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

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

Records:  1890-1918
Weeping Water, Cass County, Nebraska
Size: 0.75 cu.ft.; 2 boxes

BACKGROUND NOTE

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.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

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.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Folder

  1. Correspondence, 1894-1900
  2. Correspondence, 1901-1901
  3. Correspondence, 1910-1915, n.d.
  4. Treasurer’s records, 1897-1910
  5. Secretary’s records, 1890-1898
  6. Secretary’s records, 1898-1902
  7. Secretary’s records, 1902-1908
  8. Secretary’s records, 1908-1910
  9. Secretary’s records, 1911-1917

Box 2
Folder

  1. Constitution and bylaws
  2. Programs and yearbooks, 1890-1907
  3. Programs and yearbooks, 1907-1918
  4. 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

 

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Revised TMM        08-09-2018

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