Women's Studies Bibliography

MS 1 Thirteen Club
Records, 1893-2000
Defiance, Ohio
Minutes, financial records, program books and photographs documenting the activities of a women's club in Defiance, Ohio.

MS 82 Mary Francis Feasel Alderton (1851-1932)
Diaries, 1903-1919
Seneca County, Ohio
Diaries with daily entries of activities and purchases in Seneca County, Ohio. Entries also cover domestic situations, religious essays, and mental health problems.

MS 89 American Association of University Women. Bowling Green Branch
Records, 1938-
Bowling Green, Ohio
Minutes, correspondence, membership records, newsletters, and scrapbook materials of local AAUW chapter, founded in 1938.

MS 90 Ohio College Association: Women's Physical Education Section
Records, 1920-1988
Minutes, constitutions, bylaws, correspondence, membership lists, financial reports, subject files, and biographies of an organization devoted to promoting "cooperation among departments of physical education in colleges and universities in the state of Ohio."

MS 92 Evelyn Barber Metcalf Brewster (1889-1979)
Papers, 1827-1969
Findlay, Ohio
Diaries, correspondence, and scrapbook materials of a prominent Findlay, Ohio family. Father, Clarendon B. Metcalf, was a mayor of Findlay, Hancock County auditor, and a school superintendent. Collection includes genealogical material. Evelyn was the first woman County Auditor.

MS 97 Rea McCain (1882-1973)
Papers, 1916-1974
Bowling Green, Ohio
Correspondence, manuscripts, published writings and miscellaneous research materials of the first chair of the Department of English at BGSU.

MS 98 Esther Irene Brisbin (b.1899)
Papers, 1918-1924
Bowling Green, Ohio
Notebooks, sketchbooks, programs, receipts and photographs of a student attending Bowling Green State Normal College.

MS 123 mf Convoy Research Club
Papers, 1908-1994
Convoy, Ohio
Minutes and membership lists (1919-1993); treasurer's reports (1930-1994); pamphlets and programs (1908-1994) documenting the club's activities.

MS 139 League of Women Voters. Bowling Green Branch
Records, 1953-
Bowling Green, Ohio
Annual reports, financial records, correspondence, minutes, and printed material.

MS 149 United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America. Women's Auxiliary #2
Records, 1913-1977
Toledo, Ohio
Minutes, dues registers, membership applications, pamphlets, and a scrapbook (1.5 linear ft.)

MS 151 Bertha M. Carter Papers
Papers, 1818-1943
Wood County, Ohio
Family papers of the Hood and Pargellis families of Wood County, Ohio.

MS 168 mf Alice Tapp Williams (1893-1918) Diaries
Diaries, 1914-1918
Toledo, Ohio
Diary of a young woman in Toledo, Ohio, describing her social life, marriage, and failing health due to tuberculosis.

MS 176 mf Port Clinton Literary and Social Club
Records, 1881-1980
Port Clinton, Ohio
Minutes, programs, membership rolls, correspondence, literary productions, and newsclippings.

MS 185 Lucille Toan Waugh Collection
Papers, 1879-1923
Bowling Green, Ohio
Correspondence, family ledger, and a genealogy of a Bowling Green family.

MS 186 Woman's Club of Bowling Green
Papers, 1921-2007
Bowling Green, Ohio
Includes the club's annual program booklets which list club members, officers, standing committees, departments, by-laws, and program topics for their monthly meetings. Two scrap books from the club's Garden Group are also included.

MS 187 Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Records, 1907-1977
Amsden, Ohio
Minutes, membership and financial records, correspondence, clippings, and pamphlets

MS 188 Myrtle Mitchell Manecke
Papers, 1909-1981
Bowling Green, Ohio
Travel diaries, autobiography, a children's story, a scrapbook, and photographs of a Bowling Green woman

MS 189 mf International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons. Ohio Branch
Records, 1931-1979
Executive board minutes, annual convention reports, and miscellaneous pamphlets. Microfilm.

MS 190 Hill/Morgan Family Papers
Papers, 1831-1980
Family collection, including correspondence and papers of Guy Morgan, who served with Co. K, 21st O.V.I. as well as papers of the women of the family who were active in auxiliaries and women's organizations.

MS 191 Soroptimist International of the Americas. Bowling Green Chapter
Records, 1944-1980
Bowling Green, Ohio
Minutes, correspondence, subject files, newsletters, financial records, scrapbooks, and photographs.

MS 192 Rose Emch Price Collection
Diaries, 1905-1919
Toledo, Ohio
Diaries of daily work and social activities, family information and travels of a Toledo woman.

MS 197 mf Mary Frances Goldmann Klein
Papers, 1942-1946
Scrapbooks, correspondence, official documents, brochures, clippings, and photographs pertaining to service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II of a Toledo woman

MS 198 Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle. Oak Grove #18
Records, 1912-1931
North Baltimore, Ohio
Minutes, proceedings, constitution, correspondence, reports, and printed material

MS 200 Irma Hotchkiss Karmol (1923-1979)
Papers, 1974-1979
Correspondence, campaign files, legislation, speech material, and a television commercial video tape pertaining to service in the Ohio House of Representatives by a Perrysburg woman

MS 201 Olive A. Colton (1873-1972) Papers
Papers, 1878-1972
Toledo, Ohio
Correspondence, autobiographical essays, journals, and newsclippings of a Toledo woman

MS 202 Professional Secretaries International – National Secretaries Association, Wood County Chapter
Papers, 1954-1991
Proceedings, correspondence, subject/case files, reports, scrapbooks, printed materials, photographs, membership information, treasurer’s and annual reports, the Wood Wind newsletters, Wood Chips reports, giving insight into the organization’s involvement in the Wood County community.

MS 203 Ella P. Stewart (1893-1987) Collection
Papers, 1920-1987
Toledo, Ohio
Scrapbooks, correspondence, and organization proceedings of a Toledo woman who was one of the first black woman pharmacists in the United States.

