    • Miscellaneous
    • Moorhead Biennial Report. 1982-84
    • Morality in Media. 1987-88, undated
    • National Convention. 1979, 1982-84, 1986
    • National Headquarters. 1978-79, 1982-85, 1989, undated
    • Newsletters
      • Go-Pher News Financial Sheets, Reports, and Miscellaneous. 1965-66, 1978, 1982-86, 1988
      • Greetings from Mahnomen. 1986, undated
       
    • Quarterly Newsletters. 1977-89
    • Newspaper Clippings
    • Officers
      • Duties
      • Miscellaneous. 1978-90, 1992-93
      • Public Relations Scrapbook Chairman Handbook. 1966, undated
       
    • Photographs
    • Poetry and Poster Contest. 1980-83, 1985-88
    • Prayers
    • Programs and Pamphlets. 1965, 1970, 1972, 1984, 1986-87, 1989-91, undated
    • Questionnaires. 1984-86
    • Regents Miscellaneous Information
    • Scholarships. 1983, 1986
    • Scrapbook
      • Public Relations. 1979, 1987
      • Rules. 1967, 1971, 1983, 1985, undated
       
    • State Reports. 1974-78, 1980-86
    • Workshops
      • Miscellaneous. 1981, 1987-88
      • Rooted in Love. 1985
       
    • Yearbooks 

    Box 2

    • Mortuary Certificate Books. Volumes 1-3. 1921-70
    • Scrapbooks