Women's Forum records, 1913-2009
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Brief Description: The records of the The Women's Forum, founded in Litchfield in 1914 with seventeen members to provide an opportunity for women of the area to exchange viewpoints and talents. In 1916, classes were offered, and in 1925, outside speakers were invited. Over the years, such notables as Igor Sikorsky, Eleanor Roosevelt, Madeleine L'Engle, and Abraham Ribicoff have appeared. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, news clippings, membership lists, financial records, programs, and scrapbooks.
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Created by: Women's Forum (1914-)
Volume: 3.7 Linear Feet
Acquired: 06/01/2004. 2014-20-0 minutes 2004-2009
Arrangement: The materials have generally been arranged into groupings of similar records.
Biographical Note for Women's Forum (1914-) : The Women's Forum was founded in Litchfield in 1914 with seventeen members to provide an opportunity for women of the area to exchange viewpoints and talents. In 1916, classes were offered, and in 1925, outside speakers were invited. Over the years, such notables as Igor Sikorsky, Eleanor Roosevelt, Madeleine L'Engle, and Abraham Ribicoff have appeared.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
United States - Social life and customs - 20th century
Women's Forum (Litchfield, Conn.)
Women - Societies and clubs - Connecticut - Litchfield
Genres/Forms of Material
Correspondence
Financial records
Minutes
Programs
Scrapbooks
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Women's Forum of Litchfield, Conn.  Gift
PreferredCitation: Women's Forum records (2004-30-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759