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COLLECTION Identifier: 85-M212--96-M166

Additional records of the Saturday Morning Club, 1971-1996


Addenda to the records (B-28) of the Saturday Morning Club, established to promote "culture and social intercourse" for young women in Boston, Mass.


  • Creation: 1971-1996


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

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.


1.83 linear feet (1 carton, 2 file boxes)

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.


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.

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.

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).


  1. Carton 1: 1-15, 17-72
  2. Box 2: 73-83
  3. Box 3: 84-96

Processing Information

Preliminary Inventory: July 1997

By: Erika Chadbourn

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
Language of description

Repository Details

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