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Rheva Ott Shyrock Papers

UPT 50 S561

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1930-1984
Extent
10.0 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This is an unprocessed collection. Please see Archives staff for rough inventory.

BIOGRPAHICAL NOTE

Rhevea Ott Shryock was a certified professional parliamentarian, and wife of Richard Harrison Shryock. She was educated at the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. 1919) and Ohio State University (M.A.) Shryock served as a consulting parliamentarian for numerous local, state and national organizations during her career; and was the author of Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy. She was a reviewer and consultant to Scott Foresman, publisher, for Roberts’ Rules of Order Newly Revised; and served as president of the University of Pennsylvania, Association of Alumnae (1961-1962) and as chairman of the University of Pennsylvania, Alumnae Bequest Committee (1970-1974). For her work she was the recipient of University of Pennsylvania Alumni Award of Merit (1964) and Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania (1977).

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Contents are primarily correspondence and working files created while employed as a consulting Parliamentarian; while serving as an officer and board member of various organizations and institutions; while a member of professional associations; as an author and lecturer on parliamentary procedure. Also includes financial records and autobiographical memoirs. The collection contains Shryock, Rheva Ott, Parliamentary procedure made easy, 1953. National Organization for Women. (1975 : Philadelphia).

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
Parliamentary practice.
University of Pennsylvania — Alumni and alumnae — Societies, etc.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

American Association of University Professors 

1964-67 (3) 

 1

 

1971 

 1

 

American Association, of University Women 

1951-54 (2) 

 1

 

1955-59 

 1

 

1965-67 

 1

 

1967-69 (3) 

 1

 

1969-72 

 1

 

1970-75 (2) 

 1

 

Sept. 1963 – Godwin (2) 

 1

 

1960-66 

 1

 

Booklets, etc. Publications and by-Laws (2) 

 1

 

1968-69 

 1

 

By-laws and Correspondence 1960-61 

 1

 

By-laws and Committee 1966-67 

 1

 

1963 Convention – Correspondence 

 1

 

Legislative Program 

 1

 

Miami Convention, 1967-69 (2) 

 1

 

Comments and Suggestions re: Minutes 

 1

 

State Division – By-laws 1968 (copies by-laws.). 

 1

 

American Institute of Parliamentarians (2) 

 1

 

American Institute of Parliamentarians (3) 

 2

 

Convention Information 

 2

 

Cosmopolitan Club (4) 

 2

 

Future Homemakers of America 

 2

 

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. (6) 

 2

 

Girl Scouts – Orientation opening session I and II 

 2

 

Girl Scouts (6) 

 2

 

Girl Scouts – May Board 1969 (2) 

 2

 

Girl Scouts – National Council 1966 

 2

 

Hearthstone Club House 

 3

 

Hospital Auxiliaries 

 3

 

Hospital Auxiliaries Pennsylvania 1967 

 3

 

IFUW 1967-68 

 3

 

Junior League of America 1953-56 

 3

 

Kappa Kappa Gamma 

Correspondence 1934, 36, 37 

 3

 

1936-38, 40 

 3

 

Correspondence 1937-45 

 3

 

Biennial Convention 

 3

 

1968-72 (3) 

 3

 

1967-70, (3) 

 3

 

1964 (2) 

 3

 

1958-63 

 3

 

Coronado Convention 1960 (2) 

 3

 

Convention Bedford Springs 1958-60 

 3

 

1951-58 

 3

 

Norwegian.Layettes 1943-46 

 3

 

Writings of the G.P. 1942 

 3

 

1973-74., 76 

 3

 

Miscellaneous 

 3

 

Play written for 

 3

 

Nora Waln Fund – Excerpts from The Key Proceedings and Fleur de Lis 

 3

 

Rheva Ott Shryock – Parliamentarian – Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity (3) 

 3

 

Key to Motions Manuscripts 1972 National Association of Parliamentarians – Leonardy and Membership 

