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Exchange Club of Norristown records

1938-1985, 1.2 linear feet

22

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Historical Society of Montgomery County. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Historical Society of Montgomery County
Creator:
Exchange Club of Norristown (Pa.).
Title:
Exchange Club of Norristown records
Date [inclusive]:
1938-1985
Call Number:
22
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet
General Physical Description note:
3 boxes and 2 loose volumes
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Exchange Club of Norristown was founded in 1938 as a civic organization focused on the betterment of the Norristown community. The Exchange Club of Norristown records, 1938-1985, contain administrative records, financial records, and scrapbooks.
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Biography/History

The Exchange Club of Norristown, Pennsylvania, founded in 1938, was a civic group that worked to better the community of Norristown. Club projects included sponsoring Fire Prevention Week, distributing food baskets to needy families at Christmas, and rewarding high-achieving students with cash prizes.

Scope and Contents

The Exchange Club of Norristown records include administrative records, financial records, and scrapbooks of the organization. The administrative records include: correspondence, 1978-1985; minutes, 1950s-1970s; constitution; and by-laws. The financial records include: financial secretary reports, 1952-1955; financial record book, 1949; and dues book, 1938-1949. The scrapbooks date from 1938-1970, 1970-1975, and 1974-1975. The 1974-1975 scrapbook was compiled by William E. Moran.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories

Sponsor

This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Access Restrictions

Contact Historical Society of Montgomery County for information about accessing this collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Exchange Club of Norristown (Pa.).
Geographic Name(s)
  • Montgomery County (Pa.)
  • Norristown (Pa.)
Personal Name(s)
  • Moran, William E.
Subject(s)
  • Charities
  • Civic improvement

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