MS 206 mf Delta Woman's Club
Records, 1895-1982
Delta, Ohio
Minutes, membership rosters, annual programs, and financial records

MS 208 Fulton County Home Agent (Ohio)
Annual reports, 1936-1965
Fulton County, Ohio
Annual reports of the rural extension service in Fulton County, Ohio

MS 209 Sandusky Coterie
Records, 1896-1982
Minutes, membership and treasury records, a history, and miscellaneous papers

MS 210 mf West Family Papers
Papers, 1842-1898
Diaries of Aaron B. West and Mary C. Titus West, with some correspondence, ledgers, and miscellaneous papers of a Sylvania, Ohio family. Includes correspondence of related family of Emma West Comstock.

MS 211 Vadae G. Meekison (1884-1981) Papers
Papers, 1903-1965
Letters to Meekison in Napoleon, Ohio from Harriet Taylor Upton, pertaining to women's suffrage in Ohio; speeches, brochures, newspaper clippings, and a photograph. Some transcripts available.

MS 213 York Township Birthday Club (Fulton County, Ohio)
Records, 1926-1977
Minutes, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

MS 214 Willing Workers (Waterville, Ohio) Collection
Records, 1912-1973
Minutes and membership records of the Ladies' Aid Society of the Providence Methodist Episcopal Church in Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio

MS 215 Wood County Cooperative Extension Service (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Reports, 1922-1975
Annual reports of the extension service in Wood County, Ohio. Some reports include original photographs, clippings, circulars, and statistics of programs as well as later enrollment sheets for 4-H clubs.

MS 216 Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Bettsville, Ohio)
Records, 1906-1969
Minutes, membership lists, correspondence, reports, financial records, and printed material

MS 221 Defiance League of Women Voters
Records, 1967-1975
Bylaws, minutes, letters, news clippings, and literary materials

MS 223 Camp Fire, Inc. No-We-Oh Council (Findlay, Ohio)
Records, 1913-1978
Scrapbook, membership handbooks, song sheets, photographs, and glass lantern slides

MS 225 Altrusa Club of Sandusky, Ohio
Records, 1935-1981
Minutes, membership lists, committee reports, correspondence, clippings, programs, printed material and photographs

MS 226 Sandusky Mothers Federation (Sandusky, Ohio)
Records, 1945-1965
Minute book, handbook, scrapbooks, and photographs.

MS 227 College Women's Club (Sandusky, Ohio)
Records, 1915-2005
Minutes, yearbooks, financial reports, and scrapbook material

MS 228 Sandusky Federation of Women's Clubs
Records, 1908-1966
Minutes, correspondence, financial records, printed material, and newsclippings.

MS 231 Hawthorne Club (Lima, Ohio)
Records, 1912-1982
Minutes, by-laws, correspondence, histories, and miscellaneous printed material.

MS 232 Hancock County Home Demonstration Council (Hancock County, Ohio)
Records, 1946-1976
Minutes, scrapbooks, files, and photographs.

MS 233 Senior Literary and Lyric Society (North Baltimore, Ohio)
Records, 1898-1980
Minutes, membership lists, literary productions, programs, and speeches.

MS 235 Discoverers' Club (Findlay, Ohio)
Records, 1896-1973
Minutes, correspondence, programs, literary productions, and newsclippings

MS 236 mf Sorosis Club (Defiance, Ohio)
Records, 1894-1977
Minute books, membership and financial records, and annual reports

MS 237 Williams County Homemakers' Council (Bryan, Ohio)
Records, 1943-1981
Minute books, including financial records and clippings, as part of the rural extension service of Williams County.

MS 240 International Order of the King's Daughters & Sons. Silver Cross Circle (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Records, 1917-1985
Minutes, correspondence, subject files, financial reports, clippings, and programs

MS 241 Annie Laurie Turnbull Panning (1902-1982)
Papers, 1905-1982
Scrapbook, photographs, correspondence, and a few personal items documenting the years in the Women's Army Corps of a Toledo, Ohio woman.

MS 243 Grace McClurg Carson (1884-1979)
Papers, 1848-1972
Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting the experiences of an unmarried woman missionary from Lima, Ohio in China from 1912-1926.

MS 244 Daughters of the American Revolution, Black Swamp Chapter (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Records, 1929-1983
Minutes, programs and yearbooks, as well as various awards regarding this DAR Chapter.

MS 249 Shakespeare Round Table (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Records, 1911-2003
Constitution, membership lists, subject files, history, program yearbooks, and printed material

MS 250 Defiance Business and Professional Women (Defiance, Ohio)
Records, 1931-1982
Minutes, bylaws, financial documents, scrapbooks, committee reports, newsletters, and clippings

MS 251 New Century Club (Perrysburg, Ohio)
Records, 1900-1981
Minutes, programs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings

MS 252 Ideal Club (Columbus Grove, Ohio)
Records, 1907-1982
Minutes, correspondence, programs, and a club history

MS 267 Joan Wills Brisbin
Papers, 1830-1973
Family papers profiling the life of Joan Brisbin Wills, and the nursing careers of her mother and two aunts at the Toledo Hospital School of Nursing

MS 272 Delta Kappa Gamma.  Delta Rho Chapter
Records, 1973-2006
Perrysburg, Ohio
Minutes, membership records, handbook, constitution, presidents’ notebooks, monthly newsletters, social activity pamphlets, photographs, slides, and artifacts documenting the activities of a professional honorary society of female educators.

MS 274 Benton Ridge United Methodist Church (Benton Ridge, Ohio) Women's Missionary Society
Records, 1896-1958
Meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, and financial documents

MS 289 Mary Elizabeth Whitney Collection
Papers, 1911-1982
Memorial letters, memoir, photographs, and art prints of a teacher of dance at Bowling Green State University.

MS 290 Faculty Dames/University Women
Records, 1930-1990
Meeting minutes, correspondence, programs, and newsletters of this Bowling Green State University organization

MS 309 Dora Eunice Giffen (1897-1982) Papers
Papers, 1877-1981
Correspondence, diaries, subject files, photographs, scrapbook material, books, and artifacts of a missionary and schoolteacher in Egypt for the United Presbyterian Church

MS 324 Tri Sigma Club Papers (Upper Sandusky, Ohio)
Papers, 1938-1981
Scrapbooks, newsletters, programs, constitution, financial records, songbook, and some correspondence for this Upper Sandusky, Ohio, women's club.

MS 350 Evelyn Steidtmann (1901-2004)
Papers, 1944-1994
Correspondence, programs, membership rosters, instruction materials documenting the social life of a Bowling Green, Ohio woman, especially emphasizing her role in teaching contract bridge in the university and off-campus community. Her work with foreign students is also documented.

MS 352 Kathryn Ziegler Jeska
Papers, 1936-1940
Scrapbook, account ledger, and photographs of a young woman while she was a student at Bowling Green State University between 1936 and 1940

MS 359 Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Burgoon, Ohio)
Records, 1935-1960
Minutes, financial records, convention programs, pamphlets and flyers, handbooks and newspaper articles.

MS 365 Sorosis Club (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Records, 1934-1985
Minutes, membership and financial records, newsclippings, correspondence, and annual programs of a women's literary and study club

MS 368 Sandusky Fortnightly Club (Sandusky, Ohio)
Records, 1906-1978
Minutes, membership records, newsclippings, reports and programs of a women's literary and study club

MS 371 Jane R. Gust
Papers, 1945-1983
Correspondence, minutes, business diaries, subject files, newsclippings, printed material, photographs, and taped interviews of the business representative and president of the United Food and Allied Workers, Local 626, of Toledo, Ohio

MS 394 Charles C. Starr (1833-1889)
Papers, 1855-1909
Family collection documenting Charles and Elizabeth Starr of Toledo and Port Clinton, Ohio and their relatives in New York state. Much mention is made of Oberlin College before the Civil War.

MS 440 Modern Priscilla Club (Sandusky, Ohio)
Records, 1905-1972
Minutes, membership records, correspondence, obituaries, financial ledger, newsclippings, and yearbook of a women's club

MS 447 mf Just-A-Mere Club (Deshler, Ohio)
Records, 1951-1993
Club history, minutes, program books, and correspondence of a women's club.

MS 455 The Women Alive! Coalition
Records, 1985-1997
consist of minutes, membership rosters, correspondence, programs and activities, marketing and publicity materials, photographs, and two radio recordings.

MS 478 Ladies' Literary Club (Sylvania, Ohio)
Records, 1898-1985
Minutes, programs, financial records, clippings, and photographs of a women's literary club

MS 481 Delphian Society. Beta Chapter (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Records, 1923-1985
Minutes, programs, and newsclippings of a women's literary club.

MS 498 Woman's Relief Corps. Wiley Post no. 85 (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Records, 1885-1974
Minutes, by-laws, financial records, and publications of auxiliary of G.A.R. Wiley Post no. 46.

MS 502 Grace Wagner Collection (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Papers, 1925-1956
Publications and some manuscript material gathered by the Wood County, Ohio Home Demonstration Agent of the Agricultural Extension Service.

MS 508 Faculty Women's Club of BGSU (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Records, 1931-1987
Minutes, constitution and bylaws, membership records, correspondence, financial ledgers, and programs

MS 514 Pythian Sisters, Jackson Temple #309 (Hoytville, Ohio)
Records, 1910-1961
Minutes, cashbooks, ledgers, membership cards, rolls of officers, a statewide "black book", and constitution of the Rathbone Sisters, a parallel organization. (1 linear foot)

MS 515 Pythian Sisters, Deshler Temple #204 (Deshler, Ohio)
Records, 1903-1931
Minutes, membership cards, and financial records. (.5 linear foot)

MS 519 mf Congregational Church of West Millgrove (West Millgrove, Ohio). Ladies Aid Society
Records, 1888-1954
Record books, ledgers, membership dues record, receipts, quilting records, and brief history.

MS 530 Mid-Century Club (Sandusky, Ohio)
Records, 1952-1986
Minutes, membership records, program notes, financial records, correspondence, and scrapbook materials.

MS 533 The Lima Federation of Women's Clubs Collection (Lima, Ohio)
Records, 1931-1987
Minutes, directories, yearbooks, radio scripts, and programs

MS 544 United Ladies Sewing Circle (Sandusky, Ohio)
Records, 1895-1985
Minutes, financial records, newsclippings, and a photograph of a women's charitable and social club

MS 551 Peace Ribbon Project--Northwest Ohio
Artifacts, 1985
Fabric segments including painted fabric, quilting, appliqué, and embroidery created for the national Peace Ribbon project by Church groups around northwest Ohio.

MS 557 American Association of University Women (Fostoria, Ohio Branch)
Records, 1950-1988
Proceedings, some correspondence, membership and financial information, yearbooks or programs, newsletters, and five scrapbooks.

MS 560 American Society of Women Accountants
Toledo Chapter Records, 1947-1984
Minutes, president's notebooks, financial records, membership records, committee files, clippings, bulletins, and photographs.

MS 564 Altrusa District 5
Records, 1993-
Includes minutes, membership material, minor correspondence, subject files, some financial records, histories, scrapbook material, and printed items including many of the District 5 publications.

MS 570 Stryker Women's Club (Stryker, Ohio)
Records, 1950-1999
Bylaws, membership documents, minutes, conference material, committee material, financial reports, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings, newsletters, and photographs.

MS 579 Charlotte Clizbe Baker (1888-1976) Diaries
Diaries, 1909-1974
Diaries of a Lima woman, active as a teacher, in service organizations, and clubs, written from age 20 to 86.

MS 590 American Business Women's Association. Bowling Green, Ohio, "Potpourri Chapter"
Records, 1973-2001
Procedure manuals, chapter bylaws, membership documents, minutes, conference and committee material, scholarship information, financial reports, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings, newsletters, and photographs.

MS 591 Ruth Park Papers
Records, 1916-1980
Proceedings, subject files, reports, and printed material documenting typical activities of the Camp Fire Girls organization, both by the participant and the adult leader.

MS 598 Country Posey Garden Club
Records, 1947-1997
Henry County, Ohio
Minutes, including membership and financial information, correspondence, program booklets and scrapbooks with photographs and clippings.