 4

 

National Organization for Women (NOW) (2) New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs New Jersey Mental Health 

 4

 

New Jersey PTA 1952-60 Nurses, Hopkins 

 4

 

Nurses, Maryland Association of Industrial Nursing, National league of 

 4

 

Parliamentary Correspondence and Opinions (1975-76) 

 4

 

Miscellaneous Parliamentary Documents 

 4

 

Parliamentary Drafts 

 4

 

Parliamentary Law Sheets 

 4

 

Parliamentary Miscellaneous By-laws (2) 

 4

 

Parliamentarians National Association 1965-73 (2) 

 4

 

Parliamentary Correspondence,1951-81(.3) 

 4

 

Parliamentary Procedures Academy 

 4

 

Parliamentary Procedures – articles pending for Board Newsletter (2) 

 4

 

Parliamentary Procedures – Correspondence (3) 

 4

 

Parliamentary Procedures – Johns Hopkins University 

 4

 

Parliamentary Procedures – for Board Members 

 4

 

Parliamentary Procedures Made Easy 

 4

 

Parliamentary Unit – Baltimore 

 4

 

Parliamentary Workshops 

 4

 

Pennsylvania Association of Parliamentarians (2) 

 4

 

Pennsylvania Library Association 

 4

 

Publications – College Offset Press – Parliamentary Procedures Made Easy 

 5

 

Publications – National Foremen’s Institute -Arthur C. Croft – Parliamentary Procedures Made Easy 

 5

 

Publication Committee 

 5

 

Registered Parliamentarians 

 5

 

Revision Committee – National Association of Parliamentarian 1971-73 

 5

 

Roberts newly revised notes – Scott Foresman 

 5

 

Roberts rules of order newly revised 

 5

 

Skits – Pennsylvania Association’ of Hospital Auxiliaries 

 5

 

Sweet Briar 

 5

 

Union Library Catalogue 

 5

 

United Nations 

 5

 

University of Pennsylvania (4) 

 5

 

University of Pennsylvania – Association of Alumnae – Continuing Education of Women (2) 

 5

 

University of Pennsylvania Bequest (2) 

 5

 

University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Association of Alumnae – Adam’s Rib 1968 

 5

 

University of Pennsylvania -.Mrs. Richard H. Shryock 1960-68 (2) 

 5

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars -Ladies Auxiliary 

 5

 

Virginia Dental Association 

 5

 

Y Miscellaneous Information Booklets 

 5

 

YMCA Roxborough 

 5

 

YWCA Board of Directors 

 5

 

YWCA Education for Marriage 

 5

 

YWCA, Talks on and Source Material 

 5

 

Baptist By-Laws 1957,1972-76 (2 folders) 

 7

 

Committee Notes 

 7

 

Drexel Historic Costume Collection 1965 

 7

 

Duke University 1971 

 7

 

Egypt 1973-1975 

 7

 

Forest Associates, 1975 

 7

 

Greenway Company 1974 

 7

 

Greenway Company 1975 

 7

 

Home furnishing plans of Mrs. Shryock 

 7

 

Kappa Kappa’ Gamma Convention, 1956 

 7

 

Medical College of Pennsylvania (5 folders) 

 7

 

Much Ado About Little, 1976-80 

 7

 

Parliamentary-Procedure Notes (4 folders) 

 7

 

University of Pennsylvania Bequests 1975-1979 

 7

 

University of Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 

 7

 

Pennsylvania Personal Property Tax 1958-1960 

 8

 

State of Maryland Income Tax 

1950 

 8

 

1951 

 8

 

1952 

 8

 

1953 

 8

 

1954 

 8

 

1955 

 8

 

1956 

 8

 

1957 

 8

 

1958 

 8

 

U.S. Income Tax Return 

1944 

 8

 

1945 

 8

 

1946 

 8

 

1947 

 8

 

