Woman's Club of Wisconsin Records, 1870-2012

Administrative/Restriction Information

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.


Use Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection (Wisconsin Statutes 19.21-19.39).


Acquisition Information

The Woman's Club of Wisconsin donated this collection to the Archives in December 2004 (accession 2004-040). The Club donated additional materials in April 2007 (accession 2006-055), June 2008 (accession 2007-067), and April 2010 (accession 2009-055). The Milwaukee County Historical Society donated Club materials, deaccessioned from its holdings, in February 2010 (accession 2009-045). The Club donated additional materials in June 2011 (accession 2010-059) and James Henderson donated additions in March 2013 (accession 2012-045). Valerie McDonald donated additions in April, 2014 (accession 2013-044). Kathleen Arnz donated additional materials in May 2017 (accession 2017-026).


Processing Information

Ann Stachewicz processed the collection at the Woman's Club from June-August 2004 and at the Archives in January 2005. Christel Maass finished processing the collection in January and February 2005. Denise Gergetz (supervised by Christel Maass) processed accessions 2006-055 and 2007-067 in December 2009. Sarah Phillips (supervised by Christel Maass) processed accessions 2009-045 and 2009-055 in April 2010 (boxes 28-29).

In December 2011, Matt Eidem removed the safety film negatives from box 11, folder 6, and box 25, folder 35, and placed them in box 30.

Christel Maass updated the finding aid to include information about accessions 2010-059 and 2012-045 in August 2013. Hayley Jackson (supervised by Christel Maass) processed accessions 2013-044 and 2014-030 in May 2015 (boxes 31-32). Christel Maass added some publications from accession 2010-059 to the processed collection in June 2015.

Brad Houston updated the finding aid in October 2016 to reflect the discovery of architectural drawing scans in the American Geographic Society Library's collection.

Christel Maass updated the finding aid to include information about accession 2017-026 in March 2018.