Blanche Van Leuven Browne papers: 1898-1981 (bulk 1907-1930)
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Container / Location Title
 
Minutes [series]
Box   1  
Membership list and Report of State Convention 1897-1899
 
Executive Board Meetings
Box   1  
November 1909-June 1914
Box   1  
November 1915-November 1923

(include minutes of the 17th Annual Convention, October 1913)

Box   1  
June 1924-May 1930
Box   1  
October 1930-April 1933
Box   1  
October 1933-October 1936
Box   1  
June 1937-October 1937
 
Board Meetings and Conventions
Box   1  
1938-1939
Box   1  
1940
Box   1  
1941
Box   1  
1945-1946
Box   1  
1947-1949
Box   1  
1950-1952
Box   1  
1953-1955
Box   1  
1956-1959
Box   1  
1960-1965
Box   1  
1966-1967
Box   1  
1969-1970
Box   1  
1971-1972
Box   1  
1973
Box   1  
1974-1975
Box   1  
1976-1979
Box   1  
1980-1983
Box   1  
1984-1987
Box   2  
1991-2001
Box   2  
2002-2004
Box   2  
2005-2009
 
Financial Records [series]
Box   2  
Letter regarding King's Daughters Mortgage Application 1956
 
Treasurer's Reports
Box   2  
1937-1942
Box   2  
1945-1952
Box   2  
1953-1957
Box   2  
1962-1964
Box   2  
1965-1970
Box   2  
1971-1977
Box   2  
1999-2002
 
Financial Reports
Box   2  
1978-1979
Box   2  
1981-1985
Box   2  
1997-2006
 
Financial Statements
Box   2  
1988-1990, 1992-1997
Box   2  
2001, 2003-2005
Box   2  
Disbursements and Budget Comparisons 1988-1996 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
Financial ledger 1963-1977

(state-level record book of individual circles' finances; includes record of active/disbanded circles, memorial gifts)

Box   2  
Michigan Non-Profit Corporations Report 1927
Box   2  
Non-Profit Corporation Form 1949-2008 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
Tax-Exempt Status 1988-2003

(scattered dates; form 1023 and correspondence)

Box   2  
Stock documentation 1976-1985 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
Elizabeth MacGregor Fund 1965-1979 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
Elizabeth MacGregor Fund 1983-1998

(scattered dates; includes related correspondence)

 
Organizational Leadership [series]
Box   2  
Articles of Incorporation 1929
Box   2  
Certificate of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation 1983
Box   2  
By-laws and Constitution 1963-2004 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
List of Officers 1973-1983, 2007/08 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
Official Board Roster 1983-2002 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
Information for Treasurers 1966, undated
Box   2  
County and Circle Presidents and Treasurers roster 1990-1991
Box   2  
County and Circle Presidents and Treasurers roster 1999
Box   2  
County and Circle Presidents and Treasurers roster 2001, undated
Box   2  
Official Board Roll Call 1987-2002 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
President's Reports 1970-1983 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
President's Reports 2000-2002
 
Annual Reports
Box   2  
1968
Box   2  
1971-1984 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
1993-2000 (scattered dates)
Box   2  
Duties of the First Vice President 1984
Box   2  
Report of the Second Vice President 1939
 
Officers' Annual Reports
Box   2  
1938
Box   2  
1966, 1970
Box   2  
1971-1976
Box   2  
1982-1985
Box   2  
1997
Box   3  
Record books of organization officer: include convention reports, Camp Missaukee information, board meetings and program reports 1975-1983 (2 volumes)
 
Membership [series]
 
Membership Lists
Box   3  
1940-1949 (5 folders)
Box   3  
1964-1967 (5 folders)
Box   3  
2008
Box   3  
List of Membership in Michigan Circles undated
Box   3  
Admission Service undated
Box   3  
Citation Records Forms 1985-1990, 2001
 
Applications for Citation for Continuous Membership
Box   3  
1984-1986
Box   3  
1987-1989
Box   3  
1990-1992
Box   3  
Display volume containing circles, membership, citations and tributes circa 1946
Box   3  
Services of Remembrance
Box   3  
Memorial Booklets, scattered dates
Box   3  
Roll of Deceased Members circa 1940
Box   3  
Memorial Citation for Elizabeth MacGregor circa 1946
Box   3  
"In Remembrance" Memorial Books 1957-2001
Box   3  
"In Remembrance" Memorial Books 2001-2006
 
