The Bowie Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), orginially named the Lanham Area Branch, was founded in Seabrook, Maryland, and granted National Association recognition in January 1960. These records include materials relevant to the function and mission of the Bowie Branch, including its participation in various community, state, and national organizing efforts and events.
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The records of the Bowie Branch of the American Association of University Women cover the period from 1968-2007; the bulk of the materials date from 1996-2007. The collection consists of agendas, brochures, budgets, bylaws, conference papers, correspondence, directories, events planning notes, flyers, history, meeting minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and programs These records include materials relevant to the function and mission of the Bowie Branch, including its participation in various community, state, and national organizing efforts and events.
This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Priscilla Bouic in 2008.