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Las Cruces Country Club Women's Golf Association records

Identifier: Ms-0508

Content Description

The Las Cruces Country Club Women's Gold Association records are arranged in two series: organizational reocrds and scrapbooks. These materials span the years 1960s-2016. Organization records consists of club activities, bylaws, meeting minutes, membership information and lastly yearbooks. Scrapbboks primarily cover events and social gatherings held by the club thoughout the years. Note: CD-Roms, 3 1/2 in . floppy disks and flash drive content stored on Archives and Special Collections Digital Collections Server (files include 2008-2011 and 2015 yearbooks.


  • 1963 - 2016

Conditions Governing Use

Open. All materials in this collection are available for research under supervised conditions in the Research Room. Researchers should contact the department in advance to make arrangements to view unprocessed materials, as these may need to be screened before use.

Biographical / Historical

The Las Cruces Country Club Women's Golf Association was established in the 1940s. It was noted within their records that there doesn't seem to be much documenation as to when the club was officially organized. When the club was established, they met at the Las Cruces Country Club located on Main street in Las Cruces and after the establishement closed after 80 years of operation, the club then moved in 2012 to the Las Cruces Country Club located at Sonoma Ranch.

The club had an executive commitee which was composed of elected officers that included a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Past President. The membership option was open to any woman who is a member of the Las Cruces Country Club, or the Sonoma Ranch Goolf Course. The club's main objective was to further interest in golf and all other activities of the Association and by doing so the members held various functions through out the year.


15 Linear Feet (2 hollinger and 21 flat oversize boxes)

Language of Materials



The records of the Las Cruces Country Club Women's Golf Association document the activities of a Las Cruces golf club which was a social club type of organization. The club was active from 1940s to 2016 and the club's objective was to further interest in golf and all other activities of the Association. The exact date of its origation is unknown, but it was approximately established in the mid 1940s. The records consists of orgnaizational records and scrapbooks, the records provide a glimpse on social organizations and leisure activities within the community.

Condition Description

Good. Contains glue-based photo albums that were disassembled and photocopied for preservation purposes.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jennifer Chavez, (April-June, 2017).
Guide to the Las Cruces County Club Women’s Golf Association records
Finding aid by Jennifer Chavez
July 10, 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Branson Hall
PO Box 30006
MSC 3475
Las Cruces New Mexico 88003 USA