MS 7 Pan American League of San Diego Collection
Table of Contents
- San Diego History Center Document Collection
- Steyle, Mary B.
- Pan American League of San Diego Collection
- MS 7
- Date [inclusive]
- 11.25 Linear feet (12 boxes)
- Language of Materials
- Collection materials are in English.
- This collection contains materials related to the Pan American League of San Diego and its administrative processes from founding in 1936 through 1981.
Pan American League of San Diego Collection, MS 7, San Diego History Center Document Collection, San Diego, CA.
Biographical / Historical Notes
In 1930, after a joint goodwill tour by women’s organizations in America and Cuba, the Pan American League International was formed for the purpose of promoting friendship across the borders of the American continents. The Pan American League of San Diego was non-political, non-sectarian, and non-commercial, and its purpose (as stated in its Articles of Incorporation) was “the promotion of friendship and better understanding through education and cultural channels and activities between the peoples of the United States and the other Pan American Nations.” In 1936, following her return from Washington D.C. where she had become interested in Pan-American affairs, Mrs. Mary B. Steyle organized a branch of the League in San Diego. Toward this end, the San Diego branch sponsored several events and helped many Latin-American students through its scholarship program.
Scope and Content
This collection contains materials related to the Pan American League of San Diego and its administrative processes from founding in 1936 through 1981. Included are organizational records, minutes, reports of officers and committees, financial records, scholarship program records, membership records, yearbooks, and scrapbooks. Much of the collection is fragmented, but most of the important records (minutes, financial records, scholarship program records, yearbooks, and historian’s scrapbooks) are quite complete in their chronological scope. Also included are materials related to Pan American Juniors, a subsidiary organization.
The collection is arranged by series:
Series I: Administrative Records
Series II: Scholarship Program
Series III: Historians’ Scrapbooks
San Diego History Center Document Collection May 31, 2013
1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA, 92101
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number 2005.2.
Collection processed by Jennifer Vanoni on May 22, 2013.
Controlled Access Headings
- Pan American League of San Diego (San Diego, Ca).
- San Diego (Calif.)
- United States
- Fund raising
- Latin American Students
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Guest Book (Box 4, Folder 8) shows signs of damage around the edges of the loose pages. Scrapbooks and minute books are in good condition. (May 2013)
Series I Administrative Records
|Articles of Incorporation n.d., 1953, 1972||1:1|
|Order of Business||1:3|
|Meeting Minutes (bound) 1938-62||1:4-6|
|Meeting Minutes (bound) 1962-64||2:1-2|
|Meeting Minutes (loose) 1971-81||2:3-4|
|Attendance Records 1974-81||2:5|
|Pan American Juniors
Includes: Bylaws, Membership lists, Schedule of Events.
|Officers and Chairpersons – Duties c. 1971-77||2:7|
|President – Annual Reports c. 1968-79||2:8|
|Amenities Chairperson – Reports c. 1971-81||3:1|
|Bulletin Editor – Notes||3:2|
|Community Service Chairperson – Report 1966||3:3|
|Decorations Committee – Reports 1977-79||3:4|
|Historian Chairperson – Notes||3:5|
|Luncheon Chairperson – Notes 1972-78||3:6|
|Membership Committee – Reports 1970-77||3:7|
|Nominating Committee – Reports c. 1973-80||3:8|
|Program Chairperson – Notes 1972-76||3:9|
|Publicity Chairperson – Notes 1972-74||3:10|
|Reservations Chairperson – Notes n.d.,1973||3:11|
|Special Events Chairperson – Notes 1977-78||3:12|
|Correspondence – Miscellanea n.d., 1963, 1972-81||3:13|
|Ways and Means Committee – Fundraising Reports 1970-76||3:14|
|Financial Statements c. 1948-81||3:15|
|Receipts and Disbursements 1966-71||3:16|
|Tax and Trust Fund 1953, c. 1973-74||3:17|
|Bank Statements 1965-74||3:18|
|Treasurer – Reports 1936-44, 1976-80||3:19|
|Membership Applications 1965-67, 1971-80||4:1-2|
|New Member Lists c. 1952-76||4:3|
|Pan American League Bulletin||4:5|
|Publicity Scrapbook 1968-70||4:6|
|Programs and Invitations for Events c. 1957-80||4:7|
|Guest Book Pages (loose) 1938-50||4:8|
|Stationary and Emblems||4:9|
|Mayoral Proclamation of “Pan American Week” 1981||4:10|
|Yearbooks (27) 1947-51, 1953-72, 1973-79||5|
Series II Scholarship Program
|Correspondence – Re: Applicants and Recipients n.d., 1955-58, 1964-78||6:3-4|
|Correspondence – Miscellanea n.d., 1955-75||6:5|
|Financial Records c. 1944-76||6:6|
|Scholarship Recipients c. 1954-76||6:7|
|Scholarship Committee n.d., 1954-79||6:8|
Series III Historians’ Scrapbooks
|Scrapbook (25th Anniversary) 1961-62||9:2|
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