Creator

Date Original

1938-1990

Description

This collection contains correspondence, minutes, and notices of Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers (AAWL) meetings. It also includes membership lists and records from the Little Rock Association of Women Lawyers, and the National Association of Women Lawyers. The records contain information on early women lawyers in Arkansas, as well as papers kept by past presidents of the AAWL.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers drew up their original constitution on January 7, 1967. Membership was to include active members, defined as women lawyers residing in the state of Arkansas; associate members, defined as women clerks and deputy clerks of courts; and at-large membership, defined as women lawyers from out-of-state who retain membership in the Arkansas Bar. The constitution stated that "The object of the association was to secure a closer bond of fellowship among women lawyers of the State of Arkansas, in furtherance of the interests of women lawyers and their better service to the legal profession."

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000218

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers records, MS.000218

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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