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Zonta Club of Boise, Idaho records

Identifier: MS 0645


The Boise club's organizational papers, including reports, minutes, newsletters, correspondence and scrapbooks.


  • Creation: 1952 - 2005

Historical Note

Zonta International is a service organization of women in business and the professions to advance the lega, social, and economic status of women. Zonta International was organized November 8, 1919 in Buffalo, NY with nine original chapters. Articles of Incorporation were filed in 1922. Since then, chapters opened across the world.

The Zonta Club of Boise, the first Idaho chapter was organized on April 21, 1953 and is part of District VIII (Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington). Since February 1989, the club also admits men. The chapter is committed to improve the educational, cultural, and civic needs of Boise and Ada County. Among the club's community activities, club members work with young women toward educational excellence through its Z-Club organization.


7 Cubic Feet (5 record boxes)

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Boxes 1-4 contain the club's reports, minutes, newsletters, correspondence and scrapbooks. Box 2 also contains information of the international organization. Box 5 contains District VIII (Incl. Zonta Club of Boise) conference material and district histories. Boxes 6 and 7 contain club records between 1992 and 2005.

MS 645 Zonta Club of Boise, Idaho records
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Repository Details

Part of the Idaho State Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

2205 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise ID 83712
(208) 334-2620