Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Minutes of the Women's Committee 1954-1996, correspondence, membership Lists, information on two SuperSundays (1971, 1985), and documents giving its history from 1936 to 1954. Records for 1936-1975 transferred to Academy archives by Development office in 1979 and 1980; records to 1996 transferred by Women's Committee but no accession record found.
Records of preliminary meetings, the petition to form a Biological department of the Academy, regulations and lists of members, report of status of equipment and various miscellaneous papers, i. e. resolutions, reports,
minutes, etc., make up the holdings in this collection.
Signers: Peirce, N . 1894; Perct, Chas. P. 1894; Steward, A. N. 1922; Wingate, 1895; Wister, Casper, 1881?.
This mimeographed document is entitled: "List of Members, Botanical Society of Pennsylvania from opening meeting held at University of Pennsylvania, October, 1897 to closing meeting of the Society's third decade at Penhurst, 4th June, 1927." This lists 407 names on five pages.
Nominations, as shown on the stubs of the book of records, appear in 5 volumes, 1817-1929. Two books of proposals, possibly a duplication of entries in the nomination book also record the names from Feb. 15, 1814 to Dec. 27, 1853.
Also Two ballot boxes, one gavel, one plastic box containing seven white balls and four black balls. One folder containing two notes that accompanied the ballot box and gavel. Another box containing sixty-eight white balls and fourteen black balls.