Michigan Woman's Christian Temperance Union Records
c.00506

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Michigan Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Title
Michigan Woman's Christian Temperance Union records
ID
c.00506
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1879-1886
Date [inclusive]
1879-1964
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet , 11 folders
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union including some publications and transcriptions of a W.C.T.U. Minute Book of the Three Oaks, Michigan chapter. Included are minutes of the society meetings, 1879-1887; a transcription of the constitution; membership lists, 1880?-1887;financial records, 1883?-1886; and a newspaper clipping of resolutions adopted at the 1881 convention.

There are annual convention reports and directories of Michigan Woman's Christian Temperance Union for 1942, 1958, 1960-1964.

W.C.T.U. publications include a poem written by a temperance lecturer, 1857; the newspaper, Woman's State Temperance Record, 1874; notice of W.C.T.U. Convention 1879; and a pamphlet  Ingham County Must Stay Dry published by Woman's Local Option Committee, 1909.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  July 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Robert Warner, Kenneth P. Scheffel, Francis Stebbins.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Minutes (Records)
  • Publications
  • Reports

Geographic Name(s)

  • Three Oaks (Mich. : Township)

Subject(s)

  • Temperance -- Societies, etc.

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Collection Inventory

Three Oaks, Michigan Chapter 

Folder

Minutes -- February 6, 1879 - July 25, 1882 

1

Minutes -- April 29, 1882 - November 1, 1887 

2

Constitution, Membership Lists and Financial records -- 1883-1887 

3
Folder

Convention Report 

3
Folder

 1942 

4

 1958 

5

 1960 

6

 1961 

7

1962 

8

 1963 

9

 1964 

10

W.C.T.U. Publications -- 1857, 1870s, 1909 

11