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Collection Number: 05454

Collection Title: Colonial Dames of America, Chapter XXIX Records, 1990-2007

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Size 1 foot of linear shelf space (approximately 150 items)
Abstract The Colonial Dames of America, founded in 1890, is an international society of women whose direct ancestors held positions of leadership in the Thirteen Colonies. Headquarted in New York City, N.Y., the organization's goals include historical education and preservation. The collection consists of organizational records, membership materials, and financial records relating to the Chapel Hill, N.C., Chapter XXIX of the Colonial Dames of America. Organizational records include programs, policies, invitations, annual reports, and general societal information. Membership materials include contact lists and correspondence concerning dues and new memberships. Financial records include bank statements, receipts from society outings, and records of paid membership dues.
Creator Colonial Dames of America. Chapter XXIX (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Colonial Dames of America, Chapter XXIX Records #5454, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Lib Moore Jones in January 2010 (Acc. 101245).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Colonial Dames of America, founded in 1890, is an international society of women whose direct ancestors held positions of leadership in the Thirteen Colonies. Headquarted in New York City, N.Y., the organization's goals include historical education and preservation.

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The collection consists of organizational records, membership materials, and financial records relating to the Chapel Hill, N.C., Chapter XXIX of the Colonial Dames of America. Organizational records include programs, policies, invitations, annual reports, and general societal information. Membership materials include contact lists and correspondence concerning dues and new memberships. Financial records include bank statements, receipts from society outings, and records of paid membership dues.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Rachel Shope and Matt Dailey, March 2011

Encoded by: Matt Dailey, August 2011

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