Parents and Teachers Association (Lincoln, Nebraska) [RG3388.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG3388.AM:  Parents and Teachers Association (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Records:  1922-1988
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska
Size:  3.75 cu.ft.; 3 boxes and 2 oversized volumes

BACKGROUND NOTE

The national Parent Teacher Association was founded in 1897.  Major accomplishments of the national group included the creation kindergarten classes; child labor laws, hot lunch programs; and mandatory immunizations.  The national PTA organized the Lincoln Council as a part of the Nebraska state association in March of 1922.  The PTA strives to better the lives of children through programs geared towards education, health and safety.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of records of the Lincoln Council PTA.  Included in the collection are twenty-one scrapbooks, six minute books and one volume of financial records.  These materials relate to the history of the Lincoln Council of the PTA., its membership and its activities dating from 1922 to 1988.

Note:  The archives holds the records of the Nebraska Congress of Parents and Teachers [RG4111] as well as various other local PTA organizations.  See the library for various publications relating to the PTA.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Volume

  1. PTA Scrapbook, 1922-1925
  2. PTA Scrapbook, 1928-1929
  3. PTA Scrapbook, 1934-1935, contains photos
  4. PTA Scrapbook, 1935-1936
  5. PTA Scrapbook, 1936-1937
  6. PTA Scrapbook, 1937-1938
  7. PTA Scrapbook, 1938-1939
  8. PTA Scrapbook, 1939-1940
  9. PTA Scrapbook, 1940-1941, contains photos
  10. PTA Scrapbook, 1941-1942           

Box 2
Volume

  1. PTA Scrapbook, 1942-1943, contains photos
  2. PTA Scrapbook, 1943-1944
  3. PTA Scrapbook, 1944-1945
  4. PTA Scrapbook, 1945-1946, contains photos
  5. PTA Scrapbook, 1946-1947, contains numerous photos
  6. PTA Scrapbook, 1947 State Convention, April 23-25
  7. PTA Scrapbook, 1949-1950

Box 3
Volume

  1. PTA Scrapbook, 1956-1968, contains photos
  2. PTA Scrapbook, 1958-1960
  3. PTA Scrapbook, 1975-1982 (see oversize)
  4. PTA Scrapbook, 1982-1988, contains photos (see oversize)
  5. PTA Minutes, January 6, 1927-November 26, 1929
  6. PTA Minutes, December 5, 1929-February 2, 1933
  7. PTA Minutes, February 2, 1933-December 5, 1935
  8. PTA Minutes, January 5, 1939-November 6, 1941
  9. PTA Minutes, November 6, 1941-March 4, 1942
  10. PTA Minutes, April 1, 1948-March 3, 1955
  11. PTA Financial Records, 1929-1942

 

Subject headings:

Children -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Education -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Parent Teacher Association. Lincoln Council (Lincoln, Nebraska)
Schools -- Nebraska -- Lincoln

 

WFS/HEK/js         12-21-1965
Revised TMM      08-01-2018

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