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Manuscripts by Subject - Groups / Organizations - #10597

Title: National League of American Pen Women Incorporated

Dates: 1935-1986

Collection Number: 10597

Quantity:  2 feet

Abstract: Contains by-laws, minutes, biographies, correspondence, memorials, photographs, scrapbooks, publications, and newspaper clippings, snapshots detailing lives of members and work of the association, reports, and loose inserts from a scrapbook with clippings from the Bismarck Tribune and Mandan Morning Pioneer. The second series are the records from Medora (N.D.).

Provenance: The National League of American Pen Women Records were donated to the State Historical Society by Phyllis Tarnasky in May 1992.

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

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.

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

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

Related collections:  10065 National League of American Pen Women, 1927, 1935-1954, 2 ft.


Series 1: Bismarck/Mandan Branch

Box 1:
1 By-laws 1957
2 Minutes (Bismarck Branch) 1935-1948
3 Minutes 1968-1978
4 Minutes 1978-1982
6 Slaughter, Linda
7 Prokop-Lee, Ida
8 Ione, (Sister)
9 Mills, Betty L.
10 Piper, Marion
11 Davis, Ethel
12 Harding, Blanch
13 Byrnes, Hazel
14 Memorials
15 Photographs
16 Newspaper clippings
17 Newspaper clippings/Bismarck Charter
18 Newspaper clippings/achievement reports
19 Poetry 1987
20 Pen Woman 1952-1971
21 Pen Women 1971-1986
22 Publications
23 Publications;
24 Pen Echoes

3 Scrapbooks consisting of the records of the organization including by-laws, minutes, photos and publications with loose inserts including articles from The Bismarck Tribune and Mandan Morning Pioneer.

Series 2: Medora Branch

26 Minutes 1943-1986
27 Miscellaneous
28 Miscellaneous
29 Newspaper clippings
30 Newspaper clippings
31 Medora Branch
32 Rosemeade Pottery

Box 2:
Leather bound book with cattle brand symbols of the Marquis de Mores and other historic figures and the signatures of attendants at the open house for Duke Louis de Vallombrosa and his son Antoine, May 1951. Presented to Mrs. Peter Reid from the Medora Branch of the National League of American Pen Women

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