Camp Missaukee [series]
Box   4  
Camp Inspections 1970, 1972-1975, undated
 
Budgets and Camp Needs
Box   4  
1947-1955 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
1964-1967
Box   4  
1971-1986
Box   4  
Camp Committee Memos 1972-1974, 1977 undated
Box   4  
Camp Committee Minutes 1970-1979 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Camp Committee Duties 1973-1975, undated
Box   4  
Camp Policies 1977, undated
Box   4  
Camp Reports 1939-1985 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Correspondence 1939-1986 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Donations 1972, 1974 undated
Box   4  
Evening Programs 1971-1974

(campfire songs, skits, and activities)

Box   4  
Tax Tribunal Situation 1983-1986 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Sale of Property 1986
Box   4  
Applications and Brochures 1954-1983 (scattered dates), undated
Box   4  
Campers 1974-1976 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Photographs--1982 Camp Staff
Box   4  
Newsletters 1970
Box   4  
Miscellaneous
 
Conventions [series]
Box   4  
Report of the State Convention, Detroit, May 6th-7th 1897
Box   4  
Convention Call 1927-2002 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Convention Resolutions 1938
Box   4  
Convention Memorials 1961-2000 (scattered dates)
 
State Convention Programs
Box   4  
1925-1940

(lacking 1928 and 1932)

Box   4  
1941-1955

(lacking 1945)

Box   4  
1956-1970
Box   4  
1971-2008

(lacking 1975-1976, 1983, 2003, 2005 2007)

Box   4  
Convention Reports 1992-2001 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Miscellaneous convention materials 1950-2002 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
State Branches' Response to Michigan Branch 94th Convention Call 1991-1992
Box   4  
State Branches' Response to Michigan Branch 95th Convention Call 1993
Box   4  
President's Correspondence 1983
Box   4  
President's Correspondence, scattered dates
Box   4  
Correspondence 1984-2001 (scattered dates)
 
Service and Ministry Activities [series]
Box   4  
University Hospital School 1929-1983 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital 1975-2004 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
North American Indian Department 1965-2000 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Around the World Department 1974-1979 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Reports on Activities--Dorcas Home, Flint, MI 1938
Box   4  
Blank Forms

(for orders, donations, etc.)

Box   4  
Certificates of Appreciation 1995
Oversize Folder   1  
Certificate of Commendation
Box   4  
Junior Circles 1930-1966 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Devotional Themes 1991-1996 (scattered dates)
Box   4  
Spiritual Life reading lists and related correspondence 1983-2001 (scattered dates)
 
Background and Published Material [series]
Box   5  
Assorted materials regarding King's Daughters' background 1930-1998

(scattered dates; includes letter from Bill Clinton and KD background)

Box   5  
Informational booklets
Box   5  
Prayers, pledges, and hymns undated
Box   5  
Program to the Fourth General Convention, Detroit, Mich. June 10, 1938; also International Order members' directory, 2006 1938-2006
Box   5  
News clippings
Box   5  
History of the International Order of The King's Daughters and Sons (various editions), 1931, 1951, 1970, 1986 (Vol. IV, 1970-1986) 1931-1986 (5 volumes)
 
County Branch Records [series]
 
General Information [subseries]
Box   5  
Historical background 1993
 
County Annual Reports
Box   5  
1938
Box   5  
1939-1957 (scattered dates)
Box   5  
1966-1970 (scattered dates)
Box   5  
1971-1975 (scattered dates)
Box   5  
1976-1977
Box   5  
1982-1984
Box   5  
Various Circle Reports 1945-1946
 
Genesee County [subseries]
Box   5  
Genesee County 1966-1976
Box   5  
Flint Opportunity Circle 1970-1975
 
Iosco County [subseries]
Box   5  
Iosco Happy Helpers Junior Circle minute book 1957
 
Jackson County [subseries]
Box   6  
County Branch History
Box   6  
County Directory 1954
Box   6  
County Directory 1967
Box   6  
County Board Meetings 1986-1990

(minutes and related material)

