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National Council of Negro Women records

 Record Group
Identifier: 004-002-002-002-041


  • Creation: 2015-2019


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Biographical / Historical

This group is a national non-greek sisterhood committed to community-service and campus awareness.

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune, a child of slave parents, distinguished educator and government consultant. With a mission to lead, develop and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities, NCNW addresses issues of human welfare and rights through public education, community service, and advocacy.

NCNW reaches nearly 4 million women through 39 national affiliate organizations, over 40 collegiate sections and more than 240 sections.

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Language of Materials


Guide to the National Council of Negro Women records
In Progress
John Esh
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Towson University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Albert S. Cook Library
8000 York Rd
Towson MD 21252 United States