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Disabled American Veterans Gilbert W. Nordmann Auxiliary No. 6 records

 Collection
Identifier: S2255

Scope and Contents

The collection contains administrative records, financial records, and historical records. The administrative records contain minutes, constitutions and by-laws, correspondence, reports, financial reports, membership lists and officers' rosters, and a membership ledger and index. The financial records contain records of expenditures and receipts and treasurers' statements. The historical records contain publications including radio scripts, government publications, programs, newsletters, hospital volunteer's manual, news clippings, materials from the annual state convention, national citations, and scrapbooks.

Dates

  • 1927-1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The Women's Auxiliary to the Gilbert W. Normann Chapter No. 6 of the Disabled Veterans of Duluth, Minnesota was organized in about 1927. The Women's Auxiliary to the Disabled American Veterans promoted the health and welfare interests of disabled veterans and their dependents through legislative lobbying and fund-raising, volunteered services and raised funds for Veterans' Administration hospitals and programs, and participated in a number of patriotic and civic projects, both on the the national and local level. Memberhsip in the Auxiliary was restricted to wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, and grand-daughters of deceased of disabled veterans.

Extent

5.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains administrative records, financial records, and historical records.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Archival Collections S2256 Disabled American Veterans Gilbert Nordmann Chapter No. 6 records

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library.
Title
Guide to the Disabled American Veterans Gilbert W. Nordmann Auxiliary No. 6 records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526