TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Container List

Records 1887-1938

RG 110, Monday Afternoon Club

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Monday Afternoon Club (Hartford, Conn.)
Title: Monday Afternoon Club records
Dates: 1887-1938
Quantity: 0.5 cubic feet
Abstract: The Monday Afternoon Club was organized on January 4, 1886. The main objective of the society was “the study of history-not general nor in consecutive course, but the selection of certain periods determined by vote of members.”
Identification: RG110
Accession: T001446
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Monday Afternoon Club was organized on January 4, 1886. The main objective of the society was “the study of history-not general nor in consecutive course, but the selection of certain periods determined by vote of members.”

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Scope and Content

Records include meeting minutes, correspondence, memorials to deceased members, and a short history of the group’s 50th anniversary (1936).

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

The Connecticut Historical Society has two handwritten sketches by Elizabeth L. Dixon read before the club in 1901 and 1903. The former is entitled, "Green and Cornwallis: the war in the southern department," and the latter is entitled, "Abraham Lincoln and His Policy."

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Monday Afternoon Club (Hartford, Conn.)

Subjects:

Clubs -- Connecticut -- Hartford
Monday Afternoon Club (Hartford, Conn.) -- Records and correspondence
Women -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- Societies and clubs

Document Types:

Correspondence
Minutes

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Container List

Records, 1887-1938
Box
1. Minutes, 1887-1890, 1902-1938, 7 volumes 1
1887-1890, 1 volume
1902-1907, 1 volume
1907-1909, 1 volume
1909-1916, 1 volume
1916-1926, 1 volume
1926-1933, 1 volume
1933-1938, 1 volume
2. Miscellaneous papers of the club, circa 1930-1936, 1 folder
This group of records includes a discussion of the history, objectives and rules of the club, the order of business at meetings, memorials to deceased members, and a short history written by Mar Monteith Keller in 1936, the 50th year anniversary.