United Thank Offering. Records

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United Thank Offering. Records


  • 1965-1973 (Creation)


8 cu.ft. (8 boxes)

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The United Thank Offering (UTO) began in 1889 as a special fund-raising initiative, organized by the Woman's Auxiliaries of each of the dioceses and missionary districts to support missionary work of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS). Since its inception, the UTO has been a form of grassroots, self-organized participation by women in a leadership role that is historically intertwined with the history of women and their role in The Episcopal Church.

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The Records of the United Thank Offering Office (UTO) comprise materials from two successive UTO Coordinators, Aileen S. Rucker and Alice P. Emery. Included are general correspondence, detailed files on grants, materials from the UTO Planning Committee, and general mailings.


Correspondence with Diocesan Officers, 1965-1976
Domestic Grants, 1966-1972
Overseas Grants, 1966-1972
Ecumenical and Miscellaneous Grants, 1967-1972
Car Grants, 1965-1969
UTO Planning Committee, 1967
Mailings, 1965-1973

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  • English

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