District of Columbia Society, National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of yearbooks and programs
- Creation: 1923-1961
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Use
No known restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
The Daughters of the American Colonists was founded on April 25, 1921. From Article II of the Constitution, the objectives of the group were “to base eligibility to membership upon lineage descent from those men and women who once were actual residents of America when it was under foreign government as Colonies; to make research and publish the same; to erect memorials to commemorate Colonial deeds and places of interest; to inculcate and foster the love of America and its institutions, by all its residents; to obey its laws and to venerate its flag, the emblem of its power and civic righteousness; and for mutual improvement and educational purposes.” The District of Columbia Society was founded in April of 1921.
0.25 Linear feet
Processed without series.
Basic archival procedures were used at the time of processing.
- District of Columbia Society, National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists 112
- An inventory of District of Columbia Society, National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists at DC Public Library
- Finding aid prepared by Rachel Telford.
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