Zetetic Club (Weeping Water, Neb.) [RG4513.AM]


RG4513.AM:  Zetetic Club (Weeping Water, Nebraska)

Records:  1890-1918

Weeping Water, Cass County, Nebraska

Size: 0.75 cu.ft.; 2 boxes


The Zetetic Club of Weeping Water, Nebraska, organized on June 14, 1884.  The object of the club was for mutual intellectual improvement and social enjoyment.  Members met every other week to discuss works by various authors, historical figures, geography and social customs of foreign countries, etc.  The Zetetic Club officially disbanded on April 4, 1919.


The collection consists of two boxes of records of the Zetetic Club of Weeping Water, Nebraska.  The records include correspondence, treasurer and secretary records, constitution and bylaws, and programs and yearbooks of the club.  Also include is one folder containing miscellaneous programs and yearbooks from other clubs.  The materials in this collection date from ca. 1890 to 1918.


Box 1


    1. Correspondence, 1894-1900

    1. Correspondence, 1901-1901

    1. Correspondence, 1910-1915, n.d.

    1. Treasurer’s records, 1897-1910

    1. Secretary’s records, 1890-1898

    1. Secretary’s records, 1898-1902

    1. Secretary’s records, 1902-1908

    1. Secretary’s records, 1908-1910

    1. Secretary’s records, 1911-1917

Box 2


    1. Constitution and bylaws

    1. Programs and yearbooks, 1890-1907

    1. Programs and yearbooks, 1907-1918

    1. Miscellaneous, including:

      Yearbook, The Thursday Club, 1893-1894

      Yearbook, The Seward History and Art Club, 1895-1896

      Yearbook, Louisville Woman’s Club, 1903-1904

      Yearbook, Chrysalis (Weeping Water), 1904-1905

      Several unknown programs (no club/years listed)


Subject headings:

Cass County (Nebraska) — History

Literary societies — Nebraska

Weeping Water (Nebraska) — History

Women in Nebraska

Women — Societies and clubs

Women’s clubs


WFS/js                   08-19-1965

Revised TMM        08-09-2018

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