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Austin convention badge, 1941

 Item — Box: Artifact 5

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Financial documentation, correspondence, minutes, printed material, programs, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs, created, collected, and maintained by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, document the organization's activities: administrative, charitable, and social, at the local, state, and national levels. This collection is split between records created by the National and Texas State Court.

Records in the National Court, 1905-2014 series include publications such as newsletters and meeting minutes of the Biennial National Convention. Also included is correspondence sent to court regents and national bylaws.

Records of the CDA Texas State Court, 1909-2018 primarily consist of materials created by the state or individual courts. Materials grouped within the state records include the minutes of the Biennial State Convention, account books, state newsletters, and administration resources. Materials from individual courts includes items from current and disbanded courts. Individual court records include items such as court histories, meeting minutes, photographs, scrapbooks, membership and financial ledgers.


  • Creation: 1941


Conditions Governing Access

Materials available by appointment only, contact archivist for assistance.


From the Collection: 18.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English