Joplin Business and Professional Women's Club Meeting Minutes, 1955-1977
Curated by Joshua Newhouse, 2021-07.
Enclosed within Box 4, of Missouri Southern State University’s Joplin Business & Professional Women’s Club (JBPWC), is an arrangement of routine meeting notes that accounts for “administrative,” “routine,” and “event” purposes. Summarily, administrative manuscripts lay out the overall agenda for the JBPWC, while the routine meeting manuscripts display the actions carried out by club members; to achieve the objectives set by the board and executive directors of JBPWC. Otherwise, the event manuscripts refer to accounts of the annual Christmas parties and Emblem Breakfasts. Typically, both board and regular meetings are held on a monthly basis with infrequent cancellations, while “special director meetings” will be occasionally held by varying board members.
Section I: Administrative Meeting Manuscripts: Refers to JBPWC’s monthly board meetings, in which they discuss matters pertaining to financial, committee, and enrollment matters. Frequent topics covered relate to volunteer-work performed by JBPDWC members, thank you notes received from local organizations, fund-raising, and event arrangements.
Section II: Routine Meeting Manuscripts: Refers to JBPWC’s routine meetings that are available to all registered members and respective guests to the club. Frequent topics covered relate to approving the prior meeting minutes, member & guest attendance, enrollment, donations to and from JBPWC, fundraising opportunities, and committee elections.
Section III: Event Meeting Manuscripts: Refers to annual entries that broadly cover material pertaining to JBPWC’s Christmas party and Emblem Breakfast.
Administrative/Board Meeting Minutes
General/Regular Meeting Minutes
Event Meeting Minutes
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