MS 605 Martha Butman (1825-1894) Collection
Correspondence, 1847-1937
Includes correspondence of a midwestern woman and her daughters telling about holidays, clothing, social events, women in law school (1880s), church events, and San Francisco architecture and transportation. Also includes a letter detailing attitudes toward Native American tribes, and some details about their customs, language, and religion. A privately published book provides transcriptions of the letters as well as genealogical information.

MS 606 Altrusa International 
Records, 1945-1989
Includes yearbooks, newsletters, financial documents, and news clippings of the Altrusa International Club of Cincinnati, Ohio .

MS 614 Union Corners Club
Records, 1922-1974
Erie County, Ohio
Minutes, yearbooks, and scrapbooks, with a paper documenting the history of the Club and two membership books from the Erie County Federation of Women's Clubs

MS 615 Korns Family
Papers, 1862-1932
Family papers, including correspondence, diaries and histories of the Jacob and Emma (Jacobs) Korn family.

MS 618 Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, Ford Circle #28
Records, 1894-1987
Toledo, Ohio
Membership lists and applications include information on the women members as well as on their Civil War veteran relation, giving enlistment information of muster dates and regiment.

MS 619 mf United Methodist Women. Toledo District
Records, 1976-1991
Northwest Ohio
Executive and annual meeting minutes, standing rules, and treasurer's reports

MS 621 Ohio Association of Garden Clubs Region I
Records, 1955-1988
Northwest Ohio
Minutes, program books, financial reports, officer lists, and correspondence of the organization as well as clipping files.

MS 660 Women's League/Women's Self-Government Association/Association of Women Students
Records, 1918-1970
Bowling Green, Ohio
Records of the Bowling Green State University organization which established rules of conduct, dress and hours for all women students, including minutes, constitution, correspondence, and activities of the group.

MS 662 Ruth Perry Chase (1883-1966)
Papers, 1900-1960
Wood County, Ohio
Family collection from Wood County, Ohio, including photographs and memoirs; collection centers around Ruth Perry Chase.

MS 665 Hoytville Ladies Literary Club
Records, 1916 - 1992
Hoytville, Ohio
Club programs, newspaper clippings, readings, and photographs.

MS 687 Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Wood County Barracks #71. Ladies Auxiliary
Records, 1965-1985
Wood County, Ohio
Minutes, membership list, scattered correspondence, and printed material. Local chapter organized in 1965 (.25 linear ft.)

MS 703 Kappa Alpha Theta, Toledo Alumni Chapter
Records, 1922-1993
The collection consists of bylaws, minutes, correspondence, rush recommendations philanthropies and projects, officer reports, committee reports, chapter and district reports, yearbooks, financial documents, scrapbooks, news clippings, newsletters, certificates, and photographs.

MS 704 Mickey (Maxine) Campbell Welker Collection
Papers, 1941-1982
Personal papers documenting high school and college life in Albion, Michigan and Bowling Green State University, and alumni activities of the Greater Toledo Chapter.

MS 713 Jesse and Florence Currier Collection
Papers, 1906-1977
Bowling Green, Ohio
Personal and professional papers documenting the careers of a husband and wife at Bowling Green State University. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

MS 719 mf Daughters of the American Revolution, Martha Pitkin Chapter
Papers, 1867-1997
Sandusky, Ohio
Minutes, financial records, correspondence, scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, and printed material collected by the Sandusky, Ohio Chapter.

MS 729 Altrusa Club
Records, 1964-1984
Fostoria, Ohio
Minutes, officer and financial reports, correspondence, initiation services and orientation packets, scholarship files, and club yearbooks and newsletters, and a scrapbook documenting the club's activities.

MS 732 Navy Mothers, Toledo Club #180
Papers, 1941-1990s
Toledo, Ohio
Includes minutes, membership records, correspondence, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs and artifacts.

MS 740 National Association of Letter Carriers Auxiliary (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Meeting minutes, conference minutes, chapter roster, membership applications, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, officer’s guide, annual and semi-annual reports, literary works, financial documents, various printed materials, and artifacts.

MS 741 Gish Film Theater Collection
Papers, 1900-date
Bowling Green, Ohio
Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, newsclippings and other documents regarding establishment and development of the Gish Film Theater and the lives and careers of actresses Dorothy and Lillian Gish, Jean Arthur, Eva Marie Saint and Maidie Norman.

MS 754 Harp Family Correspondence
Papers, 1899-1934
Sandusky, Ohio
Family correspondence of a traveling salesman and his wife in northern Ohio.

MS 758 Mamie & Bessie Nagel Collection
Papers, 1934-1970
Defiance County, Ohio
Diaries, scrapbooks, and legal papers of a pair of sisters who farmed in Defiance County.

MS 760 Delta Kappa Gamma.  Nu Chapter
Records, 1939-1988
Bowling Green, Ohio
Minutes, membership records, handbook, constitution, presidents’ notebooks, monthly newsletters, social activity pamphlets, photographs, slides, and artifacts documenting the activities of a professional honorary society of female educators.

MS 761 First Ladies Investment Club
Papers, 1961-2003
Bowling Green, Ohio
Proceedings, correspondence, financial records, printed material and audio-visual material documenting the activity of a women's investment club.

MS 769 Agnes "Tommes" Bergman Papers
Papers, 1951-1997
Genoa, Ohio
3.5 linear ft. of correspondence, subject files, photographs, minutes, programs, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs from 1951 to 1997 related to the life and activities of a Genoa, Ohio local activist.

MS 780 McKnight Family
Papers, 1862-1955
Bowling Green, Ohio
Correspondence among members of a Bowling Green family over the course of several generations. Includes correspondence with a member of Co. E., 11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, as well as correspondence with a patient (1929-30) at the Ohio State Sanatorium.

MS 786 Newton Family Papers
Papers, 1862-1944
Xenia, Ohio
Correspondence, poetry and literary materials, newsclippings, and photographs of three generations of a family prominent in the Xenia, Ohio area and in Tennessee during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes papers of Mary Leslie Newton and Frances Halley Newton, educators and writers.

