M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives

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Finding Aid for the
WOMEN'S PRESS CLUB OF NEW YORK STATE, INC.
RECORDS, 1984-1989
(APAP-094)

For reference queries contact M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives Reference staff

Finding Aid Compiled by
Amy C. Schindler
September 2002



 
 
 
 
 
 

M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives 
University Libraries / University at Albany / State University of New York 
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VOLUME: .17 cubic ft.

ACQUISITION: All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by Anne Roberts in 1989.

ACCESS: Access to this record group is unrestricted.

COPYRIGHT: The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Administrative History

Scope and content note

Box and Folder List


Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc.
Administrative History

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The Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc. was organized in 1966 by a group of women journalists to "foster high standards among its members through career development and recognition, to promote camaraderie among members and to conduct philanthropic and educational activities."[1] The Club now includes in its membership professional communicators in the print and electronic media, public relations, and other related fields. The organization's calendar of events includes regular meetings and professional development seminars. The Club awards scholarships to students majoring in communications fields and coordinates internship opportunities for practical experience. The Club also awards the WIN (Woman in the News) Award to an outstanding woman featured in local media as well as the Legislator of the Year and Media Person of the Year.


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Notes

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1. All information is taken from the Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc. brochures. "Brochures, 1986-1987," Box 1, Folder 2. Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc. Records. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York.


Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc.
Scope & Content Note

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The Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc. records include sporadic administrative and publicity materials from 1984 through 1989. The collection includes some administrative materials such as meeting minutes, financial reports, and membership directories. The press releases, news clippings and the program folder document seminars and events hosted by the Club. The newsletters produced for members provide the most information about the organization and how it functions.


Women's Press Club of New York State, Inc.
Box and Folder List

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Box 1
Folder

1. Applications, 1987-1989
2. Brochures, 1986-1987
3. Directory, 1986-1988
4. Financial Reports, 1985, 1988-1989
5. Minutes, 1985, 1987-1988
6. News Clippings, 1984-1985, 1989, undated
7. Newsletter, 1984-1985, 1987-1989
8. Programs, 1985-1989
9. Press Releases, 1984-1985, 1987
10. Reception for Legislators, 1985-1986, 1988
11. Scholarship, 1985, 1988, undated


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