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Guide to the Daughters of the Cincinnati Records
1894-1998
 MS 3031

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Collection processed by Marybeth Kavanagh

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 16, 2017 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series I: Minutes and Annual Reports, 1895-1998

Scope and Contents Note

This series includes the minutes of the monthly Board of Managers meetings, as well as annual general meetings, from 1895 through 1988, and 1998. The minutes contain discussions of the current business of the organization, reports of various committees, and upcoming elections. These transcripts also provide details about the death of members, issues related to membership requirements and applications, and planning for events, trips, and fundraising efforts for scholarships. Minutes are divided into two subseries:

Subseries I.A. is comprised of typescripts that are housed in their original binders. The date range is 1895 to 1964.

Subseries I.B. consists of one handwritten minute book documenting meetings from 1904-1911, as well as folders of minutes arranged chronologically. The date range is 1895-1998, and the series includes a mix of handwritten minutes, original typed minutes and photocopies.

This series also contains the Daughters of the Cincinnati annual reports and yearbooks for the years 1898, 1899, 1901, 1908, 1910-11, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1940, and 1969. These reports include financial information, the names of officers, directors and executive staff, and a narrative description of the work performed in that year. The library has a separate collection of Daughters of the Cincinnati yearbooks, including some volumes not found within this collection. These can be requested through the library's online catalogue.

Subseries I.A. Minutes in binders, 1895-1964

Scope and Contents Note

This subseries is comprised of typescripts of meeting minutes that are housed in their original binders. The date range is 1895 to 1964.The minutes contain discussions of the current business of the organization, reports of various committees, and upcoming elections. These transcripts also provide details about the death of members, issues related to membership requirements and applications, and planning for events, trips, and fundraising efforts for scholarships.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Minutes (bound)
1895-1899
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Minutes (bound)
1900-1910
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Minutes (bound)
1911-1917
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Minutes (bound)
1911-1917
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Minutes (bound)
1918-1920
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Minutes (bound)
1921-1922
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Minutes (bound)
1921-1922
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Minutes (bound)
1923-1924
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Minutes (bound)
1925-1930
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Minutes (bound)
1931-1935
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Minutes (bound)
1936-1940
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Minutes (bound)
1941-1944
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Minutes (bound)
1945-1947
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Minutes (bound)
1948-1954
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Minutes (bound)
1955-1959
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Minutes (bound)
1960-1964

Subseries I.B. Minutes, 1895-1998

Scope and Contents Note

This subseries consists of one handwritten minute book documenting meetings from 1904-1911, as well as folders of minutes arranged chronologically. The date range is 1895-1998, and the series includes a mix of handwritten minutes, original typed minutes and photocopies. The minutes contain discussions of the current business of the organization, reports of various committees, and upcoming elections. These transcripts also provide details about the death of members, issues related to membership requirements and applications, and planning for events, trips, and fundraising efforts for scholarships.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Minutes
1895-1896
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Minutes
1897-1898
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Minute book (handwritten)
1904-1911
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Minutes
1911
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Minutes
1912
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Minutes
1914-1916
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Minutes
1917
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Minutes
1918
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Minutes
1919
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Minutes
1920
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Minutes
1921
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Minutes
1922
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Minutes
1923
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Minutes
1924
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Minutes
1925
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Minutes
1926
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Minutes
1971
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Minutes
1972
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Minutes
1973
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Minutes
1974
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Minutes
1975
Box: 7 Folder : 6 Minutes
1976
Box: 7 Folder : 7 Minutes
1977
Box: 7 Folder : 8 Minutes
1978
Box: 7 Folder : 9 Minutes
1979
Box: 7 Folder : 10 Minutes
1980
Box: 7 Folder : 11 Minutes
1981
Box: 7 Folder : 12 Minutes
1982
Box: 7 Folder : 13 Minutes
1983
Box: 7 Folder : 14 Minutes
1984
Box: 7 Folder : 15 Minutes
1985
Box: 7 Folder : 16 Minutes
1986
Box: 7 Folder : 17 Minutes
1987
Box: 7 Folder : 18 Minutes
1988
Box: 7 Folder : 19 Minutes
1998

Subseries I.C. Yearbooks and Annual Reports, 1898-1969

Scope and Contents Note

This series contains the Daughters of the Cincinnati annual reports and yearbooks for the years 1898, 1899, 1901, 1908, 1910-11, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1940, and 1969. These reports include financial information, the names of officers, directors and executive staff, and a narrative description of the work performed in that year.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1898
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1899
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1901
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1908
Box: 8 Folder : 5 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1910-1911
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1914
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1915
Box: 8 Folder : 8 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1916
Box: 8 Folder : 9 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1917
Box: 8 Folder : 10 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1940
Box: 8 Folder : 11 Yearbooks and Annual Reports
1969

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