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Beulah "Dickie" Garrigues Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

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Business and Professional Women's Club of Inglewood

Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood

Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood



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Collection Overview

Title: Beulah "Dickie" Garrigues Collection, 1939-1992Save to your list.

ID: URB/BDG

Primary Creator: Garrigues, Buelah "Dickie"

Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Series I: Business and Professional Women's Club of Ingelwood, 1939-1944

Series II: Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, 1947-1971

Series III: Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood, 1947-1992

Date Acquired: 11/08/2001

Subjects: Garrigues, Beulah "Dickie", Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood, Woman's Club of Inglewood, Women - Societies and clubs

Forms of Material: Paper records, Photographic material, Publications, Scrapbooks

Languages: English

Abstract

Beulah "Dickie" Garrigues was a founding board member (and treasurer) of the Inglewood chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Club. She was a legal secretary who lent her expertise in the field to her professional organization and worked as a career spokesperson to high school students. The papers of Dickie Garrigues document her leadership in three women's clubs located in Inglewood, California between 1939 and 1992: Business & Professional Women's Club of Inglewood, Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, and Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood. Ms. Garrigues severed in several different capacities including club president and historian.

Biographical Note

Founding board member (and treasurer) of the Inglewood chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Club, Buelah "Dickie" Garrigues, was a legal secretary who lent her expertise in the field to her professional organization and worked as a career spokesperson to high school students. Garrigues remained active within her community and also became one of the charter members of the Inglewood chapter of the Soroptimist International on April 21, 1947.

Tireless volunteerism is chronicled in the Soroptimist history as being an "average of 2,000 hours of service yearly is donated by the members, telephoning for blood donors for the American Red Cross, canvassing social businesses for United Way, securing members for the annual YMCA membership campaign, planting flowers for city beautification, and supervising Venture and "S" Clubs. Garrigues served on many of the Soroptimist committees and also wrote procedural rules for the organization. Buelah "Dickie" Garrigues became a life member of the Soroptimist International of the Americas on April 27, 1978, over 30 years after her volunteerism and committment to these organizations began. In 1982, Garrigues was honored and given a commemorative plaque for over 35 years of service.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Beulah "Dickie" Garrigues Collection documents her leadership in three women's clubs located in Inglewood, California between 1939 and 1992: Business & Professional Women's Club of Inglewood, Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, and Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood. Ms. Garrigues served in several different capacities, including club president and historian. She presented her histories at annual club dinners as part of the program. The collection includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, correspondence, ephemera, handbooks, newspaper clippings, song books, music, newsletters, photographs, scrapbook of activities, speech notes, and related materials. The collection has been divided into three series: Business and Professional Women's Club of Inglewood (1939-1944), Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood (1947-1971), and Soroptomists International (Club) of Inglewood (1947-1992).

Series I, Business and Professional Women's Club of Inglewood, contains correspondence and newspapers clippings. The files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Series II, Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, contains announcements and bulletins, articles of incorporation, by-laws, charter (copy), conference programs, membership roster and presidents' lists, newspaper clippings and speeches. The files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Series III, Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood, contains programs and speeches, annual reports, correspondence, invitations, membership procedures, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, song sheets, and the president's scrapbook. The files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Subject/Index Terms

Garrigues, Beulah "Dickie"
Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood
Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood
Woman's Club of Inglewood
Women - Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: George L. Garrigues

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Robert G. Marshall, May 2002

Finding Aid Revision History:

