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Delta Sigma Theta, Durham Alumnae Chapter records

Identifier: NCC-0029
Scope and Contents The collection contains programs of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Durham Alumnae Chapter's "Jabberwock," an annual debutante ball and talent showcase in which the winning contestant is crowned Jabberwock Queen. The event celebrates elegance and scholarship and provides a platform for the Chapter to thank its contributors and members. Each program contains a brief history of the sorority, a list of members and patrons, profiles of the contestants, and notes of congratulations and...
Dates: 1953 - 2017

Durham County Extension Service Photograph Collection

Identifier: NCC-0044
Scope and Contents

The Durham County Extension Service Photograph Collection consists of 32 photographs of work done by the Extension Service in the 1920s through 1940s. All of the images can be viewed online here:

Dates: 1920 - 1965

Durham-Orange County Medical Auxiliary records

Identifier: NCC-0062
Scope and Contents

The collection includes standard administrative records of the auxiliary, including annual reports (“histories”) and annual yearbooks. Of particular note are the documents from auxiliary’s biography project, which sought to gather biographies for all doctors who practiced in Durham or Orange counties.

Dates: 1946 - 1989; Majority of material found in undated

Elizabeth Parker Roberts scrapbooks

Identifier: NCC-0154
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Parker Roberts scrapbook collection consists of 70 scrapbooks created by Roberts between 1921 and 2000 documenting her family's life in Durham, North Carolina. They include materials related to local social events in which Mrs. Roberts participated, as well as many family-related materials, including items concerning her two sons, Bennett and Surry. Also well represented are items relating to organizations in which she was involved, including St. Philip's Episcopal Church, the...
Dates: 1921 - 2000

King's Daughters Sheltering Home Circle records

Identifier: NCC-0104
Scope and Contents The collection contains six series: Administrative Records, Conventions, Publications and Printed Matter, Scrapbooks, Miscellaneous, and Oversize. Materials include meeting minutes, financial information, constitution and by-laws, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, books, pamphlets and brochures. The material largely pertains to activities and events that occurred at the Sheltering Home Circle. A 2010 accession was processed separately (and may be found in box 16), with the exception of an...
Dates: 1911 - 2006

King's Daughters Sara Barker Circle records

Identifier: NCC-0103
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection includes minute books and scrapbooks documenting the work of Sara Barker and the Sara Barker Circle from 1948 to 2005. Materials on the history of the organization and the biography of Sarah Barker are also included. The collection includes one box of photographs, which are mostly unidentified.

Dates: 1948 - 2005

National Council of Negro Women - Durham Section records

Identifier: NCC-0121
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily contains programs from the section’s annual events, particularly the Harambee Breakfast and the Mary McLeod Bethune Recognition Program. Color photographs taken at these annual events are included, although subjects are largely unidentified. The collection also includes a small amount of administrative materials, including some correspondence, an issue of the section’s newsletter, and local newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1980-2009, undated

The Study Club records

Identifier: NCC-0173
Scope and Contents

The Study Club Records consists of nine scrapbooks, programs, and papers documenting the activities of the Study Club. The scrapbooks contain programs, photographs, clippings, and correspondence describing the activities of the club and the individual members. The collection also includes yearly rosters listing the club’s membership.

Dates: 1923 - 2010; 2016

Tuesday Morning Study Group records

Identifier: NCC-0181
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, administrative and financial documents, and memorabilia collected from group activities. The bulk of the collection is a fairly comprehensive span of meeting minutes from 1977-2005. The collection includes a small number of unidentified photographs.

Dates: 1965 - 2013

United Daughters of the Confederacy -- Julian S. Carr Chapter scrapbooks

Identifier: NCC-0186
Scope and Contents The United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection, 1907-1939, consists of five scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, histories, photographs, poems, memoirs, postcards, and yearbooks documenting Civil War history and the activities of the organization. Mrs. C. M. Goodlet of Nashville, Tennessee, first organized the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1894. According to its ritual, the group convened to “do homage unto the memory of…gallant Confederate soldiers, and to perpetuate the...
Dates: 1907 - 1939

Up-to-Date Club records

Identifier: NCC-0189
Scope and Contents

The Up-to-Date Club records consists of club programs, notes, records, book lists, and record books documenting the activities of the club. The collection includes programs with membership lists and early book lists.

Dates: 1896 - 2014

Women’s Clubs of Durham collection

Identifier: NCC-0198
Scope and Contents This artificial collection gathers together documentation of various women’s clubs of Durham. The documentation is primarily composed of programs detailing a club’s annual course of study. Many of the programs contain membership rosters, including information on club leadership. The clubs represented include: the Business and Professional Women’s Club, the Canterbury Club, the Durham Garden Club, the Eclectic Club, the Pierian Club, the Reviewers Club, the Symposium Club, the Tourist Club,...
Dates: 1907 - 1965

Woodcroft Women's Club records

Identifier: NCC-0199
Scope and Contents

The Woodcroft Women's Club Records, 1987-2015, contains meeting minutes of board members and general members, newsletters and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1987 - 2015