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CivO. Civic Organizations

 Topic Guide
Identifier: CivO
This classification groups collections on the topic of civic organizations.

Found in 184 Collections and/or Records:

Brad Tillson Inventing Flight Collection

Identifier: MS-483
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of J. Bradford Tillson, the chairman of the Inventing Flight Celebration held in Dayton, Ohio. It documents his correspondence and work on the Inventing Flight Celebration Commission and his involvement with the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission; the committee for the national celebration of flight. This collection contains personal correspondence, financial documentation, planning information and other materials related to the Centennial of...
Dates: 1912-2006; Majority of material found within 1989-2004

Burns-Jackson Project Records

Identifier: MS-142

The records consist of files of the Burns-Jackson Corporation, and include the articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, correspondence, clippings, publications, and working papers of a group formed in 1965 to restore and preserve the Oregon District/Burns-Jackson area of Dayton, Ohio.

Dates: 1966-1974

Burroughs Nature Study Club Records (MS-633)

Identifier: MS-633

This collection contains the day-to-day dealings of the Burroughs Nature Study Club. The Burroughs Nature Study Club is a women’s social club created in 1915 in Centerville, Ohio through the shared interest of its members in John Burroughs’ nature books. This collection spans from 1986 to 2014 with the bulk dates from 2003 to 2014. The records of the Burroughs Nature Study Club include by-laws, meeting minutes, budgets, membership reports, correspondences, and club memorabilia.

Dates: 1986 - 2014; Majority of material found within 2003 - 2014

Canal Society of Ohio Collection (MFM-135)

Identifier: MFM-135
Scope and Contents

Canal Society of Ohio Collection, Wright State University, Gift of H.R. Valley, 7/1/92, 1 roll of microfilm, Investigation-Public Works, O. (This is likely a microfilm copy of MS-219.)

Dates: undated

Canal Society of Ohio Collection

Identifier: MS-219
Abstract An eclectic group of materials pertaining to the history and lore of the Miami-Erie Canal in western Ohio, as well as other canals in neighboring states, the collection consists of pamphlets, maps, photographs, journal articles, newspaper clippings, and a run of the Canal Society of Ohio newsletter Towpaths. The activities of the Canal Society of Ohio, founded in 1961 to preserve and promote Ohio’s canal history, are also documented through publications, tour guides and newspaper...
Dates: 1826-2015; Majority of material found within 1960-1990

Centerville Garden Club Records

Identifier: MS-524

The Centerville Garden Club, located near Dayton, Ohio, was established in 1930. The records consist almost entirely of scrapbooks with both internal and external material on the club. The materials are photographs, newspaper clippings, booklets containing a list of events, members and officers, certificates, awards and thank you notes.

Dates: 1930-2006; Majority of material found in 1980-2006

Chamber Music Yellow Springs Records

Identifier: MS-425
Abstract The materials contained in the Chamber Music Yellow Springs (CMYS) Records document both the original Yellow Springs chamber music organization (Chamber Music in Yellow Springs, 1957-62) and its successor group founded in the early 1980s (Chamber Music Yellow Springs). The Chamber Music Yellow Springs Records include concert programs and promotional materials; information about and contracts with chamber music artists; administrative materials, including board meeting information and board...
Dates: 1957-2009; Majority of material found within 1980-2009

Child Guidance Center Records

Identifier: MS-186

Records consist of Board meeting minutes, financial reports, annual reports, clippings, photographs, and historical materials. The Child Guidance Center operated as a mental health facility for children and was affiliated with St. Elizabeth's Hospital and Sinclair College.

Dates: 1929-1977

Christ Child Society, Dayton Chapter Records

Identifier: MS-329

On October 11, 1911, Marie and Helen Rotterman founded the Dayton Chapter of the Christ Child Society. Minutes, photographs, and committee files document the group's primary focus of providing clothing and aid to needy women and children .

Dates: 1887-2003; Majority of material found within 1970-2003

Clothes That Work Collection (MS-628)

Identifier: MS-628

Clothes That Work is an organization that provides clothing and training to people in and around Dayton to help them obtain jobs. The organization was started in 1998 by a group of eight women. The organization fundraises through events and collects clothing for interviews for everyone and dance attire for young women. This collection contains administrative files, event files and photos, and marketing materials.

Dates: 1998-2018