NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG3807.AM: Athenea Club (Lincoln, Neb.)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.: Women’s literary organization
Size: 0.1 cu.ft.
The Athenea Club was founded on October 28, 1892, in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was first called the “Round Table Club.” A motto, “We strive to be what we should be” was adopted. The Athenea Club was primarily a literary discussion group which met periodically in the homes of its members. Topics were dedicated to history, politics, and literary subjects.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of records and programs of the Athenea Club of Lincoln, Nebraska, dating from 1892-1936. The collection relates to the activities of the Athenea Club, a women’s discussion group in Lincoln, Nebraska. The minutes reflect the club membership and the group’s discussion topics, which included a variety of historical, political and literary subject matter.
Minute book, 1892-1898
Programs of the Athenea Club, 1919-1936
Athenea Club (Lincoln, Neb.)
Literature — Societies, etc.
Women — Societies and clubs
Revised 11-09-2007 TMM