Box   6  
County Board Meetings 1991-1999

(minutes and related material)

Box   6  
County Convention and Board Meeting minutes 1953-1973

(bound volume)

Box   6  
County Convention and Board Meeting minutes 1973-1987

(bound volume)

Box   6  
Convention Programs 1946-1970 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
Convention Programs 1971-1983 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
County Convention lists of attendees 1969-1983
Box   6  
News clippings 1960-1983 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
Miscellaneous
 
Evangeline Circle
Box   6  
Membership list and constitution 1932, undated
Box   6  
Program books 1936-1998 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
Correspondence 1941-1988 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
Scrapbook 1959-1960

(includes membership list, minutes and photographs of members)

Oversize Volume   2  
Scrapbook 1932-1957
Oversize Volume   6  
Scrapbook 1969-1977
Box   6  
Fiftieth Anniversary 1982, 1992
Box   6  
60 Years Citation for Service circa 1992
Box   6  
Scattergood Circle 1974-1975
Box   6  
Silver Cross Circle, Scrapbook 1959-1966
 
Macomb County [subseries]
Box   6  
Miscellaneous 1966-1969
 
Midland County [subseries]
Box   6  
Membership booklets 1973-1982 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
County Annual Report 1968-1981 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
Letter to members 2008
 
Saginaw County [subseries]
Box   6  
County Annual Reports 1969-1985 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
County Convention programs 1950-1974 (scattered dates)
Box   6  
Bridgeport Circle 1972
Box   6  
First Circle 1971-1972
Box   6  
News clippings 1969-1972
 
Shiawassee County [subseries]
Box   8  
Governance 1923-1997 (scattered dates)
Box   8  
County Branch Annual Report 1955
Box   8  
Circle Reports 1946-1973, undated (scattered dates)
 
County Convention programs 1966-1975 (scattered dates)
Box   8  
In His Name Circle meeting minutes
Box   8  
1943-1953
Box   8  
1956-1964
Box   8  
Jo's Operation Telephone Home 1968-1972 (scattered dates)
Box   8  
News clippings 1969-2002 (scattered dates)
 
Miscellaneous
 
Silver Cross Circle
Box   8  
By-laws and constitution 1958-1995 (scattered dates)
 
Account books
Box   8  
1940-1952 (scattered dates)
Box   8  
1950-1954
Box   8  
1994-2004
Box   8  
Annual Reports 1988-2000
 
Minutes and Attendance Rolls
Box   8  
1986-2000 (14 folders)
Box   8  
2000-2005

(includes photos of 2000 Eshelman scholarship recipient)

Box   8  
Membership lists 1968-2003 (scattered dates)
Box   8  
Scholarship Recipients 1986-1997
Box   8  
Scholarship Recipients 1999-2002
Box   8  
Scholarship Recipients 2002-2003
Box   8  
Scholarship Recipients 2004
Box   8  
Legal documents pertaining to Eshelman Estate and Scholarship 1982, 1984
Box   8  
70 Years Citation for Service undated

(includes photographs of circle members, dated 1992 and 2000)

Box   8  
Correspondence 1989-2004 (scattered dates)
 
Washtenaw County [subseries]
Box   8  
King's Daughters, M.E. Church, [Ann Arbor]--Membership and Finances 1911-1923
Box   8  
Phoebe Beal and Goodwill Circles 1948-2000
Box   8  
Miscellaneous 1965-1993

(scattered dates; includes reports, county convention materials, misc.)

 
Wayne County [subseries]
Box   8  
Convention programs 1969-1974
Box   8  
Detroit Circles 1930-1993, undated (scattered dates)
Box   8  
Wayne County Circles, including Northville 1968-1978 (scattered dates)
 
Photographs [series]
Box   7  
Members, leaders, and activities 1900-1969 (scattered dates)
 
Albums
Box   7  
Camp Life 1952
Box   7  
Camp Missaukee Memories 1968-1970
Box   7  
1970
Box   7  
1971

(2 folders)

 
Scrapbooks [series]
Oversize Volume   1  
1929-1950
Oversize Volume   3  
1937-1938
Oversize Volume   4  
1951-1958
Oversize Volume   5  
1958-1963
Oversize Volume   7  
1962-1975
Oversize Volume   8  
1977-1978