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Booklovers' Club of Davidson Collection

Identifier: DC039

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a copy of the Constitution and By-laws, undated; minutes, 1901-1907, 1924-1969; membership lists, 1916-1976; correspondence, 1944-1994, histories, 1923, 1958-1960; programs, 1907-1996; clippings, 1948; and photographs.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1901 - 2019

Biographical / Historical

The club was originally founded as the Women's Book Club of Davidson by Mrs. W. J. Martin in 1899. The name was changed to Booklovers' Club in 1911. Members of this group helped organize two other book discussion groups, the Thursday Club in 1909 and the Thelemites in 1921. There is a report on the club's first meeting the Davidson College Magazine, January 1899, p. 206.


0.84 Linear Feet (3 boxes)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

donated by club members, 2001-190

Processing Information

Processed on 30-Jan-95

Booklovers' Club of Davidson Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository