Soroptimist Club of Oldbury
- Reference Number: O6
- Date: 1963 - 2005
- Level: Collection
- Extent: 3 boxes
- Creator: Oldbury Soroptimist Club
- History Note: The Soroptimist Club of Oldbury held its inaugural meeting on 17th December 1963, regular meetings were held at the Merrivale Hotel, Langley. The club was sponsored by the Soroptimist Club of Smethwick and its founder president was Councillor Eva Pine M.B.E., a former president of the Smethwick Club. Other officers were; Miss L Sercombe, First Vice President; Mrs D.F. Broaderwick J.P, Second Vice President; Miss Ivy Spriggs, Honourary Treasurer and Mrs G Bisseker, Honourary Secretary
The Soroptimists are an international women's organisation for professional and business women that promotes the advancement and human rights of women. It has a global network of members and is represented at the United Nations. Members serve their local community through volunteering and fundraising as well as working together at a global level to raise awareness and advocate for human rights.
- Acquisition: No accruals are expected.
- Description: O6/1 Constitutional Records O6/2 Records of Meetings O6/3 Membership Records O6/4 Scrapbooks O6/5 Miscellaneous Items
- Terms:Womens organizations
- Copyright: Reproduction is available subject to preservation and copyright restrictions.
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- Access Status: Open
- Access Conditions: English
- Contact: Sandwell Archives, Sandwell Community History and Archives Service
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