Guide to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Records, Wilkinsburg, Pa., 1885-1955 AIS.1972.05

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Wilkinsburg, Pa. Records
Creator
Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Wilkinsburg, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1972.05
Date
1885-1955
Extent
1.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Abstract
The mission of the Woman's Temperance Union of Wilkinsburg was to: educate public sentiment up to the standard of total abstinence, train the young, save the inebriate, secure the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution and complete banishment of liquor traffic. This collection contains a constitution and by-laws, a directory, reports, minute books, a membership roll book (1911), programs, memorabilia, and published histories regarding organizational operations and activities of the Woman's Temperance Union from 1885-1955. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are online.

Preferred Citation

Woman's Christian Temperance Union Records, Wilkinsburg, Pa., 1885-1955, AIS.1972.05, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

The mission of the Woman's Temperance Union of Wilkinsburg was to: educate public sentiment up to the standard of total abstinence, train the young, save the inebriate, secure the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution and complete banishment of liquor traffic.

This collection contains a constitution and by-laws, a directory, reports, minute books, a membership roll book (1911), programs, memorabilia, and published histories regarding organizational operations and activities of the Woman's Temperance Union from 1885-1955.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, October 6, 1972

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002. Revised for digitization preparation. March 8, 2016

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Susan Kleinberg in 1969-1970.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Frank A. Zabrosky on October 6, 1972.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Michael O'Malley on January 17, 2003. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1426903

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the collection are available online.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Wilkinsburg, Pa.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Wilkinsburg (Pa.) -- History
  • Wilkinsburg (Pa.) -- Social conditions

Subject(s)

  • Associations
  • Social action
  • Temperance -- Pennsylvania -- Wilkinsburg -- History
  • Women
  • Women -- Pennsylvania -- Wilkinsburg -- History

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Previous Citation

Woman's Christian Temperance Union Records, Wilkinsburg, Pa., 1885-1955, AIS.1972.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Wilkinsburg, Pa., Records, 1885-1955, Archives of Industrial Society, University of Pittsburgh Libraries

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Constitution and By-laws, ca. 1935 11
Online

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  Folder
Minute Book, 1885-1895 2
Online

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  Folder
Minute Book, 1895-1904 3
Online

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  Folder
Minute Book, 1905-1911 4
Online

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  Folder
Minute Book, 1911-1917 5
Online

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  Folder
Minutes, 1917-1920 6
Online

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  Folder
Minutes, 1920-1922 7
Online

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  Folder
Minutes, 1923-1925 8
Online

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  BoxFolder
Minute Book, 1926-1928 29
Online

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  Folder
Minute Book, 1928-1934 10
Online

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  Folder
Minute Book, 1934-1937 11
Online

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  Folder
Minute Book, 1937-1941 12
Online

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  Folder
Membership Roll Book, 1911 13
Online

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  Folder
Reports, 1917-1955 14
Online

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  Folder
Correspondence, 1924-1941 15
Online

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  Folder
Programs, 1927-1937 16
Online

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  Folder
Allegheny County WTCU (Programs), 1937-1955 17
Online

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  Folder
Pennsylvania WCTU (Resolutions at State Convention & Pledge Cards), 1917 18
Online

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  BoxFolder
Directory, 1936-1937 319
Online

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  Folder
Check Stubs, 1915-1927 20

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  Folder
Receipt books, 1915-1919 21

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  Folder
Assorted Clipping undated 22

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  Folder
Flyers and Handbills, ca. 1900-1929 23
Online

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  Folder
Standards for Excellence for Local Unions, 1927-1937 24
Online

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  Folder
Temperance Songs (Music and Song Sheets), 1920 25
Online

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  Folder
History of the Woman's Temperance Crusade and Allegheny County Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1874-1930 1930 26

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  Folder
Susan Kleinberg Notes (including copies of plat maps), c. 1970 27

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