Held at: Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]P.O. Box 112, Lansdale, PA, 19446
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Worcester Historical Society. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is a youth organization for boys aged 10 to 18 years old that was incorporated in 1910. Throughout the 1920s BSA explored the possibility of creating a program for younger boys, and Cub Scouting was formally launched in 1930. Pack 200 in Worcester, Pennsylvania was founded in 1954.
Boy Scouts of America. "History of Cub Scouting. Accessed November 15, 2011. http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/CubScouts/Parents/About/history.aspx.
This collection includes one volume of financial records, two volumes of minute books, and one volume of advancement reports for Cub Scouts pack 200 of Worcester. Some newspaper clippings about the Cub Scouts are taped into the minute books.
- Worcester Historical Society
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
- This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Access Restrictions
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