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Acc No462
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TitleRecords of the Soroptimist International of Aberdeen
DescriptionThis collection comprises six volumes of minutes for the Soroptimist International of Aberdeen, as well as a pamphlet on the history of the Club and a scrapbook created as a tribute to the life of notable member Dr. Mary Esslemont.
Date1928 - 1996
CreatorAberdeen Branch of the Soroptimists Society International.
Extent8 items
​Open or Restricted AccessOpen
Administrative HistoryThe Aberdeen Soroptimist Club was formed in December of 1928, with the first meeting convened by Mrs. Cromar Bruce and Miss Netta Thomson. The club received its charter in March of 1929, making it the seventh such club in Britain and the third in Scotland, after Glasgow and Edinburgh. The Soroptimist International was founded with the intention of creating a platform to allow women to realise their potential. The first Soroptimist Club was founded in California in 1921.
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