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Guide to Collections in the University Archives
 
 
Altrusa Club Records
 
Collection 193
Altrusa Club. Records, 1956-1996, n.d.
12 inches, 7 v.
 
The Altrusa International Club Inc. was organized April 11, 1917 in Nashville, Tennessee. There were 19 members. A Lafayette club was organized on April 3, 1956 with 23 members. The Club was chartered by Altrusa International, Inc. on Nov. 4, 1957 and was incorporated in April 1968.

The first major project of the Altrusa Club of Lafayette was the Mental Health Treatment Center, now known as the Acadiana Mental Health Center, which continues to receive the club’s support. They are also sponsors of educational projects for handicapped children.

This collection contains local and international club records, correspondence, district conference information, programs, bulletins, and miscellaneous materials.
 
Series:
A. General Records 1-01 through 1-03
B. Financial Records 1-04
C. Correspondence 1-05
D. District 1-06 through 1-11
E. Programs 1-12 through 1-13
F. Reports 1-14
G. Bulletins 2-01 through 2-06
H. Photographs 2-07 through 2-08
I. Rules and Regulations 2-09 through 2-10
J. Miscellaneous 2-11 through 2-19
  Artifacts Box 3
  Volumes [7]  
     
Inventory:  
     
Box 1  
1-01 General records: membership information, committee records, etc., n.d.
1-02 General records: classification records, list of officials, etc., n.d.
1-03 General records: Altrusa International, Inc. official directory, 1952; Club of Lafayette New Members Digest, n.d.; "Learn to Earn" Directory -- Altrusa Club of Lafayette, Inc., n.d.
   
1-04 Financial Records: budget - Altrusa Club of Lafayette; District Four Altrusa International, 1993/1994 - 1994/1995
   
1-05 Correspondence, 1978-1979, 1991, 1995-1996, n.d.
   
1-06 District: District Four Altrusa International, Inc. - spring workshop, 1993
1-07 District: 24th Annual District Conference, itinerary, agenda, list of officers, committee list, 19-22 Oct. 1978
1-08 District: 39th Annual District Conference, Altrusa International report, pamphlet, articles, etc., 1993
1-09 District: 41st Annual District Conference, registration form, pamphlets, etc., 1995
1-10 District: newsletter, v.1 1988: Mar.; v.4, no.2 1995: May; v.4, no.4 1995: Aug.
1-11 District: District Four spring workshop, 1995
   
1-12 Programs: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1957/1958 - 1977/1978
1-13 Programs: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1978/1979 - 1995/1996
1-14 Programs: Altrusa Club of Lafayette "Golden Anniversary, 1917-1967; Organization Dinner, 3 April 1956
   
1-15 Reports: Altrusa International, Inc., 1972/1973 - 1974/1975, 1977/1978, 1987/1988, 1992/1993
   
Box 2  
2-01 Bulletins: Altrusa Accent, 1993: April, 1995: May, 1995: Oct.
2-02 Bulletins: Altrusa Action, 1994: Nov. [1 item]
2-03 Bulletins: Altrusa Action, 1995: Jan., Mar., May, June, Sept., Nov.
2-04 Bulletins: Altrusa Action, 1996: Jan., Feb., Mar.
2-05 Bulletins: The Times, 1996: March, v.1, #2
2-06 Bulletins: The Informer...through communications: 1978: Sept., v.13, #5
   
2-07 Photographs: USL International Student - Annual Altrusa party, n.d.; Altrusa Civic Club sign, n.d.; An International event, n.d.
2-08 Photographs: Altrusa Club - reception with negatives, n.d.; photographs of individuals, [identified], n.d.
   
2-09 Rules and Regulations: by-laws; policies, n.d.; District Four - Vice Governor Staff, n.d.
2-10 Rules and regulations: Altrusa Encyclopedia, newly revised, n.d.
   
2-11 Manual: Astra Club Manual, 1967
   
2-12 Miscellaneous: agenda, 24 July 1995
2-13 Miscellaneous: newspaper clippings, 1981, 1989-1990, 1995, n.d.
2-14 Miscellaneous: History, Altrusa Club of Lafayette, LA, highlights of history, 1956-1981
   
2-15 15 Miscellaneous: Publications - Altrusa International and Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1965, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1988- 1989, 1993-1996, n.d.
2-16 Miscellaneous: pamphlets [introduction to writing], n.d.
2-17 Miscellaneous: USL International Student Office: pamphlets, flyers, n.d.
   
2-18 Miscellaneous: pamphlets [parks, hotels, museums and plantations], n.d.
2-19 Miscellaneous: Miscellaneous [napkins, stickers, ribbons, recipes, invitations, etc.], n.d.
   
Box 3  
Artifacts:
   
1. Banner: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 30" x 34 1/2", white with blue letters
   
2. Trophy: "Most Miles Traveled", Altrusa Workshop, Many, Louisiana, 5-6 April 1975
   
3. Plaque: Presented to Altrusa Club of Lafayette for Outstanding Service to the Lafayette, Association for Retarded Citizens, 1980-1981
   
4. Certificate: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 27 June 1996, Lafayette Crime Stoppers, Certificate of Recognition
   
5. Video Tape: This is Altrusa International, 3 Sept. 1990
   
Volumes:
   
1. Altrusa Club Chronicle, Sept. 1968
   
2. Scrapbook: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1966-1967
3. Scrapbook: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1967-1968
4. Scrapbook: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1976-1983
5. Scrapbook: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1985-1986
6. Scrapbook: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1986-1991
7. Scrapbook: Altrusa Club of Lafayette, 1992-1996
 
 
 
 
 

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