George Fox University Archives

Newberg Woman's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.) Records Edit


MS 10
Finding Aid Author
Zoie Clark
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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  • 1892-1977 (Creation)


  • 0.5 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    6 volumes in one document box

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  • Summary

    The Newberg W.C.T.U. was established about 1892 as an auxilliary to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Oregon. The collection includes meeting minutes, treasurer's records, and related materials.

  • Content description

    The collection consists of four volumes of meeting minutes, one volume of treasurer's records, and a photocopied historical overview entitled "90 Year Highlights Oregon WCTU." Additional information in the volumes includes the organization's constitution, by-laws, and membership rolls for various years.

  • Restrictions on access

    Collection is available for research.

  • Historical Note

    The Newberg Woman's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.) was established about 1892 as an auxilliary organization to the Womans Christian Temperance Union of Oregon. Its stated goal was to "…educate public sentiment up to the standard of total abstinence, train the young, save the inebriate and secure the legal prohibition and complete banishment of the liquor traffic." (Constitution, article 2).

  • Source

    The volumes are stamped "Property N.W. Yearly Meeting Archives."

  • Accruals

    No accruals are expected.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    George Fox University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of George Fox University is retained by George Fox University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


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    Vols. 1-6