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University of Connecticut League Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-0098

Scope and Content

The collection contains documents related to the administrative, financial, social and cultural functions of the University of Connecticut League from 1966-2019.

Dates

  • 1966-2018

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from the owner(s) of the copyright.

History

The University of Connecticut League, a civic organization organized to benefit members of the UConn community, held its first planning meeting in January, 1966, and continues to exist at the present time. Founded "to promote social and friendly relations within, and to provide worthwhile service to the University and community," the UConn League has sponsored a variety of social, cultural, and fundraising events for the local and UConn communities and for its own membership. Membership in the organization has depended on dues, which have been used to fund a membership directory, newsletter and student scholarships, welcome newcomers to the community, and fund community services selected by the UConn League.

The UConn League builds on a tradition of hospitality at the University of Connecticut, growing out of the Newcomers Club, which started in 1946. Organized around interest groups, special interests committees, and service groups, the UConn League> has used a hierarchical system of governance which, although modified at certain points in its history, has included a board of directors, president, treasurer, and secretary. Events and fundraisers sponsored by the organization include formal dinners, bake sales, tag sales, cookbook sales, cooking demonstrations, a crafts festival, a fashion review, and shopping trips.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains documents related to the administrative, financial, social and cultural functions of the University of Connecticut League from 1966-201998. Founded "to promote social and friendly relations within, and to provide worthwhile service to the University and community," the UConn League has sponsored a variety of social, cultural, and fundraising events for the local and UConn communities and for its own membership.

Organization

Series I: Administrative Records (undated, 1966-2018) includes materials related to the governance of the organization, including the constitution, bylaws, organizational descriptions, contracts, job descriptions, manuals, committee reports, publicity materials, correspondence, minutes, and agendas. Minutes and Agendas include any financial records and correspondence mentioned therein, as they correspond to the business of the meetings.

Series II: Financial Records (undated, 1968-2018) includes budgets, treasurer's reports and financial audits not corresponding directly to the business of UConn League board and general meetings, and administrative documents relating to the organization's finances.

Series III: Activities (undated, 1968-2018) includes administrative and financial documents that relate to the planning, execution, and analysis of social and cultural fundraisers and events sponsored by the UConn League. The series also includes promotional materials and published reviews.

Series IV: 2006 Addition (1998-2003) includes administrative and finacial records accessioned in 2006.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged topcially and alphabetically therein.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated in installments by the president of the UConn League beginning in September 2002.

Separated Material

Publications have been removed from the collection for cataloging. Publications include The Notebook, Favorite Recipes (Dodd A5693) and At Your Fingertips: a Book of Services for Mansfield Seniors.

Newspapers have been photocopied and the originals disposed of.

Photographs have been separated and placed with like media.

Title
University of Connecticut League Records
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
2003 November
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

Contact:
University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US
860-486-2524