1948 

 8

 

1949 

 8

 

1952 

 8

 

1953 

 8

 

1954 

 8

 

1956 

 8

 

1958 

 8

 

1959 

 8

 

1960 

 8

 

1961 

 8

 

1962 

 8

 

1963 

 8

 

1964 

 8

 

1965 

 8

 

1966 

 8

 

1967 

 8

 

1968 (2 Folders) 

 8

 

1969 

 8

 

1969, Pepper, Hamilton and Scheetz Law Firm (prepared by Charles Berry Howland) 

 8

 

1970 

 8

 

1971 

 8

 

University of Pennsylvania Memorabilia 

 9

 

Parliamentary Procedures for Studen.ts,1978 

 9

 

Kappa Kappa Gamma Convention 1976 

 9

 

Lectures: Parliamentary Procedures, 1969,197­- 

 9

 

Pa. Association of Parliamentarians, 1977 

 9

 

Parliamentary Law, 1956, 1976-82 

 9

 

Women. for the Bicentennial, 1974 

 9

 

Parliamentary Notes, 1962, 76 

 9

 

Lecture. Notes, 1949, 72, 76 

 9

 

Parliamentary Forms, 1980 

 9

 

Virginia Gildersleeve International Trust, 1973-80 

 9

 

Lecture Notes: Parliamentary, 1964-74 

 9

 

Correspondence: Parliamentary, 1951-69,1979 

 9

 

Parliamentary Cartoons, 1963-78 

 9

 

Parliamentary Procedures Made Easy: 1949, 55 

 9

 

Jack and Jill, 1977-82 

 9

 

Association of Parliamentarians, 1972-73 

 9

 

Miscellaneous, 1964,65,80,82 

 9

 

Cosmopolitan Club, 1978-80 

 9

 

Lecture Notes, 1979 

 9

 

Reference Material, 1977-83 

 9

 

Reference Material, 1981 

 9

 

American Association of Retired Persons, 1971-72 

 9

 

American Association of University Women 1969 Convention 

 9

 

American Association of University Women, 1965-78 

 9

 

American Institute of Parliamentarians, 1977,82 

 9

 

Asian Women’s Institute, 1975 

 9

 

Parliamentary Procedure for Students,1973 

 9

 

Parliamentary Procedure for College Students,1974 

 9

 

Cosmopolitan Club:By-Laws,1965-79 

 9

 

Cosmopolitan Club: Job Descriptions,1970-73 

 9

 

Cosmopolitan Club: Income Comparisons,1971,72 

 9

 

Baptist Churches of PA. and DEL.: Statements,1976 

 10

 

Baptist Churches of PA. and DEL: Publications 1973-76 

 10

 

United Nations Rules,1953 

 10

 

Statutes of The Corporation: Univ. of Penn,1977 

 10

 

Correspondence, Veterinary School Alum. Ass.: By-Laws 1978-81 

 10

 

Veterinary School Alum. Ass.: Drafts of By-Laws, 1978; 79,80 

 10

 

Correspondence, Eastern College and Seminary, 1974, 76, 77, 83 

 10

 

Eastern College and Seminary: Publications,l974-83 

 10

 

Kappa Kappa Gamma Convention: Parliamentary Skits,1974 

 10

 

Lectures and Speeches,1948-69 

 10

 

Lectures and Speeches,1970-80 

 10

 

Lectures and Speeches, n.d. 

 10

 

Keystone Insurance Co. Reports,1968-83 

 10

 

Keystone Insurance Co.:Publications,1972 

 10

 

Greater Phila. Council of Churches: By-Laws,1963, 64 

 10

 

Annie C. Inglis House Memorial Auxiliary: By-Laws,1980 

 10

 

Notes on Experiences at Luieolu School, New York, n.d. 

 10

 

Collection of Published Prayers, 1956, 59, 77 

 10

 

Assorted Memorabilia 

 10