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COLLECTION — Multiple Containers Identifier: MS Am 1362-1362.1

Puddingstone Club (Boston, Mass.) records and ephemera

Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbooks and minute books which include correspondence, poems, songs, and other manuscripts by Club members, printed programs for the monthly meetings, occasional treasurer's or secretary's reports, photographs, obituaries and memorials to Club members who have died, other clippings, and memorabilia. Also contains directories of the membership for some years.

Dates

  • 1907-1947

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

The Puddingstone Club, called the Winship Club from its founding in 1903 until 1907, was a Boston men's club for "alleged literati." It met at various clubs and hotels before settling upon the Boston City Club for its monthly programs.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Other Finding Aids

Unpublished finding aids available in repository. Accessions nos.: *54M-265, *65M-44.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. William F. Burdett, Mr. Robie G. Frye, and Mr. Louis F. Fowler, 1955.
Ownership and Custodial History Gift of Louis F. Fowler, 1965.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Adrien Hilton, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Puddingstone Club (Boston, Mass.) Puddingstone Club (Boston, Mass.) records and ephemera, 1907-1947 (MS Am 1362-1362.1): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04000

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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