Iowa Women's Archives
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa

 

BARBARA WOMMACK (1937- )

PAPERS, 1990-2005
1 linear inch

 

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Please cite materials from this collection as follows:
Barbara Wommack Papers, Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

 


Collection Overview

 
Acquisition:
The papers (donor no. 972) were donated by Barbara Wommack in 2005.
 
 
Access:
The papers are open for research.
 
 
Copyright:
Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.
 
 
Processed by:
Ashley Goulden, 2007. [WommackBarbara.doc]
 

Biography

Clubwoman Barbara Wommack belongs to the Semper Fidelis club, an organization of African-American women in Davenport, Iowa, concerned with community and educational improvement.  She has held office both as the head of public relations and as the club president.  Wommack’s involvement in Semper Fidelis led to her participation in the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs (NACWC) and its state branch, the Iowa Association of Colored Women’s Clubs (IACWC).  She served as chair of the public relations committee of the IACWC for several years and eventually was appointed publicity co-chair of the NACWC as well. Wommack was also involved in the Retired Senior Volunteers Program.


Scope and Content Note

The Barbara Wommack papers date from 1990 to 2005 and measure 1 linear inch.  The collection consists of programs and minutes from the annual conventions of the Iowa Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs.  Also included are materials on the Semper Fidelis club such as newspaper clippings and letters composed by Wommack during her presidency.


Related Collections

Semper Fidelis Records


Box List

Box 1                  
 

Biographical information, undated
Iowa Association of Colored Women’s Clubs annual convention programs, 1993, 1998, 2000
National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs 100th Anniversary Convention minutes, 1996
National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs convention programs, 1990, 1998, 2000
Semper Fidelis, 1998, 2005

                   

 


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