Skip to main content

National Conference of Women in Chambers of Commerce Records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS696

Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection contains minutes of annual meetings, executive meetings and annual conferences from 1955-1996, and the annual chamber newsletter, The Courier, 1961-1979. Subsequent documents indicate the organization discontinued the newsletter publication 1979. The collection also contains by-laws and standing rules adopted, amended and revised from 1954-1996, and conference programs and convention information from 1957-1996. The meeting minutes also include changes in membership and community activities of local chambers.

Dates

  • 1954-1996

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative History of

The National Conference of Women in Chambers of Commerce, formerly Southeastern Conference of Women in Chambers of Commerce, is a non-profit organization formed in 1954. In 1979, the organization changed its name in order to broaden the scope of its membership. The administrative structure of the organization included: an executive board and nominating committee. Each year the nominating committee provided a list of potential candidates for the executive board positions: president-elect, three vice presidents, secretary, treasurer, and one member at large from each state represented in the membership. The membership at large would elect at new officers at the national meeting. The primary objectives of the organization is to encourage women’s participation in the promotion of business and the improvement of communities through work in their local Chamber of Commerce, as well as to unite women in their common goal of achieving success in their business and professional ventures. The organization also endeavors to foster an understanding and working relationship between Chamber of Commerce men and women, especially in the realm of civic activities.1 Additional descriptive information regarding the National Conference of Women in Chambers of Commerce has not been determined.

Extent

1 linear ft.

Language

English

Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to title supplied by staff.

Acquisition Information

Gift of National Conference of Women in Chambers of Commerce, 1990, 1995, and 1997 (1990.323, 1995.159, and 1997.177)

General Physical Description note

Extent: 1 linear foot (2 document cases)

Processing Information

Collection reprocessed in 2008
Title
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF WOMEN IN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE RECORDS ahc.MSS 696
Subtitle
An Inventory of Their Records at the Kenan Research Center of the Atlanta History Center
Author
Inventory prepared by Melanie Stephan
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040