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Athenaeum Book Club Collection

Identifier: DC038

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies of the Constitution and By-laws, 1952-1996 minutes, 1951-2008; programs, 1954- ; correspondence, 1956-1990; and a club cookbook, 1965-1966. The minutes list members, describe club activities and contain financial reports. The correspondence is primarily thank you notes and membership accecptances or resignations. The programs are annual program booklets that list officers, members, books read, and program topics.


  • Creation: 1952 - 2008

Biographical / Historical

The Athenaeum Club was founded as women's book discussion group to promote fellowship and the mutual improvement of the members through study and sharing of ideas.


0.63 Linear Feet (2 boxes)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

donated by club members; 2007-55; 2015-089

Processing Information

Processed on 23-Jan-95

Athenaeum Book Club Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository