National Society of the Colonial Dames of America-North Carolina Records, 1912-1939
This collection includes bound annual programs published by the North Carolina Chapter of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America. Each program recorded information relating to the organization's constitution and by laws, Board of Managers, officers, minutes, Board meeting, annual reports from various departments, excerpts of papers, and other miscellaneous happenings from that year. Materials are in good condition and dated 1912-1939.
- 1912 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to the public without restriction. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to duplicate or publish material from this collection must be obtained from the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
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Language of Materials
The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) is a national organization that was founded in 1891. Its members actively seek to inspire patriotism through historic preservation, education, and patriotic service. NSCDA focuses its organizational efforts on sparking interest in our nation’s founding and development, and colonial history. This collection contains bound annual reports published by the North Carolina chapter of NSCDA dated 1912-1939.
Materials are arranged in chronological order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The immediate source and date of acquisition for this collection is unknown.
The North Carolina Chapter of NSCDA (NSCDA-NC) was founded in 1894 and has since worked diligently to support its three-part mission of historic preservation, education, and patriotic service. This chapter owns four historic properties, to include The Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens, The Fourth House (the oldest surviving building in the state), Haywood Hall, and the Joel Lane Museum House. To promote education, the chapter offers six scholarships, with one created in 1927 that continues to support students pursuing higher education annually. NSCDA-NC also carries out patriotic service through service to the military, offering citizenship programs, and leading projects such as the “Wilson-Edgecombe Committee’s Veteran’s Day project”.
The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America-North Carolina. “About Us: Entrusted with history’s future.” The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. https://www.ncdames.org/about-us (Accessed March 2019).
The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. https://cda1890.org/ (Accessed August 2020).
Materials are in good condition.
The processing, arrangement, and description of this collection was completed by Sydney Carroll, August 2020.
- Clubs and Organizations Subject Source: Local sources
- Colonial Dames of America
- National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina
- Programs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Societies--History, organization, etc Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women--Societies and clubs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- National Society of the Colonial Dames of America-North Carolina Records, 1912-1939
- Sydney Carroll
- Language of description
- Script of description
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