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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:

College Women's Club of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-315

Established in 1907, the College Women's Club of Dayton (CWC) continues to meet monthly during the fall, winter, and spring months for the purpose of uniting "alumnae of institutions of higher learning, and to foster an interest in higher education." The club continues to promote higher education, offer continuing education through study groups, and encourage service to the community. The collection contains financial, administrative, and membership records.

Dates: 1907-2018

Committee to Preserve Waldruhe Park Records (MFM-21)

Identifier: MFM-21
Scope and Contents

Consists of reports, correspondence, newsletters, bulletins, legal briefs, and files of a citizen's group formed to prevent the City of Dayton from cutting trees in a city park.

Dates: 1978-1980

Community Research Inc. Records

Identifier: MS-217

Community Research, Inc. was a privately funded think tank formed in 1957 to study and recommend solutions to problems facing metropolitan Dayton. Records include annual reports, Board meeting minutes, and evaluations of community programs. Another series of records focuses on the organization's role in the federal government's Pilot Cities Program in Dayton in the early 1970s and includes Board meeting minutes, correspondence, grant proposals, reports, and evaluations of funded programs.

Dates: 1957-1976

Arthur Compton Jr./ Trailsend Club Collection

Identifier: MS-330

The records concern the founding and first years of the Trailsend Club of Dayton. Mr. Compton kept very good records of the early organization of the Club, meeting minutes, member bulletins, finances, and much more. Of particular interest are the records concerning the purchase and transformation of former Ohio Governor James Cox's mansion known as Trailsend into an exclusive social club.

Dates: 1958-1964

Cooperative Dayton History Project Records

Identifier: MS-169
Abstract The Cooperative Dayton History Project was funded by a National Science Foundation grant in 1969 to identify and locate the widely scattered and unindexed business, church, and other institutional records which document the history of Dayton, Ohio from 1850-1950. This collection consists of papers and records gathered to prepare a preliminary inventory of available historical sources and includes pamphlets, brochures, correspondence, clippings, notes, and inventory forms. The project...
Dates: 1890 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1972

Dayton: A Peace Process Collection

Identifier: MS-411

The Dayton Peace Process was an offshoot of the Dayton Peace Accords that brought an end to the fighting in the former Yugoslavia. The Peace Process worked to bring Miami Valley businesses in contact with clients in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and several other eastern European countries. Eventually Dayton: A Peace Process became the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. The first Peace Prize was awarded to President Bill Clinton.

Dates: 1994-2001

Dayton Alpha Phi Alumnae Collection

Identifier: MS-529
Abstract The Alpha Phi sorority was first created at Syracuse University on October 10, 1872, to provide a "tie which unites, a circle of friends" for women young and old all around the world. The Dayton Alumnae Chapter was officially founded on January 4, 1956. The chapter exists to this day as a form of contact for the alumnae in the Dayton area. The collection contains scrapbooks documenting the Alpha Phi sorority alumnae from various universities who are either from or presently living in Dayton....
Dates: 1953-1983; Majority of material found within 1970-1983 (Bulk)

Dayton Alumnae Panhellenic Association (DAPA) Records (MS-517)

Identifier: MS-517

Dayton Alumnae Panhellenic Association (DAPA), founded in 1931, is a Dayton-based organization, affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference. Membership is composed of representative alumnae from all 26 NPC member groups represented throughout the Dayton area. The collection includes administrative, financial, and event files.

Dates: 1951 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2017

Dayton Amateur Movie Makers Club Records

Identifier: MS-229

Formed in 1943 by a group of local film makers, the Dayton Amateur Movie Makers Club's records consist of meeting minutes, membership lists, newsletters containing club programs, correspondence, and several films produced by club members.

Dates: 1943-1976

Dayton Area Nutrition Council Records

Identifier: MS-265

Collection consists of various financial records such as Treasurer's reports, bank statements, and proposed budgets. There is also internal correspondence, which includes meeting agendas and minutes, letters, and handouts.

Dates: 1968-1994