|Creator:||National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Athens Chapter.|
|Title:||National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Athens Chapter Town Committee records|
|Quantity:||1.75 Linear feet (3 boxes)|
The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America actively promotes our national heritage through historic preservation, patriotic service, and educational projects. The NSCDA, founded in 1891, is an unincorporated association of 44 Corporate Societies with over 15,000 members. The Society headquarters is located at Dumbarton House, a Federal period museum in Washington, D.C. Programs and projects are conducted in the following three areas: Museum properties, Historical activities projects and Patriotic service projects. -- The National Society of the Colonial Dams of American website http://www.nscda.org (Retrieved March 10, 2009)
This collection contains lineage papers and membership applications for deceased members of the Athens Chapter of the Colonial Dames. Also, there is a scrapbook containing the pictorial history of Athens from 1800 to 1942.
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Athens Chapter Town Committee records, ms 3838, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.