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Title Atheneum Club Records
Catalog Number 2006.043.0001
Collection Atheneum Club Records - Permanent Collection
Source Hoyle, Niki
Object Name Records
Year Range from 1939
Year Range to 1990
Creator Atheneum Club
Admin/Biographical History Atheneum Club (named after Athena the Greek goddess of wisdom) started in 1939 and disbanded in 1990. Organized for women who desired to "promote literature, art, scientific learning and any subjects beneficial to the group" for the purpose of improving their local community. The club started with eleven members in 1939, and limited the membership to 30 active and associate members at one time. By the 1980s the number of meetings decreased due to the aging membership until the club dissolved in 1990.
Scope & Content Atheneum Club Collection contains a History, Scrapbooks of Newspaper clippings, pictures, program books, and membership. There is also a President's book that contains the Annual Reports, Budget, dinner, Nominating Committees, Meeting Proceedures, and Constitution.
System of arrangement Records are arranged in series:
Series 1: History
Series 2: Scrapbook
Series 3: President's Book
Subjects Organizations
Classification Organizations & Clubs
Search Terms Organization, Atheneum Club
Organization, Community Center
People Hoyle, Niki
Hart, Vera
Hines, Elizabeth
Kent, Marville
Harlow, Jean
Savage, Ruth
Yates, Dorothy Langdon
Ford, Margaret
Extent of Description 1 Lettersize Manuscript box
Relation Show Related Records...
Containers Series 1: History
Series 2: Scrapbook
Series 2: Scrapbook
Sereis 2: Scrapbook
Series 2: Scrapbook
Series 2: Scrapbook
Sereis 3: Presdient's Book