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Kiwanis Club of Carrollton records

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0018

Scope and Contents note

The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton was organized on October 23, 1947, as a service organization by local Carrollton businessman. The collection contains various Kiwanis publications, charitable material, and photographs related to the Kiwanis Club of Carrollton. One of the publications, the Kiwanis Kronicle, a spiral-bound publication that 8.5"x14" in size, is a chroncle of club announcements and news.

Dates

  • 1947-2014

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users; no restrictions.

Biographical/Historical note

The Kiwanis Club was founded in 1915 as an organization of businessmen who wanted to work in and serve their communities. The local chapter of the Kiwanis Club, the Kiwanis Club of Carrollton, was organized on October 23, 1947 by the Newnan Kiwanis Club and was also founded as a service organization by local Carrollton businessmen. The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton is currently a part of Kiwanis International, Georgia District, Division 20.

Extent

41.76 Linear feet (79 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 9 scrapbooks)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged in multiple series, including I. Correspondence, II. Programs, III. Reports, IV. Publications, V. Directories, VI. Bulletins, VII. Financial, VIII. Minutes, IX. Memoranda, X. Miscellaneous, XI. Scrapbook, XII. Oversize Items.

Provenance

Materials have been donated in batches over the years including 2009, 2013, 2014, and 2021 by Kiwanis Club of Carrollton presidents and historians. The original donation date is unknown. Scrapbooks #10, #11, #12 were donated on December 5, 2019; Scrapbooks #13 and #14 were donated on December 2, 2019, by club member Neil Weathington; Scrapbooks #6 and #13 were donated on August 9, 2021, by Neil Weathington; and three Kiwanis Kronicles (October 2, 1998; July 8, 2005; and August 25, 2006) were donated on August 20, 2021, by Neil Weathington.

Title
Guide to the Kiwanis Club of Carrollton records 1947-2014 LH-0018
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid written by J. Russell Lenox
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States