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Church Women United of Greater Baltimore Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0035-CWU

Scope and Content Note

This collection documents the activities of the Church Women United of Greater Baltimore between approximately 1926 and 1996. The collection includes organizational records representative of the functions and administration of the group. Materials include newsletters, brochures, correspondence, reports, financial statements, statistics, membership lists, public relations information, photographs, and materials related to events and programming. Some significant topics represented in this collection include local events in Baltimore, charity fundraising initiatives, Civil Rights, and others.

Dates

  • 1926-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical Note

Founded in 1926, the Church Women United of Greater Baltimore was an interdenominational group Christian of women whose activities include sponsoring World Day of Prayer, May Fellowship Day, and World Community Day in Baltimore, Maryland. The group was founded to bring together women from Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, and other Christian communities together. The Church Women United of Greater Baltimore was a local unit of the national ecumenical women's movement, Church Women United Inc.

[Information for this historical note was gathered from Baltimore Sun newspaper articles and the Church Women United Inc. website].

Extent

4.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Collection is arranged as a file inventory.

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Katherine C. Turner on June 5, 1995.

Processing Information

Collection was processed by Special Collections & Archives staff.
Title
Church Women United of Greater Baltimore Records
Author
Finding aid created by UB Special Collections & Archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (June 2020).
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives Repository

Contact:
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA
410-837-4253