Collection AR405 - Croydon Soroptimists records

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Croydon Soroptimists records


  • 1932-1983 (Creation)

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5 boxes

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(1927 -)

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The Croydon Club was chartered in 1927, celebrating its 90th birthday in 2017, and is one of the oldest clubs in the organisation.
Soroptimist International is divided into four Federations: Europe, The Americas, South West Pacific and Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI). Croydon Club is part of SIGBI which more or less includes all the former and current Commonwealth countries.

Croydon Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month (except August) 19:00 for 19:30. Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are held at the Shirley Park Golf Club, Addiscombe Road, Croydon CR0 7LB.

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The initial accession was transferred in 1999 and there have been 5 additional accruals of material into the collection since then

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The collection includes committee minutes, correspondence, ephemera and Photographs

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5 further transfers were made - A1037, A882, A891, A1012, A1061. Future deposits will be treated as Accruals to A405

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