Additional records of the Saturday Morning Club, 1965-1983
Addenda to the records (B-28) of the Saturday Morning Club, established to promote "culture and social intercourse" for young women in Boston, Mass.
- Saturday Morning Club (Boston, Mass.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
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.
Extent1 linear feet (1 carton)
In addition to papers by members given at meetings of the club from 1965 to 1983, these addenda include annual reports, membership lists, minutes, and other administrative papers. The papers presented by members continue Series VIII of B-28.
The Saturday Morning Club was founded in 1871 by Julia Ward Howe to promote "culture and social intercourse" for her daughter Maud and other young women. The Club met for lectures by Lucy Stone, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Abba Woolson, Annie and James Fields, and professors from Harvard University and others, and to discuss the lectures. Beginning in 1874 the Club produced plays and sponsored parties; eventually presentation of original papers, many of them autobiographical or biographical, by Club members became its major function.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 77-M8,77-M100, 77-M145, 79-M171, 80-M244, 81-M158, 83-M67, 83-M187, 82-M13, 84-M126
These addenda were given to the Schlesinger Library in January 1976, July and September 1977, July 1979, November 1980, June 1981, January 1982, March and August 1983, and July 1984 by the Saturday Morning Club.
Preliminary inventory: June 1985
By: Elizabeth Young
- Saturday Morning Club (Boston, Mass.). Additional records of the Saturday Morning Club, 1965-1983: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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