Level of description
Girls Friendly Society. Records
- 1860-2000 (Creation)
12 cu.ft. (36 boxes)
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Scope and content
The records of the Girls’ Friendly Society in the United States of America (GFS-USA) provides an impressive historical record of the organization. Minutes and reports of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Coordinating Board, as well as financial ledgers and audits document the organizations governing bodies and fiscal responsibilities. The relationship between the national headquarters of the GFS-USA and local chapters as well as the Department of Christian Education of the Executive Council is also well documented.
In addition, a large collection of publications provides a thorough history regarding the activities and mission of the GFS-USA from as early as 1878.
Financial Records, 1916-1977
Administrative Records, 1885-1998
Provincial Profiles, 1963-1966
Program Materials, 1897-1966
Girls' Friendly Society Publications, 1878-2000
Relationship with the Department of Christian Education, 1966-1980
Conditions of access and use elements
Access to Episcopal Church records is governed by the Archives Public Access Policy. Research requests must be submitted in writing.
Rights and permissions
The Archives is able to respond to limited requests for reproductions subject to copyright restrictions, internal policy, and the condition of the source documents.
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