MS 797 Benjamin Basil Jackson Family
Papers, 1861-1922
Civil War correspondence written to and from men serving with Co. G, 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and postwar personal correspondence of George and Martha Jackson Banks. Some correspondence transcripts online. Diary of A. J. Jackson transcript online.

MS 858 Hefner Family
Papers, 1945-1952
Lima, Ohio
Correspondence between various members of a Lima, Ohio area family during the period at the end of World War II and during the Korean War, primarily the letters from the mother, Zelma Hefner to her sons. Some transcripts available online.

MS 908 mf Churches of God, General Conference. Women's Christian Service Council
Papers, 1953-1992
Minutes, newsletters, reports, programs, correspondence and other records documenting the activities of Women's Christian Service Council of the Churches of God, General Conference.

MS 918 Merl B. Smith Collection
Papers, 1930s-1970s
Personal papers and teaching notes used by a Toledo physician as a medical educator, as well as notes, papers, and publications associated with his service with the U.S. Army Air Force as a flight surgeon.

MS 964 Carter Family Papers
Papers, 1796-1995
Personal collection centered on the families of Lena B. Rees and James L. Carter, their ancestors, and children. Contains extensive genealogical material, photographs, and some correspondence, including a few letters written by Rees family members in the 72nd O.V.I. during the Civil War and an extensive series by Robert A. Carter while in training for submarine service during World War II.

MS 986 Happy Circle Club
Papers, 1929-1979
Milton Township, Wood County, Ohio
The collection consists of minutes, rules and regulations, officer and hostess lists, a club history and newspaper clippings, of a rural women's social and charitable organization.

MS 987 Mount Olive Friendship Circle
Papers, 1948-1967
Rudolph, Ohio
Minute books, a club history, thank-you cards, news clippings and a banner.

MS 991 Frances Wolf Galloway Papers
Papers, 1945-1950, 1970
Bowling Green, Ohio
Includes photographs, documents, news clippings, and memorabilia from each year of the enrollment of a BGSU student. The collection also includes a Wood County sesquicentennial celebration scrapbook (1970) and a photograph of the Pioneer class taken in 1999, as well as a small amount of other family material.

MS 994 Altrusa International of Lorain County, Ohio
Papers, 1949-1999
Lorain County, Ohio
Minutes, subject files, newsletters, certificates, yearbooks, and scrapbooks.

MS 997 Sarah V. Elder Dicken Papers
Correspondence, 1854-1898
Correspondence with family members serving in the 21st, 49th, and 64th O.V.I. and the 9th O.V.C., as well as a variety of other units.

MS 1001 Ohio Child Conservation League
Papers, 1953-1965
The records of the Gamma Chapter (local) include minutes, financial records, correspondence, newspaper clippings, handbooks, pamphlets, newsletters, and programs of this charitable and social organization.

MS 1034 Beta Sigma Phi
Papers, 1957-2005
Scrapbooks from various chapters of the organization, including newspaper clippings, programs, and photographs, as well as chapter meeting minutes, records, and a 75th anniversary book.

MS 1054 Order of True Kindred: Trinity Conclave #3
Papers, 1934-1942
Toledo, Ohio
Correspondence and organizational information regarding this Masonic-related women's organization.

MS 1069 Webster Homemakers' Club
Papers, 1964-1994
Webster Township, Wood County, Ohio
Minutes, correspondence, and printed material from a Wood County women's organization.

MS 1082 Port Clinton Junior Women's Club
Papers, 1947-2000
Minutes, treasurer's books, programs/presentations, subject files, scrapbooks, published materials, reports, and awards of this Ottawa County women's organization.

MS 1091 Margit Heskett
Collection, 1920s-2008
Bowling Green, Ohio
Correspondence, subject files, photographs, and choreography notes, documenting the life and work of the professor of dance and ethnic studies at Bowling Green State University.

MS 1096 Mental Culture Club
Collection, 1909-1997
Pemberville, Ohio
Yearbook booklets laying out the monthly meetings of the club.

MS 1109 Delta Kappa Gamma. Alpha Delta State Branch
Papers, 1948-1989
Meeting minutes, member lists, handbook, legislative updates, correspondence, committee reports, news clippings, convention information, workshop programs, northwest Ohio yearbooks, music books, and artifacts.

MS 1133 Grace Emch Smith (1879-1967) Diaries
Diaries. 1937-1960
Sugar Ridge, Middleton Township, Wood County, Ohio
Daily life of a Wood County farm wife, describing her routines, social life, and farm accounts.

MS 1140 Association for Children for Enforcement of Support (ACES)
Records, 1984-2004
Records of a local and national organization devoted to supporting the enforcement of child support court orders. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, subject files, reports, scrapbook materials, printed material, photographs and videos of the organization and its work.

MS 1150 Altrusa International of Marion, Ohio
Records, 1925-2010
Consist of meeting minutes, membership records, committee reports, financial reports, scrapbooks, news clippings, and promotional materials.

MS 1153 Pan-Pacific and Southeast Asia Women’s Association USA, Toledo Chapter (PPSEAWA)
Papers, 1961-2011
Includes minutes, bylaws, various printed materials, news clippings, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia, documenting the history of both PPSEAWA as an international organization and as a local Toledo Chapter

MS 1164 Altrusa International of Monroe, Michigan
Papers, 1974-2011
Comprised largely of minutes, program yearbooks, membership listings, financial records, with some minor printed and photographic material, documenting the activities of the Monroe, Michigan chapter.

MS 1165 Altrusa International of Tiffin, Ohio
Papers, 1965-2011
Records include minutes, yearbooks, newsletters, some financial reports, literary productions associated with the Club’s 25th anniversary and printed material.

MS 1169 Altrusa International of Mansfield, Ohio
Papers, 1951-2009
Records include minutes, yearbooks, newsletters, some financial reports, literary productions, scrapbooks, and printed material. Also included are records of the Ashland, Ohio chapter.

