Fairbury Woman’s Club [RG1559.AM]


RG1559.AM:  Fairbury Woman’s Club (Fairbury, Nebraska)

Records:  1896-1989

Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska:  Woman’s club

Size:  3.0 cu.ft.; 3 boxes


The collection consists of three boxes of records of the Fairbury Woman’s Club at Fairbury, Nebraska.  The materials date from 1896 to 1989 and include secretary’s minutes, treasurer’s books, scrapbooks, yearbooks, certificates and newspaper clippings.  Some of the materials relate to the overall general club meetings and others relate to specific “departments” or committees within the club, such as the Garden Club, Jr. Woman’s Club, Mothers’ Club and American Home Department.  Also included are some records of the Jefferson County Federated Women’s Clubs and one yearbook from the Jansen Woman’s Club.

The collection is unprocessed, but a basic inventory is available.


Box 1


    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1906-1910

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1910-1913

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1913-1918

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1915-1926

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1919-1920

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1919-1931

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1926-1930

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1933-1938

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1934-1937

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1938-1941

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1945-1946

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1947-1955

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1955-1964

    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1964-1974

Box 2


    1. Secretary’s minutes, 1974-1982

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1916-1920

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1921-1924

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1924-1936

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1926-1937

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1937-1946

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1946-1955

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1955-1967

    1. Treasurer’s book, 1967-1985

    1. Jr. Department minutes, 1951-1952

    1. Jr. Department minutes, 1953-1954

    1. Jr. Department minutes, 1954-1957

    1. Garden Department minutes, 1941-1949

    1. Garden Department minutes, 1982-1985

    1. Mothers’ Club minutes, 1933-1939

    1. American Home Department minutes, 1979-1987

    1. Guest book, 1949

    1. Registration book, 1935-1945

    1. Registration book, 1951-1952

    1. Registration book, 1953-1961

Box 3


    1. Scrapbook, 1956-1958

    1. Scrapbook, 1960-1962

    1. Scrapbook, 1963-1964

    1. Awards (certificates, etc.)

    1. Newspaper clippings, ca. 1948-1961

    1. Yearbooks (various years – incomplete), 1896-1989

    1. Jefferson County Federation of Women’s Clubs minutes, financial records, clippings and history, 1925-1975

    1. Jansen Woman’s Club yearbook, 1932-1933


Subject headings:

Clubs — Nebraska — Fairbury

Fairbury (Nebraska) — History

Fairbury Woman’s Club (Fairbury, Nebraska)

Jansen Woman’s Club (Jansen, Nebraska)

Jefferson County Federation of Women’s Clubs

Women in Nebraska

Women — Societies and clubs


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