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Title: Kiwanis Club of Bismarck (ND)

Dates: 1923-2007

Collection Number: MSS 10891

Quantity: 5.25 feet

Abstract: Consists of minutes, financial statements, bulletins, gazettes, newsletters, local and international directories, reports, material documenting the history of the organization, records from the diamond jubilee, programs, convention material, membership lists and information, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, and negatives.

Provenance: The collection was donated by William J. Lardy in September 2003. Additional material was donated in January 2010, January 2013 and November 2013.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.       

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Transfer: Three club banners, and five patches were removed from the collection to be offered to the Museum Division.

BOX AND FOLDER INVENTORY

Founding Documents
Box 1:
1 Charter documents and early minutes, bylaws and articles of incorporation, June 18-23, 1923 - 1998
               
Minutes
2 Minutes and financial records, 1931-1951
3 Minutes, 1951-1968    
4 Minutes and financial records, 1969-1973         
5 Minutes and financial records, 1974-1983         
6 Minutes and financial records, 1983-1988         
7 Minutes and financial records, 1988-1992         
8 Board minutes, 1993-1996
9 Board minutes, 1997-1998
10 Board minutes, 1998-1999
11 Board minutes, 1999-2000
12 Board minutes, 2000-2001
13 Board minutes, 2001-2002
14 Board minutes, 2002-2003       
15 Board minutes, 2003-2004

Box 2:
1 Board minutes, 2003-2004 (continued)
2 Board minutes, 2005-2007

Membership Information
3 Attendance records/membership information, 1993-2007
4 Bismarck Club Directories, 1941-2004
5 International Directories, 1989-1992    
6 International Directories, 1992-1995    
7 International Directories, 1995-1996    
8 International Directories, 1997-1999    

Correspondence
9 Correspondence – IRS 501(c)(3) status, 1992
10 Correspondence, 1991-1997
11 Correspondence, 1998-2000
12 Correspondence, 2001-2006

Reports
13 Reports, 1947-1954
14 Reports, 1955-1959
15 Reports, 1960-1967
16 Reports, 1968-1979

Box 3:
1 Reports, 1980-1990
2 Reports, 1991-2007
3 Election reports: officers, 1990-2004

Printed Material
4 Programs and convention material, Diamond Jubilee material, 1997-1999
5 Brochures
6 Bulletins, 1942-1944    
7 Gazettes, 1953-1954
8 Gazettes, 1955-1957                   
9 Gazettes, 1958-1961
10 Gazettes, 1962-1964
11 Gazettes, 1965-1966
12 Gazettes, 1967-1968
13 Gazettes, 1969-1970
14 Gazettes, 1971-1972
15 Gazettes, 1973
16 Gazettes, 1974-1979

Box 4:
1 Gazettes, 1980-1982   
2 Gazettes, 1983-1984   
3 Gazettes, 1985-1986   
4 Gazettes, 1987-1988   
5 Gazettes, 1989-1990
6 Gazettes, 1991-1994
7 Gazettes, 1995-1998
8 Gazettes, 1999-2004
9 The Minnekotan, November 1985

Subject Files                      
10 75th Anniversary materials, 1998
11 Australia “Sister Club,” 1998
12 Awards
13 Bismarck Kiwanis Club Foundation, 1990-2000
14 Brandon, Manitoba
15 Committees, 1996
16 Conference, Mid-Winter (Willmar, MN), 1998
17 Convention, district, 8/6-9/1987
18 Convention, delegates (international), 1990 
19 Convention, delegates (district), 1992
20 Convention, district (St. Cloud, MN), 8/7-9/1998
21 Guest register sheets, 1997
22 Gumball records, 1956-1974
23 History, 1963-1998
24 Induction of new members script, n.d.
25 Installation and awards for officers, 1998-2000
26 International Conference of Police Chaplains (Bismarck, ND), 7/11-16/1993
27 Key Club and Circle K (University of Mary, Bismarck High School, Bismarck State College, Century High School), 1963-1996
28 Kiwanis Educational Foundation District, 1998-2004                                    
29 Kiwanis sign contracts, 1992
30 Legion of Honor presentation, n.d.
31 Miscellaneous: awards, Tablet of Honor presentation, news releases, member recognition and information, funeral programs, speech, 1968-1996
32 New Rockford (ND) Kiwanis, 1999
33 Pancake breakfast, 2004
34 Program guidelines, 1991-1992
35 Ring of Honor, 1993
36 Scholarships, 1996-2005

Box 5:
1 Secretary of State, 1997-2004
2 Special events, 2002
3 Club survey results, 1996
4 Valentine sweetheart lunch, 2002-2004
5 Jack Vantine Kiwanis playground dedication, 2007

Newspaper clippings
6  Newspaper clippings and miscellaneous publications, 1945-1998

Photographs and Photographic Negatives
7 Photographs, 1950s-1999
8 Negatives
(Loose)                 Photograph - Kiwanis Club visit to Fort Lincoln, members are identified with signatures, September 1956

Scrapbooks
(Loose) Scrapbook (brown) - correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, directories, committees listing, awards, programs, gazette, 1961-1963, 1971
(Loose) Scrapbook (black) - programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, reminiscences, gazette, 1967-1994                                    

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