Professional Secretaries International, Nebraska-South Dakota Division [RG4222.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4222.AM:  Professional Secretaries International, Nebraska-South Dakota Division



Records:  1953-1984

Nebraska; South Dakota:   Professional organization

Size:  2 volumes



BACKGROUND NOTE



This organization had its origin in a May 23, 1953, meeting of five Nebraska chapters of the National Secretaries Association (NSA). By 1955, in conjunction with several South Dakota chapters of NSA, an organization known as the Nebraska-South Dakota Division of the National Secretaries Association (International) had evolved. The stated goals of this entity were to 1) serve as a clearinghouse for information between the NSA and its local chapters within the division, 2) unite the efforts of the local chapters toward greater progress, and 3) enforce local chapter compliance with the NSA by-laws as well as standards and objectives. All chapters of the National Secretaries Association (International) located within the boundaries of Nebraska and South Dakota constituted the membership. Within ten years the division grew to nine chapters and over 300 members total.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of two volumes of material relating to the history and activities of the Professional Secretaries International, Nebraska-South Dakota Division. Volume 1 covers the years 1953-1973 and contains a variety of material such as news clippings, annual meeting minutes, by-laws, photos and printed matter. Volume 2 consists of similar material for the period 1973-1984.



DESCRIPTION



Volume




    1. Scrapbook, 1953-1973

    1. Scrapbook, 1973-1984



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



National Secretaries Association

Nebraska — Businesses

Professional Secretaries International, Nebraska-South Dakota Division

South Dakota — Businesses



 



Revised 07-10-2008   TMM

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