Round Table Club (Crete, Nebraska) [RG4266.AM]

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RG4266.AM:  Round Table Club (Crete, Nebraska)

Records:  1884-1935
Crete, Saline County, Nebraska:  Women’s club
Size:  0.6 cu.ft.; 2 boxes

BACKGROUND NOTE

The Round Table Club of Crete, Nebraska, founded in August of 1884, is one of the earliest women’s organizations in the state.  The purpose of the organization was the improvement of the ladies’ literary knowledge and appreciation.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of two boxes of records of the Round Table Club of Crete, Nebraska.  The records date from 1884 to 1932 and include Secretary’s books, an account book, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, programs and miscellaneous other items.  The secretary’s books contain minutes of meetings of the club.

INVENTORY

Box 1
Folder

  1. Secretary’s book, 1884-1888
  2. Secretary’s book, 1888-1894
  3. Secretary’s book, 1894-1899
  4. Secretary’s book, 1899-1903
  5. Secretary’s book, 1903-1911
  6. Secretary’s book, 1911-1918
  7. Secretary’s book, 1918-1929
  8. Account book, 1897-1907
  9. Constitution and by-laws, c. 1895
  10. Correspondence, 1902-1935
  11. Club history
  12. Programs, 1886-1905

Box 2
Folder

  1. Programs, 1905-1932
  2. Talks, ca. 1900-1915
  3. Clippings
  4. Miscellaneous

 

Subject headings:

Crete (Nebraska) -- History
Literary societies
Round Table Club (Crete, Nebraska)
Saline County (Nebraska) -- History
Women in Nebraska
Women’s clubs

 

Wfs/HEK/js             01-13-1966
Revised TMM        06-12-2018

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