Cathy Kay, November 2005

Special Collections and Archives staff, 2012


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[Series I: Business and Professional Women's Club of Inglewood, 1939-1944]
[Series II: Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, 1947-1971]
[Series III: Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood, 1947-1992]
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Series I: Business and Professional Women's Club of Inglewood, 1939-1944Save to your list.
Box 1Save to your list.
Folder 1: Correspondence, April 1943Save to your list.
Folder 2: Newspaper Clippings, 1939-1944Save to your list.
Folder 3: Newspaper ClippingsSave to your list.
Series II: Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, 1947-1971Save to your list.
Box 1Save to your list.
Folder 4: Articles of Incorporation: Handbook, 1947Save to your list.
Folder 5: Articles of Incorporation: Handbook, 1952Save to your list.
Folder 6: Beverly Hills Legal Secretaries Association: CardSave to your list.
Folder 7: By-Laws, ca. 1949Save to your list.
Folder 8: California Legal Secretaries Association (CLSA): Convention Report, ca. 1950Save to your list.
Folder 9: CLSA: Announcements, Program, 1950 May 6-1950 May 7Save to your list.
Folder 10: Centinela Secretarial Services: Flyer, 1952Save to your list.
Folder 11: Charter Meeting, Agenda, Copy of Charter, 1949 February 12Save to your list.
Folder 12: First Annual Boss Night: SpeechSave to your list.
Folder 13: Installation of Officers: Programs, 1949 February 22Save to your list.
Folder 14: The Legal Secretarian: Bulletin, June 1949, July 1949Save to your list.
Folder 15: The Legal Secretarian: Bulletin, June 1950Save to your list.
Folder 16: The Legal Secretary: Bulletin, February 1949, May 1949Save to your list.
Folder 17: The Legal Secretary: Bulletin, February 1950, July 1950Save to your list.
Folder 18: Membership Roster, 1970-1971Save to your list.
Folder 19: Newspaper Clippings, 1949Save to your list.
Folder 20: Newspaper Clippings, 1950Save to your list.
Folder 21: Newspaper Clippings, 1960-1961Save to your list.
Folder 22: Newspaper ClippingsSave to your list.
Folder 23: Past Presidents: List, 1948-1971Save to your list.
Folder 24: Southwest District - Installation of Officers: Program, 1967 May 25Save to your list.
Folder 25: Speeches: Note Cards, 1971 February 23Save to your list.
Folder 26: Speeches: Note CardsSave to your list.
Folder 27: Thank You Cards (2)Save to your list.
Folder 28: Ways and Means Committee: "Subpoena" to Membership, July 1949Save to your list.
Series III: Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood, 1947-1992Save to your list.
Box 1Save to your list.
Folder 29: 25th Anniversary Celebration: Historical Sketch, News Article, 1972 April 10Save to your list.
Folder 30: 35th Anniversary Celebration: Program, Speech, Notes, 1982 April 16Save to your list.
Folder 31: 40th Anniversary Celebration: Program, Speech, 1987 April 11Save to your list.
Folder 32: 45th Anniversary Celebration: Program, Pendant, 1992 April 21Save to your list.
Folder 33: American National Red Cross, L.A. Chapter: Certificate of Merit, 1958Save to your list.
Folder 34: Bolton, William G.: Correspondence, 1964 April 11Save to your list.
Folder 35: Community Service: Contributions Summary, 1947-1966Save to your list.
Folder 36: Constitution and By-Laws, June 1973Save to your list.
Folder 37: Correspondence, 1958Save to your list.
Folder 38: Downey Soroptimist Club: Correspondence, 1981 February 2Save to your list.
Folder 39: Executive Board - Committees: Member List, 1957-1958Save to your list.
Folder 40: History: Sketch (from History of Inglewood, p.189)Save to your list.
Folder 41: Historical Society of Centinela Valley: The History of Inglewood, ca. 1986Save to your list.
Folder 42: "How McGee Kept Christmas," from Angeles & Other Strangers, by Katherine Paterson, ca. 1979Save to your list.
Folder 43: Installation of Officers: Program, 1952 June 29Save to your list.
Folder 44: Installation of Officers: Program, 1957 June 6Save to your list.
Folder 45: Installation of Officers: Program, 1967 June 10Save to your list.
Folder 46: Installation of Officers: Program, 1968 June 13Save to your list.
Folder 47: Installation of Officers: Program, 1969 June 19Save to your list.
Folder 48: Installation of Officers: Program, 1977Save to your list.