MS 1175 "BGSU Women’s Basketball: A Legacy of Excellence" Collection
Papers, 2008-2010 (covers history 1962-2010)
Documents the production of the documentary of this title, as well as research files on the history of the BGSU Women’s Basketball program, including interview transcripts, unedited video interviews, and photographs. Hager’s and Weiss’ papers were donated individually but combined together in this collection.

MMS 168 Ellen Aultman
Diary, 1901-1902
Scotch Ridge, Ohio
Typescript and handwritten photocopy of the diary documenting a farm family in Scotch Ridge, Ohio

MMS 322 Lizzie Marrott
Diary, 1891-1892
Hudson, Ohio
Diary of a 17-year old girl, with emphasis on school and social life in Hudson, Ohio

MMS 329 May Lambert
Papers, 1913-1915
Bowling Green, Ohio
Scrapbook (on microfilm and online), lesson plans and papers, and observation book (from Lagrange School in Toledo), of a student in the early days of Bowling Green Normal College

MMS 330 mf Grace Cowling Berlin
Scrapbook, 1922
Oberlin, Ohio
Scrapbook of an ecology field trip in 1922 while a student at Oberlin College, with an oral interview conducted in 1979

MMS 332 Pearl M. Woodruff
Diary, 1926
Diary describing farm life in rural Pennsylvania

MMS 333 Caroline Dauer Weihl
Diary, 1889
Diary describing a trip across Nebraska and South Dakota

MMS 340 Hatcher Family
Ledger, 1835-1881
Family account book, including oil mill accounts from Washingtonville, Ohio, records of house-building costs, recipes, and an estate inventory of Rebecca Hatcher

MMS 352 Phebe Wilson
Letter, 25 October 1918
Letter referring to the influenza epidemic, rural activities at harvest time, and family activities around Bowling Green, Ohio

MMS 353 Diary, 1895-1902
Diary of an unidentified Elkhart County, Indiana girl describing general rural activities

MMS 354 Mary B. Hodge
Papers, 1833-1839
A religious essay (1833), and a transcript of a travel diary describing a trip from Buffalo, N.Y. to Perrysburg, Ohio for a visit from Nov 1838 through April 1839

MMS 356 Constance Machen
Diary, 1968
Travel diary describing a trip to Europe

MMS 358 Georiana Bower Shinew
Papers, 1908-1915
Programs, clippings, photographs, and copy of school valedictorian address, from a member of the Risingsun Ladies' Concert Band

MMS 361 Ottawa County Cooperative Extension Service. Home Demonstration Council
Records, 1951-1967
Ottawa County, Ohio
Minutes, membership lists, financial reports, constitution, and publicity reports

MMS 362 Sidleaires Drum and Bell Corps
Records, 1950-1972
Grand Rapids, Ohio
Minutes and journal of a small-town drill team

MMS 363 Wood County Cooperative Extension Service. Liberty Township Homemakers Council
Records, 1959-1974
Minute books and newsclippings

MMS 364 Josephine Martha Suter Kronfield
Scrapbook, 1942-1945
Scrapbook of a woman serving with the WAVES during World War II

MMS 365 Agnes M. Weithman Krupp
Memoirs, 1980
Crawford County, Ohio
Memoir describing life in rural Crawford County, Ohio

MMS 379 Hiberians, Ancient Order of. Ladies Auxiliary
Minutes, 1909-1916
Sandusky, Ohio
Minute book from a Sandusky social group

MMS 380 Sandusky Yacht Club. Ladies Auxiliary
Annual programs, 1966-1969
Programs recording the activities of the Sandusky Yacht Club auxiliary group

MMS 381 Daughters of the American Revolution. Ohio. Martha Pitkin Chapter
Programs, 1947-1978
Sandusky, Ohio
Programs recording the activities of the Sandusky chapter of the patriotic organization

MMS 382 Delphian Society. Alpha Chapter
Records, 1928-1956
Sandusky, Ohio
Minutes, financial ledger, and correspondence of Sandusky, Ohio women's club

MMS 383 Ohio Home Demonstration Council. District I (Northwest Ohio)
Minutes, 1940-1965
Includes minutes (1940-1964) and programs (1949-1965)

MMS 384 Minerva Augusta Clement, Minerva Augusta
Lesson book, [1870?]
Copy book, possibly written while a student at Vassar

MMS 385 Lizzie C. Betz
Recipe book, 1883
Handwritten collection of recipes from Adrian, Mich., primarily for cakes and cookies, with ingredients but no instructions

MMS 391 Nevada Virgin
Papers, 1900s-1970s
Material, primarily photographs (separately cataloged) detailing work activities of a resident of Toledo, Ohio

MMS 392 f Ladies Aid Society of Defiance, Ohio
Articles of incorporation, 1900-1918
Articles of a Defiance, Ohio aid society; 1918 amendment changes the name from the earlier Deutscher Frauen-Kranken Unterstuetzungs Verein von Defiance, Ohio

MMS 394 Mead Family
Letters, 1848-1866
Photocopies of original letters, with typed explanatory notes, describing family activities and social life of a Henry County, Ohio family

MMS 395 Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Defiance County, Ohio)
Minutes, 1910-1916
Minute book of local temperance organization

MMS 396 Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Wood County, Ohio)
Minutes, 1936-1938
Minutes, loose papers, and clippings of local temperance organization

MMS 397 Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Minutes, 1909-1917
Hicksville, Ohio
Minute books of local temperance organization. Some Transcripts available online.

