Skip to main content

Altrusa Club Records

Identifier: AppMs-0170

Scope and Contents

The Altrusa Club Records documents the organization and activities of the Johnson City chapter covering the period primarily from the early 1960s into the 1990s. This includes information on programs, membership, service projects, and other activities. Collection material includes club bylaws, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, membership information, publications, newsclippings, memorabilia, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, and four VHS videotapes of club meetings.


  • 1955-1997, undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


22.00 linear feet (22 boxes, 19 photographic prints, 24 photographic slides, 4 VHS videotapes)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged into five series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1959-1997 and undated; Series 2, Memorabilia, 1955-1956 and undated; Series 3, Scrapbooks, 1961-1994; Series 4, Photographs and Slides, 1977 and undated; and Series 5, Visual Recordings, 1992-1993.

Method of Acquisition

The Altrusa Club Records were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Lee Haberstorh and Oria Keys, Johnson City, Tenn., on August 24, 1983.

Accruals and Additions

Additional material was donated by Phyllis Brown, Johnson City, Tenn., on May 25, 1994, December 7, 1994, and October 27, 1999; and by Hersel Widener, Johnson City, Tenn., on August 8, 1994.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Jessica Ball and opened for research in February 2008.

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA