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Bay State Congregational Women's Fellowship records, 1963-2001.

 Collection
Identifier: RG5325

Scope and Contents

The Bay State Congregational Women's Fellowship records document the history and activities of the organization including its constitution, bylaws and dissolution from 1963 to 2001. Includes governance and financial records, membership, local outreach, events, general correspondence and international missions (India and other countries). The group’s newsletter – Bits and Pieces, 1976-1999 – served as the means of communication among women’s groups from different Congregational churches, where they shared information about events, news, articles, stories, ideas, recipes and poems.

Dates

  • 1963-2001

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is unrestricted and open to the public.

Restrictions on Use

Items in this collection are subject to U.S. Copyright Law. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine the copyright status of collection items and to secure any permissions necessary for their reproduction and publication. Requests for permission to publish material must be discussed with the archivist or librarian.

Historical Note

The Bay State Congregational Women's Fellowship was founded in 1963 with the objective of promoting fellowship and cooperation amongst the women of the Congregational Churches in Massachusetts.

The membership was made up of women of the Congregational Churches in Massachusetts, women in member churches of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches, and the Massachusetts Congregational Christian Fellowship. The Bay State Congregational Women's Fellowship officially dissolved in April 2001.

Extent

0.87 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Bay State Congregational Women's Fellowship was founded in 1963 with the objective of promoting fellowship and cooperation amongst the women of the Congregational Churches in Massachusetts. Its records document the history and activities of the organization including its constitution, bylaws and dissolution from 1963 to 2001.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged in chronological order and by topic.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Congregational Library & Archives by Deborah Fillebrown, last Moderator/President of the Bay State Women of Masschusetts Congregational Christian Churches (NACCC) in March 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Maria Leighton, June 2017, using DACS Second Edition.
Title
Bay State Congregational Women's Fellowship records, 1963-2001.
Status
Completed
Author
Maria Leighton
Date
2017-06-19
Description rules
3
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Congregational Library & Archives Repository

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