MMS 398 Social and Literary Club
Minutes, 1914-1918, 1940-1943
Lima, Ohio
Minute books of a Lima, Ohio social and literary club

MMS 401 Overseas Brides' Club
Records, 1946-1959
Toledo, Ohio
Programs, newsletters and clippings of an organization also known as the War Brides Association

MMS 403 Jacquelyn Mayer
Papers, 1962-1964
Newsclippings and public relations material relating to Miss America of 1963

MMS 407 Marguerite A. Dickman
Helen M. Dickman, Lima, Ohio, 1982
Biographical sketch of the first woman court stenographer in the State of Ohio, Helen M. Dickman Lisk

MMS 412 Ada M. Ritchie (1865-1927)
Biographical information, 1927-1982
Newspaper clippings and an interview with Hilda C. Bentley concerning a Toledo, Ohio educator and librarian of Scott High School

MMS 413 Edith Hart Smith
Papers, 1919
Photograph, programs and flyers for the Risingsun Ladies' Concert Band and Hart's Girl Band, of which she was a member

MMS 416 Dauer Family
Letters, 1923-1925
Letters written to Beatrice Dauer and to A.J. Dauer describing general social activities and family matters around Toledo, Ohio

MMS 417 Jill Gates Smith
Interviews, 1982
Typed summaries of interviews conducted with two women employees (circa 1916) of the Boss Glove Factory in Defiance, Ohio

MMS 424 f Wood County Hospital Guild (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Scrapbook, 1954-1967
General scrapbook of clippings of the activities of the hospital aid auxiliary

MMS 434 Hanna, Myrna Belle Reece, 1890-1955
Press clippings, 1920s-1973
Photocopies of clippings of a member of the Ohio legislature from Bowling Green

MMS 435-436 Anna Stabbal
Papers, 1888-1909
Photocopy of autograph book (1888-1909) from Genoa, Ohio with typical sentimental verses and composition books containing patriotic poetry, lyrics to common songs and ballads

MMS 437 Eva Stabbal
Composition book, 1903
Photocopy of copybook from Genoa, Ohio with school exercises (including practice texts in German script)

MMS 438 Mary M. Pierce
Diaries, 1867-1868
Photocopies of small pocket diaries detailing daily activities in the rural Toledo area and family matters

MMS 442 Lucille Hammell Keeton
Biographical information, 1981
Background information on a Rossford, Ohio woman active in community activities compiled as part of a nomination form for the Jefferson Award for Distinguished Public Service

MMS 443 Columbus Grove Garden Club
Minutes, 1941-1949
Columbus Grove, Ohio
Records of a gardening and social club, including photocopies of newsclippings. Photographs cataloged separately

MMS 446 Verna Perry
Defiance County, Ohio Federation of Farm Women's Clubs, 1920-1982: a history
Defiance, Ohio
Typescript of a history of a rural Defiance County women's organization

MMS 460 P.E.O. Sisterhood. Ohio. Chapter BE
Annual programs, 1948-1972
Sandusky, Ohio
Photocopies of annual program booklets, with club rosters

MMS 491 Bertha Shirley (1882-1972)
Photograph collection, circa 1900-1920
Collection of family photos showing individuals and scenes of farm life in Brown Township, Paulding County, Ohio

MMS 499 Cassie Johnston Thompson
Scrapbook, 1908-1934
Rudolf, Ohio
Collection of typescript copies of religious poetry written in Rudolf, Ohio

MMS 500 Jane C. Kunkle
Autograph album, 1844-1851
Autograph book from the Toledo area, with typical sentimental verses

MMS 503 Bess McClish
Scrapbooks, 1927-1960
Scrapbook collection of photographs, letters, and clippings of a woman who was a teacher and principal at South Main School, Bowling Green, Ohio, presented at the time of her retirement

MMS 509 Gladys Gangware Perry
Photo scrapbook, 1915-1916
Photo album kept by a woman student in the early years of Bowling Green Normal College

MMS 514 Progressive Card Club
Minutes, 1896-1908
Port Clinton, Ohio
Minutes of a social organization later called the Port Clinton Card Club

MMS 518 Mary Jenks Wright
Autograph albums, 1854-1861
Autograph album and loose sheets from the Morgan County, Ohio area, with typical sentimental verses

MMS 524 Altia Fisher
Autograph albums, 1880-1886
Autograph albums from Harrison County, Ohio, with typical sentimental verses

MMS 562 Eliza Jane Wilson Hampton (1829-1903)
Diary, 1898-1899
Diary describing the farm life and social activities of a rural Bowling Green, Ohio woman

MMS 566 Olive Ann Oatman (1837-1903)
Papers, 1856-1927
Handwritten narrative of Olive Oatman's captivity by the Apache and Mohave Indians, passes issued to the Yuma Indian who affected her release, a photograph, and published accounts of her captivity, as presented on the Chautauqua circuit

MMS 647 Della
Letters, 1906-1907
Letters concerning an unwanted pregnancy and abortion, in the Paulding, Ohio area. Identifying names have been edited out

MMS 648 Laura Shuler
Diary, 1919
Diary kept between Jan 1 and May 15 by a Bowling Green, Ohio resident

MMS 649 Ruth Burnett
School diary, 1915-1917
Diary written while a student at Findlay High School

MMS 650 Sam Curd (b. ca. 1835)
Diary, 1860-1863
Handwritten diary of a woman in Fulton, Missouri, describing her social life and activities. A published transcript of the diary edited by Susan Arpad is in the Archives book collection

MMS 695 mf Daughters of Rebekah. Auburn Rebekah Lodge #697
Minutes, 1910-1934
Tiro, Ohio
Minute book of a Tiro, Ohio women's social organization, associated with the Odd Fellows

MMS 698 Julia Pennington Jenks
Scrapbook, circa 1892-1940s
Clippings on people and events in Wood County, Ohio including activities of the Baldwin and Jenks families

MMS 699 Lulu Baldwin
Diary, 1907-1908
Photocopy of the diary of a Bowling Green, Ohio resident

MMS 811 Eunice Cobb Phillips
Journal, 1864-1886
Journal of spiritual writings and meditations of a Berlin Heights woman

MMS 841 Women's Civic Improvement Association
Records, 1912-1939
Put-in-Bay, Ohio
Includes constitution and by-laws, minutes, and financial records

MMS 850 Helen M. Frisbie
Papers, 1913-1930
Educational records from Bowling Green Normal College, teaching certificates, and a pin from Book and Motor Society

MMS 877 Methodist Episcopal Church Woman's Home & Foreign Missionary Society
Programs, 1907-1923
Port Clinton, Ohio
Programs from a women's church group

MMS 887 Women's Building and Rest Room Association
Records, 1908-1927, 1951
Sandusky, Ohio
Includes board minutes, clippings and a speech delivered in 1951

