The Stockton Rotary Papers consist of local chapter minutes, correspondence, roll books,
financial records, scrapbooks, publications and memorabilia (1913-), as well as national
publications and proceedings of international meetings (1932-1966). Additions to the
collection are anticipated.
Rotary International is a world-wide businessperson's service organization. Founded in
1905, it presently has chapters in eighty-nine countries. Rotary International provides
college scholarships for study abroad. It also sponsors vocational training and
subsidizes libraries. Rotary International's periodical, "The Rotarian" has a circulation
of some half-million. The Stockton Chapter was founded in 1913. One local member,
University of Pacific President, Stanley McCaffrey, was President of Rotary International
Collection is open for research.