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85-M212--96-M166

Saturday Morning Club (Boston, Mass.). Additional records of the Saturday Morning Club, 1971-1996: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: 85-M212--96-M166
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Saturday Morning Club (Boston, Mass.)
Title: Additional records of the Saturday Morning Club, 1971-1996
Date(s): 1971-1996
Quantity: 1.83 linear feet (1 carton, 2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Addenda to the records (B-28) of the Saturday Morning Club, established to promote "culture and social intercourse" for young women in Boston, Mass.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 85-M212, 88-M97, 88-M147, 88-M184, 90-M119, 91-M65, 92-M99, 93-M59, 94-M148, 95-M136, 96-M89, 96-M107, 96-M166
These addenda were given to the Schlesinger Library by the Saturday Morning Club between September 1985 and November 1996.

Processing Information:

Preliminary Inventory: July 1997
By: Erika Chadbourn

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Saturday Morning Club is held by the by the authors of the papers and by the Saturday Morning Club. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Saturday Morning Club Additional records, 1971-1996; item description, dates. 85-M212--96-M166, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Saturday Morning Club Records, 1871-1983 (B-28) and Saturday Morning Club Additional records, 1865-1983 (77-M8--84-M126).

HISTORY

The Saturday Morning Club was founded by Julia Ward Howe in 1871 for her youngest daughter, Maud, and Maud(s friends. The club, whose purpose was "to promote culture and social intercourse," met on Saturday mornings from November through April, and alternated between guest lectures and Club discussions of the previous week's topic. For additional information, see the finding aid for B-28.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

These addenda include minutes of board and committee meetings, reports of the president, recording secretary, and treasurer; programs; rosters; ballots; lists of officers and lecturers; constitution and bylaws with changes; clippings; correspondence and memos; papers by members; and photographs.
Arrangement of these addenda follows that of B-28, except that Series II-VII have been collapsed into Administrative Records.

CONTAINER LIST

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Boston (Mass.)--Social life and customs
By-laws
Clubs--Massachusetts--Boston
Lectures
Minutes
Women--Societies and clubs

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