MMS 888 Sandusky Business Women's Club
Records, 1926-1980
Sandusky, Ohio
Includes photocopies of newsclippings, letters, written histories, and photographs

MMS 894 Woman's Relief Corps (U.S.) Keller Corps no. 225
Minutes, 1898-1906
Bucyrus, Ohio
Minutes of the woman's auxiliary unit of the Bucyrus G.A.R. post

MMS 900 Marietta E. Russell
Diary, 1888
Diary of daily events in Bloomdale, Ohio, with devotional passages. Entry for Oct 19 refers to an accidental poisoning incident

MMS 909 Blue Bell Garden Club
Minute book, 1936-1942
Grand Rapids, Ohio
Record book of a gardening and social club

MMS 913 Ethelyn L. Stevens (1888-1968)
Diary, 1904
Diary of a teenage Fremont, Ohio girl from Feb-Sept, includes accounts of school, social life, household chores, and her father's cigar/candy store

MMS 914 Ottie Wineland Nelson
Papers, 1914-1961
Includes 22 photographs of Bowling Green Normal College from 1914-1916; correspondence, brochures, and addresses related to planning a class reunion in 1961

MMS 920 Census of women born in or coming to Vermilion before 1850
List arranged by maiden and married names, compiled in the 1940s

MMS 934 Sarah Whitman Wirt
Papers, circa 1900-1917
Includes school notebooks, photographs, and a recent family history from the West Millgrove, Ohio area

MMS 956 f Clara Clemons (1856-1938)
Scrapbook, 1897-1903
Scrapbook of Clemons family activities and social life around Port Clinton, Ohio

MMS 980 Margaret Merry Wilson
Diary, 1911
Bowling Green, Ohio
Typed transcript of diary of 12-year old Bowling Green girl

MMS 985 Bertha V. King
Medical school copybook, 1907-1908, 1918
Copybook with class notes on materia medica, pharmacology, minor surgery, and volumetric analysis; letter dated 21 April 1918 with letterhead Bertha King Hobart, M.D., Toledo, Ohio

MMS 1001 Grace McMahon
Diary, 1932-1936
Diary of a young woman at Bowling Green State University, detailing social life and activities

MMS 1011 Louise Gates
Scrapbook, 1935-1936
Clippings on women of the United States and other lands, correspondence on trip to South America

MMS 1036 Camp Fire Girls. Thwaskbh Camp (Ohio)
Scrapbook, 1913-1915
Scrapbook, with photographs, of girls and camp activities at unidentified location

MMS 1038 mf Town and Country League (Ada, Ohio)
Minutes, 1914-1923
Minutes of an organization involved with the establishment of a Women's Rest Room in Ada, Ohio

MMS 1053 Taine Club
Records, 1898-1956
Bryan, Ohio
Yearbooks, programs, and a history

MMS 1054 Literary Forum
Yearbooks, 1950-1960
Bryan, Ohio
Program yearbooks of a literary club

MMS 1055 Junior Forum
Yearbook, 1938-1939
Oberlin, Ohio
Single program volume of a local literary club

MMS 1056 Women's Welcome Club
Yearbook, 1950-1951
Bryan, Ohio
Single program volume of a local social club

MMS 1057 Senior Forum
Yearbook, 1951-1952
Oberlin, Ohio
Single program volume of a local literary club

MMS 1072 Mary E. Zyp
Interview, 1989
Oral interview tape with the wife of a Great Lakes mariner, living in Toledo, Ohio

MMS 1075 Emma Varno Kinninger
Interview, 1989
Shelby County, Ohio
Oral interview tape with a Shelby County, Ohio resident about family farm life

MMS 1135 Nellie Brown Powell Holdgraf (b. 1893)
Papers, 1914-1981
Newsclippings, oral interview cassette and transcript, and publicity photos of a vaudeville performer in the sandpainting act of Powell and Nedra

MMS 1169 Woman's Relief Corps (U.S.) W.H. Gibson Corps No.59
Minute book, 1905-1909
Tiffin, Ohio
Minutes of the woman's auxiliary unit of the Tiffin G.A.R. post

MMS 1175 Mary Clendenen Alexander Gill (1852-1925)
Diary, 1911
Diary describing farm life in the Port Clinton, Ohio area

MMS 1193 Trowel and Tractor Garden Club
Records, 1952-1953, 1967-1979
Weston, Ohio
Includes yearbooks and clippings (1952-1953), and minutes (1967-1979)

MMS 1194 Rosemary Lardinais
Diary, 1975
Travel diary of a winter in Spain, Jan 29 to March 11, 1975

MMS 1206 Progressive Study Club
Records, 1922-1944
Sandusky, Ohio
Includes constitution and bylaws, yearbooks, and memorials

MMS 1210 Ella
Correspondence, circa 1900
Letters to sister, Anna, concerning the ill-health and death of another sister, Eva, in Findlay, Ohio

MMS 1217 Waite Garden Club
Scrapbook, 1968-1981
Toledo, Ohio
Includes minutes, programs, and newsclippings

MMS 1289 Louisa Cook Walters (1833-1865)
Correspondence, 1862-1865
Letters to mother and sister, describing overland journey on the Oregon Trail in 1862 and life in Placerville, Idaho from 1864-1865. Includes typed transcripts.

MMS 1454 mf  Annie R. Stuart
Diary, 1861-1862
Seneca County, Ohio
Diary describing a woman's activities included some school teaching, courtship, and marriage as well as domestic chores. During this time, her husband and brother served in the Union army. Includes typed transcript.

MMS 1681 Martha Harvey Parquette (1884-1981)
Scrapbook, 1913-1915
Scrapbook, created by student Martha Harvey Parquette, covers the activities, faculty, and students of the first graduating class of Bowling Green Normal College (now Bowling Green State University) in 1915. Transcript available online.

MMS 1756 Ruby Leora King (1893-1972)
Papers, ca. 1900-1972
Bowling Green, Ohio
Diaries kept while a student at Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan (1917-1918), loose photographs of family members, and an album showing personal friends, places, and activities during her career as a librarian at Bowling Green State University, including views of campus, around Bowling Green, and Portage Quarry.

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