Folder 49: Installation of Officers: Invitation, Program, 1992 June 30Save to your list.
Folder 50: Installation of Officers, 1995 June 16Save to your list.
Folder 51: International, Technical Ad Hoc Committee on SIA Structure: Report, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 52: Life Membership: Certificate, 1978 April 27Save to your list.
Folder 53: Membership: Charter Members, 1947Save to your list.
Folder 54: Membership: Lists, 1950, 1975-1981Save to your list.
Folder 55: Membership Card: "Dickie" GarriguesSave to your list.
Folder 56: Membership Policy: Procedure for New Members, 1982Save to your list.
Folder 57: Membership Postings, 1981-1987Save to your list.
Folder 58: Mexicali, Soroptimist Club: Correspondence, 1962 June 27Save to your list.
Folder 59: My Life History ("Dickie" Garrigues): Typescript, 1959 January 29Save to your list.
Folder 60: Music: Song Book, Start Singing, April 1970Save to your list.
Folder 61: Music: Song SheetsSave to your list.
Folder 62: Music: Soroptimist Symphony, ca. 1967Save to your list.
Folder 63: Newspaper Clippings, 1947Save to your list.
Folder 64: Newspaper Clippings, 1948Save to your list.
Folder 65: Newspaper Clippings, 1960Save to your list.
Folder 66: Newspaper Clippings, 1961Save to your list.
Folder 67: Newspaper Clippings, 1964Save to your list.
Folder 68: Newspaper Clippings, 1967Save to your list.
Folder 69: Newspaper Clippings, 1972Save to your list.
Folder 70: Newspaper Clippings, 1977Save to your list.
Folder 71: Newspaper Clippings, 1982Save to your list.
Folder 72: Newspaper ClippingsSave to your list.
Box 2Save to your list.
Folder 1: Orientation and Leadership Training: Maps, Pamphlets, Puzzle, 1988Save to your list.
Folder 2: Parliamentary Procedures: Flyers, Note Cards, 1975-1976, 1979-1980Save to your list.
Folder 3: Parliamentary Procedures: Flyers, Note Cards, 1982, 1983, 1984Save to your list.
Folder 4: President's Annual Report, June 1957Save to your list.
Folder 5: President's Annual Report, June 1958Save to your list.
Folder 6: Reports & Speeches ("Dickie" Garrigues), ca. 1950-ca. 1959Save to your list.
Folder 7: Reports & Speeches ("Dickie" Garrigues), ca. 1960-ca. 1969Save to your list.
Folder 8: Reports & Speeches ("Dickie" Garrigues), ca. 1970-ca. 1979Save to your list.
Folder 9: Reports & Speeches ("Dickie" Garrigues), ca. 1980-ca. 1989Save to your list.
Folder 10: Slogans: Newspaper ClippingsSave to your list.
Folder 11: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-12, 1947-1948Save to your list.
Folder 12: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 2, Nos. 1-7 and 11-12, 1948-1949Save to your list.
Folder 13: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 3, Nos. 1, 3-12, 1949-1950Save to your list.
Folder 14: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 4, Nos. 1-6, 8-9, 1950-1951Save to your list.
Folder 15: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 5, Nos. 2-3, 6-10, 1951-1952Save to your list.
Folder 16: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 6, Nos. 1-3, 5-9, 1952-1953Save to your list.
Folder 17: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 7, Nos. 1-10, 1953-1954Save to your list.
Folder 18: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1954-1955Save to your list.
Folder 19: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1958-1959Save to your list.
Folder 20: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 13, No. 9, 1959-1960Save to your list.
Folder 21: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1960-1961Save to your list.
Folder 22: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1968-1969Save to your list.
Folder 23: Soropti-Topics: Newsletter, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1980-1981Save to your list.
Folder 24: Treasurer: DutiesSave to your list.
Folder 25: Ventura, Soroptimist Club: Programs, Regarding District V Meeting, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 26: Westwood Village, S.I.: Program, 1957 November 23Save to your list.

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[Series I: Business and Professional Women's Club of Inglewood, 1939-1944]
[Series II: Legal Secretaries Association of Inglewood, 1947-1971]
[Series III: Soroptimists International (Club) of Inglewood, 1947-1992]
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